by STIRworld Apr 08, 2021
Dreamy translucent fabrics, flowy paths and abstract enclosures adorn the exhibition that traces the relationship between fashion and nature from the 16th century to the present day.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 03, 2021
Wafa Hourani’s art practice, a blend of architecture, graphic design, filmmaking, photography and sculpture, plays with the idea of reality and fiction to create multimedia works.
by Avantika Shankar Mar 01, 2021
STIR speaks to Paul Green of the gallery on the Nobel Prize-winning musician and poet’s impressive oeuvre of visual art, and his burst of creativity during COVID-19 lockdown.
by STIRworld Mar 01, 2021
London-based Pearlfisher has rebranded American fast food chain McDonald’s packaging design, revealing a bold graphic system based on arresting vector illustrations.
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 STIRworld Feb 20, 2021
With a refreshing perspective of the Marble Arch, the 25-metre tall Marble Arch Hill installation will give its visitors a connecting view of the Oxford street and Hyde Park in London.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 08, 2021
Photographer Ellie Davies, who has been living in Dorset for the last five years, has forest as a recurring motif in her photography to retrace the coexistence of human life and nature.
by STIRworld Jan 05, 2021
The Ghanaian-Scottish architect and educator is the second woman recipient to have won the prestigious honour in view of her outstanding contribution to architectural education.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 17, 2020
Simon Beck trudges the difficult snow-covered terrains to create geometric-patterned works that require the skill of an orientator and creative bent of an artist.
by Nadezna Siganporia Dec 08, 2020
In this STIR series, curated by Pramiti Madhavji, we take you behind the scenes of privately-owned museums, sharing their origin with chats with art collectors, curators and architects.
by STIRworld Dec 07, 2020
Merging traditions and modern design, Sam Jacob Studio’s Electric Nemeton brings a unique fusion to London’s festive time by creating a Christmas tree inspired installation.
by Zohra Khan Nov 25, 2020
In a busy commercial area of Bangkok, the Infinity Wellbeing reveals itself as a sanctuary illustrated by a tropical garden, soft textures, and green tones.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 23, 2020
Quirky wordplay outlines Boston Dynamics’ ground-breaking SPOT® the dog, a robotic quadruped that Foster + Partners has been using to remotely monitor construction progress.
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 STIRworld Nov 18, 2020
As the world navigates the pandemic stricken 9 to 5, Uncommon workspaces in London aim to tackle desk fatigue and bring vitality back to workplaces with their comprehensive design.
by Zohra Khan Nov 13, 2020
The London-based studio has conceptualised galleries, a movie theatre, and an arena for live architecture talks in an immersive virtual format for Spanish festival, Arquia Proxima.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 27, 2020
The installations by British sculptor Alex Chinneck are about revisiting the representations of landscape paraphernalia to let the viewers see it with a sense of novelty.
by STIRworld Oct 24, 2020
London-based Baca Architects have utilised their expertise in flood resilient architecture to employ site-specific mitigation measures in a brownfield residential project.
by Jincy Iype Oct 23, 2020
Lighting company PSLab’s London HQ invokes “quiet brutalism” in its adaptive reuse, with leafy plants sitting in a vista of concrete plinths and gentle interiors by JamesPlumb.
by STIRworld Oct 22, 2020
As part of the installation Connected for the Design Museum in London, nine international designers created imaginative tables and seating designs that reimagine workspaces.
by Jincy Iype Sep 26, 2020
Simple patterns, colourful furniture and a bright pastel colour palette dominates the interiors of the compact Nagatacho Apartment in Tokyo, Japan, redesigned by Furman.
by Manu Sharma Sep 23, 2020
Karthika Sakthivel’s project at the Royal College of Art in London fostered mindfulness through a breathing exercise couched within the Hindu creation myth.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 16, 2020
Architecture firm Studio Weave’s pavilion at the London Design Festival, designed by Tom Massey, addresses climate change and our relationship with the natural world.
by Zohra Khan Sep 10, 2020
STIR X LOCO Design bring architectural photographer Edmund Sumner with critic and curator Vladimir Belogolovsky to discuss the nuances of storytelling with two different mediums.
by STIRworld Aug 31, 2020
Designed for Space Perspective, Spaceship Neptune will shuttle space explorers and research payloads to the edge of space in a high-performance balloon and pressurised capsule.
by STIRworld Aug 27, 2020
Works by international architects such as Kengo Kuma and Toyo Ito to be showcased at Japan House London, exploring the relationship between humans and their four-legged friends.
by Devanshi Shah Aug 20, 2020
The exhibition at the Design Museum in London evokes the experience of being in a club and explores the volumetric light composition by 1024 architecture.
by Zohra Khan Aug 13, 2020
STIR X LOCO Design present automobile designer Frank Stephenson in dialogue with actor, aviator, rider and adventurer Gul Panag on their romance with mean machines.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 08, 2020
The exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum traces the journey of the Japanese kimono through the years of French Art Nouveau to its contemporary renditions.
by Zohra Khan Aug 06, 2020
STIR X LOCO Design present RIBA Director of Education, David Gloster, in dialogue with architect Odile Decq on the joys and perils of education in architecture.
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 Zohra Khan Jul 16, 2020
STIR X LOCO Design present architects Lara Lesmes and Fredrik Hellberg in dialogue with Takashi Kudo of an art collective on their practices that create virtual spaces.
by Zohra Khan Jul 11, 2020
STIR X LOCO Design present architect Arthur-Mamou Mani and designer Ayaz Basrai in a candid video conversation discussing ideas of chaos, finality and augmentation.
by Darshana Ramdev Jun 30, 2020
The exhibition Snowflake at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London - referencing Chuck Palahniuk’s novel Fight Club - is an immersive, dystopian journey through the underbelly of human society.
by Devanshi Shah Jun 12, 2020
Coronavirus cancellations are passé. STIR examines some major architecture events that are set for a powerful post-COVID revival with evolving experiences and a new digital life.
by Nicola Rutt Jun 01, 2020
STIR X ICA Pidilite present Design After COVID-19: Nicola Rutt questions whether refurbishment of industrial buildings will lower workplace density in a post-pandemic world.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 26, 2020
Moroccan artist Mohamed Melehi’s art is rooted in the regional tradition of Casablanca Art School, yet never far from the spatial-temporal axis of a transnational network.
by Shraddha Nair May 13, 2020
Ralph Rugoff, Director at Hayward Gallery, curates a selection of artworks that re-examine our relationship with trees, transcending cultural and geographical limitations.
by Sukanya Garg May 12, 2020
STIR in conversation with Korean artist Yiyun Kang whose latest installation Beyond the Scene in Seoul is part of BTS’s global public art initiative involving 22 artists.
by John Jervis May 11, 2020
John Jervis writes about the people and ideas that shaped the world’s most successful art gallery, and how it will need to find a new approach in a world of reduced tourism.
by Darshana Ramdev May 05, 2020
The signature ‘spheres’ by Lars Fisk, one of Manhattan’s most sought-after sculptors, were on show as part of Wattle & Daub at Marlborough gallery in London.
by Meghna Mehta Apr 23, 2020
Danish firm BIG is printing scarce life-saving equipment like face shields based on open-source files designed by Erik Cederberg of 3Dverkstan to protect medical teams against COVID-19.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 07, 2020
British artist Luke Jerram uses the technique of glass microbiology to sculpt Coronavirus - COVID-19 in an effort to pay tribute to medical researchers and health officers worldwide.
by Meghna Mehta Apr 07, 2020
Architecture studio CAN and artist Harry Lawson create three cabinets as installations for All That Could Have Been project at the Sir John Soane’s Museum in London.