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 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 Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 28, 2021
Germany-based artist, Anselm Reyle, creates large-scale abstract paintings and installations to pursue his fascination with the element of unfathomable of the abstract art.
by Manu Sharma Apr 08, 2022
STIR explores American sculptor Ken Kelleher's abstract artistic practice, along with his recent entry into the NFT and crypto world.
by Rahul Kumar May 10, 2022
In an interview with STIR, Will Day speaks of his journey of discovery of art and his intent through his large-scale surfaces for his abstract paintings.
by Shraddha Nair May 07, 2022
Chun Kwang Young exhibits 'hanji'-based artworks in the Palazzo Contarini Polignac Venice Art Biennale 2022, which includes an outdoor pavilion designed by Stefano Boeri.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 13, 2022
Bright Moments gallery showcased digital works of artist Jeff Davis at the debut edition of Art Dubai digital at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.
by Manu Sharma Feb 25, 2022
Exploring the strange, surreal, and anachronistic works of the French retro futurist artist Timothée Boubay.
by Shraddha Nair Feb 06, 2022
Sovereign Art Foundation founder and chairman Howard Bilton talks to STIR about his love for art, and how it can make a difference.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 20, 2021
Exploring two distinct artistic practices in textile and clay that create intricate works, evoking a sense of awe for flora and fauna of our planet.
by Manu Sharma Dec 16, 2021
Artist Mark Serdtse explores his captivating digital arts practice, and the fascinating life journey that shaped it.
by Sravasti Datta Sep 07, 2021
In an interview with STIR, Bertin talks about working on this special project using machine learning that allows viewers to ‘listen’ to Wassily Kandinsky’s 1925 painting, Yellow-Red-Blue.
by Manu Sharma Aug 18, 2021
Weighing the gains and losses of establishing an arts canon within the genre of new media, through the works of Russian digital artist, Dmitry Kornienko.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 16, 2021
Dutch artist Germaine Kruip, with her minimalistic sculptures at exhibition Screenplay at Axel Vervoordt Gallery, invites the viewers to reaffirm their presence in the built environment.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar May 13, 2021
New Mexico-based Katherine Hunt’s art practice involves textiles and fibre to create minimalistic artworks that have a meditative quality to them.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 28, 2021
Masters at Tina Keng Gallery re-contextualises the greater Chinese modernism, through the works of artist Wu Dayu.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 20, 2021
As part of their 30-year celebration, Museo Reina Sofia pays tribute to the iconic works of Mondrian, a Dutch Neo-Plasticist who was a pioneer in the De Stijl movement.
by Girinandini Singh Apr 12, 2021
The artist talks about materiality through the decomposition of form, merging traditional mediums of thread and oil for a contemporary setting and the place of the universal in her practice.
by Rahul Kumar Feb 01, 2021
STIR speaks with the multidisciplinary artist on the sidelines of his ongoing exhibit, Trajectory, at Von Bartha, Switzerland, on ideas of ‘concrete art’ and self- referentiality.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 28, 2020
The historic modernist home of Eliot Noyes in the United States was decorated to host a collaborative exhibition of design works and artefacts by world-renowned creatives.
by Manu Sharma Aug 28, 2020
STIR explores new modes of artistic engagement in the internet age, through American author and web designer Angus Nicneven’s ongoing website art project, Terminal 00.
by Darshana Ramdev Aug 07, 2020
Marcel Duchamp: The Art of the Possible, a documentary by Matthew Taylor, explores the life and legacy of the American-French painter, and the man behind Dadaism.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 06, 2020
The anchor of digital evolutionary art, Karl Sims, allows the audience to understand the human evolution through its various stages.
by Sukanya Garg Feb 28, 2020
The Langen Foundation in Germany presents solos of Korean artists Park Seo-Bo and Minjung Kim, working in abstract minimalist monochrome painting, on view till March 29.
by Georgina Maddox Dec 18, 2019
Optical art artist Peter Sedgley has recently been showing his light patterned work around the UK - from the Tate to the British Council.
by Paromita Patranobish Oct 24, 2019
A review of Mary Gabriel’s Ninth Street Women, a book discussing the lives and work of five women Abstract Expressionists, and their role in the development of American modernism.
by Rahul Kumar May 03, 2022
The multi-disciplinary artist - whose performative works in 1970s responded to Korean political environment - talks about his art practice that transcends genres for a holistic style.
by Utkarsh Jul 09, 2020
Brooklyn-based artist José Parlá discusses gentrification and structural racism as he explores the roots of the Bronx with his first solo show It's Yours in New York City, US.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 09, 2021
A solo exhibition with a set of sculptures affirms the influence of abstract expressionism, pop art, and minimalism in John Chamberlain’s thoughts and methods governing his art practice.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 13, 2020
The artist brings back the creativity of brushes and colour tubes to gallery walls with his geometric abstract paintings, on display at McKenzie Fine Art, NY, till February 16, 2020.
by Anmol Ahuja May 17, 2022
Designed as a wearable kinetic sculpture, 'Momentum' attempts to break free from conventional time-telling by repurposing its perception and purpose.
by Jerry Elengical May 16, 2022
Located near Taipei’s Shilin Night Market, the long-awaited project offers a fresh take on theatres, with an additive, futuristic form to portray it as an inclusive hub for culture.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky May 16, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to artists Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero of Luftwerk who treat light as a material and make us see it in ways that are new and magical.
by STIRworld May 16, 2022
In pursuit of creating transformative spaces, PINES ARCH experiments with the concept of a wormhole for an exhibition space in the Golong Holding headquarters in Hangzhou, China.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 15, 2022
Latifa Echakhch, in collaboration with Alexandre Babel and Francesco Stocchi, represents Switzerland at the 59th Venice Biennale with the immersive installation The Concert
by STIRworld May 13, 2022
From the largest opening ceremony in history, to an emblematic identity and a new look for the Eiffel Tower’s context, STIR lists a selection of design from the upcoming Olympic Games.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 12, 2022
When Danish sculptor Marie Raffn plays with language to suggest that meaning is susceptible to change, she advertently questions the idea of knowledge received.
by STIRworld May 12, 2022
Prominent artists such as Roy Lichtenstein, Edvard Munch, Francis Bacon and more stole the show at the TEFAF New York Art Fair.
by Jincy Iype May 09, 2022
Flanked by a jungle and a beach in the Dominican Republic, Young Projects' Retreat House comprises four distinct structures that are aesthetically, structurally, and materially diverse.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky May 09, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits two recent hybrid buildings in Chicago - the Independence Library and Apartments complex and the Northtown Library and Apartments.
by STIRworld May 04, 2022
Excerpts from Vladimir Belogolovsky’s new book, Imagine Buildings Floating Like Clouds, which juxtaposes 101 distinct visions of leading creatives.
by Manu Sharma Apr 29, 2022
Romanian artist Dani Macovei discusses his fascinating digital practice with STIR, exploring his motivations in the process.
by STIRworld Apr 29, 2022
Chasing Andy Warhol, an immersive walk tour based on the life of the late American artist, is currently taking place in New York's East Village.
by STIRworld Apr 27, 2022
The newly opened Balenciaga store on London’s New Bond Street is the brand’s post-COVID revival of experiential luxury retail.
by Rosalyn D`Mello Apr 25, 2022
Indian scriptwriter Aastha Tiku’s film, Sherni, shares ideological resonances with a work-in-progress by a South Tyrolean museologist and researcher duo.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 23, 2022
Artists participating in the exhibition Ceramics in the Expanded Field at MASS MoCA, USA, showcase their renewed interest in clay to reconfigure it in new ceramic works.
by Vidur Sethi Apr 22, 2022
Paris-born artist Romain Kronenberg speaks about storytelling, language and myth in the unfinished narrative of Boaz, exhibiting at La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, France.
by André Aranha Corrêa do Lago Apr 21, 2022
The Brazilian Ambassador to India, André Aranha Corrêa do Lago pens an account of Brazil’s now global architectural identity, and the exhibitions in Delhi commemorating the bicentennial.
by STIRworld Apr 20, 2022
The large-scale installation by American artist Jason Rhoades will occupy Whitney Museum’s fifth floor during the Whitney Biennial in New York City.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 18, 2022
When Images Speak, curated by Nada Shabout, explores the lesser represented works of Arab modernists, as part of the Dubai Collection initiative under the guidance of Carlo Rizzo.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 15, 2022
Isamu Noguchi: A New Nature at White Cube Bermondsey brought to life the sculptures by the American sculptor which continue to strike a chord with the contemporary audience.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 12, 2022
The multimedia artist with his art practice, at the intersection of sculptural installation, audio-visual and digital arts, creates large-scale installations to extend sensorial experience.
by Jincy Iype Apr 11, 2022
The spiritual edifice will eventually disappear into the powerfully natural site, as over time, vegetation will grow around, over and on the built forms, to become an essential ruin.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 10, 2022
Belgian-American artist Cecile B Evans discussed ecological collapse and other social crises through their new video work, presented at Layr gallery in Vienna, Austria.
by Zohra Khan Apr 09, 2022
The latest showcase of Paris-based designer India Mahdavi’s eclectic living room is a sketch space and universe by Memphis co-founder, Martine Bedin.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 07, 2022
The 15th edition of Art Dubai hosted a specially curated Bawwaba section by cultural theorist and curator Nancy Adajania to include 10 solo presentations from the Global South.
by Girinandini Singh Apr 05, 2022
The Turkish artist talks about her latest exhibition which uses the waste generated at the Istanbul Airport as a medium urging us to think of art itself as something human.
by Jincy Iype Mar 30, 2022
Hermès launches its new Arceau Le temps voyageur watch at Watches & Wonders Geneva, with a “phantasmagorical" scenography by artist Sabrina Ratté called Time travels the world.
by STIRworld Mar 30, 2022
The 3D visual artist Khyati Trehan from New Delhi was one of the eight designers invited by The Academy to design the Oscar statuette imspired by their love for movies.
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 29, 2022
From desert worlds to rustic barns to carnival funhouses and abstract edifices, STIR brings you enticing conversations with four of this year’s Oscar nominated production designers.
by Jerry Elengical Mar 28, 2022
Featuring 90,000 Swarovski Crystals, the set at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles offered a message of inclusivity and community from a utopian future of 'elegance and electricity'.
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 26, 2022
The Oscar nominated production designer walks STIR through the monochromatic, square framed no-place in Joel Coen’s adaptation of the profound Shakespearean tragedy.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 26, 2022
Cem Sonel with his exhibition One and Zero Makes Two at Anna Laudel, Istanbul, inquires into existential concepts of existence and non-existence with his practice.
by Divya Menon Mar 25, 2022
Through the art of unconditioning, architecture repositions itself as a research instrument in the new world.
by Manu Sharma Mar 24, 2022
Colombian multidisciplinary artist Helena La Rota López discusses her strange and mesmerising performance practice.
by Jincy Iype Mar 23, 2022
Designed in collaboration with Vincenzo de Cotiis, Burberry’s three-story flagship ups the luxury ante with its signature checkered motif adorning its façade and accenting its interiors.
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 21, 2022
Suiting the rootedness and contemporaneity of women's fashion in the subcontinent, Raro House of Fashion in New Delhi merges brands and influences under one roof.
by Manu Sharma Mar 20, 2022
Brooklyn-based Indian designer, Furqan Jawed, adds a deeply artistic quality to his graphic design works.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 18, 2022
Architecture and street ecosystem inform the practice of Kunel Gaur in his ongoing exhibit Information Architecture presented in Mumbai at Method art space.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 16, 2022
The sculptures and installations by the US-based artist Keith Lemley create immersive environments to recognise the harmony between thought and matter, past and present.
by Sukanya Deb Mar 15, 2022
The last of a three-part series investigates modernity and the cultural underpinnings around its conception in African diaspora artists who contributed to the Western canon.
by Almas Sadique Mar 12, 2022
Touted as the first biographical monograph of the versatile Italian designer, artist and businessperson Luca Meda, the presentation will also mark Italian Design Day 2022.
by STIRworld Mar 11, 2022
Trans artist Cassils' conceptual work of art called PISSED, a tank of glowing urine to protest against the then Trump administration, has been acquired by Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art.
by Sukanya Deb Mar 08, 2022
Part two of a three-part series probes the works of Hannah Höch, Meret Oppenheim, Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven and Claude Cahun, away from masculinist approach to art history.
by Zohra Khan Mar 05, 2022
Located in an overcrowded neighbourhood of Shenzhen, the intervention cuts through the massing of an old residential building to design the Nantou City Guesthouse.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 05, 2022
The USA-based image-maker Ellen Jantzen forges a relationship between photography, prints, and collage to make her viewers re-engage with their surroundings in a new light.
by Jerry Elengical Mar 02, 2022
Located in Xintiandi, a vibrant commercial district in Shanghai, China, this nightclub employs stylised design in dark monochrome to create a theatrical venue for its patrons.
by STIRworld Feb 24, 2022
British contemporary artist Damien Hirst’s major solo exhibition with 24 large scale paintings opens at the National Art Center, Tokyo, in Spring 2022.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 21, 2022
France-based artist Caroline Le Méhauté creates multimedia works that invite viewers to reassess the role of human existence in accordance with space, matter, and time.
by STIRworld Feb 18, 2022
Yves Saint Laurent Aux Musées celebrates the 60th anniversary of the first YSL runway show with six Parisian museums paying tribute to the French fashion designer.
by Devanshi Shah Feb 18, 2022
Using the latest research in childhood learning and the imagination of children’s drawing as inspiration, Alan Maskin talks to STIR about the spatial and experiential design of the project.
by Sukanya Deb Feb 18, 2022
Vincent Leroy speaks about the materiality and monumental nature of his international site-specific installations, across exhibitory spaces and naturally forming environments.
by Jerry Elengical Feb 17, 2022
In Qingdao, China, this house of worship reinterprets the essence of a church, employing a layered aluminium façade to create a timelessly modern impression of the divine.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 17, 2022
The site-specific sculptural installations by the Austria-born artist Alois Kronschlaeger disturb the geometry of the built environment to explore light, space, and time.
by Jincy Iype Feb 16, 2022
Infused with concrete materiality, monochromia, and geometry, NWLND's Refuge is a serene cube with a half sliced roof and massive cut-outs that frame the garden it sits within.
by Sukanya Deb Feb 13, 2022
STIR delves into fabric sculptures and the evocation of fabric in modern and contemporary installation practices that defy the very nature of monumentalism in art.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 11, 2022
Kinetic sculptures in the exhibition Alexander Calder: Minimal/Maximal are in harmony with the architecture of their display at Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.
by Rahul Kumar Feb 09, 2022
Maria Grazia Chiuri of Dior and Karishma Swali from Chanakya Atelier present the art of contemporary Indian artists Madhvi and Manu Parekh in this unique project.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Feb 07, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to New York-based artist Allan Wexler who thinks with his hands, discovers ideas through accidents, and wants to become architecture.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 04, 2022
Edward Lipski's fifth exhibition at Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, displayed a body of sculptures that dwells on his heritage roots to talk about the in-between spaces.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jan 31, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to Peter Cook at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art where his dream-like drawings explore architecture as theatre, mystery, and magic moments.
by Girinandini Singh Jan 30, 2022
STIR speaks with the Kenya-born ceramic artist about her creative practice, her memories as an art student at Cambridge, the materiality of clay, and her works on display at the museum.
by Manu Sharma Jan 28, 2022
Moscow-based digital artist Maxim Zhestkov discusses his complex, algorithmic art that blends imagined architectures with naturalised motion.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 26, 2022
The Mumbai-based practice used the recently-caught images of the Black Hole by NASA as a reference to create the abstract yet geometric structure in Visakhapatnam.
by Zohra Khan Jan 25, 2022
Previously documented in a short animated movie, Rafal Barnas and Boguslaw Barnas present the transformation of an old homestead into a modern residential manor in Poland.
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 Jincy Iype Jan 22, 2022
Treating urban run-off from two Torontonian neighbourhoods, the Stormwater Facility designed by gh3* is a concrete monolith with a gently inclined roof and geometric openings.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jan 20, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky reviews GES-2 House of Culture, the first built work by Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Russia.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 19, 2022
Envisioned as a space that elevates community gathering and minimises environmental impact, the Mexico hotel features a curated landscape that blurs the interior-exterior experience.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 17, 2022
The Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at NOMA, Louisiana, Katie Pfohl, and multimedia American artist, Dawn DeDeaux, speak with STIR about climate change and the art practice.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 17, 2022
Two years in the making, The Light Catcher in Melbourne, Australia, is envisioned to be an urban lighthouse and is a geometric abstraction of a lantern.
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 Jincy Iype Jan 15, 2022
STIR revisits some of Ricardo Bofill’s most iconic works, including Walden-7 and La Muralla Roja, to celebrate one of the most influential architects of post modernism on his passing.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 11, 2022
Award-winning British photographer Mandy Barker and the curator for Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts, Leandre D’Souza, speak with STIR about marine plastic debris.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 10, 2022
Daniel Dezeuze’s exhibition Écrans/Tableaux: Variations at Galerie Templon brought to the fore the art of making painting-sculpture to question the survival of traditional form of painting.
by Manu Sharma Jan 07, 2022
American image-maker Ben Ridgeway discusses his visionary artistic practice, its grounding within a state of pure imagination, and his melding of the spiritual and technological.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 06, 2022
The exhibition Spiritus by the Paris-based artist Georges Poncet reaffirms the significance of the famed theme of spirituality through the series of photographs.
by Almas Sadique Jan 06, 2022
The reticent American artist, known for his cheerful portrayal of everyday life, passed away at his home in Sacramento, California, on December 25, 2021.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 30, 2021
Looking back at the year 2021, we refocus on a selection of artists who create works with a burst of colour or at a massive scale.
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 Rahul Kumar Dec 28, 2021
How visual artists express the ideas of personal pain or practice arts as a therapy to convey on the theme of mental health.
by Shraddha Nair Dec 27, 2021
In Codeswitch, an exhibition at California African American Museum, Biggers shares a body of work titled Codex, which melds textile, culture, community and history.
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 Jincy Iype Dec 22, 2021
Strategised skylights channel the sun deep into the fragmented form of DM House in Valencia, with terracotta-coloured ceramic tiles contrasting its white lime-clad skin.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 22, 2021
Looking back at the year 2021, the STIR's round-up on materiality refocuses on a selection of artists who skillfully exploit the medium and process of their choice.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Dec 18, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to Sergei Tchoban about contemporary architecture’s failures and what it can learn from the past.
by Srinivas Aditya Mopidevi Dec 18, 2021
Focusing on Superflex’s recent project in New York, Interspecies Assembly, we speak about the group’s preoccupation with conversations among the humans and other living creatures.
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 Srinivas Aditya Mopidevi Dec 05, 2021
This conversation unpacks with Raqs Media Collective the curatorial vision that shaped the ongoing Hungry for Time exhibition, at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna.
by Jincy Iype Dec 03, 2021
Yíshè at 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 Jincy Iype Dec 02, 2021
Shanghai United Design Group intentionally kept the Dysis Chapel of Poly Shallow Sea in Hainan, China, non-religious in nature, highlighting instead, enduring spirituality and romance.
by Jerry Elengical Dec 01, 2021
The Japanese design studio headed by Oki Sato has collaborated with the reputed Danish silverware brand to create three nature-inspired pieces with slender, delicate forms.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 29, 2021
Located atop a quaint South Tyrol vineyard, the villa by Peter Pichler Architecture draws its geometric, low-lying form from the terraced landscape surrounding it.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 23, 2021
Out of Space at Hamburger Kunsthalle, curated by Ifee Tack and Jan Steinke, navigates the different stages of the artistic-conceptual idea of space - from physical to digital.
by Indranjan Banerjee Nov 21, 2021
With a focus on contemporary design practices in Islamic traditions, the curator of the triennial prize speaks to STIR on the works of the one winner and eight finalists.
by Manu Sharma Nov 16, 2021
Kazakhistani digital artist Pronoun.m, who is now based in Russia, discusses the natural underpinning of his sweeping, flowing digital pieces.
by Devanshi Shah Nov 13, 2021
Designed by Diez + Muller Architects, the residential project in Quito, Ecuador, is quietly hidden within its context and features a dynamic brick facade and roof structure.
by Zohra Khan Nov 12, 2021
A closer look at the life of Amsterdam-based Indian designer Satyendra Pakhalé, his love for painting, and his sacred trust in the power of curiosity, reveals this UNSCRIPTED episode.
by Girinandini Singh Nov 11, 2021
An exploration of 'labour' in the artistic pursuit and the positioning of the artist in the business of art.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 09, 2021
Canada-based artist Alexis Cousineau, with his works – performative photographs, sculptures or videos – explore the relationship between nature and humans in a lyrical manner.
by Pallavi Mehra Oct 28, 2021
The Edinburgh-based designer discusses with STIR how he designs his most path-breaking interiors, the visual impact colours make, and how designers should challenge the status quo.
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 Vladimir Belogolovsky Oct 25, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to the Lebanese-American architect about his mission to demonstrate how art and architecture can intersect and form an osmotic relationship.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 21, 2021
Despite the many challenges, be it political, economic, cultural, or climate change, the interactive art event Paradise Kortrijk 2021 underlines the importance of the world of utopia.
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 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 Jerry Elengical Oct 13, 2021
The second edition of the LOOP Design Awards adds several new honours with winning projects by reputed firms such as Foster + Partners, Nic Brunsdon, and Studio Paolo Ferrari.
by STIRworld Oct 12, 2021
The British architect's design, which comprises more than double the space of the original museum, brings it the status of being the 'largest art museum in Switzerland'.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Oct 07, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits Reuse, Renew, Recycle: Recent Architecture from China exhibition at New York’s MoMA and shares his conversation with the featured architects.
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 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 Jerry Elengical Sep 30, 2021
As part of the Italian fashion house's Fall/Winter 2021 campaign, everyday surfaces have been decorated with the new collection’s motifs, to craft a feeling that is truly ‘Prada’.
by Girinandini Singh Sep 30, 2021
Part of Colomboscope 2020, Asvajit Boyle from Fold Media Collective speaks of the evolving landscape of creative expression and the increasing digitality of our lives.
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 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 Pallavi Mehra Sep 27, 2021
Urban Courtyard House by the Chennai-based firm combines modern aesthetics with the concepts of a traditional regional house, creating a tranquil sanctuary in the heart of the city.
by Manu Sharma Sep 27, 2021
Ugandan visual artist and composer, Noel Apitta, talks ‘practice and inspiration’ as we examine his art that bridges the gap between the old and the new.
by Anmol Ahuja Sep 24, 2021
Italian designer Mario Trimarchi showcases how to translate intuition into designs through his delightfully abstract sketches on this week’s UNSCRIPTED episode.
by Devanshi Shah, Samta Nadeem Sep 22, 2021
Created as a collaboration between Tin Drum and Sou Fujimoto, STIR had the opportunity to discuss the immersive experience, located at the V&A, with project Director Yoyo Munk.
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 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 Vladimir Belogolovsky Sep 13, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Sri Lankan–British engineer, architect, designer, and artist Cecil Balmond about being original, poetic, and improvisational.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 13, 2021
Irish photographer Richard Mosse's retrospective exhibition, Displaced, is a visual walkthrough of the difficult terrains to talk about migration, conflict, and climate change.
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 Jincy Iype Sep 11, 2021
Dior Maison commissioned 17 of the industry’s most renowned creatives to reinterpret their Medallion Chair for Milan Design Week 2021, their most weighty presence at the fair yet.
by Bianca Felicori Sep 06, 2021
Bianca Felicori highlights for STIR six exhibits at the recently opened Supersalone that tackle themes of sustainability and inclusion, united by a desire to solve everyday problems.
by Manu Sharma Sep 05, 2021
Traversing the awe-inspiring multimedia practice of St. Petersburg-based art collective, TUNDRA, and shedding light on the path forward in a post-pandemic world.
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 Shraddha Nair Aug 30, 2021
Iconic American artist Chuck Close created a diverse repertoire during his lifetime - photographer, photorealist painter, tapestry maker.
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 Shraddha Nair Aug 26, 2021
Paris-based French artist and curator, Nelson Pernisco, talks to STIR about his spatial installation artworks, examining the urban narrative, architecture and artefact.
by Girinandini Singh Aug 20, 2021
French artist Cyril Lancelin speaks with STIR about his immersive work for the IOMA Art Center that contemplates the relationship between nature and data.
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 Manu Sharma Aug 11, 2021
Discussing process and technique with Spanish cartographic artist, Juan Galeano, through the lens of demographic research and maps.
by Pallavi Mehra Aug 11, 2021
Designed by local firm Lukstudio, the retail design for Scandinavian brand Akenz is an immersive experience, with interiors divided into two zones - the indoors and outdoors.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 09, 2021
Architectural light installations by London-based sculptor, Nathaniel Rackowe, carry a minimalistic streak to let the viewers be a participant to their meaning-making exercise.
by Girinandini Singh Aug 07, 2021
STIR speaks to Singaporean artist Sarah Choo Jing on her highly evocative photo-narratives, communicating complex relations and the process of creating visually resounding stories.
by Manu Sharma Aug 06, 2021
Understanding speculative design and the imagined world through the work of Minnesota-based new media visionary, Will Wharton.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 03, 2021
The exhibition Small Gems at Cardi Gallery, with the display of paintings and sculptures by the Italian artist Agostino Bonalumi, attempts to underline his revolutionary aesthetics.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 31, 2021
The world’s largest astronomy museum in Shanghai functions as a veritable astronomical instrument, with immersive spaces to remind visitors of humanity's place in the cosmos.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 30, 2021
French industrial and product designer, Matali Crasset, equates her disdain for monochrome with her greed for living on this week’s vibrant UNSCRIPTED episode.
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 Manu Sharma Jul 28, 2021
New media artist Sky Goodman engages with a wide swath of creative inspirations and techniques in order to create an artistic vocabulary that is entirely their own.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 20, 2021
Featuring a Tadao Ando-supervised façade, W Hotel’s first Japanese property draws from traditional crafts and Osaka’s nightlife to recreate the city’s spirit in its interiors.
by Manu Sharma Jul 20, 2021
Though new to pixel sorting and glitch arts, Dario Paczula’s work often carries a sense of motion, owing to the manner in which he “sorts” a selection of pixels within each piece.
by Devanshi Shah Jul 19, 2021
The Garden of Privatised Delights, Britain’s presentation at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021, explores the grey area between private spaces and privately-owned public space.
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 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 Anmol Ahuja Jul 16, 2021
On this week’s UNSCRIPTED episode, Nigel Coates talks about his enigmatic journey through the many paths of design, unveiling indulgences and the lively British quintessence within him.
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 Vladimir Belogolovsky Jul 08, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits an architectural exhibition on the work of Francisco Gonzalez-Pulido at the Museo Metropolitano in Monterrey, Mexico.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 07, 2021
Geneva-based artist Apnavi Makanji’s body of work, spread across the mediums of drawings, installations and videos, is an investigation of the ideas on home and memory.
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 Girinandini Singh Jul 05, 2021
Indian photographer Nirvair Singh Rai talks about the ethical and aesthetical responsibility of depicting a humanistic representation of refugee communities.
by Manu Sharma Jul 03, 2021
Bridging the tangible and digital with Russian digital artist, creative coder and art researcher, Stas Sumarokov.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 21, 2021
The Playscape by we architech anonymous crafts a fluid landscape of voids, mounds and pipes to encourage children to learn about balance and mobility through different activities.
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 Manu Sharma Jun 14, 2021
Born in the US, and now based in Sydney, Kim Leutwyler is ana artist who creates stunning portraiture exploring the LGBTQ+ community.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 11, 2021
Sumayya Vally-led South African studio Counterspace draws upon cross communal spaces within London to craft a structure at Kensington Gardens with chiselled, abstract forms in pink and grey.
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 Shraddha Nair Jun 06, 2021
The exhibition Another Energy at Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, Japan, is a curated display of 16 female artists aged 70 to 105, from across the globe.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 04, 2021
At a solo presentation titled (Un) Containable Life, at 1x1 Art Gallery in Dubai, artist Sonia Mehra Chawla showcases a transmedia practice that included her works from 2013-2020.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 02, 2021
Monochromatic sculptures of Adjaye are in a metaphorical dialogue with homochromous paintings of Pendleton in a never before two-man show at Pace Gallery, Hong Kong.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 31, 2021
Conrad Shawcross creates sculptural installations of the monumental scale with a variety of approaches and material to let the audience experience a sense of paradox and wonder.
by Jerry Elengical May 31, 2021
On the occasion of the decorated Japanese architect’s 80th birthday, STIR presents a journey through the many forms and personas adopted by Ito throughout his career.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky May 29, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky interviews German artist Thomas Demand about his unique spatial explorations, his collaborations with architects, and why they envy him.
by Jerry Elengical May 28, 2021
Nisha Mathew Ghosh, the curator of the India Pavilion at LDB 2021, titled Small Is Beautiful. A billion stories, speaks with STIR on her inspiration and aims for the installation.
by Manu Sharma May 27, 2021
Bangladeshi artist Palash Bhattacharjee excavates language and memory with Link Road – a three-channel video installation at Colomboscope 2021, a contemporary arts festival.
by Rahul Kumar May 21, 2021
In his recent solo presentation, titled Fugitive Dust, at Vida Heydari Contemporary in Pune, Pravat exhibits works that pan across disciplines and media.
by Manu Sharma May 18, 2021
Mexican artists Gabriela Reyes and Jorge Flores discuss their unique blend of coding, light art and digital design.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky May 17, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky writes on Jahn’s career and shares his thoughts on the role of engineering and the importance of risk-taking from 2018 interview with the late architect.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 16, 2021
Architectural design studio based in Cambridge creates works that are informed by the cross-disciplinary approach to let the viewers have a moment of interest and escapism.
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 Devanshi Shah May 11, 2021
Overlapping design and artistic exploration, the Axel Vervoordt Gallery’s latest exhibition at Kanaal in Belgium embeds silence with a tactile and spatial quality.
by Sudipto Ghosh May 08, 2021
Ghosh recalls his late teacher, guide and confidant, architect-urban designer MN Ashish Ganju, whose indigenous practice of architecture found anchors in local cultural practices.
by Rahul Kumar May 06, 2021
In an exclusive interview, Anab Jain and Jon Ardern of Suplerflux provide an insight into the research based, analytical and creative practice to imagine the future.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 29, 2021
Paris-based mural artist Seth Globepainter creates art which is sensitive to the cultural and social nuances of the local communities to let the audience forge a bond with it.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 26, 2021
A series of interviews that put a spotlight on global art practices that focus on issues at the margins of the broader society.
by Manu Sharma Apr 25, 2021
Exploring the collage-based, composite constructs of Swedish artist Mark Frygell.
by STIRworld Apr 19, 2021
Inspired by the legend of the King’s golden touch, the installation by Moradavaga functions as both a geometrical exercise and a set design for a dance performance in Portugal.
by Anmol Ahuja Apr 16, 2021
A plotted residence with a character in Ahmedabad, Play House by UA Design embodies the rustic, vintage spirit of the old city, with charming interiors in an elaborate color palette.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 15, 2021
The Germany-based photographer creates photographs that capture the materiality of the everyday objects in its many forms as a means to understand multifocal reality.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 14, 2021
The interdisciplinary and intergenerational festival focusing on south Asian context uses Cecilia Vicuña’s literary work as the core of the curatorial framework for its upcoming edition.
by Jincy Iype Apr 13, 2021
STIR speaks to the Italian designer who defines Crossing Over as a “research on contamination”, replete with sculptural armchairs and sturdy tables that adopt urban imagery.
by Jincy Iype Apr 11, 2021
The largely monochromatic colour and material palette of the Living Walls penthouse in India is met with harmonious pops of colour and texture via muted décor and furniture.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 09, 2021
Artist Ayesha Sultana makes a departure towards colour and painting with her recent show, Bare Bones, at gallery Experimenter in Kolkata, India.
by STIRworld Apr 08, 2021
Dreamy translucent fabrics, flowy paths and abstract enclosures adorn the exhibition that traces the relationship between fashion and nature from the 16th century to the present day.
by Zohra Khan Apr 08, 2021
A melting pot of quests, revelations and quirks, STIR presents fascinating chats with 30 leading professionals from the world of design.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Apr 07, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to Arizona architect Rick Joy about rammed earth walls that distinguish his buildings and why you don’t need a watch inside of his architecture.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 05, 2021
Cedric Fauq, co-curator of exhibition Antibodies at Palais de Tokyo, speaks about curatorial concerns with regard to our relationship with the body in light of the ongoing pandemic.
by Jincy Iype Apr 05, 2021
STIR speaks with Italian fashion house matriarch, Rosita Missoni, about MissoniHome 2021, what influenced its joyful fabrics and furniture, and her philosophy of what makes a home.
by Girinandini Singh Apr 02, 2021
Damien Jalet discusses his choreographic practice, its intersectionality with other artistic mediums, and the spiritual aesthetic in the dance form.
by Priyanka Sacheti Apr 01, 2021
Home to striking large sculptures and installations, Jaddaf Waterfront Park brings together diverse communities of Dubai through the medium of public art and space.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 31, 2021
Artist Shilo Shiv Suleman discusses feminism and social justice through her multi-disciplinary practice that straddles art and activism.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 30, 2021
The Chinese artist, Li Gang, traverses through a slew of disciplines - painting, printmaking, architecture and installations – to oversee artworks as a means to promote world peace.
by Aastha D. Mar 22, 2021
Paul Preissner’s new book proposes that through making the normal weird, architecture has a chance to be an open question rather than a finite object.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 18, 2021
Peruvian contemporary performance and installation artist, Cecilia Paredes, underscores the reality of relocation and assimilation through her in an effort to not lose one’s identity.
by Jincy Iype Mar 17, 2021
The Swiss artist takes us through The Bialetti Book, part of the Spatial Books series, a collection of iconic objects embedded in resin and turned into sculptural books.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 15, 2021
STIR presents an exhibition walkthrough with Chemould Prescott Road, Vadehra Art Gallery, Nature Morte, and Experimenter at a unique collaborative presentation.
by Jincy Iype Mar 13, 2021
Lover’s House emphasises light, shadow, form and texture in its colour blocked, sensual composition which is reminiscent of the work of Mexican architect Luis Barragán.
by Devanshi Shah Mar 13, 2021
The Belgian designer works at the intersection of art and design to give rare collectibles a second life through his work.
by STIRworld Mar 02, 2021
Conceptualised as a glimpse into the universe as the name suggests, MAD’s Wormhole Library has attained its final, swirling form in white concrete, and is due for opening in Spring 2021.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 02, 2021
The immersive light sculptures by the German artist Hans Kotter, punctuated with abstract shapes and bright contrast, breathe new life into architectural spaces.
by Jincy Iype Mar 01, 2021
A collaboration between FAB Cinema and Zhongshuge Bookstore, the hugely cinematic design features reflective planes, arched corridors, a glut of bookshelves and lined lighting.
by Girinandini Singh Feb 27, 2021
The artist working with code talks on representation and the perils of data and information usage in his creative process.
by Manu Sharma Feb 27, 2021
Sofia Crespo, who uses machine learning techniques to create images of biotic life, talks to STIR about her fascination with artificial life in the digital space.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 26, 2021
A leading name in the field of stage design, London-based Es Devlin speaks of production designs that leave an indelible mark on the memory of audience and performer.
by Devanshi Shah Feb 25, 2021
In an interview with STIR, American architect Steven Holl discusses making architecture through 17 recent projects within the framework of this travelling exhibition.
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 24, 2021
Merging product design and digital, imaginary architecture, Studiopepe manifests a fictional plane to house and showcase their manifesto of projects from last year.
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 22, 2021
Measuring only 6.4m in street frontage and rising to 100m, the Pencil Tower Hotel emulates the compression and vertical extension of a column in downtown Sydney.
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 19, 2021
On Louis Kahn’s 120th birthday, STIR pays tribute to the stalwart while celebrating the launch of the facsimile edition of The Notebooks and Drawings of Louis I. Kahn by Designers and Books.
by STIRworld Feb 18, 2021
J&A and Sepanta Design ‘provoke emotion’ in the 13 stations of Chengdu's Metro Line phase 1, reflecting the city's creativity and progressiveness in its futuristic interior design.
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 10, 2021
Francis Kéré’s new design for the Benin National Assembly looks at a unique source of inspiration in native African tradition and context to create a shaded, democratic space.
by Jincy Iype Feb 10, 2021
Set to become the world’s largest marine observatory with an underwater restaurant, the partially submerged Centre is imagined as a whale’s head rising over Australian waters.
by Shraddha Nair Feb 06, 2021
Named one of Forbes' 30-under-30 most influential individuals in Israel, Grinberg examines his internal and external experiences through painting and sculpture.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 29, 2021
Perched on the heights of the French Alsatian village of Breitenbach, the 48° Nord landscape hotel seeks to reinterpret the traditional Scandinavian Hytte to evoke Hygge.
by Zohra Khan Jan 23, 2021
The Dutch architect, along with his research practice AMO, designs four refreshing geometric rooms to showcase the luxury collection by fashion biggies Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons.
by Jincy Iype Jan 16, 2021
Sashimi on a cloud and a coronavirus-shaped convict ball chain – Navarro believes that his amusing, manipulated graphics shouldn’t be taken too seriously – or maybe they should?
by Girinandini Singh Jan 15, 2021
STIR speaks with Swiss visual artist Claudia Meyer on the transitional play of nature and technology in her sculptural installations.
by Jincy Iype Jan 13, 2021
Vista House is a renovation of a former Italian style home that revels in soft archways, perspective and depth, with marble and copper accents cladding its light tone surfaces.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 13, 2021
British artist Rebecca Louise Law uses flowers as a pivotal material that does not fail to render life to the sprawling immersive works and audience breath in a palette of emotions.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 09, 2021
An artist of German origin revisits her roots through the award-winning photo series titled Plexus, a journey triggered by her grandmother’s passing away.
by Rahul Kumar Jan 05, 2021
Belgian multidisciplinary artist Hans Op de Beeck creates architectural scale works that invite viewers to wander and discover a magical world.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 31, 2020
With an overwhelming and enthusiastic response to react to the idea of ‘new’, here are the finalists and a brief about their work.
by Zohra Khan Dec 29, 2020
The Chandigarh-based studio has designed a student accommodation where large volumes and simple materials combined with Le Corbusier influences create an experiential space.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 28, 2020
The Germany-based photographer Uwe Langmann uses the minimalistic hues of blues and whites in his work to raise a meditative atmosphere that extends a warm invitation to the viewers.
by Shraddha Nair Dec 24, 2020
‘Homonyme’ is part of Incorporea, a year-long curatorial adventure in the exploration of our evolving relationship to our bodies, currently running at Basement Roma in Rome, Italy.