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Lilli Hollein appointed director of Vienna’s MAK – Museum of Applied Arts

May 10, 2021 James Parkes 0
Vienna Design Week co-founder Lilli Hollein

Lilli Hollein, the former director and co-founder of Vienna Design Week, has been named the head of the MAK – Museum of Applied Arts in Vienna. Hollein will assume her role as general director and artistic director of the MAK – Museum of Applied Arts from September 2021. As director, she aims to broaden the audience

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A’ Design Awards And Competition – The Winners

May 4, 2021 Erin 0

contemporist has partnered with A’ Design Award and Competition to bring you this editorial feature A’ Design Award & Competition is the Worlds’ leading design accolade reaching design enthusiasts in over 108 countries. The Laureates of the A’ Design Award & Competition get fame, prestige, recognition, credibility, publicity and international awareness, in addition to a […]

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A’ Design Awards And Competition – The Winners

May 4, 2021 Erin 0

contemporist has partnered with A’ Design Award and Competition to bring you this editorial feature A’ Design Award & Competition is the Worlds’ leading design accolade reaching design enthusiasts in over 108 countries. The Laureates of the A’ Design Award & Competition get fame, prestige, recognition, credibility, publicity and international awareness, in addition to a […]

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Five architecture and design events in May from Dezeen Events Guide

May 1, 2021 Jennifer Hahn 0
Silent disco at the Night Fever exhibition at V&A Dundee as featured in Dezeen Events Guide May

An exhibition about nightclubs at the V&A Dundee and the first-ever Mexico Design Fair are among the events listed in Dezeen Events Guide this May, while the Venice Architecture Biennale is also taking place after its postponement last year. Other in-person events this month include NYCxDesign, Iceland’s largest design festival DesignMarch and the debut International

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3D textiles could “replace concrete and cement” in construction says Hella Jongerius

April 30, 2021 Jennifer Hahn 0
Woven bricks by Hella Jongerius, exhibited as part of Woven Cosmos exhibition at Berlin Gropius Bau

New three-dimensional weaving technologies could revolutionise architecture and lead to lighter, more flexible buildings according to Dutch designer Hella Jongerius. Computerised looms that can produce 3D fabrics could lead to a new type of “pliable architecture”, the designer said. “Textile is the lightest and strongest construct that you can have,” she said. “So with this,

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A Retractable Curved Glass Wall Is The Face Of This Small Round Cabin

April 28, 2021 Erin 0

French company Lumicene has shared their latest project, LumiPod 6, a small cabin that has been installed for their client, that has views of Lake Geneva. The 279 square foot (26sqm) cabin is circular in its design, with vertical wood cladding the exterior. At the front of the cabin, there’s a 19 foot (6m) diameter […]

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A Retractable Curved Glass Wall Is The Face Of This Small Round Cabin

April 28, 2021 Erin 0

French company Lumicene has shared their latest project, LumiPod 6, a small cabin that has been installed for their client, that has views of Lake Geneva. The 279 square foot (26sqm) cabin is circular in its design, with vertical wood cladding the exterior. At the front of the cabin, there’s a 19 foot (6m) diameter […]

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Follow Dezeen Events Guide on Instagram for details of the latest architecture and design events

April 27, 2021 Marcus Fairs 0
Dezeen Events Guide on Instagram

Our listings site Dezeen Events Guide has an Instagram channel! Follow it at www.instagram.com/dezeenguide for regular updates on the world’s best architecture and design events. Launched last year, Dezeen Events Guide is the world’s most popular guide to design weeks, conferences, exhibitions and other key happenings relating to architecture and design. It contains details of

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David Rockwell’s “intimate and grand” Oscars set recalls glamour of early ceremonies

April 26, 2021 Jane Englefield 0
David Rockwell designed the set

Architect David Rockwell designed the sets for last night’s Oscars ceremony within LA’s art deco Union Station to reflect the feeling of past Academy Awards nights. Rockwell transformed Union Station’s main ticket hall into the venue for the 91st Academy Awards main ceremony, which was delayed by two months due to the coronavirus pandemic. The architect, who

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This week we celebrated Earth Day

April 24, 2021 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Earth Day: Sarah Wigglesworth house retrofit

This week on Dezeen, we marked Earth Day by looking at ways architects and designers are addressing climate change. We rounded up 10 ways in which architects can contribute to creating a healthier planet from reducing waste, retrofitting (including Sarah Wigglesworth’s house in London, above) and rewilding to collaboration and lobbying for change. Alongside this

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