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Vincent Callebaut’s Pollinator Park Brings People into Harmony with Nature’s Pollinators
This futuristic VR experience by the world-renowned ‘archiobiotect’ has a special focus on pollinators.
Ensamble Studio is at the forefront of architecture, art and academic research
The award-winning Spanish architects, Antón García-Abril and Débora Mesa, spoke at the Design Indaba Conference 2018.
Spanish oil rig art installation criticises current affairs
The installation, which was part of the Fallas festival in Valentia, also represents how politicians exploit resources.
How artists and architects are helping residents to claim their right to the city
Grigri Pixel invited a group a creatives from Africa and Spain to work together in Madrid to try and find out.
Artist Nuria Mora on Spain’s biggest inclusive art event of its kind
Along with 14 other artists, Nuria Mora is helping to rebuild and inspire art inclusivity in Spain’s forgotten region of La Mancha.
Federico Babina uses architecture to explain mental illness
Babina cleverly represents what different mental illnesses look like.
Cross Cultural Chairs examines the role of the chair in our modern society
"Analysing a chair you can understand the stature of a culture, what kind of materials they used and what kind of techniques they knew."
Cyborg artists Neil Harbisson and Moon Ribas on physically merging oneself with technology
“I think the more we design ourselves the less we’ll have to design the planet and the less we’ll have to change it.”
Typeface inspired by the movement of dance
Typographers María Ramos and Noel Pretorius together with dancer Andile Vellem have launched Movement, a new font inspired by the art of dance.
The Catalan avant-garde artist and cyborg activist best known for developing the Seismic Sense
NM type is a collaborative type foundry between typeface designers Noel Pretorius and María Ramos.
Check out the creatives participating in this year's GrigriPixel workshop
The annual programme is developing a wealth of experimental practices through inter-continental collaboration.
Designing for urban mobility means learning from the past and predicting for the future
Trans Utopias is an exhibition which explores the way we design our transport systems in the past, present and for the future.
Grigri Pixel is looking for African creatives to participate in a residency in Madrid
The award-winning programme brings together African and European creatives to create urban space interventions.
How these Barcelona creatives are helping brands to connect more with people
"We help them increase profit, because they genuinely connect to their users and customers with our services that address empathy.”
Grigri Pixel is uniting creatives on two continents through urban interventions
The projects, which brings together African and European artists, was recently selected in the culture category for the FAD design prize.
Sustainable planter helps trees and plants survive in arid environments
A product developed by Dutch startup Land Life Company increases seedling survival rates up to 95 per cent.
Six creative crowdfunding projects worth supporting this April
From a wordless graphic novel to a project to turn an olive farm into a retreat for creatives and even a project turning plastic into homeware.
Using textile design to track the history of nutmeg
Marta Velasco Valesco on what inspired her #Antenna2017 project, Pulau Banda.
Spanish artist Núria Farré on her hyper-realistic paintings as self-portraits
“Being realistic is not what interests me the most; it’s just my natural way to paint, something accidental.”
The Obilab drumkit is ethical, portable and easy to assemble
The Obilab drumkit is an ethical instrument that solves the five problems of drumming.
Balancing education, research and practice.
Partner and Creative Director, Atlas
Astrid Stavro on making meaning and telling stories through design
The award-winning designer will join a myriad of renowned creatives at the Design Indaba Conference 2018.
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