by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 16, 2022
Jannick Deslauriers creates life-size sculptural installations with fine yards of aluminium mesh, tulle, silk, and thread to visually translate the effects of hauntology.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 16, 2022
Jannick Deslauriers creates life-size sculptural installations with fine yards of aluminium mesh, tulle, silk, and thread to visually translate the effects of hauntology.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 15, 2022
True to its name, the House of Concrete Experiments, designed by Samira Rathod Design Atelier, conducts material, compositional, formative, and performative trials with concrete.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 21, 2022
The cracks, fissures and tension experienced by Earth open the way for Mexican artist Mareo Rodriguez to reimagine the unseen tensions with immersive spatial experience.
by Jincy Iype Apr 08, 2022
Designer Maximilian Eicke builds Dukuh Haus, his unique Bali dreamhome in tandem with designing all sculptural pieces of furniture, products and accessories that reside inside.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 29, 2021
Belgian contemporary artist, Arne Quinze, creates larger-than-life public sculptures for the viewers to not just celebrate nature, but also let them have conversations around it.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 21, 2021
Designed by a collaboration between Zone of Utopia and Mathieu Forest Architecte, the tourist centre in Xinxiang is arranged like ice cubes, finding tranquility in contradictions.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 20, 2021
Exploring two distinct artistic practices in textile and clay that create intricate works, evoking a sense of awe for flora and fauna of our planet.
by 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 Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 25, 2021
The site-specific installation of sculptures, Wayfinding, by the New York-based conceptual artist Chloë Bass, are attentive and determined by the array of human emotions.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 17, 2021
Khoral by Orproject, made with biodegradable paper, takes viewers a step closer to flourishing marine life that now faces the dire consequences of ocean pollution.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 20, 2021
Ferrum 1 is one of the first buildings in Russia to feature a Corten steel façade and is designed around the central theme of "rust on the outside, gold on the inside".
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 20, 2021
The US-based artist’s sculptures, featuring an accidental abstraction, forge a relationship between the past and the present, to let the viewers take on a journey of introspection.
by Rahul Kumar Sep 14, 2021
In a candid chat, artist Lorenzo Quinn talks about growing up in the Hollywood, and finding his way into the arts, making monumental sculptures using the human hand as his muse.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 24, 2021
The collective Loose Leaf creates concept-driven and experiential sculptural installations to blur the distinction between the natural and the physically real spaces.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 03, 2021
German artist Otto Boll’s minimalistic sculptures at Widening the Language, at Patio Gallery at Axel Vervoordt’s Gallery, are all about having a personal conversation with the viewers.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 18, 2021
The art practice of Czech mixed media artist Kristof Kintera scrutinises the relationship between the human condition, technology and nature with a spark of intelligent humour.
by Shraddha Nair Dec 24, 2020
‘Homonyme’ is part of Incorporea, a year-long curatorial adventure in the exploration of our evolving relationship to our bodies, currently running at Basement Roma in Rome, Italy.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 08, 2020
The exhibition How to Move a Landscape by Blane De St. Croix at MASS MoCA showcases monumental sculptures to reiterate the dire effects of climate decline.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 08, 2022
The sculptural installations by Monroe Isenberg bring the elements of environment – dirt, light, rocks, and water – together to challenge the anthropocentric hierarchy.
by Jerry Elengical Mar 24, 2022
This ceremonial community lounge for Chinese developer Vanke in Dongguan, China, features sculptural bamboo installations that celebrate the craft traditions of its cultural context.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 17, 2022
The site-specific sculptural installations by the Austria-born artist Alois Kronschlaeger disturb the geometry of the built environment to explore light, space, and time.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 25, 2022
Laura Lima’s exhibition Six Feet Over within the conceptual framework of fluctuation delineated different sculptural installations to talk about layered existence of living beings.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar May 31, 2021
Conrad Shawcross creates sculptural installations of the monumental scale with a variety of approaches and material to let the audience experience a sense of paradox and wonder.
by STIRworld Jul 11, 2022
Driven by an intent to promote synergy and enhance wellbeing, the sculptural 300 m skyscraper marks a distinctive presence along the skyline of Kuwait City.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 09, 2022
With a brief to introduce wellness and calm into an industrial space, the practice sought to undertake a grassroots sustainability approach with their sculptural intervention.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 07, 2022
Norwegian conceptual artist Rune Guneriussen, with his photography and sculptural installation, reassess the relationship between nature and humans without a hint of being instructive.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 02, 2022
Liz West, known for creating light installation and public art, has developed sculptural artwork Slow Revolution to rejuvenate audience’s interest in the rich history of Greengate, Salford, UK.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 12, 2022
The multimedia artist with his art practice, at the intersection of sculptural installation, audio-visual and digital arts, creates large-scale installations to extend sensorial experience.
by Jerry Elengical Feb 05, 2022
Sculptural geometric forms built into a landmark sandstone rock formation in Lucerne, Switzerland, as part of the extension, narrate a tale from geological period's past.
by Jincy Iype Dec 01, 2021
Surrendering itself as a gift to the heavens, Secret Sky is a sculptural architectural installation by Catie Newell of Alibi Studio, where an old, disused barn is given a new life.
by Jincy Iype Nov 13, 2021
X+Living’s dreamlike Shenzhen Zhongshuge bookstore and retail space wows with a spiraling sculptural bookshelf, redolent of the twisting trajectories of time and history.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 14, 2021
As the latest landmark at Deakin University’s Burwood Campus in Melbourne, Australia, the new building rethinks traditional learning spaces within a stylised, sculptural form.
by STIRworld Aug 21, 2021
Designed as a unique vantage point and a sculptural landmark, the Marsk Tower by Bjarke Ingels Group offers a bird's-eye view of Southern Jutland’s prized landscape.
by Jerry Elengical Aug 14, 2021
Adopting a sculptural deconstructivist style influenced by the crystalline masses of nearby rock formations, this multi-use facility in Chongqing, China, is perched atop a cliffside.
by Jincy Iype May 27, 2021
The sun-soaked House by the Park by Sandeep Khosla and Amaresh Anand in Bengaluru features a burgundy sculptural staircase and is flanked by a triangular park on one side.
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 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 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 Girinandini Singh Jan 15, 2021
STIR speaks with Swiss visual artist Claudia Meyer on the transitional play of nature and technology in her sculptural installations.
by Jincy Iype Nov 10, 2020
The elegant interiors of House of Madison, a multi-brand concept space designed by via. feature exposed brick walls, recurring wire mesh bronze arches and a sculptural stairway.
by Meghna Mehta Sep 24, 2020
The sculptural portal by MoDus Architects on the Bressanone-Varna Ring Road features elements such as signage, acoustic barriers, service substations and ventilation chimneys.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 20, 2020
The sculptural interventions by Henkin with the exhibition Props, at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, defy our notions on the obvious settings of built-up spaces.
by Sukanya Garg Nov 18, 2019
Inspired by Medardo Rosso’s Portinaia sculpture, artist Aleksandra Domanović creates an immersive site-specific sculptural installation at the Galleria d'Arte Moderna in Milan.
by Georgina Maddox Aug 09, 2019
German artist Rebecca Horn’s works at the Tate Modern are the sculptural constructions for the body to undertake the most systematic investigation of individual subjectivity
by Meghna Mehta Jun 02, 2019
Ateliers Jean Nouvel designs a sculptural edifice for the new National Museum of Qatar, imbibing a sensitive approach to heritage architecture, modernism and its people.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 08, 2022
The installation and video artist's solo exhibition in Bangalore is an expression of her own experience in dealing with notions of loss and mortality during the pandemic.
by STIRworld Jul 27, 2022
Burning Man makes its comeback at the Black Rock Desert after two years, with a host of massive, interactive art installations, and the community exploring various forms of creative expressions.
by STIRworld Jul 21, 2022
The Swedish-born artist who died at the age of 93, has left behind a legacy of his larger-than-life pop art sculptures.
by Daria Kravchuk Jul 18, 2022
In a conversation with STIR, New York-based artist Tony Oursler brings some light on his latest series of works: Facial Recognition, Lumina, and Dolls.
by Shraddha Nair Jul 10, 2022
South Korea-born artist and music composer, Yunchul Kim, is presenting at the Venice Art Biennale 2022 with five installations that alchemise physics and art to produce a fantasy.
by Urvi Kothari Jul 06, 2022
Dappled Light, Rana Begum's first solo display in a public gallery in London, creates a strong interplay with architecture through her immersive artworks.
by Devanshi Shah Jul 05, 2022
Exploring from curatorial dialogue to exhibition flow, STIR speaks with Formafantasma about how they designed and planned the Venice Art Biennale 2022, titled Milk of Dreams.
by Sukanya Deb Jul 04, 2022
The Teaching Tree at Saudi Arabia pavilion at Venice Art Biennale considers knowledge production, accumulation, migration and revolution, through the lens of the ecological present.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 01, 2022
Iván Navarro with his practice oversees the political governance of Augusto Pinochet as a way to gauge the web of control and domination, be it politics or capitalism.
by Stephanie Bailey Jun 25, 2022
A myriad of large-scale sculptures inhabit Geneva Biennale’s Sculpture Garden.
by Manu Sharma Jun 23, 2022
Shasha Tittmann of Lehmann Maupin and sculptor Tom Friedman discuss physical and augmented reality installation Looking Up, showcased at Art Basel Hong Kong 2022.
by STIRworld Jun 15, 2022
Starting June 16, the four-day art fair will host a wide selection of sculptures, paintings, installations, and art performances. STIR highlights what you shouldn't miss.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 14, 2022
Artists Gunjan Kumar and Mahwish Chishty respond to the common histories of their origin through their art that has a strong foundation of archaeological research.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 04, 2022
Showcasing the best of design and art from the Netherlands, the event curated by Nicole Uniquole at the Palazzo Francesco Turati is making a triumphant return for its sixth edition.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 23, 2022
Dutch collective Vendel & de Wolf creates on-site light installations for the public viewing to visually articulate the inherent beauty of the existing environment.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 12, 2022
When Danish sculptor Marie Raffn plays with language to suggest that meaning is susceptible to change, she advertently questions the idea of knowledge received.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 20, 2022
STIR brings you a series of articles that investigate some of the best presentations at this year's edition of the 59th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia.
by Manu Sharma Apr 14, 2022
The Russian multidisciplinary artist Sasha Folova explores her inimitable performance practice that blends latex costumes with abstract forms.
by Devanshi Shah Apr 11, 2022
The artist’s Aeolian Landforms and the site-specific Waterbones series are extracted from nature, the artworks being a study of a continuous dynamic phenomenon that feeds itself.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 23, 2022
The Korean artist Jieun Gu through her installations and video art underline the effect of digital technology on the psychological alienation experienced by humans.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 21, 2022
The UK-based environmental artist Steve Messam with his 'bigger than a house' site-specific installations disturbs the familiar face of the landscape to unfold stories around it.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 19, 2022
STIR speaks with curator Anna Daneri to discuss the approach to developing the showcase, which has been designed to be an “exhibition-cum-laboratory".
by Rahul Kumar Mar 18, 2022
Architecture and street ecosystem inform the practice of Kunel Gaur in his ongoing exhibit Information Architecture presented in Mumbai at Method art space.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 17, 2022
In celebration of the Smithsonian’s 175th anniversary in Washington DC, the India-born artist and architect Suchi Reddy fuses art and technology to discuss our future in a magical manner.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 14, 2022
The UK-based sculptor, Rob Mulholland, creates the large reflective sculptures with a special focus on the viewers to let them reassess their role with nature.
by STIRworld Mar 11, 2022
Trans artist Cassils' conceptual work of art called PISSED, a tank of glowing urine to protest against the then Trump administration, has been acquired by Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 09, 2022
The large and intricate sculptures carved with the cardboards by the Swedish artist Nina Derkert are a play with the conventional dimensions of the world bestowed upon us.
by Manu Sharma Mar 06, 2022
German visual artist Simon Schubert explores his strange figures, their preoccupation with human loss, and the shared world they inhabit.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 03, 2022
UK-based sculptor Clementine Keith-Roach revisits the world of mythology to give shape to her sculptures as a means to reconstruct the narratives of past, present and future.
by STIRworld Mar 02, 2022
The 47-year-old Russian-Ukranian artist Aljoscha holds an anti-war artistic intervention through his conceptual installation work based on bioism in Kyiv, Ukraine.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 02, 2022
Swiss artists Gerda Steiner and Jörg Lenzlinger share details about works like COPAIN (2021), and an examination of the history of bread, revealing insightful cultural commentaries.
by STIRworld Feb 26, 2022
The American artist collaborates with BMW to create THE 8 X JEFF KOONS, a series of 99 BMW M850i x Drive Gran Coupés that was unveiled during Frieze Los Angeles.
by Rahul Kumar Feb 23, 2022
The monumental show with over 100 works by 80 artists originates from deep research on the subject of studios as works of art and the documentation of artists’ place of work.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 21, 2022
France-based artist Caroline Le Méhauté creates multimedia works that invite viewers to reassess the role of human existence in accordance with space, matter, and time.
by Rahul Kumar Feb 19, 2022
Visual artist Alejandro Almanza Pereda employs domestic objects and florescent lights in his satirical art installations referencing Dutch still-life painting tradition and surrealism.
by Sukanya Deb Feb 13, 2022
STIR delves into fabric sculptures and the evocation of fabric in modern and contemporary installation practices that defy the very nature of monumentalism in art.
by Shraddha Nair Feb 12, 2022
Serpentine North Gallery in London is showcasing the work of graffiti artist KAWS with both physical and virtual reality artworks through the Acute Art virtual reality app.
by STIRworld Feb 09, 2022
Artist Niclas Castello's public installation stunt with the Castello gold cube as it appeared in New York City's Central Park promoting the new Castello cryptocurrency.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 18, 2022
The Argentina-based sculptor, Leonardo Damonte, creates installations pinned with the diverse objects only to thread a visual language of smooth harmony.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 22, 2021
Looking back at the year 2021, the STIR's round-up on materiality refocuses on a selection of artists who skillfully exploit the medium and process of their choice.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 06, 2021
Designed as a residence for architect Billy Kavellaris in Melbourne, Australia, the home uses art to mould spatial order, employing Digiglass murals and gallery-inspired layouts.
by Girinandini Singh Aug 20, 2021
French artist Cyril Lancelin speaks with STIR about his immersive work for the IOMA Art Center that contemplates the relationship between nature and data.
by Girinandini Singh Jul 21, 2021
Rigby speaks on the dichotomies of natural physical-histories, and technology and innovation finding a place in her art that is research-based and akin to archaeological discoveries.
by Girinandini Singh Jul 06, 2021
STIR speaks with Scotland-based contemporary artist, Bea Last, on her process-based creative practice which builds on a socially impactful aesthetic language.
by Jincy Iype Jun 09, 2021
STIR speaks with Indian artist and designer, Alex Davis, about Moody Blooms, a collection of life-size, monochrome sculptures emulating the beauty of flowers with stainless steel.
by Shailaja Tripathi Nov 05, 2020
Sculptor Carolyn Frischling brings together nature and technology through her sculptures in stone and bronze.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 03, 2020
Dutch scientist-turned-artist talks about his continued commitment for his wind-propelled kinetic sculptures, its evolution so far, and aspirations for future.
by Sunena V Maju Aug 10, 2022
On the unfortunate demise of the Japanese fashion designer, contemporaries Yves Béhar and Tokujin Yoshioka reminisce their fond memories of working alongside the legend.
by STIRworld Aug 09, 2022
Koons has been sued by Michael Hayden, an artist who worked in Italy in the 80s designing sets and props for films - over copyright of coiled snake sculpture featured in Made in Heaven series.
by Jincy Iype Aug 08, 2022
UNStudio approached ECHO, TU Delft’s new energy generating, interfaculty teaching building in The Netherlands as an architectural and systemic case study in future flexibility.
by Sunena V Maju Aug 06, 2022
The Indian architecture firm Charged Voids designs a compact granite office in Mohali, a satellite city of Chandigarh, reflecting a sense of tranquility through its materiality.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 28, 2022
Realised in association with HNTB, the new 3,500 ft structure has been dubbed the ‘Ribbon of Light,’ and replaces its iconic predecessor over the Los Angeles River.
by Almas Sadique Jul 28, 2022
At the recently concluded Milan Design Week, Istituto Marangoni Milano Design School presented an array of phygital exhibitions and experiences under Expanded Universes.
by STIRworld Jul 26, 2022
Speaking with the exhibition curators, STIR discovers insights about the wrought iron sculptures and paintings by Santiago Calatrava, on display at the Glyptothek in Munich.
by STIRworld Jul 23, 2022
Contesting for the honour of becoming UK’s best new building, the RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist presents ‘outstanding and welcoming architecture that lifts the spirit of all who engage with it’.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 22, 2022
The London-based art gallery Alison Jacques is presenting visual artist Nicola L's first UK exhibition in partnership with the Nicola L Collection and Archive, Los Angeles.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 21, 2022
Baring its pigmented concrete composition, the set of vertically stacked apartments in Coatepec, Mexico, boasts a shrunk-down footprint and stunning views for each unit.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jul 20, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to Santiago Calatrava about The Aegineten, a series of artworks, 30 years in the making and now on display in the Glyptothek in Munich.
by STIRworld Jul 18, 2022
Appearing to be floating above the ground, Birdhouses by Alexis Dornier is a stilted spectacle of tropical modernism in the tranquil rainforests of Bali.
by Jincy Iype Jul 12, 2022
gh3* discusses the stainless-steel covered Kathleen Andrews Transit Garage capped by “roof lanterns”, meant "to set new standards for an often-overlooked building type.”
by Sukanya Deb Jul 11, 2022
Meta-space by Zhang Zikang looks at the continuities between virtual reality and spirituality, with the use of AI generated art, a conversation between nature and culture.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 09, 2022
…and the dots connect now brings together works created over a decade representing a culmination of the multitudes of the artist’s practice.
by Jincy Iype Jul 06, 2022
Conceived by OONN Metaworks and U.LAB, the Graphic bookstore in Seoul has a tiered, windowless form dressed in textured, ivory-coloured ceramic, as a home for graphic novels.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jul 05, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits two houses in Chicago built both as homes and architectural studios by locals Zoka Zola and Kwong Von Glinow Design Office.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 02, 2022
Designed as a physical flagship and an immersive tasting experience for the Scottish vodka, the ‘temple’ brings forth a unique brand experience along with the art of the drink.
by STIRworld Jun 21, 2022
In the exhibition Everything Flows, Zaha Hadid Design recollects its pioneering works alongside the celebration of completing a decade of the Roca London Gallery.
by Anmol Ahuja Jun 20, 2022
In a ruminative, in-depth interview with STIR, Bombay Imagined's author, Robert Stephens, discusses how the city of dreams itself has been dreamt up in impeccable form over the years.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 16, 2022
Large-scale light and sound installation Life Lingers on Blank Pages by the collective Luzinterruptus was part of LuzMadrid, the Madrid’s International Festival of Light.
by Zohra Khan Jun 14, 2022
Confessions by male creatives take form of a chair, cabinet, a vase, or a mirror in this showcase curated by Danish studio TABLEAU and Post Service clinic.
by STIRworld Jun 14, 2022
Fuorisalone Award 2022 brings forth works that created an impression in the collective memory of the fair’s sizeable public, resonating with the energy at Milan Design Week.
by STIRworld Jun 13, 2022
With a sustainable approach to shape factories of the future and its experience, BIG reinvents the architecture of the manufacturing industry in The Plus for Vestre in Norway.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 12, 2022
Hyper realistic portraits by Simon Berger celebrate beauty in destruction at Unbreakable Identities, presented by Gallotti & Radice, in collaboration with Salvioni Design Solutions.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 11, 2022
Delving into their launches of the Artemide IXA lighting family and the Cordoba Chair for B&B Italia, the industrial designer elaborates on the firm’s 'integrated design' approach.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 11, 2022
While Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan set up their first-ever national pavilion; Cameroon, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, and Uganda are the first time participants at the biennale.
by Jincy Iype Jun 07, 2022
Maria Cristina Didero, part of an all-female trio behind the Talks programme at Milan Design Week 2022, speaks to STIR about her curatorial approach to discussing sustainable design.
by STIRworld Jun 07, 2022
With BIG winning the global competition for the Vltava Philharmonic Hall in Prague, STIR examines the diversity and merit of designs submitted along with the winning entry.
by Jincy Iype Jun 06, 2022
STIR speaks to Ruby Barber, the floral artist behind Porsche’s The Art of Dreams, set to bloom at the intersection of nature, technology and dreamscape at Palazzo Clerici in Brera.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 01, 2022
At 5vie Design District, the exhibition brings together the work of prominent French designers, selected from among the winners of this year’s Le FRENCH DESIGN Awards.
by Devanshi Shah May 31, 2022
The vibrant fine-dining restaurant in Mumbai marks Indian director and producer Karan Johar's entry into the hospitality business.
by Zohra Khan May 28, 2022
The Japanese firm’s design of a two-storey ryokan in Kusatsu Onsen hot spring is an exercise in using contradictions to create a space for its place.
by Jincy Iype May 26, 2022
Solid yet porous, the Waterline Monument in Utrecht is made of open, weathered steel tubes, its lock-like form referencing the Dutch site and its architectural history.
by Jincy Iype May 24, 2022
S-MAO discusses playing with structural folds and voids in their oeuvre of solitary forms, that come across as built origami perched upon desolate stretching landscapes of Spain.
by Jerry Elengical May 21, 2022
Implemented alongside CALQ Architecture, Emerige, and Michel Desvigne Paysagiste, the project in Paris, France, has turned a former office building into a mixed-use complex.
by Devanshi Shah May 21, 2022
STIR takes you on a Milanese sojourn! Experience Salone del Mobile and all the design districts - Alcova, 5vie, Brera, Fuorisalone, Isola, Zona Tortona and Durini - with us.
by STIRworld May 19, 2022
The sculpture-like residential high-rise by ACPV Architects is a subtle exhibitionist edifice in the native setting of Thailand’s capital, and the newest addition to the city’s dynamic skyline.
by Jerry Elengical May 18, 2022
Woods Bagot and Warren & Mahoney evoke the textures of braided river beds near Christchurch, New Zealand, while melding local culture, tradition, and craft in this landmark project.
by STIRworld May 16, 2022
In pursuit of creating transformative spaces, PINES ARCH experiments with the concept of a wormhole for an exhibition space in the Golong Holding headquarters in Hangzhou, China.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 15, 2022
Latifa Echakhch, in collaboration with Alexandre Babel and Francesco Stocchi, represents Switzerland at the 59th Venice Biennale with the immersive installation The Concert
by Vidur Sethi May 14, 2022
Sofia Crespo and Feileacan McCormick, co-founders of Entangled Others Studio, experiment with generative art to unearth different models of intertwined engagements.
by STIRworld May 12, 2022
Thomas Heatherwick led Heatherwick Studio unveils visuals for Hainan Performing Art Centre in China, drawing on the island's volcanic landscape and Hainanese opera costumes.
by Jerry Elengical May 10, 2022
Featuring vertical gardens that evoke the spirit of the Amazon through biophilic design, this mixed-use complex presents a new naturalist manifesto in the city of lights.
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 04, 2022
With ‘World of Volvo’ as its moniker, the global motor brand’s experience centre in Gothenburg explores Sweden’s natural terrain and building tradition in timber.
by Jerry Elengical May 03, 2022
Designed by Brazilian practice Marcos Bertoldi Arquitetos, this residence blurs divisions between interior and exterior with a decidedly tropical and contemporary aesthetic.
by Devanshi Shah May 03, 2022
Relaxed, refined, and luxurious, the multifaceted shoe store by the Danish studio is a balance of brand storytelling and material narratives.
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 Devanshi Shah Apr 22, 2022
STIR speaks with architect and designer Jayden Ali on his work for Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear and the story of performing masculinity through fashion across time.
by STIRworld Apr 20, 2022
The large-scale installation by American artist Jason Rhoades will occupy Whitney Museum’s fifth floor during the Whitney Biennial in New York City.
by 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 18, 2022
On Tangshan mountain in Jiangsu, China, Hong Kong-based firm Cheng Chung Design has devised an organically naturalistic interior scheme for a hotel settled in a former quarry.
by STIRworld Apr 09, 2022
German artist Katharina Fritsch and Chilean artist Cecilia Vicuña win the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia.
by Zohra Khan Apr 09, 2022
The latest showcase of Paris-based designer India Mahdavi’s eclectic living room is a sketch space and universe by Memphis co-founder, Martine Bedin.
by Manu Sharma Apr 08, 2022
STIR explores American sculptor Ken Kelleher's abstract artistic practice, along with his recent entry into the NFT and crypto world.
by Nadezna Siganporia Apr 08, 2022
Wrapped in a skin of mirrored hexagons and featuring a fluid form and interiors, Museo Soumaya is an architectural icon designed by Mexican architect Fernando Romero.
by Jincy Iype Apr 04, 2022
Fernando Menis, the Spanish architect behind the fragmented concrete volumes of the Holy Redeemer Church, discusses the role of religious architecture in bettering communities.
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 Devanshi Shah Mar 28, 2022
Painting concrete over a reinforcement cage, the Spanish studio’s Tent in Costa da Morte draws a parallel between construction and a brushstroke.
by Jincy Iype Mar 23, 2022
Designed in collaboration with Vincenzo de Cotiis, Burberry’s three-story flagship ups the luxury ante with its signature checkered motif adorning its façade and accenting its interiors.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 22, 2022
Istanbul-based artist Basak Bugay, who shared her ink-based drawings and sculptures at Zilberman Istanbul, speaks with STIR about psychoanalysis and her childhood.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 16, 2022
The sculptures and installations by the US-based artist Keith Lemley create immersive environments to recognise the harmony between thought and matter, past and present.
by Jerry Elengical Mar 14, 2022
As the newest addition to Columbia University’s Manhattanville campus in New York, the structures host dynamic networks of circulation that create vibrant spaces for learning.
by Sukanya Deb Mar 08, 2022
Part two of a three-part series probes the works of Hannah Höch, Meret Oppenheim, Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven and Claude Cahun, away from masculinist approach to art history.
by Zohra Khan Mar 08, 2022
A magnificent white chapel on Jinting Bay situates itself as "a statue of the sea" amidst a context marked by a soul-less high rise townscape.
by STIRworld Mar 04, 2022
Indian contemporary artist Subodh Gupta's latest exhibition, Cosmic Battle, combines his signature stainless steel works with the cosmos at Nature Morte art gallery in New Delhi.
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 01, 2022
Designed as an ode to the water village of Jiangnan, Shaoxing, the An Villa uses its internal landscape to manifest nostalgia and memories of rain in its architecture.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 27, 2022
The light art installation City Gazing Dubai by VOUW Studio, suspended over DIFC Gate, forges a relationship between human progress, connection and sustainability.
by John Jervis Feb 25, 2022
From towers and domes to wheels and vessels, these spectacular structures blow budgets, attract controversy and risk disaster. Yet, just occasionally, they triumph.
by Natalia Torija Nieto Feb 24, 2022
Organised during Zona Maco Art Week in Mexico City, the exhibition is a temporary oasis taking place in an office building in the flashy Polanco neighbourhood.
by Jerry Elengical Feb 23, 2022
The structure’s rhythmic façade establishes a new presence along Lincoln’s Inn Fields, inside the central London campus of the London School of Economics and Political Science.
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 17, 2022
Touted to be the Netherlands’ first university building constructed in mass timber, this cubical edifice aims for energy neutrality and a contemplative calm for its users.
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 Zohra Khan Feb 14, 2022
This vibrant Mexican home, conceived by architect Ramiro Guerrero, impresses with an architecture of chimeric and robust manifestations.
by Pallavi Mehra Feb 08, 2022
Reminiscent of an art gallery, this two-storey bungalow in the Russian capital showcases the quirky use of quaint motifs inspired by nature.
by Jerry Elengical Feb 07, 2022
Envisioned as shell-like pavilions celebrating the city’s eminence as a hub for metallurgy and engineering, the three stations will link eastern districts to Dnipro’s urban centre.
by Jincy Iype Feb 04, 2022
Combining an art gallery and hotel, the Tiangang Art Center by SYN Architects has a massive spiralling ramp that enables shifting positions to view art and the surrounding scenery.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 04, 2022
Edward Lipski's fifth exhibition at Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, displayed a body of sculptures that dwells on his heritage roots to talk about the in-between spaces.
by Jerry Elengical Feb 02, 2022
The two-storey residence in Taliparamba in Kannur, Kerala, blends a playful and engaging façade with lucid, earthy interiors to create an abode brimming with light and airiness.
by Jincy Iype Jan 29, 2022
Pedevilla Architects used salvaged spruce and stone pine for CiAsa Aqua Bad Cortina, an all-wooden, alpine family home built sans chemicals, adhesives, treatments and tech solutions.
by Jincy Iype Jan 27, 2022
Free flowing yet strict, the Nantong Urban Agricultural Park tourist service buildings by Z-One Architects features three distinct, ovoid figures adorned with light wells and skylights.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 24, 2022
The new multifunctional complex containing a church, café, offices and meeting spaces and housing meets both the service provision and social needs of the entire community.
by Jincy Iype Jan 22, 2022
Treating urban run-off from two Torontonian neighbourhoods, the Stormwater Facility designed by gh3* is a concrete monolith with a gently inclined roof and geometric openings.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 12, 2022
Facilitating a play between its distinct material expression and elaborate landscaping, Earth and Glass House by Delhi-based Studio Lotus conceptualises its form and spaces in nature.
by STIRworld Jan 06, 2022
Foster + Partners conceives the recently completed Datong Art Museum as an urban living room, its four intersecting, earth-coloured pyramids surrounded by landscaped plazas.
by Zohra Khan Dec 30, 2021
In the capital of Cyprus, the international firm has transformed a section of an ancient dry moat overlooking Venetian fortifications into a multi-level public plaza.
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 24, 2021
Mario Cucinella Architects unveils the Santa Maria Goretti Church in Italy as an organic, all-white monolith with an illuminated crucifix cut into its gently curving exterior skin.
by Jincy Iype Dec 22, 2021
Strategised skylights channel the sun deep into the fragmented form of DM House in Valencia, with terracotta-coloured ceramic tiles contrasting its white lime-clad skin.
by 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 Sukanya Deb Dec 19, 2021
Looking at the hybridity of material and images through plastic foliage and Black histories as presented by Kandis Williams’ A Garden at Art Basel Miami Beach 2021.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Dec 18, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to Sergei Tchoban about contemporary architecture’s failures and what it can learn from the past.
by Srinivas Aditya Mopidevi Dec 18, 2021
Focusing on Superflex’s recent project in New York, Interspecies Assembly, we speak about the group’s preoccupation with conversations among the humans and other living creatures.
by Jincy Iype Dec 16, 2021
Sight, sound and scent coalesce in the theatrical installation Five Echoes by Es Devlin, on show at Art Basel 2021, celebrating 100 years of the iconic Chanel N°5 fragrance.
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 Jincy Iype Dec 15, 2021
The Chapel of Sound by OPEN Architecture sits one with nature as frozen music, a rippling concrete form resembling a natural rock formation in China, emulating the shape of sound.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 14, 2021
STIR speaks with the Mexican artist on the sidelines of his solo show at König London that with its paintings and sculptures pointed at the shared ecosystem humans share on the planet.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 09, 2021
A solo exhibition with a set of sculptures affirms the influence of abstract expressionism, pop art, and minimalism in John Chamberlain’s thoughts and methods governing his art practice.
by 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 Turri Nov 27, 2021
The Italian furniture brand presents new proposals for the living, dining and bedroom.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 24, 2021
Located in Botswana, Xigera showcases the world’s largest collection of bespoke art and design from South Africa commissioned by Southern Guild Gallery, encapsulating a unique experience.
by Shraddha Nair Nov 22, 2021
Croatian artists Bruno Pogačnik Tremow and Ivana Vukšić speak with STIR about their art, which grapples with the ideas of identity, memory and war.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 22, 2021
Designed as a ceremonial space and resort in Oaxaca, Mexico, for artisanal mezcal brand Mezcal El Silencio, the complex is a sensory feast dedicated to the appreciation of mezcal.
by Indranjan Banerjee Nov 21, 2021
With a focus on contemporary design practices in Islamic traditions, the curator of the triennial prize speaks to STIR on the works of the one winner and eight finalists.
by 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 Zohra Khan Nov 19, 2021
The Shanghai-based studio’s design embodies the Chinese concept of the dichotomy of two elements that exist in opposition yet complement each other.
by Girinandini Singh Nov 19, 2021
An exploration of established systems of power through Lumen, Sutapa Biswas’ first substantial solo show in 14 years, at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge.
by Rahul Kumar Nov 18, 2021
Ikon Gallery in Birmingham presents a solo exhibition of artist and activist, Mit Jai Inn, who explores utopian ideas for humanity and society for a better world.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 15, 2021
Designed in collaboration with South China University of Technology, the pavilions, titled Flower, Embrace, and Breeze, serve as a micro-renovation, lending new life to the urban park.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 09, 2021
Canada-based artist Alexis Cousineau, with his works – performative photographs, sculptures or videos – explore the relationship between nature and humans in a lyrical manner.
by Shraddha Nair Nov 08, 2021
Between Wounds and Folds on view at Smack Mellon New York initiates a difficult conversation around meat and global warming.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Nov 04, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits Expo 2020 Dubai where spectacle-driven architecture is the core of the new smart city of the future; shares his list of 20 must-see pavilions.
by STIRworld Nov 01, 2021
Instituted by Prince William and the United Kingdom’s Royal Foundation, the inaugural edition of the Earthshot Prize revealed five winners in a glittering ceremony in London.
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 Jerry Elengical Oct 26, 2021
VERO Ecological Tiles Exhibition Hall & Headquarters in Foshan employs an immersive three-storey spatial narrative to illustrate the miraculous beauty of natural life processes.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 23, 2021
Now transformed into a museum, the structure is regarded as a significant part of the postmodern architectural canon in London, having served as the Jencks family home.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 22, 2021
Hosting lavish residences with scintillating amenities and groundbreaking landscape design, the Camellias is the first LEED Platinum certified residential development in India.
by Anmol Ahuja Oct 16, 2021
Characterised by strong visual and architectural contrast, this structure in Yinchuan city boasts an industrial aesthetic in its exterior, embracing biophilic principles in its interiors.
by Zohra Khan Oct 13, 2021
STIR pays tribute to Owen Luder CBE (1928-2021), one of the key figures in the post war modernist movement, known for his flamboyant yet long elusive, British brutalist buildings.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 11, 2021
Nestled into the sloping terrain of Ubud in Bali, Indonesia, this two-storey mansion offers a luxurious private stay for tourists, complete with an overhanging infinity pool.
by STIRworld Oct 11, 2021
Snøhetta’s multilayered proposal for a new opera house and cultural hub for Düsseldorf include two V-shaped “dancing towers” with a generous roof garden that converse with the city.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 09, 2021
The ST International HQ and SONGEUN Art Space building is designed to inspire the public to engage with contemporary art in Seoul and acts as a cultural anchor in the city.
by Anmol Ahuja Oct 08, 2021
As Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s ‘L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped’ comes down, STIR speaks with creatives Yves Béhar and Sandeep & Tania Khosla on their experience of the artwork.
by Jincy Iype Oct 06, 2021
In an exclusive interview with STIR, Quirk Studio details the intricacies of designing the Mysa Home in Mumbai, and what it takes to build a substantial oeuvre in the Indian design circuit.
by 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 Jerry Elengical Oct 04, 2021
On the occasion of World Architecture Day, STIR presents a selection of projects that reflect the concerns of public space, housing, and climate change highlighted this year.
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 STIRworld Sep 28, 2021
The proposed housing community located in the island of Sardinia is titled Mother Nature as it takes inspiration from nature, and artist Costantino Nivola’s sculpture, La Madre.
by Shraddha Nair Sep 24, 2021
Claudia Bueno talks about nature, spirituality, and her permanent light art installation at Meow Wolf in Las Vegas, United States.
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 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 Devanshi Shah Sep 13, 2021
This year’s edition of London Design Festival boasts a more robust series of installations, exhibitions and displays with an international roster of designers.
by Jincy Iype Sep 11, 2021
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 10, 2021
The exhibition In Venice by Melissa McGill, with a variety of works on the city of Venice, introduces the audience to the environmental changes the city has experienced.
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 Shraddha Nair Sep 09, 2021
German artist Bettina Pousttchi exhibited her large format photograph installation at Konzerthaus for their bicentennial anniversary.
by Nadezna Siganporia Sep 07, 2021
The period home in Islington, London, saw a dramatic transfiguration including opening up the cellular ground floor and adding a striking steel stair to the minimalist interiors.
by Manu Sharma Sep 02, 2021
British augmented reality artist, Christian Venables, discusses his practice, its application as social media filters, and its possible future in the cyberspace.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 29, 2021
Danish artist-duo Elmgreen & Dragset strives to critique the institutional settings of their public art installations famous for recontextualising the objects with an artistic twist.
by Jincy Iype Aug 28, 2021
Baranowitz & Goldberg’s Barragan-inspired colour-blocked partitions inside the spacious Kaza furniture showroom in Tel Aviv, Israel, create a rhythmic, theatrical interior.
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 Shraddha Nair Aug 26, 2021
Paris-based French artist and curator, Nelson Pernisco, talks to STIR about his spatial installation artworks, examining the urban narrative, architecture and artefact.
by STIRworld Aug 24, 2021
The Dutch studio's limited-edition collection titled The Elements, showcasing wave-like 3D encoded beach furniture, is digitally manufactured from 80 per cent recycled plastic.
by Rahul Kumar Aug 24, 2021
As part of the Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL Special 13, Jason Bruges Studio celebrates the athletics through an immersive installation using Japanese cultural heritage of the Zen garden.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 16, 2021
Japanese icon and artist, Yayoi Kusama, shares a powerful body of work, including archival materials, at Cosmic Nature, which is on view at NYBG in the Bronx, New York City.
by Devanshi Shah Aug 16, 2021
The 22nd edition of the International Garden Festival at Grand-Métis, Canada, provides a blank canvas for architects and designers to explore the festival's theme 'Magic lies outside'.
by Pallavi Mehra Aug 14, 2021
STIR picks some innovative lighting installations that employ path-breaking forms and state-of-the-art technology, pushing the boundaries of lighting design.
by Nitija Immanuel Aug 13, 2021
From retro-futuristic movies to Salone Del Mobile, the visionary designer walks us through her decade-long career steeped in Italian history and extraordinary meanings.
by Rahul Kumar Aug 12, 2021
Pirkko Siitari and Taru Tappola, curators of Helsinki Biennial, titled The Same Sea, talk about the making of the biennial through collaborative approach and environmental awareness.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 08, 2021
The exhibition Specters of Noon with sculptures by Allora & Calzadilla at the Menil Collection, Texas, addressed colonial expansion and geopolitics' repercussions on humans and nature.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 03, 2021
The exhibition Small Gems at Cardi Gallery, with the display of paintings and sculptures by the Italian artist Agostino Bonalumi, attempts to underline his revolutionary aesthetics.
by Girinandini Singh Aug 01, 2021
Austrian artist and educator, Brigitte Kowanz, speaks on her sculptures of light that are inspired by a visually poetic tradition and how they manifest themselves in the idea of space.
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 Shaunak Mahbubani Jul 27, 2021
A multi-layered narrative of events in India that inspired various creative practitioners to use the language of art as a tool to revolt against the administration.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 15, 2021
With a scooped core ensconced by concentric free-standing walls in exposed concrete, the Plain Ties House in Surat, Gujarat, intends to revive a slice of familial living.
by Zohra Khan Jul 15, 2021
The Village - an initiative by the Tuscany-based design company - reveals a collection of miniature sculptures by leading creatives, illustrating their interpretation of a home.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 12, 2021
In the Sathon District of Bangkok, this two-storey home serves as a sojourn from the bustling city, while also offering a visual feast to entice and entertain.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 12, 2021
Intersectional and multidisciplinary artist, Sajan Mani, currently based in Berlin, questions the non-existing histories of Dalit and hegemonic Brahmanical archives.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 05, 2021
Vienna-based Delugan Meissl Associated Architects revitalises a former coal mining zone in the city of Taiyuan, transforming it into a fluid green landscape with bermed structures.
by John Jervis Jun 23, 2021
London’s financial district is struggling to adapt to the challenges of COVID-19 and Brexit – could culture and community provide the answer?
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 16, 2021
Dutch artist Germaine Kruip, with her minimalistic sculptures at exhibition Screenplay at Axel Vervoordt Gallery, invites the viewers to reaffirm their presence in the built environment.
by Anmol Ahuja Jun 15, 2021
STIR discusses the Kenyan visual artist and architect duo's idea of a utopian African future through KEJA and the Anthropocene Museum at the Venice Architecture Biennale.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 15, 2021
Khageswar Rout’s Annex & Dissever Code present enlarged, yet intricate organic forms in terracotta that negotiate between reason and instinct at gallery Project 88 in Mumbai, India.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 11, 2021
Sumayya Vally-led South African studio Counterspace draws upon cross communal spaces within London to craft a structure at Kensington Gardens with chiselled, abstract forms in pink and grey.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 10, 2021
At the Jewish Museum of Belgium, the exhibition Ellis Island with a variety of works by the artists of different generations, is a visual walk through the meaning of home and belonging.
by STIRworld Jun 06, 2021
STIR presents exclusive interviews and features on the festival scheduled to take place in Colombo, Sri Lanka, with the edition focused on ‘Language is Migrant’.