Sep 25, 2022
by Dhwani Shanghvi Sep 25, 2022
The exhibition is a reaction to the damage caused by the 2020 explosion in Beirut. In the aftermath of the explosion, architects and artists are seeking to preserve the cultural and social identity of the historic city.
Sep 25, 2022
by Devanshi Shah Sep 25, 2022
In a conversation with STIR, Ben Evans talks about the role and impact of the London Design Festival and London Design Biennale on the city.
Jul 23, 2022
by Rahul Kumar Jul 23, 2022
STIR speaks to Natalia Grabowska, the project curator of Serpentine Pavilion 2022 on the inspirations, metaphors, and the-making-of-the Black Chapel by Theaster Gates.
Apr 22, 2022
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.
Nov 21, 2021
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.
Oct 22, 2021
by Devanshi Shah Oct 22, 2021
Selected from eight finalists from across the globe, Saudi artist Ajlan Gharem’s work stands out because it spoke to the global events and is built on the legacies of Islamic architecture.
Sep 18, 2021
by Devanshi Shah Sep 18, 2021
This year, the festival hopes to be a platform that will enable audiences to rediscover the city of London as a design destination, as it continues to reopen.
Sep 18, 2021
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.
Sep 13, 2021
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.
Jul 19, 2021
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 19, 2021
Iran-based photographer Shadi Ghadirian talks about the issues of censorship, modernity and sectarian politics that have found resonance far and beyond her home-nation.
May 15, 2021
by Devanshi Shah May 15, 2021
STIR engages in a candid conversation with the curators of Applied Arts Pavilion Special Project at the Biennale Architettura 2021, organised in collaboration with V&A London.
Apr 08, 2021
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.
Aug 08, 2020
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.
Mar 23, 2020
by STIRworld Mar 23, 2020
The lead industrial designer of Vancouver-based Matthew McCormick Studio speaks with STIR about his journey in designing lights and spaces defined by personal experiences.
Jan 07, 2020
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.
Dec 03, 2019
by Georgina Maddox Dec 03, 2019
Drawing a parallel to her own journey, the writer revisits the exhibition of objects that shaped Kahlo’s life, like her prosthetic leg and surgical corsets, at V&A Museum in London.
Oct 07, 2019
by Samta Nadeem Oct 07, 2019
British artist Rachel Ara gives a peek into her mind during a casual chat by her work This Much I’m Worth at the Victoria and Albert Museum, the hub for London Design Festival 2019.
Sep 12, 2019
by Sukanya Garg Sep 12, 2019
Tim Walker: Wonderful Things, the largest exhibition of the artist’s pictures at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, will begin September 21, 2019.