by Jerry Elengical May 16, 2022
Located near Taipei’s Shilin Night Market, the long-awaited project offers a fresh take on theatres, with an additive, futuristic form to portray it as an inclusive hub for culture.
by Sukanya Deb May 05, 2022
Berlin-based artist and designer Tabitha Swanson looks at creating impossible fabrics while treating digital fashion as a move towards sustainability in the industry.
by Jincy Iype May 02, 2022
Grimshaw's Monash Woodside Building for Technology and Design is certified as Passivhaus and Australia’s most ultra-low energy educational building with all-electric services.
by STIRworld Apr 29, 2022
Chasing Andy Warhol, an immersive walk tour based on the life of the late American artist, is currently taking place in New York's East Village.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 19, 2022
The Czech sculptor's site-specific installation of four large-scale glass sculptures for the Biennale Arte 2022 marks the world premiere of a unique glass casting technology.
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 Anmol Ahuja Apr 02, 2022
Dubbed the world’s first ‘hyper SUV’, the bold design of the Lotus Eletre merges the agility of a sports car with extraordinary comfort, accessibility, and performance.
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 29, 2022
From desert worlds to rustic barns to carnival funhouses and abstract edifices, STIR brings you enticing conversations with four of this year’s Oscar nominated production designers.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 26, 2022
Cem Sonel with his exhibition One and Zero Makes Two at Anna Laudel, Istanbul, inquires into existential concepts of existence and non-existence with his practice.
by Jincy Iype Mar 25, 2022
With The Railway Farm, Grand Huit and Melanie Drevet Paysagiste merge agriculture with affordable housing and create jobs for the vulnerable sections of the Parisian district.
by Jincy Iype Mar 16, 2022
Milan Design Week 2022 will address prime themes of restarting, adapting, sustainability, ecological transition and the future of living within its much-anticipated programme.
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 Vidur Sethi Feb 15, 2022
In exhibition abandon all hope ye who enter here, Stine Deja’s Dawn Chorus: Beta deliberates upon transhumanism through the speculative framework of cryogenic freezing.
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 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 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 Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 14, 2022
The immersive exhibition at Bassin des Lumières, Bordeaux, relooked at the canonical paintings from the Impressionist period to offer an experience nurtured by immersive art.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Sameer Abraham Thomas Dec 01, 2021
Artist Puneet Kaushik presents an expanded oeuvre at his solo exhibition titled Threads of Time – The Material Memoirs at Gallery Espace, New Delhi.
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 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.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 13, 2021
The sixth edition of Sea Art Festival, titled Non-/Human Assemblages with diverse in-situ installations illustrates the necessity of an empathetic, shared non-/human ecology.
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 Devanshi Shah Nov 11, 2021
As the Director of Sustainable Design at Ronald Lu & Partners, Hong Kong, MK Leung talks to STIR about how the term sustainability can be put into practice.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 20, 2021
Frieze London 2021 opened at Regent’s Park saw the convergence of collectors, gallerists, and art enthusiasts after the gap of a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by 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 Rahul Kumar Oct 05, 2021
Going beyond the wonderment of artificial intelligence making works of art, artist Harshit Agrawal speaks of the immense potential through sheer quantum of data this genre can use.
by Manu Sharma Oct 02, 2021
Tehran-based transdisciplinary artist Arash Akbari discusses his artificial intelligence centric arts practice, and explores the generation of self-propelling digital setups.
by 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 Jerry Elengical Sep 18, 2021
Developed by Nebbia Works for the London Design Festival 2021 at the V&A Museum, this immersive pavilion highlights the importance of low-carbon materials and circular design.
by Manu Sharma Sep 17, 2021
3D CGI artist Marjan Moghaddam discusses the future of augmented and virtual reality in social spaces, and sheds light on her unique, figurative motion-sculpture practice.
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 Jerry Elengical Sep 13, 2021
The exhibition - a collaboration between Fondazione Prada, Armature Globale, gta Exhibitions, and ETH Zurich - presents themed spaces depicting inner workings of CGI production.
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 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 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 Manu Sharma Aug 28, 2021
Italian artist Riccardo Franco-Loiri discusses his works that he presents under his pseudo name Akasha, and his emotive and captivating approach towards digital arts practices.
by Jerry Elengical Aug 19, 2021
Developed as part of NASA’s CHAPEA simulation program at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, USA, the structure will aid in research into manned missions to the Martian surface.
by Jincy Iype Aug 18, 2021
STIR speaks with VAVA founder, Pedro da Silva, about the capsule of 3D-printed sunglasses inspired by Kuma’s works, blending architecture and sustainable design.
by Shraddha Nair Jul 31, 2021
A transmedia artist based in New York, Stephanie Dinkins speaks with STIR about the biases in data and cultural erasure in artificial intelligence and other digital systems.
by 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 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 STIRworld Jul 19, 2021
LAD HQ by MVRDV combines high and low tech sustainable solutions under one soaring technological roof.
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 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 Rahul Kumar Jul 02, 2021
Straddling across media and formats, Federico Clapis transitioned into the digital format in undercover with the idea of entertainment before focusing on his art through online channels.
by 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 Manu Sharma Jun 25, 2021
Exploring the pioneering spirit of British digital explorer, Vector Meldrew, through his stimulating work.
by Pallavi Mehra Jun 09, 2021
The bright yellow Loopy Chair by New York designer Nikolas Bentel, made using a single band of tubular steel, let people interact with furniture in a refreshing manner.
by Jerry Elengical May 27, 2021
Gucci marks its 100th birthday with 'Gucci Garden Archetypes', a multimedia exhibition inspired by the brand's 15 campaigns curated by Creative Director, Alessandro Michele.
by Rahul Kumar May 21, 2021
In his recent solo presentation, titled Fugitive Dust, at Vida Heydari Contemporary in Pune, Pravat exhibits works that pan across disciplines and media.
by Devanshi Shah May 10, 2021
Designer Brigitte Kock and architect Irene Roca Moracia collaborate to create an innovative new material that adds a monetary value to the removal of invasive biological species.
by Manu Sharma May 01, 2021
Mathieu Felix of accomplished Barcelona-based studio Tigrelab discusses the group’s past and future.
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 STIRworld Apr 12, 2021
The entries present an optimistic view of how the festival, and by extension, humanity, can live alongside nature within the framework of a decarbonised economy.
by Anmol Ahuja Apr 03, 2021
Winner of the Helsinki Energy Challenge to decarbonise the Finnish capital’s heating systems by 2030, this cluster of artificial islands will be a massive heat-storing recreational hub.
by Jincy Iype Mar 19, 2021
The ZCMETAL Headquarters & Exhibition Hall revel in its celebration of stainless-steel in its silvery interiors that evoke the texture and look of natural canyons.
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 Manu Sharma Feb 27, 2021
Sofia Crespo, who uses machine learning techniques to create images of biotic life, talks to STIR about her fascination with artificial life in the digital space.
by Girinandini Singh Feb 19, 2021
The AI artist speaks to STIR on authorship in art, beauty, representation, biases, and developing an inclusive foundation for artificial intelligence in art.
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 Avantika Shankar Feb 11, 2021
Experiential installations and immersive artworks at the NGV Triennial in Melbourne confront audiences with questions of co-habitation and complicity in public space.
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 Anne Feenstra Dec 19, 2020
What would change if architects leave their egos behind? Would architecture become more inclusive? Prof. Anne Feenstra examines.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 11, 2020
The British experiential collective strives to create a smooth immersive experience around the works to emphasise the interdependency between humans and ecology.
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 STIRworld Dec 03, 2020
Using a 3D printer, PERI group builds a first-of-its kind apartment building in Wallenhausen, Bavaria that aims to demonstrate the possibilities in the future of built architecture.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 30, 2020
Winery Nešetřil, located in the Czech Republic, acts on an elaborate spatial program for the production, tasting and selling of wine, in the historical town of Znojmo.
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 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 Jones John Nov 02, 2020
The conceptual artist tells STIR about his deconstruction of a Ramkinker Baij sculpture missing out on being exhibited.
by STIRworld Oct 23, 2020
Architect Julien de Smedt and Othalo are working in partnership with UN Habitat to produce homes out of plastic waste and provide sustainable and affordable housing for all.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 21, 2020
Tehran-born, Berlin-based multidisciplinary artist Sahar Homami’s art practice interweaves philosophies of life with the technology to narrow the bridge between east and west.
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 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 05, 2020
The Japanese artist Takashi Kuribayashi’s mammoth-sized installations excavate the meaning of truth beyond the obvious nature of reality that shapes the human existence.
by Sukanya Garg Jul 31, 2020
STIR speaks to Daehyung Lee, the Artistic Director of CONNECT-BTS, a global project at the crossroads of music and new media art in London, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Seoul and New York.
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 Rafael Arsono and Margareta Miranti Jun 04, 2020
STIR X ICA Pidilite present Design After COVID-19: Rafael Arsono and Margareta Miranti throw light on the way design and architecture is taking shape in Indonesia during lockdown.
by Utkarsh May 28, 2020
In the last of a two-part feature on filmmakers Anja Dornieden and Juan David González Monroy, STIR explores their recent feature film made under their moniker OJOBOCA.
by Jincy Iype Apr 29, 2020
Carlo Ratti Associati develops Pura-Case as a prototype for tech startup Scribit, which uses ozone to remove most bacteria and viruses from fabric in the post-pandemic world.
by STIRworld Apr 15, 2020
As the world battles the novel coronavirus, STIR draws a comprehensive list of design and architectural solutions that are helping fight and prevent the spread of the disease.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 14, 2020
The immersive and colourful installation by the Tokyo-based French architect and artist at the NOW Gallery talks about the layers of time with the Japanese concept of ‘shikiri’.
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 Jincy Iype Apr 07, 2020
Neri Oxman: Material Ecology, curated by Paola Antonelli at the Museum of Modern Art displays projects such as a pavilion spun by silkworms and material created from bacteria.
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 Avantika Shankar Mar 07, 2020
Perron, one of the most prolific designers in the world, in an interview with STIR reveals his unique approach to design and creating moments that make the world stop and watch.
by Meghna Mehta Mar 04, 2020
The futuristic city by Toyota and Bjarke Ingles Group weaves together different infrastructure elements, drawing inspiration from the former’s heritage as a loom company.
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 Mridu Sahai Feb 12, 2020
Mridu Sahai reveals what made the Bauhaus movement successful, as it celebrates 100 years of its existence, after experiencing an enriching Bauhaus pilgrimage by Dtours India.
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 30, 2019
STIR rounds up 10 projects that were being worked on drawing boards across the world in 2019; those that chart out a sustainable, modern and technologically advanced future.
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 STIRworld Dec 17, 2019
The report authored by the UK-based theorist-historian and visualised by Pentagram traces significant developments that led to the merging of digital thinking with architecture.
by Zohra Khan Dec 14, 2019
Smoke Scream! STIR selects design projects, people and practices that aim to kill the smoke with smart innovation.
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 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 Meghna Mehta Oct 30, 2019
Theme pavilion Terra by Grimshaw Architects, Singapore Pavilion by WOHA, Spain Pavilion by Amann-Canovas-Maruri and pavilions of 10 other nations form the Sustainability District.
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 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 Sukanya Garg Oct 03, 2019
STIR interviews artist Jakob Kudsk Steensen about his immersive augmented reality (AR) project The Deep Listener, which was showcased at Serpentine Gallery, London.
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 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 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 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 Sukanya Garg Aug 26, 2019
In conversation with Arshiya Lokhandwala, art historian, curator and founder of Lakeeren Art Gallery in Mumbai, about her project The Future is Here..
by Avantika Shankar Aug 24, 2019
Tackling the issue of waste in the fashion industry, artists Sigi Ahl and Abigail George-Erickson of Eileen Fischer discuss the importance of sustainability for the brand.
by Archana Pillai Jul 25, 2019
Meetings in Milan: Indian architect Sandeep Khosla and Brit designer Tom Dixon talk on light, design and more, in the Cross Border Conversations series presented by STIR.
by STIRworld Jul 17, 2019
This collaboration imagines the future of urban farming and find solutions to grow plants and vegetables at home for a healthier and sustainable lifestyle.
by 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 Avantika Shankar Jun 27, 2019
STIR takes a look at how a Portland theatre company created a vibrant contemporary arts venue while also preserving a piece of the city’s history.
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.