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Five architecture and design events in April from Dezeen Events Guide

April 1, 2021 Jennifer Hahn 0
Kusama retrospective at Gropius Bau as featured in Dezeen Events Guide April

Nairobi Design Week, a retrospective of work by Yayoi Kusama and a tour of Frank Sinatra’s Palm Springs estate designed by E Stewart Williams are among the architecture and design events listed in Dezeen Events Guide this April. Other events this month include an online version of Furisalone and the first-ever Dezeen Club social, which

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Clayton Korte embeds hidden wine cave into Texas hillside

March 23, 2021 Jennifer Hahn 0
Entrance of Hill Country Wine Cave by Clayton Korte

San Antonio architecture firm Clayton Korte has nestled a wine cellar into the rolling hills of Texas, tucked away in a limestone cave so it disappears into the surrounding landscape. The cave is located in close proximity to the owner’s ranch, in the rugged countryside around Austin. The wine cellar includes a tasting room, bar and

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Es Devlin to fill Somerset House courtyard with 400 trees for London Design Biennale

March 5, 2021 Jennifer Hahn 0
Render of Es Devlin's Forest for Change installation at Somerset House for London Design Biennale 2021

A forest is set to be planted in the heart of central London this summer as part of an installation that set designer Es Devlin has designed for the city’s design biennale. The Forest for Change will fill the entire courtyard of Somerset House, which will be home to the London Design Biennale from 1-27

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Over 40 per cent of BAME interior designers have faced racial discrimination, survey finds

March 1, 2021 Jennifer Hahn 0
British Institute of Interior Design diversity survey

Two out of five BAME interior designers have faced discrimination at work due to their ethnicity, according to a diversity survey by the British Institute of Interior Design. Conducted last year, BIID claims its Diversity in Interior Design survey is “the UK’s first-ever survey of diversity in interior design”. Forty-two per cent of the 109 respondents

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Five architecture and design events in March from Dezeen Events Guide

March 1, 2021 Jennifer Hahn 0
Ines Alpha among Forward Festival speakers as listed in Dezeen Events Guide March

Melbourne Design Week 2021, a virtual edition of SXSW and Forward Festival 2021, which will feature a live-streamed talk by 3D makeup artist Ines Alpha, are among the architecture and design events listed in Dezeen Events Guide this March. Other events taking place in March include an exhibition about the impact of monsoons on the built

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MUT Design clads modular Valencia Pavilion in thousands of wooden scales

February 25, 2021 Jennifer Hahn 0
Wood-clad Valencia Pavilion by MUT Design

Valencia studio MUT Design has designed five modular pavilions clad in scales made from leftover wood for a travelling exhibition in Spain. The pavilions will showcase work by 50 designers in five different sections to celebrate Valencia’s title of World Design Capital for 2022. Each section – design and art, the circular economy, industry and

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Friedman Benda showcases furniture pieces with a story to tell

February 1, 2021 Jennifer Hahn 0
Nobukho Nqaba installation at Friedman Benda's Split Personality exhibition

A mirror-cum-observatory and a lockdown lounge chair with an integrated bar feature in an exhibition at New York’s Friedman Benda gallery that explores the value of design objects beyond just their practical use. The show, titled Split Personality, was curated by Alice Stori Liechtenstein and features furniture and homewares from 17 different designers. Each piece

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Five architecture and design events this February from Dezeen Events Guide

February 1, 2021 Jennifer Hahn 0
Poster of MoMA's Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America exhibition from Dezeen Events Guide February

Stockholm Design Week, a live-streamed talk with Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg and MoMA’s exhibition about systemic racism in the built environment are among the physical and digital events listed in Dezeen Events Guide taking place in February. Madrid Design Festival 1 to 28 February Spain’s preeminent design festival is putting on a hybrid programme this year, with

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