Archive for the ‘installation & exhibition’ category

Inlay Workshop of UABB by Studio10, Shenzhen – China

March 17th, 2018

Though small in scale and looks plain, the factory is almost a paradigm of those most typical, commonly-seen ones in the Urban Villages – the deteriorated mosaic-finished exterior wall, temporary addition enclosed with corrugated metal panels, enamel wall-mounted factory lamp, steel roll-up door and so on are all specific to its time and typology.

Solid Light Works installation by Anthony McCall

March 16th, 2018

Rays slowly evolve in real, three-dimensional space, emphasizing the typically-unseen, sculptural qualities of light. The genesis of each installation is a two-dimensional line-drawing. The resulting volumes cast by light can be occupied and explored by visitors as they move throughout the main hall at pioneer works.

Discovering Taiwan exhibition by Studio TING, Taipei – Taiwan

March 14th, 2018

The electronic soundscape, the contemporary weaves and the animated projections of multimedia art enable the visitor to view the knowledge incarnated by the museum at the crossroads between the preservation of a heritage dedicated to the current generations and the scientific research which opens new understandings of the world.

Thick Research & Exhibition by Spinagu, Los Angeles – California

March 12th, 2018

Thickness is a constructive problem as much as it is a representational one. In our present day standards of construction, thickness has become synonymous with material offset due to the predominance of sheet material, as opposite to stereotomy, in which thickness is derived from subtraction and removal of mass.

Bamboo pavilion by Eleena Jamil Architect & UNHabitat, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

March 1st, 2018

Semi-translucent colored panels, alluding to the colors of UN sustainable design goals, cover some of the bamboo rings in a random manner. The colored panels emit some light, and like that of stained windows, they illuminate the space inside with an interesting play of colors. A central opening in the roof creates a courtyard in the center, where a bamboo plant is placed.

Queen Within – Adorned Archetypes exhibition at Noma, New Orleans – Louisiana

February 28th, 2018

The show at Noma, developed by Barrett Barrera Projects and Museea, not only shows fashion’s possibility as an art form, full of glamour, wit and escapism, but also innovation and even pressing social issues in today’s world.

Moncler collections at Milan Fashion Week, Milan – Italy

February 27th, 2018

Rooms inside were each dedicated to one of eight collections making up the Moncler’s Genius initiative, which is described by the brand as a “hub of exceptional minds operating in unison while simultaneously cultivating their singularity”.

Death & Ritual – Cultures of farewell and remembrance exhibition by Gourdin & Müller, Chemnitz – Germany

February 22nd, 2018

The “farewell paths” are corridors of varying colours, in which visitors can pass through different stages of mourning, reminiscence and parting. The interaction of light and shade, of black, white and colour effectively expresses the aspect of transcendence and transition from this side to the other, from finite to infinite and from life to death, in all of its facets.

AUDI DIGITAL POINTS installation by Point.Architects, Cortina d’Ampezzo – Italy

February 21st, 2018

The digital islands we created wish to give a contribution to the cause, giving people an all round, three-dimensional, point of view on mountain’s ecosystem. Focusing on data makes much easier to realise how deep is our lifestyle’s impact on the environment, and this can trigger a positive effect on everyone’s habits in everyday’s life.” But data survey is not the only utility offered by digital islands.

Time-Inspired Net Sculpture Over Madrid’s Plaza Mayor by Janet Echelman, Madrid – Spain

February 15th, 2018

The sculpture is formed from very strong, highly engineered fibers in vibrant colors which are braided, knotted, and spliced together to form a lightweight net that reacts to the movement of the wind. At night, colored lights are projected onto the piece to add to its vibrancy.

“The Forest” installation at Valextra store by Kengo Kuma, Milan – Italy

February 8th, 2018

The installation, aptly called The Forest, comprises of an infusion of wood and will be on display for the next couple of months. No less than 136 wooden slats have been inserted vertically, recreating an abstract environment that’s firmly rooted in nature, showcasing Valextra’s coveted bag models along the way.

Living Architecture ‘Astrocyte’ Questions Whether Buildings Can Think and Care

January 24th, 2018

Toronto’s Expo for Design, Innovation and Technology last October featured Astrocyte as a living installation not dissimilar to a system of nerves and the signals passing through whilst the glasswork holding a combination of oils, chemicals and other solutions forms a similar structure of an organic skin.

‘Color of time’ installation by Emmanuelle Moureaux, Toyama – Japan

January 22nd, 2018

Within the tunnel, an indoor sky is tinted with a beautiful gradation. The colorful flow of time is subtle. Here, traveling through it, time is tangible, loud, overwhelming, and peaceful.

Thinking Gallery Space by Studio In2, Taipei City – Taiwan

January 19th, 2018

The concept is divided into two independent entities, which formed the design inspiration for the two visual walls. Interlacing blocks, line proportion arrangements, and variously oriented light and shadow formations were used to create the artistic atmosphere for the space.

Gucci Garden, Florence – Italy

January 13th, 2018

The new Gucci Garden still features stellar exhibition galleries with a wealth of historic Gucci trophies curated by authoritative Italian fashion critic and curator Maria Luis Frisa and set across several themed rooms.

Adidas Originals SNKR exhibiton & pop-up store by urbantainer, Seoul – Korea

January 1st, 2018

With the goal of showcasing the philosophy in an intuitive way, this exhibition takes a close look from the revolutionary first EQT sneaker to now, by opening the EQT archives and presenting unique cultural contents to enhance the modes of experience provided by the EQT.

100 Colors to Christmas installation by Emmanuelle Moureaux, Tokyo – Japan

December 29th, 2017

In celebration of the festive season, a series of folded paper lanterns sweep through the space of over 13 metres in height, making a colourful forest you can admire from different levels.

Sewn Timber Shell by ICD University of Stuttgart + DDRC Tongji University, Shenzhen – China

December 26th, 2017

Fabric is replaced by thin sheets of plywood, which establishes an altered relation between material pliability and stiffness and thus introduces loadbearing capacity to the novel material system.

3D storytellers installation for Parra Store by Alan Khadikov, Moscow – Russia

December 22nd, 2017

All these objects – whatever they were – a vertical flat panel or a table with mockup – bring to the viewers the idea of what the furniture is made of, how the manufacturing process is organised and what kind of furniture one may find in Parra brand store.

Sea World Culture and Art Center exhibition hall by MVRDV, Shenzhen – China

December 14th, 2017

MVRDV’s design for the main exhibition hall of the Sea World Culture and Art Center located in Shekou, Shenzhen responds to the biennial theme; ‘Minding the Digital’ and considers the myriad forms of digital creativities that are critical to China’s shift from a historic manufacturing centre to its current reinvention as an innovative hub.