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Published in News

The Amsterdam-based design duo’s exhibition at the Serpentine serves as a rebuke to global industry and a call for a systematic approach to the environment, finds Joe Lloyd.

Published in Review
Monday, 02 March 2015 10:56

Earth Matters

Work by Formafantasma, the Campana brothers, Max Lamb and Vivienne Westwood are on display as part of an exhibition at the spectacular Artipelag gallery in Sweden that shows off design that embraces rather than exploits nature. Curator Lidewij Edelkoort told us more about it

Published in GALLERY
Thursday, 15 January 2015 16:04

Design Indaba

International Convention Centre, Cape Town
25-27 February 2015

Published in Diary
Friday, 19 September 2014 12:19

Wood Mood

Formafantasma, Bethan Laura Wood and Narukuma Architects have explored the potential of wood for an exhibition during LDF

Published in News

Formafantasma has spent three years studying the geology of Mount Etna, exploring the effects of time on volcanic rock, and even forging it into new materials. Now its labours have come to fruition in a collection of lava-based objects, writes Riya Patel

Published in News
Thursday, 05 June 2014 11:42

Icon 133: Underground

Icon’s latest issue brings you designs made in lava by Formafantasma, a building in a disused zinc mine by Peter Zumthor, Bjarke Ingels’ subterranean museum and much more. Read a full list of contents and subscribe to the magazine here

Published in Comment

Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin of Formafantasma specialise in challenging conventional ways of thinking about traditional materials such as leather and charcoal – and despite their collaborations with big-name manufacturers, they show no sign of losing their edge.

Published in Features
Monday, 24 September 2012 11:24

Craftica by FormaFantasma

Formafantasma has collaborated with Fendi on a range of primitive-looking tools and furniture that seeks to explore the tactile qualities of leather

Published in News

Celebrated curator Libby Sellers is about to open her first permanent gallery in central London.

Published in News
Wednesday, 31 August 2011 12:35

Studio FormaFantasma

The Italian design duo’s Botanica range of vases reinvents plastic as a craft material by using long-forgotten plant and animal polymers.

Published in News
Monday, 16 August 2010 14:43

Autarky by Formafantasma

Autarky is a series of vessels and lampshades made using the simplest of materials and techniques. It’s the latest project from Formafantasma, a studio of two Italian designers based in Eindhoven.

Published in News