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This week’s VDF highlights include Tom Dixon, Stefano Boeri, Counterspace and a Zaha Hadid film premiere

May 30, 2020 Jennifer Hahn 0
This week VDF featured Tom Dixon, Stefano Boeri and Counterspace

Week seven of Virtual Design Festival featured a video interview with Stephen Burks, an exclusive product launch by Tom Dixon and an all-star roundtable discussion with architects Junya Ishigami, Frida Escobedo, Counterspace and more. Virtual Design Festival, the world’s first online design festival, runs until 30 June. For the full schedule of upcoming events, visit

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This week, Adidas released a face mask and designers were accused of “coronagrifting”

May 30, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Face Cover face mask by Adidas 

This week on Dezeen, Adidas released a face mask, Waugh Thistleton Architects proposed creating mobile vaccination centres in shipping containers and designers were accused of “coronagrifting”. Sportswear brand Adidas revealed Face Cover, a reusable face mask made from recycled material that it will be selling for people to wear as lockdowns ease. Architects and designers continued to propose solutions to the

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MASS Design Group outlines redesign strategies for restaurants following coronavirus

May 29, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
Spatial Strategies for restaurant design by MASS Design Group

US architecture firm MASS Design Group has suggested that restaurants add barriers, remove bar seating and seek local produce sources to curtail the spread of infection and allow patrons to safely eat out following the coronavirus lockdown. The studio’s research, called Spatial Strategies for Restaurants in Response to Covid-19, comprises diagrams and case studies that detail

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INDA architecture students present award-winning projects from virtual end-of-year show

May 27, 2020 Lizzie Crook 0
Surface of Sexuality by Ann Ann-Pavinee Langenskiöld, Year 2

Eleven award-winning projects completed by students across the four year groups on the BSc Architectural Design course at INDA feature in this Virtual Design Festival school show. The 11 featured projects were awarded prizes at the Thai design school’s end of year review and exhibition, INDA Parade. The show takes place annually, but due to

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Biennale Interieur and Tallinn Architecture Biennale postponed due to coronavirus

May 26, 2020 Marcus Fairs 0
Biennale Interieur

October’s Biennale Interieur furniture fair in Belgium has been postponed to 2021 while next year’s Tallinn Architecture Biennale in Estonia has been pushed back to 2022. The postponements come as the coronavirus pandemic begins to impact architecture and design events beyond the summer and into next year. The five-day Biennale Interieur will now be held

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Biennale Interieur and Tallinn Architecture Biennale postponed due to coronavirus

May 26, 2020 Marcus Fairs 0
Biennale Interieur

October’s Biennale Interieur furniture fair in Belgium has been postponed to 2021 while next year’s Tallinn Architecture Biennale in Estonia has been pushed back to 2022. The postponements come as the coronavirus pandemic begins to impact architecture and design events beyond the summer and into next year. The five-day Biennale Interieur will now be held

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Frida Escobedo, Junya Ishigami, Eva Jiřičná and Tom Dixon feature at VDF this week

May 25, 2020 Benedict Hobson 0
VDF week seven schedule

Week seven of Virtual Design Festival features a special collaboration with designer Tom Dixon and talks with architects including Frida Escobedo and Junya Ishigami. We also premiere a new film by Laura Mark and Jim Stephenson, in which architect Eva Jiřičná discusses some of Zaha Hadid’s most iconic buildings. Escobedo and Ishigami will be joined

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Virtual Design Festival clocks up over a million video plays as it reaches the halfway stage

May 24, 2020 Marcus Fairs 0
Virtual Design Festival records over a million video plays as it reaches day 40

As our Virtual Design Festival reaches the halfway point, founder and editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs selects his highlights from the most ambitious project Dezeen has ever attempted. We’re now halfway through the 77-day run of Virtual Design Festival, the world’s first-ever online design festival. Since tomorrow is a holiday in the UK, we’re taking a short

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Kengo Kuma, Snøhetta, Marjan van Aubel and Adam Nathaniel Furman feature at VDF this week

May 18, 2020 Benedict Hobson 0
VDF week six schedule

Week six of Virtual Design Festival features a collaboration with Prague’s centre for architecture and urban planning CAMP, including a live interview with Kengo Kuma. We also team up with magazine Sight Unseen and Stockholm Design Week, plus we launch a new series of Screentime interviews featuring leading designers sponsored by Philips. The new Screentime

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This week’s VDF highlights include Archigram, Faye Toogood, Ben van Berkel and an exclusive piano performance by Rosey Chan

May 16, 2020 Jennifer Hahn 0
This week's VDF featured Archigram, Faye Toogood and UNStudio

In the fifth week of the Virtual Design Festival, we interviewed Standard Architecture and Sauerbruch Hutton, as well as launching an exclusive series of videos about Archigram. Virtual Design Festival is the world’s first digital design festival, with a full schedule of events running until 30 June. Monday 11 May VDF x Archigram: The debut instalment

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