by Jincy Iype Apr 20, 2021
British designer Tom Dixon has collaborated with Norwegian industrial company Hydro to create these lightweight, limited-edition chairs with blow formed aluminium.
by Jincy Iype Apr 20, 2021
British designer Tom Dixon has collaborated with Norwegian industrial company Hydro to create these lightweight, limited-edition chairs with blow formed aluminium.
by STIRworld Jul 19, 2019
British designer Tom Dixon and JLK Design Studio open The Manzoni, a permanent restaurant-cum-showroom where diners will be able to buy everything in the space.
by STIRworld Jul 17, 2019
This collaboration imagines the future of urban farming and find solutions to grow plants and vegetables at home for a healthier and sustainable lifestyle.
by Archana Pillai Jul 25, 2019
Meetings in Milan: Indian architect Sandeep Khosla and Brit designer Tom Dixon talk on light, design and more, in the Cross Border Conversations series presented by STIR.
by Mrinalini Ghadiok Sep 20, 2019
With numerous exciting events happening across the city, STIR eases your woes by listing some highlights that just cannot be missed during the London Design Festival.
by STIRworld Jul 18, 2019
Meetings in Milan: STIR presents a series of exchanges between Indian designers and international icons who are redesigning our cities and our lifestyles.
by Zohra Khan Aug 13, 2020
STIR X LOCO Design present automobile designer Frank Stephenson in dialogue with actor, aviator, rider and adventurer Gul Panag on their romance with mean machines.
by Jincy Iype Feb 11, 2020
STIR brings 12 architectural, design and art stalwarts to create six powerful installations at Materiology 2.0, a fun interplay of narratives connecting the past and the future.
by Girinandini Singh Jul 21, 2021
Rigby speaks on the dichotomies of natural physical-histories, and technology and innovation finding a place in her art that is research-based and akin to archaeological discoveries.
by Manu Sharma Jan 11, 2021
Tom Karlsson of Sweden discusses his quest to return to a state of youthful wonderment, and its centrality to his artistic practice.
by Jincy Iype Oct 30, 2020
Cantilevered swimming pools, custom furniture and spacious interiors dictate the concrete Art Villa, part of the luxurious Art Villas resort complex by Formafatal in Costa Rica.
by STIRworld Aug 14, 2020
Prioritising local materials and craftsmanship, the Roatán Próspera Residences by Zaha Hadid Architects allow clients to customise their own homes using a digital architectural platform.
by Jincy Iype Jun 11, 2020
The customisable, portable 27 sqm Ojalá House by Italy’s IB Studio focuses on flexibility and sustainability, and includes a mechanical system to control its movable floors and walls.
by Jaipur Rugs May 18, 2020
The leading Indian design houses weave a series of 12 designs inspired from the Bauhaus movement and Ottoman styles to reinterpret India’s architectural heritage.
by Jincy Iype Dec 03, 2021
via.’s Atrium House is a clubhouse in Hong Kong with layered spaces and pavilions dressed in Chinese blue brick, its spatial scheme inspired from Chinese heritage courtyard houses.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 02, 2021
Japan-based artist Motoi Yamamoto gives a tangible form to his personal memories of losing a dear one in large-scale salt installations.
by Jincy Iype Dec 01, 2021
Surrendering itself as a gift to the heavens, Secret Sky is a sculptural architectural installation by Catie Newell of Alibi Studio, where an old, disused barn is given a new life.
by Aditi Sharma Maheshwari Dec 01, 2021
YOD Group furnishes The DOT Coffee Station in Ukraine with mosaic floor tiles and quirky art as a reflection of the city, its pace and the people who inhabit it.
by Aditi Sharma Maheshwari Nov 28, 2021
A collaboration between Pearson Lloyd, Batch.Works, and Bene, the 3D-printed recyclable desktop objects made from waste comprises pen pots, trays, and versatile stands.
by STIRworld Nov 26, 2021
A Simple Machine by HeijltjesAkkaya is exactly as it sounds – ergonomic, functional, easy furniture engineered to engage the user, promoting movement instead of static use.
by Jincy Iype Nov 25, 2021
The Hospitality Center by Megabudka in Russia draws visually from local architectural heritage and contemporary design, articulated as a set of ebony-clad geometric volumes.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 24, 2021
Located in Botswana, Xigera showcases the world’s largest collection of bespoke art and design from South Africa commissioned by Southern Guild Gallery, encapsulating a unique experience.
by STIRworld Nov 24, 2021
The project engaged with its users at the grassroots level and gamified the act of recycling through educational events and creative workshops in order to inspire consumers.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 22, 2021
Designed as a ceremonial space and resort in Oaxaca, Mexico, for artisanal mezcal brand Mezcal El Silencio, the complex is a sensory feast dedicated to the appreciation of mezcal.
by Aditi Sharma Maheshwari Nov 22, 2021
SPASM Design Architects brings a new breed of vacation stays that are self-sustaining, prefab, made with recycled materials, and can be entirely assembled on site.
by Jincy Iype Nov 20, 2021
Gehry elevates fragrances to an art form by capturing “visual movement” and the spirit of sailing in the Les Extraits perfume bottles with crumpled aluminium tops.
by Zohra Khan Nov 19, 2021
The Shanghai-based studio’s design embodies the Chinese concept of the dichotomy of two elements that exist in opposition yet complement each other.
by Girinandini Singh Nov 19, 2021
An exploration of established systems of power through Lumen, Sutapa Biswas’ first substantial solo show in 14 years, at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 19, 2021
In this UNSCRIPTED episode, the legendary Italian architect and designer sheds light on his ‘anarchist’ youth, love for skiing, and penchant for designing ‘uncomfortable’ things.
by Jincy Iype Nov 18, 2021
ecoLogicStudio sets examples of resilient infrastructures and restoring ecosystems with an inflatable air purifying machine and a green architectural system, at COP26 this year.
by Rahul Kumar Nov 18, 2021
Ikon Gallery in Birmingham presents a solo exhibition of artist and activist, Mit Jai Inn, who explores utopian ideas for humanity and society for a better world.
by Zohra Khan Nov 18, 2021
Rector of Politecnico, Ferruccio Resta, in conversation with STIR, talks about the responsibility and challenges of being at the forefront of Italy’s oldest technical university.
by Jincy Iype Nov 13, 2021
X+Living’s dreamlike Shenzhen Zhongshuge bookstore and retail space wows with a spiraling sculptural bookshelf, redolent of the twisting trajectories of time and history.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 12, 2021
The Importance of Being an Architect at the Milan Design Film Festival investigates the responsibility of architects in building 'tomorrow' through ACPV’s dexterous body of work.
by Jincy Iype Nov 11, 2021
The Rock is a private residence perched and part of a rocky outcrop overlooking a lake in Whistler, growing as an array of choreographed levels prioritising views to its hilly site.
by Jincy Iype Nov 10, 2021
Where others see cracks in asphalt, Ememem finds a canvas to ‘flack’, inserting colourful tiles to turn defects into mosaic street art, earning him the moniker of “pavement surgeon”.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 10, 2021
Leveraging the plasticity of polyurethane foam casting, the Israeli designer has developed a ‘one-man shoe factory’ capable of producing custom-made footwear in mere minutes.
by Manu Sharma Nov 10, 2021
Auckland-based creatives Uwe Rieger and Yinan Liu discuss their work within the realm of spatial new media practices.
by Devanshi Shah Nov 09, 2021
A parallel look at two RIBA's annual Stephen Lawrence Prize shortlisted projects by London-based Craftworks and Denizen Works.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 09, 2021
Located in the remote archipelago of Fleinvær, Norway, and designed by Rintala Eggertsson Architects and Tyin Tegnestue Architects, the solitary structures tread sensitive terrain.
by STIRworld Nov 08, 2021
Designed within the Beaverton headquarters of Nike, the building’s architecture and sport facilities are conceived to capture athletes in motion at full speed.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 08, 2021
Laden with interesting propositions, this wellness hotel designed by studio noa* network of architecture reveals a set of gabled, timber-clad structures complementing its context.
by Nadezna Siganporia Nov 06, 2021
The London-based studio’s House Recast uses coloured and patterned concrete to refurbish the structural and decorative details of this former Victorian home.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 05, 2021
Turning 70 in inimitable style, legendary Italian designer Michele De Lucchi talks of his curiosity, an ‘intellectual aggression’, and what keeps him going, on this week’s UNSCRIPTED.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Nov 04, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits Expo 2020 Dubai where spectacle-driven architecture is the core of the new smart city of the future; shares his list of 20 must-see pavilions.
by Susmita Mohanty Nov 03, 2021
In the first essay in our brand-new series on space design, STIRship Enterprise, our columnist and space expert Dr. Susmita Mohanty focuses on human space ferries made by government space agencies and private space companies.
by Shilpa Das Nov 02, 2021
The 'father of Indian furniture design', GU brought the knowledge of the world's best, nurtured the field through his teachings and emphasised the spirit of humility and service in design.
by Shraddha Nair Nov 02, 2021
Spanish-Welsh artist, Rafael Perez Evans, talks about the structural complexities of food in parallel with the political complexities of knowledge at Henry Moore Institute, London.
by Jincy Iype Nov 01, 2021
Meditative and contemporary, the concrete stillness of The Hill in Front of the Glen House preserves the lush landscape of the hillock it resides under, in Morelia, Mexico.
by Anmol Ahuja Oct 31, 2021
Designed as a minimal villa where light and people can move freely akin to a “fish in the water”, the Internal Landscape Villa is influenced by the Greek Atrium Displuviatum.
by Jincy Iype Oct 30, 2021
STIR delves into the architectural exhibition focused on Renzo Piano’s G124 project that highlights young architects, inclusion, nature, suburbs, and creativity.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 30, 2021
Sculpture Moona Lisa by Nick Walker, currently part of the exhibition Vanguard | Bristol Street Art: The Evolution of a Global Movement is another parody of the iconic work.
by Jerry Elengical, Anmol Ahuja Oct 29, 2021
Studying the varying inspirations behind the spaces of the hit Netflix series, STIR delves into the evocative architectural aspects of what makes Squid Game immensely bingeable.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 28, 2021
The Franco-Colombian scientist's urban theory of ‘15-minute city’ is a concept where everyone has access to all facilities and resources within a 15-minute walk or bike ride.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 28, 2021
On Breakfasts and Ambushes with sculptures and drawing by multimedia artist Francesco Snote carries a sense of ambivalence only to lead multifocal perspective of things around.
by Manu Sharma Oct 27, 2021
Japanese multimedia master Ryoichi Kurokawa discusses his approach to natural phenomenon and its creative interpretation within his practice.
by Anmol Ahuja Oct 27, 2021
Designed as a “love letter to journalism”, the world of Wes Anderson’s latest film is an enunciation of the director’s penchant for all things symmetric, pastel, and picture-perfect.
by Jincy Iype Oct 25, 2021
Conceived as “a wooden vessel floating in the Bay Area,” the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics arena is set for permanent use as an exhibition hall.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 25, 2021
Flooat Inc.’s spatial design for publishing house Kadokawa’s campus is a confluence of the aesthetics of the office design, pre-pandemic and contemporary requirements.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 23, 2021
Now transformed into a museum, the structure is regarded as a significant part of the postmodern architectural canon in London, having served as the Jencks family home.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 22, 2021
Hosting lavish residences with scintillating amenities and groundbreaking landscape design, the Camellias is the first LEED Platinum certified residential development in India.
by Zohra Khan Oct 22, 2021
In this UNSCRIPTED episode, Indian couturier Sabyasachi Mukherjee narrates stories of dreams, drama, and decadence, and tells us why ubiquity inspires him.
by STIRworld Oct 21, 2021
The prototype by German motorcycle builder uses latest innovation and technology to actualise humanity's utopian desires to explore the various cosmic surfaces of the solar system.
by Jincy Iype Oct 20, 2021
Imagined as a museum of clouds, the borderless kindergarten design by X + Living is reminiscent of unrestrained childhood fantasies and cotton candy dreamscapes.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 20, 2021
A space for wellbeing and to unwind, The Unbound in Tuinen van West replicates the essence of a Dutch hamlet, with a series of lodges that work in synchronicity with the landscape design.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 20, 2021
Frieze London 2021 opened at Regent’s Park saw the convergence of collectors, gallerists, and art enthusiasts after the gap of a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by Jincy Iype Oct 19, 2021
STIR speaks with Albert Mo, Director of Architects EAT, on creating closely with clients, the distinct frustum pyramids crowning Bellows House, and his fascination with concrete.
by Anmol Ahuja Oct 16, 2021
Characterised by strong visual and architectural contrast, this structure in Yinchuan city boasts an industrial aesthetic in its exterior, embracing biophilic principles in its interiors.
by Jincy Iype Oct 16, 2021
Immersed into the powerfully natural hills of Tai’an, China, The Hometown Moon by Syn Architects is a womb-like ceremony hall and chapel that revels in romantic symbolism.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 14, 2021
Among the chimneys of the surrounding sugar factories, the five-bedroom house designed by Mumbai-based architect Rajiv Saini appears in unison with the factory campus.
by Jincy Iype Oct 14, 2021
STIR speaks to Michiel Raaphorst, founding partner, V8 Architects and Marjan van Aubel who preach sustainability with their biophilic design for The Netherlands pavilion at Dubai Expo.
by Jincy Iype Oct 12, 2021
Roar dots the new HQs for Abu Dhabi’s Early Childhood Authority with coloured, playful accents for a whimsical office where adults approach the world through the eyes of a child.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 12, 2021
Rio-based Catalan artist Daniel Steegmann Mangrané deploys elements that are organic and technology-driven as a way to bridge the gap running between the subject and the object.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 11, 2021
Using an archetypical barn, Thomas created a space for sculptor Peter Randall-Page's archive and studio by reformulating the volume of the barn using locally sourced timber and granite.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 09, 2021
Developed in collaboration with the Eames Office, the Reebok x Eames Club C Monotone Pack and the Ray Eames Signature Pack subtly cite the duo’s works through versatile new designs.
by Anmol Ahuja Oct 08, 2021
As Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s ‘L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped’ comes down, STIR speaks with creatives Yves Béhar and Sandeep & Tania Khosla on their experience of the artwork.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 08, 2021
The idea of anthropomorphism embedded in the hyperreal sculptures by the Australian artist Patricia Piccinini is a way to forge a relationship between the world of humans and animals.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 07, 2021
Designed by Clavel Arquitectos in the city of Murcia, Spain, this leisure complex hosts mesmerising environments alongside Europe’s longest overhanging swimming pool.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 07, 2021
Mumbai-based Spasm Design’s winning proposal for the new building on the KJ Somaiya campus analyses Indian architectural typologies and archetypes.
by Rahul Kumar Oct 05, 2021
Going beyond the wonderment of artificial intelligence making works of art, artist Harshit Agrawal speaks of the immense potential through sheer quantum of data this genre can use.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 04, 2021
On the occasion of World Architecture Day, STIR presents a selection of projects that reflect the concerns of public space, housing, and climate change highlighted this year.
by STIRworld Oct 02, 2021
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) reveals their design of Fuse Valley, an art-filled “smart valley” for the creative community, imagined along Porto’s Leça River.
by Jincy Iype Oct 02, 2021
The Bermonds Locke apartment hotel by British designers Holloway Li draw heavily from Californian sunsets and desert landscapes for its sunny and faintly psychedelic interiors.
by Manu Sharma Oct 02, 2021
Tehran-based transdisciplinary artist Arash Akbari discusses his artificial intelligence centric arts practice, and explores the generation of self-propelling digital setups.
by Jincy Iype Sep 29, 2021
STIR captures the main trends in tiles observed at and identified by Cersaie, the international exhibition for ceramics, bathroom furnishings, architecture, and design, in Italy.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 29, 2021
Don Norman in his book The Design of Everyday Things blames the lack of user-friendly design of everyday things for the human inabilities to perform the everyday task with an ease.
by STIRworld Sep 28, 2021
The 145m pedestrian bridge is to be constructed in the 2017 earthquake-hit Jojutla de Juárez town in Mexico, connecting urban centres around the Apatlaco river.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 27, 2021
In the municipality of Rubielos de Mora, architect Ramón Esteve and Covet House revamp a rural mansion with curated furnishings by Boca do Lobo, Brabbu, and DelightFULL.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 27, 2021
Through a combination of immersive digital content and physical exhibitions, Adorno London invited eight curators from different countries to present eight distinct collections.
by Jincy Iype Sep 25, 2021
An elevated timber bridge connects the scattered, double brick-clad vertical pods topped with skylights to form Grotto Retreat Xiyaotou, a hostel complex in China’s Hebei province.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 25, 2021
L’Arc de Triomphe Wrapped, Paris, is yet another addition to Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s body of work dotted with the experimental spirit of the creative imagination.
by Pallavi Mehra Sep 25, 2021
This new restaurant, wine bar and art gallery in Clerkenwell, London, with Regency era glamour, has a private feel—a sort of sanctuary to escape from the hustle of the city.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 24, 2021
Conceptualised by British designer, Peter Marigold, The Unboxing Show is a Festival Commission for Coal Drops Yard and questions the concept of passive consumption.
by Jincy Iype Sep 22, 2021
Ortiz’s architectural concept draws from the indigenous ‘Taperá style’ to emerge as a glass walled, modern Brazilian house topped by a green oblique roof that merges with its lush site.
by Manu Sharma Sep 22, 2021
David Young discusses his artificial intelligence-driven arts practice, and shines light on the new creative hermeneutics.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 20, 2021
Designed as a one-off electric vehicle model featuring an innovative material palette, the MINI Strip adopts circular design and sustainability as its core parameters.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 20, 2021
The US-based artist’s sculptures, featuring an accidental abstraction, forge a relationship between the past and the present, to let the viewers take on a journey of introspection.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 18, 2021
Armed with a redesigned interface, advanced fitness tracking, and a new OS, the latest addition to Apple’s flagship smartwatch line is a fitting upgrade of its predecessors.
by Shraddha Nair Sep 18, 2021
Experimenter Grant awardee Project Blink, based in Delhi, India, looks to expand the way we look at image and text communication in a pandemic world state.
by Anmol Ahuja Sep 17, 2021
Developed initially as a research project on the future of healthcare, the team at OMA takes the visitors at Venice Architecture Biennale 2021 through their rendition of a future hospital.
by Zohra Khan Sep 17, 2021
On UNSCRIPTED, industrial designer Karim Rashid looks back to his long struggle with self-acceptance, and shares how flirting with colour, music, and fashion keep him inspired.
by Jincy Iype Sep 16, 2021
TRI-ORANGE DESIGN’s adaptive reuse of a derelict Chinese plant into Moments Photography Base is raw yet elegant, converging elements of its industrial past with the present.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 16, 2021
Paris-based Atelier David Telerman creates a place for contemplation in the expansive landscape of the Southern Arizona desert, near the Mexican border.
by Nitija Immanuel, Jerry Elengical Sep 16, 2021
STIR speaks with the curators of the exhibition at Wrightwood 659 in Chicago, centered on two lost masterworks - Louis Sullivan’s Garrick Theatre and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Larkin Building.
by Jincy Iype Sep 15, 2021
aoe's Guilin Lebei Homestay Hotel features raised wooden pods linked by a winding walkway strewn within a scenic site in Guilin city, with a flowing creek and greenwood for company.
by Anmol Ahuja Sep 14, 2021
Boasting aircraft grade precision in its literally “groovy” design, Drillog by Shion Co. Ltd. is a subtle fusion of Japanese design and cutting edge engineering.
by Manu Sharma Sep 12, 2021
French glitch artist, Thomas Collet, explores his raison d’etre and contextualises the glitch art within the technological discourse of computer programming.
by Girinandini Singh Sep 11, 2021
STIR examines the shaping of narratives through the ages, as digital art takes on the mantle of abstract thought in visual art.
by Anmol Ahuja Sep 10, 2021
On this week's UNSCRIPTED episode, discover Italian design veteran Matteo Thun’s secret to slow, elevated living, and his unique brand of botanical architecture.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 09, 2021
Amid the innumerable design luminaries currently showcasing their work in Milan, STIR at Supersalone presents a selection of the most innovative lighting designs on display.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 08, 2021
With the 59th Salone del Mobile in full flow in its new format, STIR at Supersalone highlights a selection of galleries and exhibitions currently livening up the city of Milan.
by Soumya Mukerji Sep 07, 2021
It’s the strangest of times, and perhaps the best time to count our blessings, illustrates the British designer, Justyna Green, with her 100 Days of Gratitude project.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 06, 2021
Designed as a residence for architect Billy Kavellaris in Melbourne, Australia, the home uses art to mould spatial order, employing Digiglass murals and gallery-inspired layouts.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 06, 2021
Art Basel 2021 in its hybrid format promises to bring the best of both, digital and physical platforms, for its audiences to underscore the scale and many representations of arts.
by Anmol Ahuja Sep 04, 2021
Themed as ‘Artistry in Oak’, Scottish whisky creators Gordon & MacPhail revealed its special edition Generations 80YO whisky encased in Sir David Adjaye’s elegant designs.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 04, 2021
The UK-based multidisciplinary artist, Alex Frost, with his sculptures and videos has food as the central object to question the all-pervasive powers of consumerism.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 03, 2021
The realm of bridge design has been among the most prominent applications of 3D printing in the design world, with numerous global projects fostering innovation in this domain.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 02, 2021
Atelier Ashiesh Shah brings the comfort, luxury and craftsmanship of a Rajasthani haveli to the metropolis Mumbai with Joshi House, the restaurant designed to make guests feel at home.
by Manu Sharma Sep 02, 2021
British augmented reality artist, Christian Venables, discusses his practice, its application as social media filters, and its possible future in the cyberspace.
by Nitija Immanuel Aug 31, 2021
With an interesting journey, unique visual language, and a diverse portfolio, the Italian interior designer and stylist offers her seasoned point of view in an interview with STIR.
by Devanshi Shah Aug 28, 2021
Sibling Architecture transforms the under-utilised spaces in-between RMIT University building to create Rodda Lane as an urban academic community space.
by Jincy Iype Aug 28, 2021
Baranowitz & Goldberg’s Barragan-inspired colour-blocked partitions inside the spacious Kaza furniture showroom in Tel Aviv, Israel, create a rhythmic, theatrical interior.
by Manu Sharma Aug 28, 2021
Italian artist Riccardo Franco-Loiri discusses his works that he presents under his pseudo name Akasha, and his emotive and captivating approach towards digital arts practices.
by Anmol Ahuja Aug 27, 2021
Convinced of his ability to seduce everything that surrounds him, the Italian architect and designer fuses his infectious energy into this week’s UNSCRIPTED episode.
by Gautam Sen, Avik Chattopadhyay Aug 27, 2021
Gautam Sen, Avik Chattopadhyay interview Mitja Borkert, chief of design at Automobili Lamborghini, designer of the Countach LPI 800-4, in this episode of Freewheeling.
by Jincy Iype Aug 26, 2021
With this series, STIR has its finger on the pulse of Milan Design Week’s special edition Supersalone, geared to take place in September 2021 in an innovative, hybrid format.
by Anmol Ahuja Aug 24, 2021
Embedded within the earth along the Western Ghats, and overlooking the backwaters of Panshet Dam near Pune, the Cove House is a weekend retreat that blends into its terrain.
by Manu Sharma Aug 22, 2021
Exploring professional uncertainty and the anxieties of a mechanised future through American artist Jonathan Fletcher Moore’s kinetic installation, Total Office Environment.
by Jerry Elengical Aug 21, 2021
The International Association of Lighting Designers held its annual awards ceremony in an online event, honouring 20 projects that illustrate the importance of light in enriching lives.
by Rosalyn D`Mello Aug 21, 2021
How can feminist art historians unearth, excavate, reconsider and recontextualise the non-canonised, quasi-mystical practices of female and other-than-human artists.
by Steven Sculco Aug 20, 2021
Steven Sculco writes about Rural Studio’s kit house prototype, speaks with director Andrew Freear and the student design-build team, and interviews the client.
by Jerry Elengical Aug 19, 2021
Developed as part of NASA’s CHAPEA simulation program at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, USA, the structure will aid in research into manned missions to the Martian surface.
by Jincy Iype Aug 18, 2021
STIR speaks with VAVA founder, Pedro da Silva, about the capsule of 3D-printed sunglasses inspired by Kuma’s works, blending architecture and sustainable design.
by Jerry Elengical Aug 18, 2021
Following the conclusion of the London Design Biennale 2021, the team behind the India Pavilion reflects on their collaborative efforts and personal takeaways from the event.
by Anmol Ahuja Aug 17, 2021
Building on their own unique design vocabulary, the Indonesia-based green design practice imparts lightweight structural brilliance to their newest addition at the world renowned school.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 17, 2021
Multivalent experiences of migrants and circulation of cultural history are at the centre of Berlin-based artist and writer Pinar Öğrenci’s video-installation for Colomboscope 2021.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 16, 2021
Japanese icon and artist, Yayoi Kusama, shares a powerful body of work, including archival materials, at Cosmic Nature, which is on view at NYBG in the Bronx, New York City.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 15, 2021
Danish artists Sofie Hesselholdt and Vibeke Mejlvang revisit the history of iconic symbols and objects to reconfigure its inherent meaning with a tinge of irony and humour.
by ERCO Aug 15, 2021
ERCO presents the best of framing or lighting with the use of contours, through its Eclipse contour spotlight for galleries and museums.
by Pallavi Mehra Aug 14, 2021
STIR picks some innovative lighting installations that employ path-breaking forms and state-of-the-art technology, pushing the boundaries of lighting design.
by Nitija Immanuel Aug 13, 2021
From retro-futuristic movies to Salone Del Mobile, the visionary designer walks us through her decade-long career steeped in Italian history and extraordinary meanings.
by Anmol Ahuja Aug 13, 2021
Seen as a father figure in modern Italian design, Giulio Cappellini reflects on his four-decade journey as an architect, designer, art director, and mentor in this week’s UNSCRIPTED.
by Jincy Iype Aug 12, 2021
Wutopia Lab’s Duoyun Bookstore in China embodies fairytale lightness in its four volumes clad in white continuous perforated aluminium panel walls, united by a central courtyard.
by Aastha D. Aug 11, 2021
In its fourth almanac on Architecture, Environment and Digital Culture, bracket explores the complex relationship between spatial design, the public(s) and the action(s) it contains.
by Jerry Elengical Aug 11, 2021
The immersive installation is part of the new 10D Experience at the Antoni Gaudi-designed townhouse in Barcelona, Spain, featuring exhibits by Refik Anadol and Miguel Alonso.
by Nitija Immanuel Aug 09, 2021
Over 25 years after the last Moke rolled off the assembly line, Michael Young brings the cult car back, geared with modern automotive technology for a new generation of drivers.
by Rahul Kumar Aug 05, 2021
Often referred to as the ‘Andy Warhol’ of Morocco, Hassan Hajjaj talks about the hybrid identity and sharing of cultures through his multidisciplinary practice of art and design.
by Jincy Iype Aug 04, 2021
Rado's new True Square Over The Abyss by Indian artist duo Thukral and Tagra plays on human connections in its midnight blue, high-tech ceramic, titanium with sapphire crystal body.
by John Jervis Aug 03, 2021
London’s Design Museum celebrates the life of modernist designer, Charlotte Perriand, featuring pioneering projects from across her extraordinary seven-decade career.
by Jerry Elengical Aug 02, 2021
In Chengdu, China, this awe-inducing bookstore creates a paradise for bookworms with swooping arches, vast mirrored ceilings, and seemingly endless shelves.
by Girinandini Singh Aug 01, 2021
Austrian artist and educator, Brigitte Kowanz, speaks on her sculptures of light that are inspired by a visually poetic tradition and how they manifest themselves in the idea of space.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 31, 2021
Installations by the Tel Aviv-based artist, Gal Weinstein, are made with a variety of materials to draw attention towards the imbalance in nature when humans go against the wave of time.
by Shraddha Nair Jul 31, 2021
A transmedia artist based in New York, Stephanie Dinkins speaks with STIR about the biases in data and cultural erasure in artificial intelligence and other digital systems.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 30, 2021
Russian artist, Karman Verdi, sources contributory images to superimpose them in his space to create a juxtaposed photographic experience that explores emotions during the pandemic.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 29, 2021
Hyperreal iceberg series by the Los Angeles-based artist, Luciana Abait, part of the exhibition A Letter to the Future, talks about the fragile state of environment.
by Shilpa Das Jul 29, 2021
Dr. Shilpa Das journeys through the memories, life and works of Gira Sarabhai, visionary, architect, founding parent of the National Institute of Design.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 29, 2021
In a packed neighbourhood, surrounded by residential towers, this multi-family home creates a dramatic architectural statement with jutting planes and irregular volumetry.
by Jincy Iype Jul 27, 2021
STIR speaks with Schedoni’s President about the company’s 141-year-legacy, from making handcrafted shoes to creating bespoke leather luggage for supercars like Ferrari, Bugatti.
by Shaunak Mahbubani Jul 27, 2021
A multi-layered narrative of events in India that inspired various creative practitioners to use the language of art as a tool to revolt against the administration.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 26, 2021
Designed as a weekend retreat in rural Bengaluru and framed against expansive views of the Savandurga hill, the airy, ‘transparent’ residence reimagines living amid nature’s embrace.
by Devanshi Shah Jul 26, 2021
The inaugural Mexico Design Fair, housed in the picturesque Casa Naila along a private beach at Oaxaca, Mexico, featured an array of carefully curator design objects.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 26, 2021
On Bequia, an island in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the prefabricated house pays homage to local maritime traditions and employs sustainability as its core concept.
by Jincy Iype Jul 24, 2021
3ME Arquitectura draws from the Mexican agrarian countryside including haciendas, silos, and convents to build Módulo de Riego, an agricultural complex outlined by clear geometry.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 23, 2021
American artist Dan Graham speaks with STIR about the relationship shared among architecture, built-environment and viewers on the sidelines of his show at 303 Gallery, New York.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 22, 2021
STIR interacts with Prof. Dr. Puay-peng Ho, curator of Singapore’s national pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale on to-gather: the Architecture of Relationships.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 19, 2021
Zdziarska, a student of Politecnico di Milano, is the latest recipient of the grant from RIBA and the Norman Foster Foundation for her research on women’s safety in urban cities.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 18, 2021
Multiple-layered photographs of the Slovenian photographer, Vanja Bučan, invite the audience to gauge the imbalance defining the relationship between humans and nature.
by STIRworld Jul 17, 2021
The conceptual design at MAD Bars House leads visitors to uncovering new experiences, as with every level that they ascend, the alcohol content in the drinks served there increases.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 17, 2021
With Expo 2020 Dubai set to open its doors to public this October, STIR offers a glimpse into the unique features of five country pavilions - Singapore, India, UK, Morocco, and South Korea.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 17, 2021
Photographer Luisa Lambri and architect and artist Bijoy Jain explore the ideas of space and line through the lens of history and material in their distinct practices.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jul 17, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky reviews a retrospective of the work of James Wines of SITE, whose unique drawings not merely depict architecture but critique and attack it.
by Jincy Iype Jul 16, 2021
DDAA's transformation of the wooden residence in Hasami, Japan, into the new office of pottery brand Maruhiro was made possible due to the former structure’s expandable design.
by Girinandini Singh Jul 16, 2021
The Italian duo of Fabio Di Salvo and Bernardo Vercelli speak about their video and sound installations that investigate the bounds of synthetic technology in the realm of the natural.
by Shraddha Nair Jul 15, 2021
Michelle Yun Mapplethorpe, Director of Asia Society Museum and co-curator of the Triennial, talks about Asian art and its diaspora.
by Jincy Iype Jul 14, 2021
Excelling in functional simplicity, River Sea by Junichiro Kawazoe is a Japanese house composed of three, dark tiled buildings separated by pocket courtyards.
by Devanshi Shah Jul 14, 2021
Spearheaded by Philip Beesley and curated by Sasha Hastings, the sensorial installation Grove at the Venice Architecture Biennale explores constant metamorphosis of our environment.
by Jincy Iype Jul 13, 2021
A pair of monumental towers are linked by a delicate ropeway to anchor two tectonic plates, forming this landmark observation tower conceptualised by Chinese studio 00Group.
by Aastha D. Jul 12, 2021
STIR speaks with Elisabeth Falkensteiner and Baerbel Mueller, the curators for Ecologies and Politics of the Living at the Vienna Biennale that aims to inspire alternative imaginations.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 12, 2021
In the Sathon District of Bangkok, this two-storey home serves as a sojourn from the bustling city, while also offering a visual feast to entice and entertain.
by Zohra Khan Jul 10, 2021
Unexpected connections and a seamless interface with technology that prioritises well-being manifest in the design of this retail store in New York by Suchi Reddy-led Reddymade.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 10, 2021
The French architect-turned-artist, Cyril Lancelin, envisions cactus as a material for his sprawling installation work to recreate a tension between the real and unreal worlds.
by Devanshi Shah, Anmol Ahuja Jul 09, 2021
STIR interacts with the curator and exhibitor of the Lithuania Pavilion by the Lithuanian Space Agency (LSA) on their extraterrestrial imagination at Venice Architecture Biennale 2021.
by Jincy Iype Jul 07, 2021
Forest House, designed by US-based Faulkner Architects, is a rectilinear dwelling of concrete, steel, wood and coloured reflective glass, built to withstand fires and snow.
by STIRworld Jul 07, 2021
Behnisch Architekten adopts sustainable design principles for the Science and Engineering Complex at Harvard’s new Allston campus, reducing its carbon footprint by half.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 06, 2021
Showcasing a new kind of “augmented reality”, designers Tim Parsons and Jessica Charlesworth interact with STIR on the Post-Human and their catalog for its enhancement.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 06, 2021
Cartier's storefront in Shinsaibashi, comprising over 2,500 handcrafted Hinoki cypress modules, connects with both Japanese craft traditions and French brand's luxury aesthetics.
by Jincy Iype Jul 05, 2021
Inspired by the unique architecture of Costa Smeralda, A House in Sardinia in Italy emerges as a unique network of terraces, courtyards, pathways, balconies, and expansive living spaces.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 05, 2021
Vienna-based Delugan Meissl Associated Architects revitalises a former coal mining zone in the city of Taiyuan, transforming it into a fluid green landscape with bermed structures.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 02, 2021
On the free-spirited Dutch design magnate’s 58th birthday, UNSCRIPTED reveals all that makes Marcel Wanders’ creative side click, and his mantra to never bore people.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 02, 2021
Designed by Nixoid Lab, the Nixoid Next merges a near obsolete technology of glowing gas discharge tubes with modern ergonomics and a stylish, wearable design.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 02, 2021
Straddling across media and formats, Federico Clapis transitioned into the digital format in undercover with the idea of entertainment before focusing on his art through online channels.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jul 01, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky travelled to Mendrisio, Switzerland, to meet Swiss architect Mario Botta to discuss his buildings, influences, and why he is more interested in the past than the future.
by Devanshi Shah Jun 29, 2021
A private residence by Iram Sultan Design Studio in Gurugram, India, is filled with art, bold colours and exquisite custom designer furniture that captures the story of its occupants.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 29, 2021
Marcin Dudek's solo exhibition Slash and Burn II at Harlan Levey Projects 1080 is an invitation to relook at the violent past of the artist only to underline the importance of its futility.
by Jincy Iype Jun 27, 2021
Director and curator of Berlin Design Week 2021, Alexandra Klatt, selects 10 talks and exhibitions that resonated best with the theme, stitching responsible design with ecological futures.
by Jincy Iype Jun 24, 2021
Mumbai is set to get a 705m-long, raised green walkway snaking through a forest in Malabar Hills, conceptualised by IMK Architects with Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.
by Rosalyn D`Mello Jun 23, 2021
Venice Architecture Biennale 2021 sidesteps from framing more damning questions even as it offers moments of poignant reflection, explores the author in the Part 1 of two-part series.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jun 20, 2021
On Charles Jencks' 82nd birth anniversary, the writer shares his 2013 interview with the landscape designer about his thoughts on starchitecture and global tendencies.
by Jincy Iype Jun 19, 2021
Suspended between hills or jutting off cliffs, these five conceptual homes by Milad Eshtiyaghi provide slices of escapism and inspiration for cinematic, imaginary architecture.
by Anmol Ahuja Jun 18, 2021
The French designer’s obsession with white, his belief in nature guiding his designs and a desire to “work on vacation” are discovered on UNSCRIPTED, a STIR original video series.
by Jincy Iype Jun 17, 2021
The Spiral designed by Bjarke Ingels Group, part of the Hudson Yards mega-development in Manhattan, is inspired from iconic NYC architecture like the Rockefeller Center.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 17, 2021
Redesigning the fourth floor of the luxury department store La Rinascente, Studiopepe pays tribute to Milan, uniting past and present with pop tones and graphic elements.
by Anmol Ahuja Jun 15, 2021
STIR discusses the Kenyan visual artist and architect duo's idea of a utopian African future through KEJA and the Anthropocene Museum at the Venice Architecture Biennale.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 15, 2021
Khageswar Rout’s Annex & Dissever Code present enlarged, yet intricate organic forms in terracotta that negotiate between reason and instinct at gallery Project 88 in Mumbai, India.
by Shraddha Nair Jun 12, 2021
US-based Chinese artist Zi Yi Wang discusses material culture, globalisation and loss of heritage, referencing her exhibition at the Olympia gallery in New York.
by Pallavi Mehra Jun 12, 2021
This vibrant home conceived by Priyanka Itadkar and Falguni Bhatia of Mumbai-based Act of Quad studio proves that good design does not have to break the bank.
by STIRworld Jun 12, 2021
A collaboration between musician Pharrell Williams and entrepreneur David Grutman, The Goodtime Hotel in Miami Beach is a combination of history, quaintness and opulence.
by Zohra Khan Jun 11, 2021
Italian designer Luca Nichetto opens up about his whackiest habit, pet peeves, and his idea of dealing with rejections and popular misconceptions on UNSCRIPTED.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 10, 2021
At the Jewish Museum of Belgium, the exhibition Ellis Island with a variety of works by the artists of different generations, is a visual walk through the meaning of home and belonging.
by Aastha D. Jun 10, 2021
Marcelo Spina and Georgina Huljich's new book - Mute Icons-and Other Dichotomies on the Real in Architecture - brings alive the meanings of architectural form in new and unexpected ways.
by Manu Sharma Jun 08, 2021
An Indian artist currently based in New York, Visakh Menon discusses his craft and its exploration that revolves around error.
by Nadezna Siganporia Jun 08, 2021
Since 1965, the Rubell Family Collection has had many homes, from a New York townhouse to the sprawling 100,000 sq. ft campus in Miami, transformed by Selldorf Architects.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 05, 2021
The latest exhibition, Die Nichtschönen: Works 1967–1974, at Kunsthalle Basel showcases the sculptures by the German artist Joachim Bandau that underscore the reality of ugliness.
by Zohra Khan Jun 04, 2021
British industrial designer, Michael Young, talks about his tryst with dyslexia and allergy to AutoCAD on UNSCRIPTED – a STIR-original series of candid video conversations.
by Jincy Iype Jun 04, 2021
From listening to nature to exploring algae’s possibilities in reducing CO2, STIR rounds up key ‘green’ works at the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale, to mark World Environment Day 2021.
by Anmol Ahuja Jun 03, 2021
In an intervention unbound by scale and innovation, sophisticated technology meets reverent conservation practices for an amiable solution to restore the historical arena’s hypogeum.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 03, 2021
In an enthralling display of light, the Eiffel Tower was illuminated using the GEH2® electro-hydrogen generator that replaced Paris’ electric grid as part of the Energy Observer Exhibition.
by Aastha D. Jun 02, 2021
From installations to public buildings, the Berlin-based J. Mayer H. experiments with interventions that perform a new kind of design responsive engagement.
by Anmol Ahuja May 31, 2021
A drive-in cinema, food truck hub, and a digital advertising backdrop are few of the multimodal activities Woods Bagot envisaged in its intervention for Pump to Plug, Los Angeles.
by Jerry Elengical May 30, 2021
Flow X by the London-based studio attempts to negate the stigma around stairlifts while enabling elderly users to enjoy independent mobility at home.
by STIRworld May 29, 2021
Scheduled for June 4-6, the event unites 137 of the city’s leading art galleries in a three-day showcase across Central, South, and East London.
by Jincy Iype May 27, 2021
The sun-soaked House by the Park by Sandeep Khosla and Amaresh Anand in Bengaluru features a burgundy sculptural staircase and is flanked by a triangular park on one side.
by Aastha D. May 27, 2021
The seminar at Columbia University GSAPP complicates the global political act of eating, with particular attention to the role of commodities like sugar in constituting the Global South.
by Jincy Iype May 25, 2021
Situated in Bogotá, El Tropicario is a cluster of six irregular glass volumes hosting various ecosystems that co-exist with lush landscaping inside Colombia’s largest botanical garden.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 25, 2021
The Cape Town-based ceramist, with his exhibition iThongo at Friedman Benda in NY, pays homage to his ancestral roots to underscore the importance of restoring ecological harmony.
by Jerry Elengical May 24, 2021
In collaboration with The Metals Company, the Danish firm unveils designs for robotic collectors, transport vessels and processing plants for production of battery metals.
by Anmol Ahuja May 21, 2021
Seamlessly merging its quaint natural landscape in Texas Hill Country with the excavated cave that embeds this private wine cellar, Clayton Korte lends new meaning to retreat.
by Jincy Iype May 20, 2021
The renaissance of the living museum, Montreal Biodome in Canada by KANVA employs multi sensorial spaces that focus not just on humans, but the flora and fauna it so impressively houses.
by Aastha D. May 19, 2021
Can architecture act as a measure in which the simultaneity of the planetary and the quotidian are read together?
by Girinandini Singh May 15, 2021
Rogan Brown on drawing inspiration from the ethereal, the abstract and the rationale in the natural world and the pleasure of returning to a spirit of exploration.
by Aastha D. May 13, 2021
Director, Museo de Arte Moderno, Victoria Noorthoorn, offers an insight into how her curatorial practices have evolved and continue to transform the boundaries of the museum space.