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 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 Jerry Elengical May 20, 2021
STIR honours the legacy of Dieter Rams, one of industrial design’s most celebrated visionaries, on his 89th birthday, with the products that exemplify his ‘10 principles for good design’.
by Pallavi Mehra Feb 06, 2021
The Stockholm-based creator tells STIR how designers can make products that challenge the status quo, and why there is nothing more important than being crazy.
by Meghna Mehta Aug 21, 2020
Mumbai-based architect and designer Rooshad Shroff showcases the process and works created through different techniques such as embroidery on wood and marble craving, highlighting artisanal skills.
by Justyna Green Dec 20, 2019
British industrial designer Benjamin Hubert is the founder of Layer, an agency that focuses on design-led services to create products that define the way we live, work or travel.
by Zohra Khan Aug 06, 2021
On UNSCRIPTED, Danish product designer Louise Campbell contemplates the consequences of her cultural duality and going beyond the “pleasure of a vibe”.
by Jincy Iype Aug 03, 2021
Milan-based Krill Design turns scrap into a statement piece with Ohmie Lamp, showing how food waste can be repurposed into a product design that is functional and circular.
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 Jun 30, 2021
DNA Paris awards announced its 2021 Grand Prix winners across the categories of Architecture, Interior, Landscape and Product design, amongst other awardees.
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 01, 2021
Designed by German product designer Emilie Burfeind, Sneature is a waste-generated sneaker that looks at innovatively upcycling protein based waste material.
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 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 Zohra Khan Oct 05, 2020
On the 133rd birth anniversary of the visionary architect, STIR delves into his contribution to the world of product design, furniture and lighting.
by Jincy Iype Sep 21, 2020
STIR X Script Made In series: Arhan Kayar picks Turkish product designers with modern sensibilities: Tamer Nakisci, Meriç Kara, Autoban, Inci Ozman and Tulya Madra.
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 Aug 10, 2020
STIR X Script Made In series: Adrian Jankowiak lists five product design talents from Kenya - Swahili Chic Interiors, Cyrus Kabiru, Moran Munyuthe, Oyugie Allela & Ocean Sole.
by Jincy Iype Jul 28, 2020
STIR X Script ask design leaders across the globe to identify 5 product designers from their country who are ready to revive the post-pandemic economy with their inspiring works.
by Devanshi Shah Dec 06, 2021
STIR rounds up the multiple forms of 3D printing technology and innovation from architecture to product design to wearable design.
by Justyna Green Nov 18, 2019
Lee Broom is one of the leading product designers and a premium global brand of luxury furniture and lighting designs in the UK, with his work being retailed across the globe.
by Jincy Iype Jul 16, 2019
A finalist at the Lexus Design Awards 2019 during the Milan Design Week, product designer Shuzhan Yuan from China, tackles off shore oil spills with his project, Hydrus.
by Laurameroni Design Collection Jan 21, 2022
Discover a selection of tailor-made projects, created by architects and designers, featuring Laurameroni products and customised solutions in high-end residential and public interiors.
by Jincy Iype Jan 19, 2022
STIR speaks with the creators of Common Sands: Forite architectural tiles made from glass salvaged from discarded ovens and microwaves, a waste material that is often never recycled.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 14, 2022
The prolific German designer opens up about his early creative pursuits, views on ‘slow’ design, as well as his growing collection of souvenirs at home, on this week’s UNSCRIPTED.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 10, 2022
Developed by Tokyo-based Studio Playfool, Forest Crayons reveal the vast spectrum of hues that exist in the forest with a set of naturally coloured crayons crafted from wood.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 10, 2022
Located in the lively Sanlitun commercial area of China’s capital, this retail space employs worn concrete and vibrant lighting to craft an attractive setting for customers.
by Zohra Khan Jan 07, 2022
China-based architect Rossana Hu opens up about the goodness in her strict upbringing, and how her five-year maternity leave has helped her connect with other women.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 07, 2022
As an exploration of repurposing mass produced items, the project by Liang-Jung Chen-headed studio ii (initial initiatives) poses questions on smart fabrication and upcycling.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 06, 2022
At CES 2022 in Las Vegas, USA, the German automotive manufacturer debuted a car that uses electrophoretic colouring to provide avenues for infinite exterior body customisation.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 18, 2021
STIR rounds up the most groundbreaking shoe designs from 2021 that broke the mould and challenged conventionality in footwear, adding much more than zing to your feet.
by Zohra Khan Dec 17, 2021
The jovial Italian designer, Matteo Cibic, talks about the serious side of him, discussing why he never understands people’s misconception of him being uncommitted to work.
by Devanshi Shah Dec 15, 2021
In an exclusive interview with STIR, the Tony Award-winning set designer David Rockwell discusses his ideas about designing from an audience-centric, empathy-driven point of view.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 14, 2021
Now in its fourth year since its inception in 2018, Dezeen Awards continue to highlight the best in the fields of architecture, design, and other allied disciplines, globally.
by Aditi Sharma Maheshwari Dec 11, 2021
Biohm, a UK-based research and development led, biomanufacturing company, creates the most ingenious products that are made from waste, yet generate no waste.
by STIRworld Dec 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 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 Jerry Elengical Dec 03, 2021
In his UNSCRIPTED chat, the Spanish artist and designer recalls his youthful exploits, love for all things music, and a desire to comprehend the world, armed with a pencil.
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 Devanshi Shah Nov 30, 2021
Here We Are! Women in Design 1900 – Today charts a linear map of the impact of women on design through the ages.
by Aditi Sharma Maheshwari Nov 28, 2021
A collaboration between Pearson Lloyd, Batch.Works, and Bene, the 3D-printed recyclable desktop objects made from waste comprises pen pots, trays, and versatile stands.
by Turri Nov 27, 2021
The Italian furniture brand presents new proposals for the living, dining and bedroom.
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 26, 2021
A Simple Machine by HeijltjesAkkaya is exactly as it sounds – ergonomic, functional, easy furniture engineered to engage the user, promoting movement instead of static use.
by 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 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 Jerry Elengical Nov 19, 2021
In this UNSCRIPTED episode, the legendary Italian architect and designer sheds light on his ‘anarchist’ youth, love for skiing, and penchant for designing ‘uncomfortable’ things.
by Nitija Immanuel Nov 17, 2021
The new home interiors collaboration is a modern interpretation of traditional aesthetic set against India’s historic locales of Amer, Kochi and Jaisalmer.
by STIRworld Nov 11, 2021
Offering an inventive solution to an everyday conundrum, this pill-shaped receptacle developed by a US-based startup allows pet parents to deal with waste disposal on-the-go.
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 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 Anmol Ahuja Nov 03, 2021
On the iconic card game’s 50th anniversary, UNO teams up with Nike and NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo to unveil a vibrant collection of footwear, apparel, and a newly branded deck.
by Shilpa Das Nov 02, 2021
The 'father of Indian furniture design', GU brought the knowledge of the world's best, nurtured the field through his teachings and emphasised the spirit of humility and service in design.
by Zohra Khan Oct 29, 2021
From kitschy flea market finds to her dreamy sartorial obsessions, discover interesting nuggets about the bold and beautiful, London-based designer Bethan Laura Wood.
by STIRworld Oct 28, 2021
Galerie Philia’s latest exhibition in New York, called First Times, impresses with an extensive plethora of designs from world over that transcend formal, stylistic, and historical barriers.
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 Jincy Iype Oct 26, 2021
Set within and inspired by desolate interplanetary landscapes, Eidos shoes explore speculative future concepts in tangible forms, combining sustainable design with hyperreality.
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 Anmol Ahuja Oct 15, 2021
Next up in UNSCRIPTED, this week’s episode sees artist and designer Arik Levy bring the best of two worlds together with his unique brand of design, humour, and freedom.
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 Jerry Elengical Oct 09, 2021
Developed in collaboration with the Eames Office, the Reebok x Eames Club C Monotone Pack and the Ray Eames Signature Pack subtly cite the duo’s works through versatile new designs.
by 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 Zohra Khan Oct 01, 2021
Speaking with Paul Cocksedge on UNSCRIPTED, STIR discovers a refreshing perspective on scale, and ways how repetition and routine can become great sources of creative energy.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 27, 2021
In the municipality of Rubielos de Mora, architect Ramón Esteve and Covet House revamp a rural mansion with curated furnishings by Boca do Lobo, Brabbu, and DelightFULL.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 27, 2021
Through a combination of immersive digital content and physical exhibitions, Adorno London invited eight curators from different countries to present eight distinct collections.
by 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 Anmol Ahuja Sep 22, 2021
With design features that blend Japanese purity and Italian elegance, the Sanlorenzo SX112 adds to the SX range while superseding conventional yacht design with impeccable detail.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 18, 2021
This year, the festival hopes to be a platform that will enable audiences to rediscover the city of London as a design destination, as it continues to reopen.
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 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 Zohra Khan Sep 17, 2021
On UNSCRIPTED, industrial designer Karim Rashid looks back to his long struggle with self-acceptance, and shares how flirting with colour, music, and fashion keep him inspired.
by Anmol Ahuja Sep 14, 2021
Boasting aircraft grade precision in its literally “groovy” design, Drillog by Shion Co. Ltd. is a subtle fusion of Japanese design and cutting edge engineering.
by 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 Anmol Ahuja Sep 10, 2021
On this week's UNSCRIPTED episode, discover Italian design veteran Matteo Thun’s secret to slow, elevated living, and his unique brand of botanical architecture.
by 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 Anmol Ahuja Sep 09, 2021
Built on the nigh spiritual belief that light nourishes light, Eindhoven-based innovators Vantot design 'Sunseeker' as an energy-neutral illumination solution for public spaces.
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 Matthew Burgos Sep 08, 2021
STIR takes a video check of mood Milano - peep inside showrooms, hear designers speak, and know all that's happening at the buzzing Brera Design District to keep your FOMO away!
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 Anmol Ahuja Sep 04, 2021
Themed as ‘Artistry in Oak’, Scottish whisky creators Gordon & MacPhail revealed its special edition Generations 80YO whisky encased in Sir David Adjaye’s elegant designs.
by Zohra Khan Sep 03, 2021
PepsiCo’s Chief Design Officer, Mauro Porcini, decodes the most underrated design secret and talks about the role of love in navigating the complexity of his job.
by Pallavi Mehra Sep 02, 2021
Designed by London-based Campbell Hay for Art of Ping Pong, the bold, vibrant and typographic ‘ArtTables’ are a bespoke range of tables that celebrate the game of ping pong.
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 Anmol Ahuja Aug 27, 2021
Convinced of his ability to seduce everything that surrounds him, the Italian architect and designer fuses his infectious energy into this week’s UNSCRIPTED episode.
by 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 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 Jincy Iype Aug 14, 2021
The young designer's anthropomorphic furniture collection, Roommates, comprises a face-shaped coffee table, a foot-shaped stool, and a hand-shaped magazine rack.
by Anmol Ahuja Aug 13, 2021
Seen as a father figure in modern Italian design, Giulio Cappellini reflects on his four-decade journey as an architect, designer, art director, and mentor in this week’s UNSCRIPTED.
by STIRworld Aug 05, 2021
On request from an 8-year-old fan, the LEGO Group releases a prototype set for its signature bricks made from recycled plastic in a bid to produce more sustainably.
by Jincy Iype Aug 04, 2021
Rado's new True Square Over The Abyss by Indian artist duo Thukral and Tagra plays on human connections in its midnight blue, high-tech ceramic, titanium with sapphire crystal body.
by 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 Jincy Iype Jul 27, 2021
STIR speaks with Schedoni’s President about the company’s 141-year-legacy, from making handcrafted shoes to creating bespoke leather luggage for supercars like Ferrari, Bugatti.
by Zohra Khan Jul 23, 2021
On UNSCRIPTED this week, celebrated Dutch designer Richard Hutten, who prides himself as a "happy artist", shares why fun is best when it’s serious.
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 Zohra Khan Jul 09, 2021
On UNSCRIPTED, Paris-based designer Ronan Bouroullec emphasises the importance of avoiding labels and keeping a healthy distance from one's subject of passion.
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 Anmol Ahuja Jul 02, 2021
On the free-spirited Dutch design magnate’s 58th birthday, UNSCRIPTED reveals all that makes Marcel Wanders’ creative side click, and his mantra to never bore people.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 02, 2021
Designed by Nixoid Lab, the Nixoid Next merges a near obsolete technology of glowing gas discharge tubes with modern ergonomics and a stylish, wearable design.
by 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 Zohra Khan Jun 25, 2021
On UNSCRIPTED this week, visionary French designer Philippe Starck gives STIR a closer peek into his life - one in which his desk, slumber and love are best friends.
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 Anmol Ahuja Jun 18, 2021
The French designer’s obsession with white, his belief in nature guiding his designs and a desire to “work on vacation” are discovered on UNSCRIPTED, a STIR original video series.
by Zohra Khan Jun 11, 2021
Italian designer Luca Nichetto opens up about his whackiest habit, pet peeves, and his idea of dealing with rejections and popular misconceptions on UNSCRIPTED.
by 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 STIRworld Jun 07, 2021
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has partnered with building materials company, Eso Surfaces, to create textile blocks and 3D cement tiles from the iconic Frank Lloyd Wright archive.
by Zohra Khan Jun 04, 2021
British industrial designer, Michael Young, talks about his tryst with dyslexia and allergy to AutoCAD on UNSCRIPTED – a STIR-original series of candid video conversations.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 02, 2021
LEGO's first LGBTQIA+set called 'Everyone is Awesome', designed by Matthew Ashton, features a cascade of colours with 11 unique figurines inspired by the iconic rainbow flag.
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 Anmol Ahuja May 28, 2021
The Italian designer sheds qualms for a candid talk on his processes and interpretation of luxury on UNSCRIPTED – an original video series documenting stories that are not scripted yet.
by Jincy Iype May 22, 2021
Ozruh designs a family of six sculptural nightstands manufactured by Sandhelden that appear archaic while their creation explores contemporary computational processes.
by Zohra Khan May 21, 2021
The Milanese designer takes us through his creative inspirations and daily life on UNSCRIPTED – an original video series documenting stories that are not scripted yet.
by Zohra Khan May 14, 2021
Discover the lesser-known side of the Israeli industrial designer on UNSCRIPTED – an original series of video conversations documenting the stories that are not scripted yet.
by Jerry Elengical May 10, 2021
Developed by Jonna Breitenhuber, a designer based in Berlin, the product provides an eco-friendly alternative to conventional plastic containers for liquid soaps.
by Jincy Iype May 06, 2021
Reveling between design, art and decoration, the limited-edition crystal tableware collection includes fantastical vases and reinterpretations of iconic Baccarat pieces.
by STIRworld May 05, 2021
Maker’s Asylum provides a meaningful solution to assist the public and healthcare workers in India by crowdsourcing for M19 Oxikit, an open-source oxygen concentrator.
by Jerry Elengical May 04, 2021
The California-based automotive company has developed a concept for a long range, solar powered electric vehicle boasting a stylised design and cutting-edge technology.
by Zohra Khan Apr 30, 2021
The founders of Milan-based Studiopepe reveal their crazier side on UNSCRIPTED – a STIR-original video series documenting stories that are not scripted yet.
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 24, 2021
Designed by will.i.am and Jose Fernandez, XUPERMASK combines tech, safety and style in its bluetooth and microphone-equipped smart form, for the mid and post-pandemic world.
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 Jincy Iype Apr 20, 2021
British designer Tom Dixon has collaborated with Norwegian industrial company Hydro to create these lightweight, limited-edition chairs with blow formed aluminium.
by STIRworld Apr 14, 2021
Dubbed ‘Wind Catcher’, the lightweight design by Copenhagen-based firm can adapt to various climates and is ideal for campers, RV users, or those needing emergency power backup.
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 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 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 Devanshi Shah Apr 01, 2021
Vienna-based designer, Philipp Aduatz, works with material technology to create limited edition objects that are equal parts sculptural and practical.
by STIRworld Mar 24, 2021
German Design 1949–1989, Two Countries, One History, at the museum in Weil am Rhein, depicts a shared German history that went beyond ideological differences in the postwar era.
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 19, 2021
Construed as a “blind date” between the speakers, and between art and architecture by extension, STIR facilitates a confluence between creatives searching for stillness.
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 17, 2021
Designed in a collaboration between Lissoni & Partners and Regenerate Enamel Science, the Regenerate toothbrush combines substance, style, and sustainability in a minuscule volume.
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 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 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 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 STIRworld Feb 06, 2021
Designed by the Looking Glass Factory, this "memory machine" is touted to be the world’s first digital holographic display, adding a dynamic angle to still photos.
by Shreeparna Chatterjee Feb 03, 2021
Nike's new lace-less GO FlyEase shoes are quick and easy to put on and take off, with its comfortable and inclusive design helping people of all abilities perform better.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 21, 2021
Designed by Italian designer and visualiser Pierpaolo Lazzarini, the ‘Pagurus’ is the latest in a series of nature inspired yacht concepts developed by the studio.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 16, 2021
Designed and developed by a team of former Tesla, SpaceX and AirBnB employees, the high-end shelter units built for short-term stays will be shipped out this year.
by STIRworld Jan 15, 2021
The Indian studio introduces modern oxidising techniques and tools to keep the craft of Bidriware flourishing by experimenting with different kinds of inlay work.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 06, 2021
The US start-up’s advanced solar cum electric vehicle that boasts up to a 1,000-mile range on a full charge is now available for pre-order following a Wefunder campaign.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 23, 2020
Established in 2014, Zoox Inc. recently showcased their fully functional, electric powered autonomous mobility vehicle designed to manoeuvre dense urban environments.
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 Zohra Khan Dec 16, 2020
STIR presents a series of unmasked dialogues with five design contrarians from Kyoorius Designyatra 2020 who inspire self-discovery.
by Meghna Mehta Dec 07, 2020
REMAKE, a collaboration between five designers and American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), responded to the need for hands-on experience in India’s furniture sector.
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 STIRworld Nov 26, 2020
Formafantasma, Alison Brook Architects, Shahar Livne Design among winners of Dezeen Awards 2020 that celebrates the best of architecture, interiors and design.
by STIRworld Nov 20, 2020
Created by Zaha Hadid Design in collaboration with London’s izé, the NEXXA collection brings a bespoke touch to door handles, turning the lines of the ordinary.
by Devanshi Shah Nov 13, 2020
STIR speaks to three designers to uncover their individual narratives as they explore working with altered scales and materiality.
by STIRworld Nov 11, 2020
The pet accessories collection by Pagerie, founded by Mandy Madden Kelley, features a leather dog collar, leash, and harness, the designs drawing inspiration from the world of couture.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 10, 2020
STIR speaks with three eminent designers and architects about the impact that Enzo Mari's designs and philosophies have had over their work.
by Jincy Iype Nov 04, 2020
Trash to Treasure: Designed by Yves Béhar and made by Safilo, the ink blue Ocean Cleanup sunglasses are made with recycled plastic collected from the Great Pacific Garbage Path.
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 16, 2020
Terra by Snøhetta is Georg Jensen’s first urban home gardening product range, comprising elegant plant pots and watering utensils made of cool stainless steel and earthy terracotta.
by Jincy Iype Oct 06, 2020
Designed for London-based rug manufacturer FLOOR_STORY, Furman’s vibrant, hand tufted rug collection is inspired by the ‘Mediterranean, ancient ruins and divine sunsets’.
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 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 Meghna Mehta Sep 03, 2020
STIR X LOCO Design pair Dutch designer Maarten Baas with Indian artists Jiten Thukral and Sumir Tagra who discuss breaking barriers of defining one’s self and one’s practice.
by Jincy Iype Aug 24, 2020
STIR X Script Made In series: Wendy Plomp selects five promising Dutch designers - Marjan Van Aubel, Rachel Griffin, Klarenbeek & Dros, Studio Truly Truly and Lex Pott.
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 Jincy Iype Aug 03, 2020
STIR X Script Made In series: Architect Fernanda Canales presents five design talents from Mexico - LANZA Atelier, Ariel Rojo, Joel Escalona, Marisol Centeno and AD HOC.
by STIRworld Jul 30, 2020
The latest edition of the design awards announces winners in the categories of architecture, interior, landscape, product and graphic, with participation from over 70 countries.
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 Jincy Iype Jul 28, 2020
STIR X Script Made In series: Campana brothers present five Brazilian designers for the future - Domingos Tótora, Inês Schertel, Ricardo Graham, Hugo França and Luiza Caldari.
by STIRworld Jul 21, 2020
Antwerp-based design studio BuzziSpace has created biophilic micro environments for workplaces with their collection of colourful acoustic partition planters.
by STIRworld Jul 20, 2020
Young Kwon Oh and Jason Oh designed Voixatch is an advanced device with the features of a smartphone in a smartwatch, with its bezels available in four colours to customise the look.
by Jincy Iype Jul 14, 2020
Made from recycled CDs and designed for dining-on-the-go, The Pebble from Otherware includes a fork, knife, spoon, straw and chopsticks, tucked inside a compact case.
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 Jincy Iype Jun 15, 2020
Inspired by Porsche 993’s flat-six motor engine, Super Veloce’s all-black espresso machine is made with surgical stainless steel and carbon fibre, for coffee lovers and car fanatics.
by Jincy Iype May 25, 2020
Christophe Gernigon Studio imagines a safe way to dine with Plex’eat - suspended, transparent visors that hang over a diner’s upper body, reducing risk of COVID-19 transmission.
by Jincy Iype Apr 28, 2020
Boston-based industrial designer Mian Wei has crafted a ‘no screws’ wooden table with a minimal aesthetic, inspired by Dougong, an ancient Chinese interlocking method.
by Jincy Iype Apr 24, 2020
The playful and creative design solution by Paul Cocksedge Studio aims to encourage people to continue maintaining the two metre distance even after the quarantine eases.
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 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 Meghna Mehta Mar 24, 2020
The eco-friendly oral care product by Mexico-based design company NOS comes with recycled plastic handle and bamboo bristles in a packaging made out from thermoformed paper pulp.
by STIRworld Mar 23, 2020
The lead industrial designer of Vancouver-based Matthew McCormick Studio speaks with STIR about his journey in designing lights and spaces defined by personal experiences.
by Jincy Iype Mar 17, 2020
Danish firm BIG forays into furniture design with the modular Voxel Sofa, encouraging users to 'move, flip, add, repair or remove' its coloured, pixel like, multi-configurable components.
by STIRworld Mar 16, 2020
The collaboration between American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) and the South African design studio uses American white oak for a modern take on spindle furniture.
by Jincy Iype Feb 26, 2020
Nikola Corporation's hydrogen and electric powered vehicle can go from 0 – 60 mph in roughly 2.9 seconds, offering a torque of 980 ft. lbs, in its zero-emission design.
by Zohra Khan Feb 12, 2020
A couch made of bread, a sink combined with a toilet seat, and a squished sofa reminiscing a house closed for years are part of Comfort at the Friedman Benda in New York.
by Zohra Khan Dec 28, 2019
Conversations on the Contrary: Speaking with STIR at Kyoorius Designyatra 2019, Madhav Lavakare, an 18-year-old innovator from Delhi, explains why human-centric design matters.
by Jincy Iype Dec 07, 2019
From taking pictures to making them, the new instant camera from Polaroid Originals uses light to turn pictures from your smartphone to polaroid photographs.
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 Zohra Khan Nov 21, 2019
Conversations on the Contrary: Speaking with STIR at Kyoorius Designyatra 2019, Cairo's stop motion designer dina Amin gives us a peak into her explorations with found objects.
by Zohra Khan Oct 21, 2019
Mrinalini Ghadiok (editor, STIR) moderated a panel discussion at the inaugural Hyderabad Design Week (HDW) that explored trans-disciplinary practices and collaboration as a way for a better future.
by Jincy Iype Oct 17, 2019
IDF Design Icon Awards in partnership with STIR recognised 8 trailblazing design creatives who are furthering Indian design on a global platform.
by Zohra Khan Oct 04, 2019
STIR partners with Hyderabad Design Week, an upcoming five-day event in tandem with the World Design Assembly, showcasing creative innovations towards a sustainable future.
by Jincy Iype Aug 26, 2019
Designed by Zaha Hadid Virtual Reality Group in partnership with L-Acoustics, LOOP has an undulating form, and will offer exceptional sound, aided by virtual reality technology.
by Jincy Iype Aug 22, 2019
Ranging from designer carpets to glassware, the new Zaha Hadid Design collection at the leading design event in China manifested the late iconic architect’s design methodology.
by Jincy Iype Aug 02, 2019
Embracing the concept of sustainability, Tokyo 2020 has made 5,000 medals for the Games by retrieving metals from used small electronic devices.
by Naomi Davenport Jul 29, 2019
At New Designers exhibition in London’s Business Design Centre, the next generation of creative talent explored the potential of design as a powerful tool for change.
by STIRworld Jul 26, 2019
Panasonic joins hands with Swiss furniture brand Vitra, and designer Daniel Rybakken, to create a transparent OLED concept display that pretty much makes television invisible.
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 Jincy Iype Jul 25, 2019
A communion of design and luxury, Paul Sandip designs the Biometric Switch Panel, an industry first feature.
by Pragnya Rao Jun 27, 2019
With fabric made from recycled plastic scavenged from the Mediterranean Sea, the latest collection from IKEA looks to make good of plastic waste.
by STIRworld Jun 27, 2019
Taiwanese designer, Shane Chen, designs the perfect accessory for your laptop, this sleek lounge mouse.
by STIRworld May 27, 2019
Frames, the latest innovation by Bose incorporates the goodness of music into the comfort of your sunglasses with the world’s first audio augmented reality platform.
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 Devanshi Shah Jan 11, 2022
Spanish deisgner Lucas Muñoz’s latest venture in Madrid utilises vernacular knowledge and technology to create an innovative approach to sustainable design.
by 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 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 Devanshi Shah Oct 18, 2021
In an interiew with STIR, the Polish cinematographer expresses his inspiration and experience on the sets of the multi-award-winning screenplay of the Indian Marathi-language drama film.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 15, 2021
In an interview with Ok Computer directors Pooja Shetty and Neil Pagedar, STIR unravels the use of modern Indian architecture in the web series currently streaming on Disney+ Hotstar.
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 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 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 Dec 03, 2020
STIR speaks with the award-winning Austrian designer working at the vanguard of digital design and 3D-printing across architecture, product and fashion design.
by Meghna Mehta Dec 05, 2019
The third edition of the curated show presented a fresh perspective on crafts, and product and textile design at the Le Corbusier’s monumental Mill Owner’s Association in Ahmedabad.
by STIRworld Jun 27, 2019
Crafted to perfection using a combination of modern and traditional tools, Slovenian designers showed a range of products made from local materials at Milan Design Week 2019.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 26, 2022
Overlooking the Dolomites of South Tyrol, the project pays tribute to its roots as an alpine lodge embracing an eclectic aesthetic replete with light wood and designer furnishings.
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 Jerry Elengical Jan 22, 2022
The project is a collaborative venture between Limbo Accra, Surf Ghana, Daily Paper, Saloni Parekh, Hive Earth, Wonders Around the World, and the late Virgil Abloh.
by Zohra Khan Jan 21, 2022
Brazilian architect Fernando Campana talks about his curiosity for space and cinema, and his journey of becoming a designer who trusts creative chaos and an unprogrammed life.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 21, 2022
The Paris-based firm has created a trio of structures in wood and concrete at the historic Domaine de Bayssan Estate, to replace temporary marquees that had occupied the site.
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 Anmol Ahuja Jan 20, 2022
Designed in consultation with drivers for an enhanced experience, Arrival’s first all electric car design, in partnership with global mobility giant Uber, develops into a robust prototype.
by Zohra Khan Jan 19, 2022
The Thailand-based studio's workspace pursues the idea of designing an atmosphere where architects, craftsmen, and makers can collaborate to transform lucid ideas into reality.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 17, 2022
Chinese architecture practice YI+MU Design Office infuses new life into a prominent former textile factory in Jinan, China, by reinventing it as a sales and exhibition centre.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 14, 2022
The renowned Swiss architect designs the multi-storey office building in Basel, Switzerland, as a structural expression unto its own.
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 Vladimir Belogolovsky Jan 13, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Berlin and India-based architect, Anupama Kundoo, about the need to experiment more boldly and how good enough can be perfect.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 08, 2022
Developed around the Impression Sanjie Liu shows in Yangshuo County, ‘Bamboo Bamboo, Canopy and Pavilions’ harnesses bamboo to craft an otherworldly journey through nature.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 02, 2022
The sculptural works of the Tehran-based artist, Nazgol Ansarinia, revisit the capital of Iran to underscore the ironies of urban development.
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 Rahul Mehrotra Dec 28, 2021
Is architecture, in its compulsive drive to create the autonomous object, inherently hardening the thresholds separating it from other disciplines?
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 Devanshi Shah Dec 21, 2021
The infrastructure project makes use of the principles of the circular city and specific landscape typologies to cover an area of 150 hectares through a green and blue corridor.
by Jincy Iype Dec 20, 2021
Sir David Adjaye’s Winter Park Library & Events Center is a micro village of three pavilions for social gathering, intellectual nourishment, and enhanced connection to its tropical site.
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 Divya Menon Dec 18, 2021
The show has at its centre the resurrection of the Indian creative community's morale, the deliverance of several spaces from the vagaries of time and Alappuzha's heritage revival.
by 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 16, 2021
From Prada to Bulgari: a look back at five mesmerising facades for luxury retail stores that transformed the urban streetscape and showcased brand identity.
by STIRworld Dec 13, 2021
My Favourite Things, an understated, open office design for young programmers features an upcycled, colourful terrazzo floor and warm wooden walls, in true Dutch interior style.
by Jerry Elengical Dec 12, 2021
STIR presents some of the most exciting space design projects - from vehicles to entire settlements - that share a vision of how humanity can settle on other worlds.
by Pallavi Mehra Dec 07, 2021
This real estate company office’s architecture draws inspiration from perforations in a tin roof and Shibori, the Japanese resist dyeing technique, which is characterised by circular forms.
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 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 Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 04, 2021
Multimedia artist Azade Koker’s exhibition Murder of a Mannequin at Zilberman Gallery, Istanbul, reassesses the conformist-consumerist views on female beauty.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 03, 2021
Through conceptual proposals of an “adaptive house” set against different environs, UK-based minD Studio examines the evolving needs of a house as a structure and an institution.
by Devanshi Shah Dec 02, 2021
Interactive and multi-sensory exhibits and installations at the National Museum of Military Vehicles in the United States is a theatre of war.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 27, 2021
Imagining what life on the red planet might look like in the future, the Ukraine-based studio has envisioned a torus-shaped development that channels elements of science fiction.