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The Maison&Objet biannual design and decor fair in Paris will host over 700 brands between 19 and 23 January 2023.
All things shiny
Award-winning designer and director Nelly Ben Hayoun’s recent installations bring the wonders of science to visitors
A sculpture that harnesses the magic of light and electricity finds a home at Dior
The seeds and the sower
Art and design fuse effortlessly in Jan Ernst’s first solo exhibition in France
That’s a wrap!
With Arc de Triomphe recently under wraps in Paris, we look at the globe’s top wrap artists
Why KoolKiel’s cool, Kenya’s new CAMO-flage, proud LGBTQIA+ garb, & more!
A shot of Expression
Denouncing plastic, hair as art, African spirituality & the Bouroullec Brothers’s latest…
Design for people, by people.
Kenyan photographer Thandiwe Muriu’s Parisian show stands out by blending in
Thandiwe Muriu’s CAMO series celebrates being African by playing with colour and culture.
Tadao Ando, NeM and Bouroullec Brothers transform La Bourse de Commerce
La Bourse de Commerce - Pinault Collection bridges past and present.
Get design’s latest: Louvre’s 1st female leader, PoAD opens, & Heatherwick floats Little Island…
Innovation, engagement, and leadership are our watchwords this week.
Curating a New Future – the Louvre gets its First Female Leader in 228 Years
Laurence des Cars, new director of the Louvre, plans to take it into a new era.
Paris’s most famous avenue will be getting a green makeover
Champs-Élysées will be getting a green makeover to turn it from a paved paradise into a modern-day Eden.
Nike opened its first European House of innovation store in Paris with a sustainable focus
As part of their ‘Move to Zero’ movement, Nike used over 85 thousand kilos of sustainable material woven into fabric.
3 Ways to save the planet with urine
Researchers call it organic waste and we’re just trying to keep it off the streets.
Ben Biayenda's illustrations challenge mainstream representations of women
Highly decorative and rich in colour, the Parisian illustrator's work reflects a diverse community.
Urban designer Alice Cabaret on innovation in challenging places like Maboneng
"[Maboneng] has also helped to open a very needed debate, in academic and social circles, about urban transformation in complex contexts like Johannesburg."
Alexis Peskine explores the black experience through unconventional mediums
He speaks on his Afro-French heritage, immigration and the global black experience.
étapes: is a bi-monthly French magazine about graphic design and visual culture.
AGI: On the importance of hosting this year's event in Mexico
Nikki Gonnissen, Paul Cox and Alejandro Magallanes discuss graphic design, borders and moving the conference from the US to Mexico.
The WikiCell: Nature-inspired edible packaging
WikiFoods aims to eliminate the overuse of plastic in food packaging.
Top 10 Creative Crowdfunding Projects | February 2018
We've scoured the web for compelling creative campaigns around the globe that you might want to support in their quest for funding. Have a look!
6 artists we loved at the AKAA 2017
The Also Known As Africa Art Fair (AKAA) brings together contemporary artists from Africa and the diaspora.
Talking graphic design as a tool for empowerment at AGI 2017
Andrew Ashton, Na Kim and Thomas Widdershoven discuss new movements in the world of graphic design.
Borderless in graphic design with Nikki Gonnissen
Under the theme “Borders”, AGI Open 2017 shows how graphic design can transcend language and location.
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