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Competition: win tickets to inaugural PlasticFree event at Parsons School of Design

January 30, 2023 Dezeen staff 0

In our latest competition, Dezeen has teamed up with PlasticFree to give 100 readers a chance to attend Incredible Future NOW – an interdisciplinary forum of talks focusing on the climate crisis in New York City. Our Incredible Future Now takes place at Parsons School of Design in New York City on 2 February 2023 and

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Space10 invites public into its Copenhagen HQ with kiosk-like design library

January 24, 2023 Rima Sabina Aouf 0

IKEA’s innovation lab Space10 has worked with interior designers Spacon & X to transform the ground floor of its headquarters into a library and community space, with a look that is meant to recall a simple kiosk. Located in a former fish factory in the city’s Meatpacking District, Space10’s offices now include a library of

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Five online architecture and design events taking place in January

January 20, 2023 Sophie Chapman 0

We’ve chosen five current and upcoming online events listed in Dezeen Events Guide taking place in January 2023, including a series of online talks hosted by the British Museum called Egyptomania! and the design festival DesignTO. Also featured are Showcase Japan, a series of talks from RIBA, and The Architecture of Virtual Space. Showcase Japan

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Chinese architects and designers confident of bounceback as Covid restrictions ease

January 19, 2023 Christina Yao 0

Architects and designers in China have told Dezeen they expect domestic and international work to ramp up now that tight Covid restrictions are finally easing. “I believe as a Chinese architect, it’s an opportunity for us to take projects from overseas,” said Weico founder Wei Sun. “We will also look into doing more international projects

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Get your event listed in Dezeen’s guide to Stockholm Design Week 2023

January 19, 2023 Sophie Chapman 0

There is still time to feature your event in Dezeen’s guide to Stockholm Design Week, which will spotlight the key exhibitions, talks and other events taking place during the festival. Dezeen Events Guide will publish the digital guide a week ahead of the festival, which takes place from 6 to 12 February 2023. The trade

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Municipal waste used to form “low-carbon” brick for Design Museum Gent extension

January 19, 2023 Amy Peacock 0

Architecture studios Carmody Groarke and TRANS Architectuur Stedenbouw have collaborated with material researchers to develop a brick made from local construction waste, which will be used to build the new wing of the Design Museum Gent. The Gent Waste Brick was designed together with circular economy specialist Local Works Studio and materials manufacturer BC Materials to

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PlasticFree is a database of over 100 plastic alternatives for designers and architects

January 13, 2023 Jennifer Hahn 0

Environmental charity A Plastic Planet has launched an online platform to help architects and designers source plastic-free materials for their projects and avoid the “minefield of misinformation” around more sustainable alternatives. Called PlasticFree, the subscription-based service provides users with in-depth reports on more than 100 plastic alternatives, offering key insights into their properties, production and

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Get listed in Dezeen’s digital guide for Stockholm Design Week 2023

January 11, 2023 Sophie Chapman 0

Are you putting on an exhibition, talk or other event in Stockholm next month? Get your event listed in our digital guide to Stockholm Design Week on Dezeen Events Guide, which will highlight the key events taking place from 6 to 12 February 2023. Stockholm Design Week hosts hundreds of events, including exhibitions, open showrooms,

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Twenty of the best architecture and design events in 2023 from Dezeen Events Guide

January 10, 2023 Sophie Chapman 0

Milan design week, Venice Architecture Biennale and 3 Days of Design are among the architecture and design events featured in Dezeen Events Guide for 2023. Other events taking place in 2023 include the Design Shanghai 2023, Stockholm Design Week and IMM Cologne 2023. Read on for the 2023 highlights and see Dezeen Events Guide for

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Space Popular reinterprets Aldo Rossi’s architectural theories for the metaverse

January 6, 2023 Amy Frearson 0

Architecture and design studio Space Popular has unveiled Search History, an exhibition at the MAXXI museum in Rome that applies the writings of Italian architect Aldo Rossi to virtual worlds. The installation features bold and colourful images envisioning a metaverse city, with doorways that appear to be gateways between different virtual spaces. The aim of

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