by Shraddha Nair May 26, 2021
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is showcasing over 200 works by German artist Ulay, in the first international posthumous exhibition of the artist, titled Ulay Was Here.
by STIRworld Apr 21, 2021
Bespoke high cabinets, glass vitrines, and designer furniture characterise ‘Home for the Arts’, an apartment designed for an art collector and writer couple.
by Zohra Khan Apr 16, 2021
The Belgian designer unravels unknown facts about his life on UNSCRIPTED – a STIR-original series of video conversations documenting stories that are not scripted yet.
by Jincy Iype Mar 23, 2021
The series portrays urban cities such as Paris and Miami in the form of kaleidoscopic, geometric mandalas, featuring their distinct architecture and streetscapes.
by Jincy Iype Mar 11, 2021
Roosegaarde speaks about Urban Sun, his latest work that uses far-UVC light to disinfect public spaces, with a hope to make mankind 'architects of the future and not victims'.
by Jincy Iype Jan 19, 2021
Red and blue ultraviolet lights “grow” across a vast Dutch farmland forming this installation by Studio Roosegaarde, highlighting the beauty and importance of agriculture.
by Jincy Iype Dec 23, 2020
Schols launches a versatile modular home, Cabin ANNA, that can be built in five days, with walls that glide over rails to create different spatial layouts for semi-outdoor living.
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 STIRworld Oct 24, 2020
As the city of Almere prepares itself for the Floriade Expo 2022, Dutch architectural firm MVRDV brings a floral burst to the panoramic façade of the Flores Tower.
by Pallavi Mehra Oct 23, 2020
Rotterdam-based architect Cosimo Scotucci discusses with STIR his dynamic social distancing installation and how designers can have an impact on the world.
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 Shraddha Nair Oct 17, 2020
Mary Sibande, who is currently displaying her photos at BredaPhoto 2020 photography festival in the Netherlands, speaks with STIR about colour and performance in her work.
by STIRworld Sep 28, 2020
The Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen is a bowl-shaped archive building that will display 151,000 artworks for public viewing, topped by an award-winning rooftop forest.
by Zohra Khan Sep 25, 2020
A floating glass volume punctuated with geometric insets and imposing prism-like cutouts shape the new headquarters for the digital workforce of Tencent in Beijing, China.
by STIRworld Sep 11, 2020
In collaboration with Chris Collaris Architects and Droomparken, Dutch Invertuals has designed compact detached office spaces that support both relaxation and productivity.
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 Shraddha Nair Aug 20, 2020
The museum in the Netherlands has curated the largest survey of South Korean Fluxus artist Nam June Paik, 43 years after hosting him for his debut solo exhibition.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 18, 2020
Dutch artist and designer Maarten Baas reflects on his works that straddle between art and design, object and performance, playful and intense, all at the same time.
by Shristi Nangalia Jun 17, 2020
On MC Escher's 122nd birthday, STIR celebrates the legacy of the graphic artist popular for employing geometrical metaphors to his mind-bending graphical illustrations and prints.
by Jincy Iype Jun 17, 2020
The Villa Stardust by MVRDV is a retrofit residence for five, with all its spaces oriented towards a lively terracotta tiled, central garden patio, akin to Moroccan riads.
by Shraddha Nair Jun 04, 2020
In collaboration with opera director Monique Wagemakers, the Netherlands-based artist collective Studio Drift creates a stunning visual installation titled Ego for Dutch opera L’Orfeo.
by Jincy Iype May 26, 2020
Conceptualised by Ugur Sahin Design, Alfa Romeo USD Barchetta has a roofless form with LED lights, a V-shaped hood and a rollover protection system with carbon fibre accents.
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 Shraddha Nair Mar 26, 2020
Paper artist Peter Gentenaar speaks with STIR about shifting his practice from printmaking to paper making, and his collaboration with designer Iris Van Herpen.
by Jincy Iype Mar 26, 2020
Supported by Flos, Cambio questions and explores the environmental impact of wood consumption with a research-based show at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery.
by STIRworld Mar 20, 2020
In our Moments of Affection: Milanese Alliances (M.A.M.A.) series courtesy of FLOS, Hutten, Cappellini and Barkowski show solidarity for the Milan Design Week amid COVID19.
by Jincy Iype Mar 18, 2020
The Dutch architectural firm presents a design solution for unused, urban spaces with Tainan Spring’s masterplan, which is replete with water bodies and local plant varieties.
by STIRworld Mar 14, 2020
As museums and galleries shut doors and major events get suspended due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, STIR brings you a list of missed action in art, design and architecture.
by Utkarsh Mar 12, 2020
The performance artist’s recent death, on March 2, invites a re-examination of his practice, from his early years as a photographer to his later collaborations with Marina Abramović.
by Meghna Mehta Mar 07, 2020
The Netherlands-based MVRDV, led by Winy Maas, designs urban transport system in collaboration with Airbus, where flying vehicles are integrated into existing cities.
by Jincy Iype Jan 21, 2020
‘Levenslicht’, or ‘Light of Life’, is a new monument in Rotterdam made of 104,000 glowing blue rocks, representing victims and the Jewish tradition of placing stones on graves.
by Jincy Iype Jan 04, 2020
The Netherlands based photographer inspires fresh perspective with his stunning aerial shots of architectural and human landscapes around the world.
by Jincy Iype Dec 24, 2019
UNStudio’s design for ‘The Looking Glass’ mimics the motion of a billowing transparent fabric in its curved, jutting glass boxes that adorn its brick façade.
by Jincy Iype Dec 11, 2019
Smoke Scream! STIR selects design projects, people and practices that aim to kill the smoke with smart innovation.
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 Jincy Iype Dec 05, 2019
The Netherlands-based practice and Jaarbeurs, Utrecht’s exhibition and convention centre, release a design proposal with a focus on sustainability and quality of life.