Curiosity

Moment Factory Lights Up Whistler with Vallea Lumina Night Walk

Moment Factory Lights Up Whistler with Vallea Lumina Night Walk

Montreal’s Moment Factory lights up an old-growth forest in Whistler, B.C. with Vallea Lumina, the latest in its international night walks series.

By  | 

August 21, 2018

Tags: ,

How Spectra, the Psychedelic Coachella Tower, Was Designed

How Spectra, the Psychedelic Coachella Tower, Was Designed

U.K. design studio Newsubstance dropped Spectra, the Coachella tower that swirled with psychedelic light, on the California festival in April 2018. Expect it to remain onsite in the coming years.

By  | 

August 21, 2018

Tags: ,

A word from our sponsors

A word from our sponsors

The Lasvit Monster Cabaret Asks Designers: ‘What Scares You?’

The Lasvit Monster Cabaret Asks Designers: ‘What Scares You?’

A-listers confronted their demons for Czech glass manufacturer Lasvit during Milan Design Week. At the Monster Cabaret, we asked them about their deepest fears – and their macabre art pieces.

By  | 

August 10, 2018

Tags: ,

Out Now: Karno.in.ua’s Urbanism Issue

Out Now: Karno.in.ua’s Urbanism Issue

What makes a city liveable and inclusive for all? That is the question we pose with the September issue of Karno.in.ua, which takes an in-depth look at how to solve some of today’s toughest urban challenges.

By  | 

August 7, 2018

Tags:

Thinking Outside the Blocks: The Significance of Lego Bioplastic Forests

Thinking Outside the Blocks: The Significance of Lego Bioplastic Forests

Environmental writer Andrew Reeves weighs in on the brand’s Lego bioplastic forest.

By  | 

August 1, 2018

Tags:

Summer of Brutalism: What To See, Read and Visit

Summer of Brutalism: What To See, Read and Visit

With a major exhibit at MoMA, a new book on Marcel Breuer, and an online campaign to stop demolitions of raw-concrete icons, mid-century Brutalism is on every modernist’s mind. Here are our picks for what to see, read and visit.

By  | 

August 1, 2018

Tags: ,

A word from our sponsors

A word from our sponsors

In Toronto, Umbra’s Facade Gets a Dichroic Makeover

In Toronto, Umbra’s Facade Gets a Dichroic Makeover

The Umbra facade, with its iconic fuchsia panels, get an experimental refresh thanks to Kohn Shnier Architects. A decade after Umbra’s flagship opened in Toronto, its iconic hot pink cladding…

By  | 

July 31, 2018

Tags:

Architecture Adrift: 6 Floating Structures

Architecture Adrift: 6 Floating Structures

In warmer weather, we’re all immediately drawn to the waterside. This summer, six fantastic floating structures around the world – by SelgasCano, Christo, BIG and more – take advantage of this tendency.

By  | 

July 27, 2018

Tags: ,

The Problem with Open-Plan Offices (and How to Fix it)

The Problem with Open-Plan Offices (and How to Fix it)

Having trouble focusing at work? You’re not alone. As open-plan schemes get re-evaluated, the newest paradigm favours solitude as much as face-to-face collaboration.

By  | 

July 25, 2018

Tags:

This Surreal Bjarke Ingels Orb May Be Heading to Burning Man

This Surreal Bjarke Ingels Orb May Be Heading to Burning Man

Bjarke Ingels wants to float The Orb, a metallic planet-like sphere, at Burning Man 2018. But can he raise enough money to bring the installation to the Playa?

By  | 

July 24, 2018

Tags: