by Zohra Khan Jan 24, 2022
In a busy neighbourhood of Ho Chi Minh City, the Anh Coffee Roastery clad homogenously in red terracotta bricks calls for a sensorial tour of a coffee plantation.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 22, 2022
While the Italian artist-designer-filmmaker-animator barely begins to scratch the surface of his repertoire, Virgilio Villoresi coalesces his dreamy inspirations in a conversation with STIR.
by Laurameroni Design Collection Jan 21, 2022
Discover a selection of tailor-made projects, created by architects and designers, featuring Laurameroni products and customised solutions in high-end residential and public interiors.
by Zohra Khan Jan 21, 2022
Brazilian architect Fernando Campana talks about his curiosity for space and cinema, and his journey of becoming a designer who trusts creative chaos and an unprogrammed life.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 20, 2022
Designed in consultation with drivers for an enhanced experience, Arrival’s first all electric car design, in partnership with global mobility giant Uber, develops into a robust prototype.
by Jincy Iype Jan 19, 2022
STIR speaks with the creators of Common Sands: Forite architectural tiles made from glass salvaged from discarded ovens and microwaves, a waste material that is often never recycled.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 17, 2022
Chinese architecture practice YI+MU Design Office infuses new life into a prominent former textile factory in Jinan, China, by reinventing it as a sales and exhibition centre.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 16, 2022
A series of colourful posters marking the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope from NASA convert far flung galactic pursuits into graphic design.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 14, 2022
The prolific German designer opens up about his early creative pursuits, views on ‘slow’ design, as well as his growing collection of souvenirs at home, on this week’s UNSCRIPTED.
by Zohra Khan Jan 13, 2022
Reinforcing the urban mobility network of The Netherlands, Bicycle Garage The Hague is designed as 'a radical redefinition of the typology', featuring space for 8,000 two-wheelers.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 11, 2022
Located in the heart of the Finnish city of Tampere, the Nokia Arena is intended as a landmark building within an urban nexus, boasting a LEED Gold certification and lush amenities.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 11, 2022
Spanish deisgner Lucas Muñoz’s latest venture in Madrid utilises vernacular knowledge and technology to create an innovative approach to sustainable design.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 10, 2022
Located in the lively Sanlitun commercial area of China’s capital, this retail space employs worn concrete and vibrant lighting to craft an attractive setting for customers.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 10, 2022
Developed by Tokyo-based Studio Playfool, Forest Crayons reveal the vast spectrum of hues that exist in the forest with a set of naturally coloured crayons crafted from wood.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 07, 2022
As an exploration of repurposing mass produced items, the project by Liang-Jung Chen-headed studio ii (initial initiatives) poses questions on smart fabrication and upcycling.
by Zohra Khan Jan 07, 2022
China-based architect Rossana Hu opens up about the goodness in her strict upbringing, and how her five-year maternity leave has helped her connect with other women.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 06, 2022
At CES 2022 in Las Vegas, USA, the German automotive manufacturer debuted a car that uses electrophoretic colouring to provide avenues for infinite exterior body customisation.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 03, 2022
Accept & Proceed’s Nigel Cottier examines the vast possibilities of formulating letterforms through design and systemic programming in his latest book, Letterform Variations.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 29, 2021
From period dramas to fantasies to sci-fi epics, STIR rounds up the best of architecture and design in this year’s mainstream cinema offerings.
by Devanshi Shah Dec 23, 2021
Two hundred creative professionals recreate 200 trunks based on the Louis Vuitton original from the 1850s, to mark the birth bicentenary of Monsieur Louis Vuitton.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 22, 2021
Replete with Wes Anderson’s visually distinctive style, the Cygnus carriage aboard the British Pullman by Belmond pays tribute to the “golden age of cinema and travel”.
by Esra Lemmens Dec 20, 2021
Diving into the creative festival, which featured 250 activities, 430 UAE-based designers and 560 companies, a noted industry insider talks about some of her favourite findings.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 18, 2021
STIR rounds up the most groundbreaking shoe designs from 2021 that broke the mould and challenged conventionality in footwear, adding much more than zing to your feet.
by Divya Menon Dec 18, 2021
The show has at its centre the resurrection of the Indian creative community's morale, the deliverance of several spaces from the vagaries of time and Alappuzha's heritage revival.
by Jincy Iype Dec 17, 2021
Here is STIR’s round-up of the most inventive and functional product and industrial designs of 2021, from a dissolving soap container to lighting that sanitises public spaces.
by Zohra Khan Dec 17, 2021
The jovial Italian designer, Matteo Cibic, talks about the serious side of him, discussing why he never understands people’s misconception of him being uncommitted to work.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 16, 2021
Generated completely using artificial intelligence, AIsneaks by German designer Niels Garve uses code to generate sneaker designs that do not exist yet.
by Jincy Iype Dec 16, 2021
Sight, sound and scent coalesce in the theatrical installation Five Echoes by Es Devlin, on show at Art Basel 2021, celebrating 100 years of the iconic Chanel N°5 fragrance.
by Devanshi Shah Dec 16, 2021
From Prada to Bulgari: a look back at five mesmerising facades for luxury retail stores that transformed the urban streetscape and showcased brand identity.
by Devanshi Shah Dec 15, 2021
In an exclusive interview with STIR, the Tony Award-winning set designer David Rockwell discusses his ideas about designing from an audience-centric, empathy-driven point of view.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 14, 2021
Now in its fourth year since its inception in 2018, Dezeen Awards continue to highlight the best in the fields of architecture, design, and other allied disciplines, globally.
by Zohra Khan Dec 14, 2021
The Rotterdam-based firm MVRDV uses recycled champagne bottles to create the elevation for the luxury Italian jewellery brand’s flagship store in Shanghai.
by Salvatore Peluso Dec 13, 2021
The major monographic exhibition Saul Steinberg Milan New York brings together more than 350 original works by the illustrator and reveals his connection with the two cities.
by STIRworld Dec 13, 2021
My Favourite Things, an understated, open office design for young programmers features an upcycled, colourful terrazzo floor and warm wooden walls, in true Dutch interior style.
by Aditi Sharma Maheshwari Dec 11, 2021
Biohm, a UK-based research and development led, biomanufacturing company, creates the most ingenious products that are made from waste, yet generate no waste.
by STIRworld Dec 10, 2021
Described as the happiest and warmest of all the blue hues, the soft purple Very Peri encapsulates the transition we are going through.
by Jincy Iype Dec 09, 2021
The year that was – STIR rounds up design and architectural fairs and festivals that made a powerful comeback after delays and challenges of the years devoured by the pandemic.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 07, 2021
Inspired by Chinese face-changing opera art and online avatars, Liǎn, designed by Jann Choy, explores the relationship between our online personas and offline selves.
by STIRworld Dec 07, 2021
With 78 extensive categories, LIT Awards is one of the most comprehensive lighting design competitions recognising international professionals and students in the lighting industry.
by Devanshi Shah Dec 06, 2021
STIR rounds up the multiple forms of 3D printing technology and innovation from architecture to product design to wearable design.