A miniature Japanese garden sitting atop a music box is the first piece to go into production from Lausanne design school ECAL’s Mas Luxe course this year.
Last week, some of the world's leading architects and designers gathered in Belgrade for three days of talks. Icon was there.
Provocateurs ran wild at the Experimenta Design biennale, which this year was held in Amsterdam instead of its regular home, Lisbon.
Tokyo’s design week felt at times like a pseudo Bavarian Christmas market this year. Geared towards shopping, it has grown in size and sprawl, but for those with a flair for navigation there was some engaging work to be found.
Martí Guixé usually looks pretty frightening in photographs. Before I met him, I’d only seen a portrait of him wearing a black leather jacket, lowering out of a dark background. “Were you scared?” asks the Catalan designer, when I tell him about his intimidating image.
Martí Guixé opened a temporary restaurant in November that was like an internet search engine for food.