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 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 Jincy Iype Dec 17, 2021
Here is STIR’s round-up of the most inventive and functional product and industrial designs of 2021, from a dissolving soap container to lighting that sanitises public spaces.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 07, 2021
Inspired by Chinese face-changing opera art and online avatars, Liǎn, designed by Jann Choy, explores the relationship between our online personas and offline selves.
by Jincy Iype Nov 18, 2021
ecoLogicStudio sets examples of resilient infrastructures and restoring ecosystems with an inflatable air purifying machine and a green architectural system, at COP26 this year.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 20, 2021
The new MacBook Pro line has been designed for enhanced professional workflows, with the return of ports in a classic form, alongside the best audio and camera in a MacBook till date.
by Zohra Khan Oct 08, 2021
In this UNSCRIPTED episode, Swiss industrial designer Yves Béhar reflects on his secret tryst with writing and why water means 'a moment of zen' for him.
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 Anmol Ahuja Jul 02, 2021
Designed by Nixoid Lab, the Nixoid Next merges a near obsolete technology of glowing gas discharge tubes with modern ergonomics and a stylish, wearable design.
by Sukanya Garg Nov 20, 2019
The Commissioner of the Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art in Russia talks to STIR about the theme of Immortality, the participants, and the impact of technology in art.
by STIRworld May 11, 2022
From a visual integration of colours with balance to the commemoration of tradition at the Salone del Mobile, STIR converses with Paola Lenti over her iconic designs and philosophies.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 09, 2022
The installation No Sound of Water by the UK-based collective Troika challenges the current worldview informed and shaped by science and modern technologies.
by STIRworld May 06, 2022
The Lost Passage comments on the historical event of the passenger pigeon's Holocene extinction through a collaborative initiative.
by Jerry Elengical Apr 28, 2022
Combining biomimicry and digital design, this flue-enclosing structure creates a stunning visual landmark for a new low-carbon energy centre in Manchester, UK.
by STIRworld Apr 26, 2022
Defined by X-braced, brick and glass façades, the mixed-use office tower with stepped terraces, and light-filled interiors uses technology to promote wellness and sustainability.
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 Jerry Elengical Apr 11, 2022
Prof. Hubert Klumpner of ETH Zurich dives into the unique proposition of supporting the production of the Carnival of Barranquilla in Colombia with this adaptive reuse venture.
by Jerry Elengical Apr 02, 2022
Situated in the Al Sajaa industrial area of Sharjah, UAE, the complex has been designed as a pair of twin dunes, with sinuous forms that blend into the desert landscape.
by Almas Sadique Mar 26, 2022
On the German-American architect's 136th birth anniversary, STIR spotlights the ideas that guided his designs through some of his furniture pieces.
by Jincy Iype Mar 17, 2022
Fiat Lux.3 Architectures of Light by Antoni Arola and Simon employ light as a building material for the “living”, mystical and immersive lighting installation created for MDF 2022.
by Jincy Iype Mar 10, 2022
STIR speaks with the Polish designer about her research on the future of wearable technology with her Emotional Clothing collection that “sees” and displays feelings to its wearer.
by Manu Sharma Feb 20, 2022
Curator Francesco Zanot discusses Fondazione MAST’s Foto/Industria Biennial, its theme and significance, as examined through various lenses.
by Zohra Khan Feb 19, 2022
The German architectural studio’s SW35 draws from a popular camouflage tactic to design the envelope of this office space for green tech startups.
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 STIRworld Feb 16, 2022
An accidental discovery made by Castiglioni’s sons, the writing instruments were realised by a three-part collaboration between EGO.M, Fondazione Achille Castiglioni, and Gianfranco Cavaglià.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 31, 2022
In the Pardis Technology Park near Tehran, Iran, the Turbosealtech New Incubator and Office Building unites landscape, function, and technology in a dramatic aesthetic statement.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 24, 2022
The new UAD Campus in ZITOWN consists of three interlocked cubes sheathed in modular systems of perforated aluminium and UHPC, to demonstrate the beauty of prefabricated design.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 23, 2022
Supported by Superblue, the immersive installation by Studio Swine takes viewers through aromas of fresh foliage, woody bark, tree sap, earth and pine.
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 Jerry Elengical Dec 06, 2021
Combining offices, retail, and public space, the mixed-use structure will serve as an extension of the waterfront along Copenhagen’s Nordhavn district, upon completion in 2024.
by Zohra Khan Nov 26, 2021
In this UNSCRIPTED episode, Milan-based industrial designer Marc Sadler let us discover the soft side of his technical mind, and bizarre traits nobody knows about him.
by STIRworld Nov 24, 2021
The project engaged with its users at the grassroots level and gamified the act of recycling through educational events and creative workshops in order to inspire consumers.
by Zohra Khan Nov 18, 2021
Rector of Politecnico, Ferruccio Resta, in conversation with STIR, talks about the responsibility and challenges of being at the forefront of Italy’s oldest technical university.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 17, 2021
Large-scale kinetic sculptures by Adela Andea are built on the ideas of technology and consumerism, devoid of the imbalance that between the two can cause on the environment.
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 Jerry Elengical Nov 10, 2021
Leveraging the plasticity of polyurethane foam casting, the Israeli designer has developed a ‘one-man shoe factory’ capable of producing custom-made footwear in mere minutes.
by 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 Devanshi Shah Oct 06, 2021
The exhibition celebrating first anniversary explores Kyoto’s modern architecture through 26 projects under seven themes with photographs, models and other archival material.
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 Vladimir Belogolovsky Sep 21, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky in conversation with Sergey Kuznetsov (Chief Architect of Moscow) on moving one million residents in the Russian capital to new housing blocks.
by Nitija Immanuel, Jerry Elengical Sep 16, 2021
STIR speaks with the curators of the exhibition at Wrightwood 659 in Chicago, centered on two lost masterworks - Louis Sullivan’s Garrick Theatre and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Larkin Building.
by 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 Aug 18, 2021
STIR speaks with VAVA founder, Pedro da Silva, about the capsule of 3D-printed sunglasses inspired by Kuma’s works, blending architecture and sustainable design.
by 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 Nitija Immanuel Aug 09, 2021
Over 25 years after the last Moke rolled off the assembly line, Michael Young brings the cult car back, geared with modern automotive technology for a new generation of drivers.
by 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 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 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 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 Jerry Elengical Jun 11, 2021
Ron Arad, Marc Sadler, Roberto Palomba, Jean Marie-Massaud and Mario Trimarchi share rare insights of their winning works to be exhibited at the ADI Design Museum in Milan.
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 Aastha D. Apr 23, 2021
Through a series of offline and online spaces, the 5th edition of six-month long Istanbul Design Biennial continues to iterate means of caring as the fundamental principle of design.
by Jincy Iype Mar 09, 2021
Imagined in sunny yellow and avocado green, the adorably emotive concept for the Woo-bi lamp is inspired from “a child wearing a raincoat” and conveys light and warmth in its design.
by STIRworld Mar 08, 2021
Engineered by 3D printing specialists WASP and designed by Mario Cucinella Architects, the first prototype of TECLA in Ravenna is built entirely using reusable and recyclable materials.
by Jincy Iype Feb 25, 2021
Formafantasma’s second lamp for Flos, WireLine, converts the usually hidden power cable into the main body of the suspension light, and balances a ribbed glass fixture in the middle.
by Shreeparna Chatterjee Feb 11, 2021
As part of the 4.6-sq-km masterplan in Chengdu, Sichuan, OMA will design an international educational park, while GMP will develop a Transit Oriented Development (TOD).
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 STIRworld Dec 22, 2020
The Japanese studio’s design for the ‘slide-phone’ is based on a triple-hinge foldable screen system that provides the users with the option to change its size to suit the occasion.
by Shraddha Nair Dec 16, 2020
STIR speaks with the founders of Verisart and Nifty Gateway about why blockchain is important for the future of art.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 14, 2020
Dhruva Mistry talks about his interest in a variety of material to articulate his concerns on human life and cultural civilisations through a work never shown.
by Jincy Iype Dec 07, 2020
Built with upcycled carbon emissions, the sustainable Reverse Chimney Pavilion sucks in polluted air and throws out clean air, becoming a platform to discuss climate change.
by Jones John Dec 03, 2020
Upon returning to Italy after 18 years, the visual artist presents computational perspectives of art history at his first retrospective in his native country.
by Anupama Kundoo Nov 28, 2020
The Berlin-based architect observes the value of time in architecture, a discipline that she believes must build upon past constructs rather than reinventing the wheel.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 19, 2020
Deep in the Nevada desert, Virgin Hyperloop claims to have made transportation history recently as it successfully tested its Hyperloop pod with two human passengers.
by Jones John Nov 02, 2020
The conceptual artist tells STIR about his deconstruction of a Ramkinker Baij sculpture missing out on being exhibited.
by Pallavi Mehra Oct 27, 2020
The Netina collection by the Israeli designer comprises shoes that hold everyday objects, which are meant to be lent or shared with others.
by Jincy Iype Oct 12, 2020
STIR X Script Made In series: Ben Chiu of Taiwan Designers’ Web picks product designers inspired by nature: KIMU, Cheng Tsung Feng, Kamaro’an, NakNak, Ifu Chen and Chia Yu Hsu.
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 Devanshi Shah Sep 05, 2020
This anthropomorphic technology to support people with limited mobility brings us one step closer to the imagined futures of amalgamated human and robotic bodies.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Sep 01, 2020
Vladimir Belogolovsky examines the role of Fukuoka’s ACROS centre, designed by Emilio Ambasz, as an excellent prototype for our urban and inevitably green future.
by Julius Wiedemann Aug 26, 2020
Julius Wiedemann explores the idea of culture, seeking to find patterns that explain the influences and inspirations of technology and the digital era.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 20, 2020
The museum in the Netherlands has curated the largest survey of South Korean Fluxus artist Nam June Paik, 43 years after hosting him for his debut solo exhibition.
by Meghna Mehta Aug 18, 2020
The Hungarian firm’s cabin design advocates Tiny House Movement with Kabinka that can either be used as a private workstation or weekend retreat in the times of pandemic.
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 STIRworld Jul 07, 2020
STIR X LOCO Design present candid conversations among creative professionals across geographical borders and creative disciplines of architecture, design, art and beyond.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 06, 2020
The Japanese artist Shinji Ohmaki with his sculptures pushes the viewers to question the given reality of spatial forms to accentuate the experience of the human existence.
by Ranjit Sabikhi Jun 04, 2020
What created the unskilled Indian migrant labourer? Can a futuristic plan of action for housing, health and development solve the problem? Architect Ranjit Sabikhi runs a reality check.
by Nicola Rutt Jun 01, 2020
STIR X ICA Pidilite present Design After COVID-19: Nicola Rutt questions whether refurbishment of industrial buildings will lower workplace density in a post-pandemic world.
by Meghna Mehta May 12, 2020
STIR in collaboration with ICA Pidilite presents Design after COVID-19, where experts map the future with first-hand perspectives on trust, flexibility, interdependence and more.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 20, 2020
Germany-born Diemut Strebe discusses her engagement with artificial intelligence in her artwork, The Prayer, which is powered by an algorithm that draws from religious texts.
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 Meghna Mehta Apr 02, 2020
Nicola Rutt speaks with STIR about Here East – an adaptive reuse of a project built for the 2012 London Olympics, proving that architecture can provide solutions for games structures.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Feb 22, 2020
Vladimir Belogolovsky reviews architect Rem Koolhaas’ latest provocation Countryside, The Future, not a typical art or architecture show, at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, USA.
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 Jincy Iype Jan 28, 2020
ZHA’s project, in Chengdu, reveals undulating clusters set amid greens, that upon completion will create living and working space for Chinese and international start-ups.
by John Jervis Jan 07, 2020
Design theory has changed over the decades, acquiring a boundless purview that museums struggle to contain. The V&A London’s new show proves that it can be done - but not easily.
by STIRworld Dec 20, 2019
From parametric tools to digital fabrication and the use of robots in building construction, the report looks into what lies ahead in the digital space of architecture.
by Meghna Mehta Dec 11, 2019
Expert talks, master classes, workshops and invigorating discussions on the new facets of design await experts and enthusiasts at the second edition of the event in Kerala, India.
by STIRworld Dec 03, 2019
The prize winning entries focused on sustainable models for future use as they created ‘Wearable Technology’ and ‘Smart Products’ to address some pressing challenges.
by Zohra Khan Nov 29, 2019
Conversations on the Contrary: Speaking with STIR at Kyoorius Designyatra 2019, industrial designer Tej Chauhan shares his approach to creating products that elicit joy.
by Jincy Iype Oct 25, 2019
Created by renowned UK lighting design studio, the virtual reality experience examined how London’s public realm could be experienced after dark in the near future.
by Jincy Iype Oct 12, 2019
The exhibition features five of Studio Drift’s most compelling and striking art installations, including Fragile Future 3, Amplitude, Franchise Freedom, Drifters and Coded Coincidence.
by Jincy Iype Oct 05, 2019
The Disruptors exhibition at the Petersen Automotive Museum tests boundaries of design by rejecting common perceptions of automobiles and following reductionism.
by Claus Østergaard Oct 05, 2019
Claus Østergaard, Marketing Manager in Louis Poulsen A/S, describes how Poul Henningsen and Arne Jacobsen changed the way we ‘look’ at light, by designing glare free illumination.
by Ashoke Chatterjee Sep 25, 2019
Prof. Ashoke Chatterjee, at the Frame Conclave 2019 in Goa, discussed how design education has evolved over the years with respect to nation-building.
by Sukanya Garg Sep 18, 2019
British artist Mark Leckey’s exhibition O’ Magic Power of Bleakness, beginning September 24, 2019, would be a theatrical experience of spectral visions, sound and video.
by Mridu Sahai Sep 12, 2019
Mridu Sahai goes on a design expedition to understand the evolution and relationship between design, art, and architecture, referencing examples from Japan.
by STIRworld Sep 11, 2019
Peter Scriver speaks with STIR at the Frame Conclave 2019, to highlight intriguing insights on Nehru and Gandhi’s roles in shaping ‘modern’ India.
by Maulik Yagnik Aug 19, 2019
The French city has transformed from a historical landmark to a tapestry of contemporary architectural icons, studded with works by internationally renowned designers.
by STIRworld Jul 26, 2019
Made from transparent blown glass, the Noctambule collection of lamps, by industrial designer Konstantin Grcic, transforms into statement pieces when switched on in the dark.
by STIRworld Jul 16, 2019
Industrial designer Lisa Marks was conferred the Lexus Design Award 2019 at Milan Design week for creating a unique bra, made especially for women who have had a mastectomy.
by Mrinalini Ghadiok Jul 11, 2019
The Italian multi-award wining inductee to the New York Hall of Fame speaks about everything design – silly, spirited and even stupid.
by Apurva Bose Dutta Jun 03, 2019
Founder of Hong Kong based firm James Law Cybertecture, known for integrating technology with architecture, talks about its genesis and futuristic thinking.
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