Celebrating Design

Milan Design Week is the largest trade fair event of its kind. We round up a selection of must-see sections and exhibitors from this year’s edition.

Responsive Spaces

Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, presents a previously unseen collection of Hiroshi Sugimoto’s photography, highlighting time and space.

MK Gallery: Entrepreneurial Insights

Anthony Spira, Director of MK Gallery discusses the development and opportunities that the new space offers to Milton Keynes and its populations.

Visionary Frameworks

Three top architectural firms – BIG, MVRDV and Herzog & Demeuron – are reconfiguring our approaches to urban life and sustainability.

Societal Provocation

This third edition of Diffusion takes revolution as its central theme, utilising the medium of photography to document the repercussions of global revolts.

Workspace Innovation

The Salone del Mobile.Milano hosts its 56th edition and boasts a new format for the classic section and visualisations of design and the workspace.

Linear Curation

Do Ho Suh’s first exhibition at Victoria Miro was a show-stopping example of conceptual installation, communicating beyond mere visual appeal.

Venice Biennale: British Contributions

The United Kingdom presents three exhibitions at this year’s Venice Biennale, as the British Council joins forces with sister bodies in Scotland and Wales.

International Women’s Day: Exemplary Visions

In light of International Women’s Day on 8 March, we have selected 10 inspiring women who have contributed to the wider creative industries.

Architectural Masters

Architects Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigemand Ramon Vilalta (RCR Arquitectes) have been awarded the 2017 Pritzker Architecture Prize.

Solo Focus

Volta New York celebrates its 10th anniversary as a solo focused contemporary art fair. Returning to PIER 90, it runs alongside Armory Arts Week.

Design Values

Melbourne Design Week will examine the value of good design and showcase the work of regional and international creatives in a city-wide event.

Social Responses

Jenny Sabin Studio has been selected as the winner of this year’s Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’s, New York, Young Architects Program.

A’ Design Award: Promotion and Recognition

A’ Design Competition was established to recognise the best design works internationally. Entries are open until 28 February.

NGV’s Publishing Prize

The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, has launched a new international publishing prize as part of the annual Art Book Fair.

A’ Design Awards & Competition: Call for Entries

The A’ Design Award was founded in 2010 in order to highlight, advertise and become an advocate for design that looks towards a better future.

Ritualised Beliefs

Nathan Coley explores the ways that architecture reflects on and conditions the social environment at Parafin Gallery, London.

Interrogating Architecture

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, questions what we know and understand about architecture in the group exhibition [Re]construct.

Illusory Silhouettes

Ricardo Bofill’s La Muralla Roja in Alicante pays homage to the Arab Mediterranean, in particular to the adobe towers of North Africa.

Integral Topographies

A new publication from Phaidon highlights the shifting relationship between architecture and natural forms, taking the land as inspiration.