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 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 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 Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 22, 2020
The sixth edition of ASIA NOW: Paris Asian Art Fair at Avenue Hoche focussed on Indian art scene with leading Indian artists on its list.
by STIRworld Nov 28, 2020
The organisers of the Milan-based annual design fair have announced 5-10 September as the new schedule for the 2021 edition after this year's cancellation due to the pandemic.
by Rahul Kumar Nov 06, 2020
Marc Spiegler, Global Director of Art Basel, shares his views on virtual art viewing experiences, purpose of fairs, and strategic plans of Art Basel.
by Jincy Iype Apr 10, 2020
STIR marks the birth anniversary of American architect Joseph Allen Stein, known for his ‘buildings in the garden’ such as the India International Centre and India Habitat Centre in Delhi.
by STIRworld Feb 22, 2020
Hugo Weihe and Rahul Kumar lead a select group of creative minds for a curated walk to view modern and contemporary works at the recent edition of the IAF in New Delhi.
by Rahul Kumar Jan 27, 2020
An exclusive preview-interview with contemporary artist Marcel Dzama at India Art Fair, the biggest art event in New Delhi, to be held from January 30 - February 2, 2020.
by Sukanya Garg Nov 16, 2019
The exhibition Fast Fashion: The Dark Sides of Fashion at the museum in Berlin explores the environmental hazards of fast fashion, urging visitors to rethink their consumer behaviour.
by Sukanya Garg Jul 27, 2019
The Irregulars Art Fair 2019, at Studio Khirki in New Delhi, provided a platform for artists across genres to display their works based on the theme ‘Altered Realities’.
by Avantika Shankar Jun 18, 2020
STIR speaks with Salone del Mobile.Milano President Claudio Luti on the future of the design fair in the post-COVID world, and the role of design in crafting the new normal.
by STIRworld Feb 26, 2020
Organisers have pulled the brakes on Milan’s biggest design fair and Frankfurt’s leading trade fair for lighting and building services, owing to the global health emergency.
by Georgina Maddox Feb 06, 2020
India Art Fair 2020 showcased the iconic BMW Art Car, BMW M1 group 4 racing version, painted by American Pop artist Andy Warhol in 1979.
by Sukanya Garg Jan 03, 2020
The international art fair (January 17-19, 2020), with a line-up of 99 leading galleries, will feature 23 galleries from Taiwan while providing exposure to a growing number of artists.
by Sukanya Garg Nov 15, 2019
The international art fair in Düsseldorf, featuring participation from regional and international galleries, is on view from November 15 to 17, 2019, at Areal Böhler.
by Naomi Davenport Jul 03, 2019
Diversity of pieces, display and visible price tags at the Masterpiece London Art Fair - is this the future of collecting?
by Jincy Iype Dec 09, 2021
The year that was – STIR rounds up design and architectural fairs and festivals that made a powerful comeback after delays and challenges of the years devoured by the pandemic.
by Jincy Iype Sep 17, 2021
STIR speaks with the president of recently concluded Salone del Mobile event about being the first woman to take up the role, growing up with the fair, and the success of its 59th edition.
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 10, 2021
Rosso, editorial director of the new digital platform of Milan Design Week, and Didero, curator of Open Talks, speak to STIR about the fine balance of realities at this year's fair.
by Girinandini Singh Aug 25, 2021
Photo London 2021, at the Somerset House, will see photographers, galleries and museums from world over coming together to exhibit their works for the fair’s hybrid format.
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 STIRworld Jul 22, 2021
Former Assarredo president, Maria Porro, succeeds Claudio Luti as the new President of the Italian furniture fair Salone del Mobile, becoming the first woman to assume the role.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 18, 2021
Partnering with Royal Factory of Capodimonte and Italy’s Caselli Institute, Patricia Urquiola relinks 18th-century centrepieces with floral themes for the upcoming EDIT Napoli fair.
by STIRworld Apr 29, 2021
Led by “innovation and uniqueness”, Salone del Mobile 2021 prepares for its 59th edition to be held from September 5 – 10; a curator remains to be announced for the design fair.
by Jincy Iype Apr 26, 2021
Perceiving time as an object, Hermès launched H08 in a scenography titled 'The Texture of Time', which embodies “spirit, momentum and movement” for the annual luxury watch fair.
by Jincy Iype Apr 14, 2021
JKMM has remodelled and extended a 1980s library into Fyyri, a modern, multipurpose one, with fair interiors and a skin of copper shingles, as a “public living room” for the city.
by Devanshi Shah Mar 19, 2021
Klein Dytham Architecture's enchanted forest sanctuary is a play on the idea of a fairy-tale cabin in the woods in Nasu Highlands in the northern corner of Tochigi region.
by Jincy Iype Feb 15, 2021
Designed to curb the wastage resulting from discarded trade fair stalls, Plexus draws inspiration for its amorphous frame from the lattice-like body of a Venus flower basket.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 20, 2020
STIR speaks with a few Indian galleries participating in the first virtual fair launched by Art Basel, and also brings to you exclusive day one success statistics from the art fair.
by Jincy Iype Oct 02, 2019
The British architectural firm echoes Hearst’s commitment to sustainability through the design of her eponymous fashion brand’s new store in London’s Mayfair neighbourhood.
by Sukanya Garg Oct 01, 2019
The 2019 edition of the Japanese contemporary art fair on the theme ‘If The Snake’, under the artistic direction of French artist Pierre Huyghe, is on till November 24, 2019.
by Georgina Maddox Sep 11, 2019
Walking through the dark fairy tale by Brothers Grimm, one is invited to re-discover their fears and conquer their issues through ancient folklore with a post-modern twist.
by Rahul Kumar Sep 09, 2019
New multi-media project presented by Saatchi Gallery uses audio clips of television news for an immersive and introspective experience at the Start Art Fair.
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 Jerry Elengical Aug 28, 2021
The event organised by Design Core Detroit will feature citywide programming centered on local design practices to highlight Detroit’s status as a leading design hub within the US.
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 Pallavi Mehra Jul 28, 2021
Lake Como Design Festival 2021, to be held from October 5-10 in Italy, unveils the exhibition History Repeating by curator Marco Sammicheli as the heart of this year's event.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 20, 2021
The team at the interdisciplinary lab Pollinator critiques the issues engulfing contemporary times to open a path of conversations.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 25, 2020
Visions in the Making artist works with carbon paper and hand-drawn video animation to explore the opposite to popular western culture, at the Italian Embassy Cultural Centre, Delhi.
by Rahul Kumar Feb 27, 2020
Speaking with STIR at the Italian Embassy Cultural Centre, New Delhi, the multi-disciplinary Italian artist talks about her engagement to discover the hidden and the ignored.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 29, 2020
The exhibition at the Italian Cultural Centre, Delhi, features diverse art about the cycle of time, life and other analogies by six women artists from Italy and South Asia.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 22, 2022
In the first part of a three-part series, STIR examines the curatorial framework of the third edition of Chennai Photo Biennale titled Maps of Disquiet.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 14, 2022
STIR speaks with Aric Chen on decolonising cultural terminology, his new role as the General and Artistic Director of Het Nieuwe Instituut (HNI) in Rotterdam, and working with an asterisk.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 12, 2022
Facilitating a play between its distinct material expression and elaborate landscaping, Earth and Glass House by Delhi-based Studio Lotus conceptualises its form and spaces in nature.
by Sukanya Deb Jan 04, 2022
The exhibition at the kitchen table, curated by Nihaal Faizal and Sarasija Subramanian of Reliable Copy, brought together a selection of cookbooks, video works, and artworks.
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 Jerry Elengical Dec 25, 2021
This residence in São Paulo, Brazil, employs dramatic contrasts in spatial volume alongside a restrained material palette to craft an assortment of experiences that astound and awe.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 25, 2021
The Narcissus Theorem, Jean-Michel Othoniel’s latest exhibition of the glass sculptures at Petit Palais, Paris, relooks at the myth of Narcissism to evoke the world of idealism.
by Esra Lemmens Dec 20, 2021
Diving into the creative festival, which featured 250 activities, 430 UAE-based designers and 560 companies, a noted industry insider talks about some of her favourite findings.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 16, 2021
Generated completely using artificial intelligence, AIsneaks by German designer Niels Garve uses code to generate sneaker designs that do not exist yet.
by 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 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 Shraddha Nair Dec 08, 2021
Monika Fabijanska curates a look back at American artist Betsy Damon’s initial years of performance art practice at La MaMa Galleria in New York.
by STIRworld Dec 07, 2021
With 78 extensive categories, LIT Awards is one of the most comprehensive lighting design competitions recognising international professionals and students in the lighting industry.
by 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 Vladimir Belogolovsky Dec 04, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Meng Yan of URBANUS about how to turn seemingly impossible, ugly, and negative conditions into something positive.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 25, 2021
The nominees were selected from the winners of the RIBA International Award for Excellence by a jury featuring Es Devlin, Jeanne Gang, Rosanna Hu, Gustavo Utrabo, and Odile Decq.
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 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 Devanshi Shah Nov 20, 2021
Dubbed Darwin Bucky, the tessellated structure is the product of a collaboration between Abhay Mangaldas and Ahmedabad-based firm, andblack design studio.
by Shraddha Nair Nov 15, 2021
After being postponed for over a year due to COVID-19, the Seoul Mediacity Biennale’s 11th edition now focuses on escapism as a tool to address and confront the reality.
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 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 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 Rahul Kumar Nov 05, 2021
The immersive travelling exhibition at Museum of Art Pudong, Shanghai, explores the magic of the extra-terrestrial through classical art forms alongside virtual reality installations.
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 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 Jincy Iype Oct 18, 2021
Promoted and organised by ADI with Confindustria Ceramica, the ADI Awards at Cersaie 2021 celebrated the quality of ceramics, bathroom furnishings and exhibition design.
by Rahul Kumar Oct 18, 2021
A large scale public performative and visual art intervention by artist Kulpreet Singh recreates violent scenes and atrocities to capture the ‘act’ into ‘marks’ for a work of art.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Oct 16, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to Sergei Tchoban about the architect’s Russian Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, his interest in domed spaces, and the role materiality plays in his architecture.
by Nadezna Siganporia Oct 08, 2021
This quixotic museum by Australian businessman and art collector David Walsh, designed by Fender Katsalidis, is carved into the Berriedale peninsula in Hobart, Tasmania.
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 Jincy Iype Oct 06, 2021
In an exclusive interview with STIR, Quirk Studio details the intricacies of designing the Mysa Home in Mumbai, and what it takes to build a substantial oeuvre in the Indian design circuit.
by Anmol Ahuja Oct 05, 2021
Designed as a glass and concrete retreat on the limestone bedrock of Faqra, Lebanon, 'On the Rocks' by Karim Nader Studio references the jagged greys of the rock formations it sits on.
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 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 Gurmeet S. Rai Sep 23, 2021
Walking through the revamped historical monument of the 1919 massacre, conservation architect and heritage expert Gurmeet S. Rai reviews and rues the design disaster.
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 Rahul Kumar Sep 21, 2021
On the eve of the 2021 edition of Art Basel at Basel, Giovanni Carmine speaks about the vision of Unlimited section and the works he is personally looking forward to.
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 Devanshi Shah Sep 18, 2021
Writer, curator and educator, Anniina Koivu, speaks with STIR about her curatorial intervention at Milan Design Week 2021, and the multidisciplinary nuances of her practice.
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 13, 2021
This year’s edition of London Design Festival boasts a more robust series of installations, exhibitions and displays with an international roster of designers.
by Jincy Iype Sep 11, 2021
STIR speaks to Wegwerth, who designed Supersalone's sustainable installations as one of its co-curators, about the importance of reusing materials and creating circular design cycles.
by STIRworld Sep 10, 2021
Curated by Anniina Koivu at this year's Milan Design Week, the exhibition features 170 projects by students who graduated between 2020 and 2021.
by Jincy Iype Sep 09, 2021
Perfectly manifesting anthropology and design, the chair has always been an ubiquitous furniture form. Here are STIR’s picks of iconic and new chairs, sitting to inspire at Supersalone.
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 Jerry Elengical Sep 04, 2021
In Perth, Australia, the now under-construction platform will extend five metres beyond the stadium roof, offering panoramic views of the city's skyline.
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 Jincy Iype Sep 02, 2021
Sans ornamentation, Vermilion Zhou's adaptive reuse of a Victorian clubhouse in Beijing, China, into the all-white Song Art Museum unifies oriental and western design thought.
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 Jerry Elengical Aug 30, 2021
Taking urban farming to new heights, the 218m-high structure in Shenzhen, China, will be the first skyscraper with a vertical hydroponic farming system covering its entire façade.
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 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 Manu Sharma Aug 11, 2021
Discussing process and technique with Spanish cartographic artist, Juan Galeano, through the lens of demographic research and maps.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Aug 09, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky met with Stefano Boeri to discuss his obsession with trees since being a kid and intentions behind his Bosco Verticale, the most talked about building in Milan.
by Devanshi Shah Jul 29, 2021
Located in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the home ambience of Dois Tropicos is conceptulised to encourage visitors to experience the slow passage of time.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 26, 2021
When inundated by the deluge of images, the photographs by the Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist, Danish Siddiqui, invited a penetrating gaze from his viewers.
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 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 Rahul Kumar Jul 12, 2021
Intersectional and multidisciplinary artist, Sajan Mani, currently based in Berlin, questions the non-existing histories of Dalit and hegemonic Brahmanical archives.
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 06, 2021
STIR speaks with Scotland-based contemporary artist, Bea Last, on her process-based creative practice which builds on a socially impactful aesthetic language.
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 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 21, 2021
3XN’s Lemvig Klimatorium is a waterfront climate centre designed with a limited budget and ecological footprint, made distinct with a wavy wooden pocket on its skin.
by Manu Sharma Jun 19, 2021
Exploring emergent digital art motifs through the work of Yuma Yanagisawa, an artist who creates immersive installations and experimental films with real-time computer graphics.
by Devanshi Shah Jun 16, 2021
Louis Vuitton’s latest publication, Fashion Eye Venice by Cecil Beaton, highlights the parallel between photographer Beaton’s vision of beauty and the serenity of mid-20th century Venice.
by Jincy Iype Jun 14, 2021
Sky Yards’ pulled balconies conceal its immediate construction site to reveal dreamy views to the sky and the mountains ahead, presenting an unexplored hotel typology.
by Girinandini Singh Jun 13, 2021
The artist discusses themes of departure, dislocation and temporality in her recent work, which explores the impact of the lockdown experienced across three continents.
by Jincy Iype Jun 09, 2021
STIR speaks with Indian artist and designer, Alex Davis, about Moody Blooms, a collection of life-size, monochrome sculptures emulating the beauty of flowers with stainless steel.
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 Devanshi Shah Jun 07, 2021
Nine seating designs at the 2021 edition of London Festival of Architecture look at how street furniture can bring people together, tell stories and address sustainability.
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 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 Shraddha Nair May 26, 2021
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is showcasing over 200 works by German artist Ulay, in the first international posthumous exhibition of the artist, titled Ulay Was Here.
by Anmol Ahuja May 19, 2021
Visualised for the 2021 Italian edition of the Harry Potter saga by Salani Editore, AMDL Circle’s inventive graphic design for its book covers puts architecture front and centre.
by Shraddha Nair May 14, 2021
New York-based artist Tony Oursler talks about his exhibition, the first full-scale retrospective of his career in Asia, at Kaohsiung Museum for Fine Arts in Taiwan.
by Jerry Elengical May 12, 2021
Hugo Maupetit and Vivian Fischer from L'Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique envision a collab between Vans and Mentos to recycle chewing gum into colourful skateboard wheels.
by STIRworld May 12, 2021
Salone del Mobile.Milano appoints Italian architect Stefano Boeri as curator of its “unmissable”, 59th “recovery edition” that will take place from September 5-10, 2021.
by Anmol Ahuja May 07, 2021
The founder of ZED Lab, a young studio fusing age old ingenuity with modern computational tools, walks STIR through the elusive pursuit of a “net-zero” in buildings.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 27, 2021
Sagmeister presents the idea of long-term thinking and a positive outlook to world events through his art in a solo exhibition, Beautiful Numbers, at Thomas Erben Gallery in New York.
by STIRworld Apr 26, 2021
The oldest of three mineral baths in the German city, the new structure features a calming material palette consisting of wood, mosaic tile, glass, and exposed concrete.
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 STIRworld Apr 23, 2021
Available in seven colours, the new iMac boasts of an immersive user experience with a 24-inch 4.5K Retina display, a 1080p HD FaceTime camera, and Dolby Atmos surround sound.
by Zohra Khan Apr 23, 2021
STIR decodes the eccentricities of the duo behind studio Doshi Levien on UNSCRIPTED – an original series of video conversations documenting stories that are not scripted yet.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 22, 2021
Berlin-based artist Karolin Schwab creates immersive installations to let the audience experience a slight shift in nature in order to underline the harmony between the two.
by Bittu Sahgal Apr 18, 2021
Nature conservationist Bittu Saghal reminisces the impact that Peter Beard’s work has had on wildlife protection and photography.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 16, 2021
Born and raised in the US, Mark Rogers brings together magical realism with alien fantasy in a supernatural combination, which draws in the viewer.
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 Anmol Ahuja Apr 10, 2021
On the celebrated architect's 109th birth anniversary, STIR pays tribute to his legacy through his documentary, Garden of the Heart, and a conversation with its director, Shaleen Sharma.
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 Jincy Iype Apr 06, 2021
Eis is a German architectural student and photographer who reimagines dull grey cityscapes to be filled with whimsical, colourful buildings with his Formalismus series.
by Pallavi Mehra Apr 02, 2021
The New Delhi based architect tells STIR how designers can build sustainably, and why there is a need for sustained design intervention to combat disease.
by Girinandini Singh Mar 16, 2021
Artists Lauren Was and Adam Eckstrom of Ghost of a Dream speak to STIR on the evolution of collaboration and the place art collectives hold in responding to social needs.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 15, 2021
The site-specific installations by British artist Liz West successfully create a kaleidoscopic effect on the viewers to explore hitherto unseen part of its spatial set-up.
by STIRworld Mar 12, 2021
Renzo Piano adds a sculpturesque glass dome, a sprawling rooftop and various multi-purpose theatre and gallery spaces to a famed 1930s department store in western Los Angeles.
by Jincy Iype Mar 10, 2021
An orange steel framed rectangular gallery cantilevers out 27m in the Château La Coste vineyards; the project is Rogers' last before retiring from Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners.
by Devanshi Shah Mar 04, 2021
The pilot project in Madagascar explores the modularity of 3D printed design as each pod will be constructed from a 3D-printed concrete aggregate made from recycled materials.
by Shraddha Nair Feb 25, 2021
British artist Richie Culver talks about his viral artwork titled did u cum yet and his new movement, music and art-based project with Lancashire artist Blackhaine.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 16, 2021
The Pakistan-based filmmaker’s slow-cinema tells a compelling story on human life laced with the question of survival in the face of single-minded acts of growth and progress.
by Devanshi Shah Feb 12, 2021
The French designer contextualises the vivid colours and refined craftsmanship in Villa Noailles, a historic modernist building in Hyères, in the south of France.
by STIRworld Feb 08, 2021
ZHA has been announced the designer for Phase-II of the International Exhibition Centre in Beijing, amplifying the city’s strategic position as a hub of knowledge and global exchange.
by Rahul Kumar Feb 08, 2021
Method Art Space in Mumbai hosts the first exhibition of street-artist Tyler with works that comment on politics and society.
by Jincy Iype Feb 05, 2021
The sprawling, “new generation luxury villa” undulates within a lush garden by the Mediterranean, referencing Sardinia’s architectural and geographic elements in its design.
by Avantika Shankar Feb 03, 2021
The Triennial at Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria considers a future in which nature regains control over architecture and design.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 25, 2021
The Detroit Institute of Arts’ latest exhibition highlights Detroit’s 70-year history as the hub of American automotive design.
by Manu Sharma Jan 19, 2021
A representative of the notorious US-based collective INDECLINE discusses the group’s history, practice and trajectory.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 18, 2021
The Garden at Jackson Fine Art in Atlanta is an interplay of vibrant colours and reimagined classical landscape to talk about beauty that lies in nature, family and art.
by Gautam Sen, Avik Chattopadhyay Jan 13, 2021
Gautam Sen and Avik Chattopadhyay continue their journey with the coachbuilders into a fresh new year and move into the age that witnessed the “art” of coachbuilders.
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 Jincy Iype Dec 24, 2020
Le Monde’s new headquarters houses the French publishing group’s 1,600 employees under one roof, its open spaces and translucent façade symbolising freedom of speech.
by Zohra Khan Dec 23, 2020
Repurposed architectural elements and an exquisite collection of vintage objects evoke a memory of the past in this north Indian home.
by Meghna Mehta Dec 22, 2020
Educator and architect Prof. Anne Feenstra and architect, artist and critic Gautam Bhatia come together at the STIR gallery in New Delhi for an intriguing discourse on pedagogy and practice.
by John Jervis Dec 18, 2020
The exhibition Memphis: Plastic Field in the British town of Milton Keynes explores the group's playful, provocative spirit as it showcases over 150 pieces from the 1980s design movement.
by Meghna Mehta Dec 18, 2020
The new building for the Indian Parliament, designed by Gujarat-based HCP Design, will include three national symbols in its interiors.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 10, 2020
The Artistic Directors of the upcoming edition of the Gwangju Biennale talk about the ideas of evolution through cognitive and lived experiences as the theme for the event.
by Nadezna Siganporia Dec 08, 2020
In this STIR series, curated by Pramiti Madhavji, we take you behind the scenes of privately-owned museums, sharing their origin with chats with art collectors, curators and architects.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 08, 2020
Austrian company Print a Drink by Benjamin Greimel uses 3D printing robotic arm to suspend micro droplets in cocktails, creating visually alluring three dimensional geometries.
by STIRworld Dec 07, 2020
Merging traditions and modern design, Sam Jacob Studio’s Electric Nemeton brings a unique fusion to London’s festive time by creating a Christmas tree inspired installation.
by Manu Sharma Dec 04, 2020
STIR speaks with American satirist Mark Bryan, and discusses ethos, practice and trajectory.
by Manu Sharma Nov 28, 2020
Spanish artist Pablo Iglesias Prada seeks to capture human emotions and vice within his sinister paintings.
by STIRworld Nov 27, 2020
“Architecture is like peeing in a pair of black pants”: Delhi-based creative and art collector Swapan Seth in dialogue with architect Akshat Bhatt of Architecture Discipline.
by Jones John Nov 26, 2020
Through the works of eight Southeast Asian artists, the Singaporean art gallery grapples with the complex colonial histories of photography and their continued influence today.
by Pallavi Mehra Nov 19, 2020
Portugal-based artist and designer Beau McClellan discusses with STIR his relationship with light and how designers need passion to make their dreams a reality.
by Shailaja Tripathi Nov 05, 2020
Sculptor Carolyn Frischling brings together nature and technology through her sculptures in stone and bronze.
by Meghna Mehta Oct 22, 2020
The winning project is an example of mud architecture built using local methods, that belongs to the people, and benefits them through its construction, building and learnings.
by Rahul Kumar Oct 05, 2020
The specially curated series by STIR takes a peep into artist studios to explore a work that has been created but never placed before an audience.
by Jincy Iype Oct 01, 2020
Echoing Terminus’s tech spirit, AI CITY masterplan with Cloud Valley and its wavy green roofscape is imagined as a city where people, nature and artificial intelligence thrive.
by Shraddha Nair Oct 01, 2020
A creator who started off as a musician, Bolton began to develop immersive visuals for some of the biggest musicians globally. He talks to STIR about his developing practice.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 24, 2020
The experimental works of the UK-based contemporary artist Alexandra Carr on the phenomenon of creation and cosmology inquire about the single-dimension of perspective.
by Shraddha Nair Sep 22, 2020
In a collaborative effort, Moscow based AES+F developed an opulent and surreal visual aesthetic for Turandot, which was performed at Teatro Massimo in Italy.
by Meghna Mehta Sep 21, 2020
Poché, a new Indian platform for community building and education in design and architecture, offers multidisciplinary exposure through its inspiring series of talks and more.
by Shraddha Nair Sep 19, 2020
Exploring ideas of authorship and agency in a future where technology is embedded in our culture, Chinese-Canadian artist Chung shares her thoughts and tells us about her practice.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 16, 2020
Architecture firm Studio Weave’s pavilion at the London Design Festival, designed by Tom Massey, addresses climate change and our relationship with the natural world.
by Jincy Iype Sep 14, 2020
STIR X Script Made In series: Anubhav Gupta picks vibrant and diverse product designs by Ishrat Sahgal, Tejas Sidnal, Chinar Farooqui, Tushant Bansal and SPIN from India.
by Jincy Iype Sep 07, 2020
STIR X Script Made In series: Colomboscope picks names redefining Sri Lankan design - Luka Nina Alagiyawanna, Deepthi Wickremasinghe, Nihara Fernando and Sagara Ranga.
by Rahul Kumar Sep 02, 2020
In an exclusive interview with STIR, Roobina Karode looks back at her journey to evolve KNMA into a world-class museum and shares her views on the role of arts.
by Jincy Iype Aug 28, 2020
MAD’s first project in the US, the Gardenhouse residences host irregular windows on its gable roofed, white facades with the largest living wall in the country enveloping its base.
by Kabir Awatramani Aug 24, 2020
The brutal murder of George Floyd ignited global outcry at the dehumanising racism America’s Black community is victim to – we investigate how the art world is responding.
by STIRworld Aug 21, 2020
Chinese firm Rooi Design and Research creates an eco-friendly and economical furniture showroom that explores the circular economy model.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 18, 2020
Speaking with STIR on the eve of the World Photography Day, the co-founder of Contact Press Images emphasises on the role of photojournalism and ethics in the age of digital culture.
by Jincy Iype Aug 17, 2020
STIR X Script Made In series: Nada Debs mentions five Lebanese designers gearing to fight back every crisis as the country is preparing for resurrection through creativity.
by Rahul Kumar Aug 14, 2020
On the occasion of World Photography Day, Cop Shiva discusses his adventure with the medium, possibilities it offers and aspiration for the future.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 14, 2020
At König Galerie in Berlin, artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset presented Short Story, an installation examining the narratives embedded in power dynamics and hierarchy.
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 Shraddha Nair Aug 04, 2020
In part five of the series, Chris James Carter from Nottingham narrates his life altering experience of using video games to cope with and improve his mental health.
by Devanshi Shah Aug 04, 2020
As Italy slowly comes back to life, STIR speaks to a few Venice-based businesses and practices about how they intend to reopen post COVID-19 lockdown, and their plans for the future.
by Zohra Khan Jul 30, 2020
STIR X LOCO Design pair designers Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin with artist Asim Waqif, who speak about pushing the dominant narrative beyond labels and ‘specialisations’.
by STIRworld Jul 16, 2020
The atelier for Ecuadorian sculptress Alice Trepp, in Origlio village of Switzerland, is defined by sinuous organic forms and a gentle descending slope with the view of the pastures.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 10, 2020
The duo discusses the Six Boxes series, and taking a two-dimensional plan to a three-dimensional performance, which eventually gets consumed in two-dimensional form through a screen.
by Reetika Khanna Jun 29, 2020
Writer and avid traveller, Reetika Khanna's keen observations of all things design come together in a series of postcard entries from quaint quarters across the world.
by Ranjit Sabikhi Jun 27, 2020
Despite 1,19,000 qualified architects in India, why does the government entrust the design of our new cities to foreign consultants? Change must come about, writes Ranjit Sabikhi.
by Shraddha Nair Jun 26, 2020
Emerging Brooklyn-based new media artist Barak Chamo talks to STIR about his latest exhibition and perspective on the relationship of man and machine with regard to technology.
by Shraddha Nair Jun 24, 2020
In an interview with STIR, the contemporary Indian artist discusses his artistic practice, his love-hate relationship with Mumbai, and exploring different mediums as an artist.
by Utkarsh Jun 11, 2020
STIR reviews three films from award-winning filmmaker Anand Patwardhan's expansive filmography, to understand the shifting landscape of Indian politics.
by Meghna Mehta Jun 09, 2020
Six architecture firms join hands to transform their Bandra neighbourhood, a suburb of Mumbai, by proposing measures that will be needed to use public spaces post-lockdown era.
by Darshana Ramdev Jun 08, 2020
A documentary by Aicon Contemporary explores the origins of 'The Attenborough Panels', one of the seminal works of modern Indian painter Maqbool Fida Husain.
by Jones John Jun 02, 2020
Even when life ends, art remains. Christo Vladimirov Javacheff died of natural causes on May 31, 2020, but the work he began with his late wife Jeanne-Claude continues to be made.
by Meghna Mehta May 07, 2020
Designed by Ludwig Godefroy Architecture, the narrow house in Mérida is built along one axial pathway, with architectural features drawing inspiration from the Mayan civilisation.
by Jincy Iype May 04, 2020
The American-Canadian writer-activist Jane Jacobs is known for her substantial penmanship devoted to cities, people, and community-driven urban design.
by Utkarsh Apr 30, 2020
The recent death of American photographer and diarist, Peter Beard, calls for a re-examination of his practice that stemmed from his interactions with the natural world.
by Shristi Nangalia Apr 27, 2020
Addressing the coronavirus pandemic, the Rotterdam-based architecture firm showcases a 4X4 grid model of a hyperlocal micro-market design that puts social distancing first.
by Narayan Moorthy Apr 24, 2020
No walkable city. No sustainable development. Without its essential controls, Transit-Oriented Development is a chaos of ugly skyscrapers, writes architect Narayan Moorthy.
by Abhilasha Srivastava and Aseem Hasnain Apr 20, 2020
Part 3: In our Climate vs. COVID-19 series, experts tell us what the coronavirus can teach us about the environmental crisis, and why prudence, not panic, is the solution.
by Jincy Iype Apr 20, 2020
The dramatic, curved residential design in Kingston, United Kingdom, sees ample use of glass and aluminum within its trefoil plan, with verdant gardens surrounding it.
by STIRworld Apr 17, 2020
In our Moments of Affection: Milanese Alliances (M.A.M.A.) series courtesy of FLOS, Hoppen, Zupanc and Malerba show solidarity for the Milan Design Week amid COVID-19.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 17, 2020
Artist Vibha Galhotra employed traditional processes and urban media at her solo show in New York that referenced the impact of human actions on the ecology.
by Meghna Mehta Apr 13, 2020
Designed by Italian architect, illustrator and activist Francesca Perani, NEUTRA is a collection of 55 gender-fluid silhouettes flaunting only eyes, nipples and belly buttons.
by Malaika Vaz Apr 10, 2020
In our Climate vs. COVID-19 series, experts tell us what the Coronavirus can teach us about the bigger environmental crisis, and why prudence, not panic, is the solution.
by Sourabh Gupta Apr 09, 2020
Sourabh Gupta, the principal architect of studio archohm and design dean of The Design Village institute, recommends books to browse and reflect on during COVID-19 lockdown.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 08, 2020
Contemporary Indian artist Asim Waqif is developing forms of architectural scale by growing deliberately controlled bamboo for an upcoming sculpture park by Samdani Art Foundation.
by Darshana Ramdev Apr 06, 2020
In his debut exhibition, Sandilya Theuerkauf uses thorns and scrap wood as medium to explore the oneness of being and re-affirm the human connection with nature.
by Rajiv Bhakat Apr 03, 2020
Principal architect at Studio CoDe, Rajiv Bhakat, who has worked extensively in US and India, makes a timely study as the Central Vista in New Delhi braces for change.
by STIRworld Apr 02, 2020
In our Moments of Affection: Milanese Alliances (M.A.M.A.) series courtesy of FLOS, De Lucchi, Lovegrove and Wanders show solidarity for the Milan Design Week amid COVID-19.
by Freddie Ribeiro Mar 31, 2020
Plaza, piazza, platz or the maidan, call it what you like, the public square will always support the hopes and carry the collective conscience of a community.
by Meghna Mehta Mar 30, 2020
The installations led by workshop leaders from Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil and the Netherlands taught ‘learning-by-doing’ methodology to the students.
by STIRworld Mar 26, 2020
In our Moments of Affection: Milanese Alliances (M.A.M.A.) series courtesy of FLOS, Novembre, Thun and Hamel show solidarity for the Milan Design Week amid COVID-19.
by STIRworld Mar 20, 2020
In our Moments of Affection: Milanese Alliances (M.A.M.A.) series, courtesy of FLOS, designers muse the annual Milan Design Week to show solidarity amid the COVID-19 crisis.
by STIRworld Mar 20, 2020
In our Moments of Affection: Milanese Alliances (M.A.M.A.) series courtesy of FLOS, Hutten, Cappellini and Barkowski show solidarity for the Milan Design Week amid COVID19.
by STIRworld Mar 14, 2020
As museums and galleries shut doors and major events get suspended due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, STIR brings you a list of missed action in art, design and architecture.
by STIRworld Mar 07, 2020
STIR asks leading couples of architectural practices on how they keep gender equality in perspective to strike great synergy.