Toronto, past and present

Toronto is one of the world’s most multicultural cities, a melting pot of languages, traditions and customs, a condition also reflected in its architecture. In the streets, buildings, parks and attractions of the city...
MAAT, Lisbon - Photo © ribeiroantonio

Lisbon, city of contrasts

From 30 November to 2 December Lisbon hosted the World Architecture Festival, one of the world’s most important events in this field. This year’s theme was “Together,” approached through seminars, exhibitions and talks that...

Cologne: Dolce Vita on the Rhine

Cologne is one of the most important cities in Germany, located in the Rhineland region. It was founded by the Romans about 2000 years ago. Historic relics and traces of the past are still...
Design Academy, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Eindhoven, Dutch design capital

In the world of design, Eindhoven is known for its Design Academy (see below) and for being the location of the Dutch Design Week (22-30 October this year). In historical terms, the Dutch city...
Isabelle Stanislas @ Hôtel de Sully, Paris Design Week 2022

Paris Design Week: the City of Lights becomes a stage for creativity

Emerging and established talents, exhibitions, talks, meetings with designers, vernissages, and installations are happening in Paris from September 8 to 17. Paris Design Week, parallel to Maison&Objet, spotlights the best of international design, with...
David Chipperfield, James Simon Galerie. Photo courtesy David Chipperfield Architects

Berlin, laboratory of the present

If there is a city that perfectly embodies the mixture of history and innovation, imperial, modern and postmodern architecture, it is undoubtedly Berlin. Taking advantage of the reconstruction after World War II and later...
Messeplatz, Basel, Switzerland

Basel, where art and collectible design meet

The Swiss city founded by the ancient Romans on the Rhine, in fact, is a pearl of absolute value in architectural terms: a blend of history, culture, evolution and modernity that has few peers...
Artwork Italian Heritage by Kerasan

24 hours in Milan – Brera/Centrale

Artwork Italian Heritage by Kerasan, Piazza and via San Marco 2 (at dOT/design event Outdoor Taste). Ceramic coffee tables Segni delle Carte are the protagonists. Lee Broom, Blindarte, via Palermo 11. A reinterpretation of the design of places...
Interni - Design Re-Generation - Photo © courtesy of Lissoni & Partners

24 hours in Milan – Tortona/Statale

German Design Council, Opificio 31, via Tortona 31. The vibrant fabrics by Anna Resei are among the winners of the ein&zwanzig competition for sustainable materials organised by the German Design Council. New Times (Made in Slovenia),...
Germogli installation by Marcantonio - The Circle of Harmony, Second Life by Natuzzi

24 hours in Milan – Durini/5Vie

Natuzzi, Via Durini 24 (on cover). Giant, golden olive shoots in the courtyard of magnificent palazzo: it is the installation commissioned to Marcantonio, an artist/designer, to celebrate Fabio Novembre’s restyling of the showroom. Emu, Corso...