The following is an open letter from Professors Victor Margolin and Ezio Manzini urging all designers to act and respond to the crisis affecting democracy.
Scottish graphic designer Ian Macfarlane has won first prize in Dezeen’s unofficial Brexit passport design competition with a cover that transitions between the burgundy EU passport and the dark blue of the old, pre-EU British passport.
“Merce Cunningham: Common Time” at the Walker Art Center shows how the choreographer shaped fields far beyond dance.
A mind-boggling ‘transformer’ apartment, where partitions and cabinets open and close to reveal storage, closets, plus a sitting area, and a sleeping and dining area. The folding walls seem to dissolve away the corners and surfaces, opening up this small apartment in Italy
Another sunny April means another Milan Design Week – the annual Italian celebration of furniture and product design that draws crowds from across the globe. Before we get started with more in-depth posts on individual shows and installations, here is a flavor of some of the highlights from this year’s festival.
As exhibitions abound and a game-changing new museum gets ready to open in South Africa, the market looks set to follow
Unique in its conception and scope, The Art Newspaper publishes around 100 pages of news, interviews, reviews and debate about the art world, every month. It covers everything from antiquity to the contemporary. You can count on it to bring you the crucial stories from around the globe. You will also find out more about […]
DESIS is a network of design labs, based in design schools and design-oriented universities, actively involved in promoting and supporting sustainable change. In the complexity of contemporary society, social innovation is spreading and its potential, as a driver of sustainable change, is increasing. To facilitate this process, the design community, in general, and design schools, […]