Designer Jeroen Wand casts new light on familiar objects by rethinking ideas of beauty in furniture and interiors.
Altering the perception of woven textiles, Dutch artist Fransje Gimbrere creates 3D sculptures using natural and recycled fibres.
THE HY4 PLANE
Emitting nothing but water vapour into the atmosphere, the HY4 passenger plane is at the forefront of sustainable air travel.
Amanda Karsberg looks to the surreal in everyday life when designing objects and furniture – from dreamlike glassware to marbled wooden furniture.
UNDER by SNØHETTA
At the southernmost point of the Norwegian coastline lies Under - Europe’s first underwater restaurant, created by design practice Snøhetta.
JIAXI YANG & ZHE ZHU
By stacking together objects that fall into disuse, these artists have remade them into sculptural installations, bringing them back to life.
Driven by an affinity for the natural world, photographer and artist Brooke Holm explores the bonds and interactions between people and the environment.
Using a marker pen to make linear strokes on paper, French designer and artist Ronan Bouroullec creates fluid, organic images with a sense of depth.
Jochen Holz uses a glassblowing technique actually meant for scientific lab equipment within his artistic practice.
The Stockholm archipelago and local woodland provides Swedish artist Emma Larsson with the wild inspiration for her sculptures and paintings.
Using long exposures lit by daylight or the moon to capture the landscape and its inhabitants, Sam Laughlin observes the organic processes happening all around us.
In her sculptural works Rotterdam-based designer Roos Gomperts uses contrast and contradiction.
Creating sustainable children’s furniture from recycled plastic toys, ecoBirdy is an Antwerp-based brand founded by designers Vanessa Yuan and Joris Vanbriel.
MATEUSZ VON MOTZ
Memories, space and deconstruction are recurring themes in the practice of this young Polish artist.
Working with a combination of artists’ oils and industrial paints, Alex Hanna is an established fine artist with a quiet style whose practice sees him returning to recurring themes and subjects – like the pink pillowcase.
Meeyoung Kim, an artist based in Seoul, explores the potential of painting as a medium through aesthetic and physical experiments using brushes and paint.
TERESA VAN DONGEN
Spark of Life is a lamp that is powered by electrochemically active bacteria, created by Amersterdam-based design Teresa van Dongen.
The fluid forms Beth Partridge creates with inks and acrylics shift from expansive landscapes to cellular worlds and have an alchemic quality.
The series Dawn Light by Studio Sabine Marcelis examines the transient time of day when the sun, clouds and sky come together to create a riot of colour.
Originally from Norway, multidisciplinary artist Solveig Settemsdal is driven by the transient nature of materials, and how ideas and objects can be transformed by time...
Bettina Krieg’s work on paper is a large-scale painting in acrylic applied with a wide brush in long, meandering sweeps.
Flying over snowy scenes in his vintage aeroplane, John Griebsch photographs the landscape from a new point of view.
Torben Eskerod’s meditative photographic series, Marselis, focuses on capturing the ambience of a woodland scene by dwelling on its details.
KIVIK ART CENTRE
Occupying a stretch of farmland and deciduous forest in Österlen, in the southeast Swedish county of Scania, the Kivik Art Centre is a beautiful spot where architecture and sculpture freely coexist with nature.
Bubbles is a 2012 series by Morgane Tschiember of sculptural works in steel, concrete and blown glass.
From her studio in London, Isabel Yellin explores the sensory worlds of experience and perspective through the malleable and tactile qualities of familiar fabrics
THE BRAGA MUNICIPAL STADIUM
Designed by Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura, the Braga Municipal Stadium is carved into the landscape in which it stands: a former quarry on the northern slope of Mount Castro.
Belfast-based ceramicist Sara Flynn celebrates volume and form through sculptural vessels made from thrown porcelain.
The Arequipa house in Peru captures recurring themes in Jacqui Kenny’s photographic style: a sense of expansive space, isolated buildings and sun-drenched colour.
Discover a project by architecture practice Partisans that explores the idea of light as a physical form
Waterboiler was designed by Jesse Howard in collaboration with Thomas Lommée as a straightforward, open appliance made to be adapted and repaired by the user.
Seeking an easy way to assemble furniture, Dutch designer Christian Heikoop took inspiration from the simplicity of retro camping chairs to create his 2016 Glissade collection.
ARCHITECHEN DE VYLDER VINCK TAILLIIEU
In 2016, architecture collective Architecten de Vylder Vinck Taillieu were commissioned to create the Kamer Renee series, as a way of reconsidering traditional approaches to furniture design
Yardhouse is an architectural project designed and made by London-based collective Assemble. The creative workspace is designed to be taken down, rebuilt and reconfigured in a new place.
Born from experimental exploration and an interest in repurposing discarded materials, RUST is a series of minimal vessels created by Ariane Prin – a French designer currently based in London.
With a background in fashion and construction, Portland-based artist Justyn Hegreberg’s mantra is ‘make it work’, proved by a self-imposed rule to never throw...
JULIE & JESSE
Hong Kong-based art and design studio, Julie & Jesse developed casting techniques to utilise broken moulds they found in Jingdezhen, the Chinese capital of porcelain.
Designed to fit over everyday seating objects, Arm by New Zealand-based Clark Bardsley is made from fine American Oak. Inspired by the silhouette of a Windsor chair...
Inventing a craft of his own, Swedish-Chilean artist Anton Alvarez joins wood, steel and plastic to create furniture and architectural objects. Utilising the Thread…
As a child, Spanish photographer Coco Capitán thought of China as the most remote place in the world and that if she dug deep down enough in her garden...
Volume of Light, a creative project by photographer Thomas Brown explores the bond between artist and viewer in the context of authorship. Creating a series of images...
Berlin Living Rooms marks the culmination of a project started over two decades ago by Dominique Nabokov – a photographer who divides her time between the United...
The post-war Japanese artistic phenomenon of Mono-ha (School of Things) explored the encounter between natural and industrial objects such as glass, stone, steel…
First presented at Salone del Mobile 2016 in Milan, Prism Partition by artist Tokujin Toshioka is made from faceted high-transparancy mirror glass. Commissioned…
French design studio SUPERFACE aims to rethink the meaning and application of materials. Collaborating with designers and manufacturers, the studio develops new…
ATELIER ZEINSTRA VAN DER POL
Captured by Hamburg-based architectural photographer Sebastian Weiss, the WKK sculptural energy plant in Utrecht was designed by Atelier Zeinstra van der Pol…
With the aim of providing a hub for the local village community, the Microlibrary in Bandung, Indonesia is the first of a series of small-scale libraries designed…
Located in South Tyrol on the Italian-Austrian border, the Vierschach fire station by Pedevilla Architects is made from rose-tinted concrete with crimson metal…
MARTA SALA ÉDITIONS
A collaboration between Marta Sala and architects Claudio Lazzarini and Carl Pickering, MSE (Marta Sala’s Éditions) creates furniture with the belief that architecture…
Slacklands by architect, writer and curator Corinna Dean is a guide to overlooked 20th century sites in rural Britain. Published by ARCA (Archive for Rural Contemporary…
Berlin-based architecture practice Barkow Leibinger are known for taking an interdisciplinary and forward-thinking attitude to designing buildings. As part of their…
TUCSON MOUNTAIN RETREAT
Located in the Sonoran Desert, Arizona, the Tucson Mountain Retreat was designed by local firm DUST who sought to create a home that embraces engagement with…
Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto first began to photograph the sea and its horizon in 1980. More than 30 years later, his Seascapes series is now a vast...
New York-based designer Doug Johnston blends traditional materials with modernist design and 3D printing to create coiled vessels and art objects made from cotton…
Opened in spring 2017 by Danish chef Frederik Bille Brahe, Apollo Bar is housed in a former exhibition space in Copenhagen’s central square. The bar serves up small…
A trained engineer and graduate of London’s Royal College of Art, Michael Anastassiades’ work deftly combines fine art with functionality. His mobile chandelier…
Influenced by his background in graphic design and art direction, Paris-based photographer Olle Bengtsson takes a conceptual approach to still life that references…
The Kitaoji house by Japanese architecture firm Torafu is located in a quiet residential area in northern Kyoto. With a concrete outer shell, it features open…
DONALD JUDD FURNITURE
Best known for his distinctive geometric art, Donald Judd also designed pieces of furniture that reflected his commitment to functional and minimal design.
As a child growing up in Burkina Faso, architect Francis Kéré travelled over 40km to go to school. To make education more accessible for others, he designed…
Photographer Wolfgang Tillmans’ 2016 exhibition On the Verge of Visibility presented a range of abstract and figurative work in a site-specific installation at…
Photographer Natalie Christensen explores the often overlooked spaces of Santa Fe, New Mexico, to create minimalist abstractions of urban architecture and…
Inspired by natural landscape formations, Drift is a series of sculptural pieces by New York-based artist Fernando Mastrangelo. Materials including hand-dyed sand…
Ink Wave by American artist Lynn Aldrich was inspired by simple everyday items found in her local office supply store. A playful study of colour and material, reams…
Danish designer Hans Olsen was one of the more enigmatic figures of the mid-century modern movement, known for a distinctive style that focused on principles of...
PER KRISTIAN NYGÅRD
Per Kristian Nygård’s installation Not Red But Green presents an unlikely scene, filling Oslo’s No Place gallery with sprawling mounds of grass. Tended and watered…
HARRY CORY WRIGHT
English photographer Harry Cory Wright often spends several days on location to familiarise himself with the light and atmosphere of the remote landscapes he…
The Civilized Landscape exhibition by Chinese artist Ji Zhou presented landscapes made from maps and books. Hand-sculpted into mountainous peaks and troughs…
Occupying a three storey townhouse in the centre of Antwerp, Graanmarkt 13 is a restaurant, shop, gallery and apartment. Renovated by Ilse Cornelissens and Tim Van…
LORIS & LIVIA
Featured at the 2016 London Design Festival, the WONDERGROUND range by Swiss designers Loris Jaccard and Livia Lauber was created in collaboration with Transport…
The Filters was a three-part installation on display at London’s Tate Britain in 2015 by artist Christina Mackie. Inspired by her interest in colour and pigment…
Korean ceramicist Jongjin Park creates his stacked sculptural forms by layering paper, porcelain slip and pigment before firing at a high temperature. Mimicking the...
Berlin-based artist Lev Khesin works with silicone paint, layering one coat at a time to create tactile patterns and unexpected colour blends. Never planning ahead…
Encouble by Swiss artist Delphine Burtin plays with visual perception to distort seemingly ordinary images into something more uncertain. In a series of ‘visual…
Table Architecture by David Derksen is a series of functional design objects made from perforated metal and reflective glass in an industrial colour palette. Playing…