Spanish architect Jesus Meseguer addresses a critical ecology of materials by updating ordinary objects with debris
A Short Questionnaire with a Promising Brazilian Designer
Interview with Estefanía de Ros and Gustavo Quintanta, co-founders and creative directors of Agnes
Meet this design and architecture office based in Santiago de Chile, dedicated to the research and experimentation of materials.
Portuguese office fala renovated a single family house in a very narrow lot in the city of Porto.
Based on the origami principle, AFA Group designed a playground on Salarievo, a neighborhood in the outskirts of Moscow.
Two couples with the purpose of bringing back meaning to the things around us and connecting with the people, the stories and the roots behind design objects.
A conversation with the New York-based design studio, published in our latest printed issue of NESS.
Sustainable systems for energy, water, food, shelter, and waste management into works of art in the landscape in the latest design challenge by Burning Man and the Land Art Generator Initiative.
Talking with founder Gabriel Kozlowski, we get to know this initiative that is addressing the pandemic by reflecting on the future and offering help on the ground.
Inside and outside of a creative hub, Lapalma proposes versatile and colorful furniture for Milano Design City.
A small selection of flower vases from designers around the world that redefine the many faces of the same object.
Jouw, the store of the experimental gastronomy project Steinbesser, has invited forty designers and artists to re-think plates and utensils.
A project that studies the possibilities within the use of public space with a series of temporary-inflatable devices.
This design for Casa Decor 2020 is worth revisiting as it asks us to question our current moment.
A thoughtful look at classic designs.
Ikea teams up with designers to develop a free open-source Bee Home design that can be built worldwide.
A handblown glassware collection that captures matter in a unique and organic state.
A very personal “species of spaces” that became our starting point for Out of Focus Domesticity.
An exhibition at ArkDes curated by James Taylor Foster that explores design and ASMR.
A new take that moves away from the sterile atmosphere of a dental clinic.
Parasite 2.0 has done the exhibition design for a show on the archive of the Italian architect Giancarlo De Carlo.
Artist-Designer Ryan L Foote reinvents chocolates for the digital age—and architects.
This month, a series of design events highlight both established and upcoming designers.
We highlight a few ideas that stood out in this book that explores performance as a critical tool to rethink architecture.
Four projects by Uruguayan architects Gualano + Gualano.
Wrapping up our calendar is this eco-friendly and quirkily designed gift wrap.
These designs balance between the archetypal and the organic and are created with a 3D software.
These sculptures explore architectural constructions and the Anthropocene.
These playful napkins encourage a return to the reusable for everyday dining.
These textures explore the limits between reality and abstraction.
Day 18 brings a powerful and emotional experience of light.
Day 17 brings robotic garments that react to the chromatic spectrum.
These practical designs take the sand dunes formed by the wind as inspiration.
This cradle for adults brings a bit of comfort to our hectic lifestyles.
This object is an exploration of expert material handiwork.
These ceramics are deformed through the reappropriation of an object from the fitness industry.
The playful side of design abounds in this site-specific installation created for Trienniale Milan.
This brutalist-inspired design explores material imperfection and minimal lines.
Day 10 is a portable and temporary Jewish structure built in Australia on Aboriginal land that raises important questions.
These ceramic sculptures are a contemporary take on the tradition of pottery in Japan.
In this FestiveNESS pick, Daniel Arsham builds a kunstkammer and reimagines classic archetypes.
A design-filled creative retreat to collaborate and build structures for camping and relaxing.
Our sixth pick is a gadget that harnesses the power of the sun and promotes the sustainable.
These limited-edition ornaments are made from unused liquid resin.
Day four brings a chocolate that includes a very special ingredient.
The third FestiveNESS item explores the materiality of meteorites.
The second item in our FestiveNESS Design Advent Calendar is a scalable lamp that dialogs with gravity.
First up in our advent calendar is a performative look at a cultural and flexible plastic chair by Objects of Common Interest.
A young Brazilian studio whose practice orbits around producing and discussing architecture.
An exhibition, a book, a house, and a table corroborate architecture’s role as a critical mediator.
A book that explores nature through architectural techniques of representation.
Exploring the role of design and architecture in how we imagine our waste system.
Mexico is bringing its designs to the international stage in 2020.
An upcoming public festival at Concrete Plant Park focusing on New Ecologies.
An exploration of the Critical Zone with Bruno Latour and Alexandra Arènes.
A profile on this liminal design enterprise investigating the status of human habitats.
A conversation about Jumbo’s Neotenic design practice and its larger implications on consumerism and design.
A peek at Lafeliz’s new collection De Río a Sur and their unique approach to design.
A shift from one scale to the other with subtle sophistication.