Design&Trends

In recent decades, design has contaminated a number of sectors of creative work. This series focuses on the scenarios of future trends, investigating their infinite expressive potential through issues of contemporary relevance and discussions with international designers. A window on the future, to understand and describe how much the world of design is changing, from techniques to new materials, from interiors to installations, from experimentation to contamination with art. In the final analysis, a section all about forecasting and trendsetting in design.

Fantastic, functional, futuristic fungi

01-04-2022

Fantastic, functional, futuristic fungi

The first definition of ‘biomaterial’ dates back to 1990. Over the last thirty years, research in this field has come on in leaps and bounds, be it by shedding light on existing possibilities - such as the various uses of hemp - or taking the first steps into new worlds to be explored, as in the case of fungi. Fungi? Of course! We could soon be using them to produce textiles, building...

Design free of constraints at Galerie kreo

31-03-2022

Design free of constraints at Galerie kreo

A conversation with Didier Krzentowski, founder of Galerie kreo of Paris and London, which has featured the work of internationally prominent designers and promoted pure research, beyond the logic and limitations of the market, for the past 23 years....

A whole world ripe for construction, virtual reality has no boundaries

28-03-2022

A whole world ripe for construction, virtual reality has no boundaries

Virtual reality offers boundless possibilities, and we have only just scratched the surface. This immersive world promises not just generic entertainment, but real life: fashion shows, art auctions with certified unique items, business meetings, collaborative design and the multiplication of space are but a few examples of its powerful capabilities. The crucial point is that there must be a real...

In a network, or in a trap? Creative artists answer the question at Centre Pompidou

24-03-2022

In a network, or in a trap? Creative artists answer the question at Centre Pompidou

‘Réseaux-Mondes’ is an exhibition in the arts and culture centre in Paris inviting multidisciplinary debate about the issue that characterises our time more than any other: networks. Sixty artists, designers and architects explore and interpret the...