Gharfa is a multi-sensory pavilion in Riyadh by Edoardo Tresoldi’s Studio Studio Studio lab

Edoardo Tresoldi has combined sound, projections, landscaping and fabric with his signature wire-mesh sculptures for Gharfa, a large site-specific pavilion in Riyadh. Gharfa is the first project completed by his interdisciplinary lab Studio Studio Studio, in collaboration with artist Alberonero, musician Max Magaldi and garden designer Matteo Foschi of Odd Garden. Conceived as a theatrical experience, […]

Emily Forgot uses furniture-making processes for architectural wall art

Artist and illustrator Emily Forgot collaborated with British furniture brand Very Good & Proper on this series of multimedia artworks that draw inspiration from the architecture of post-war schools. Emily Alston, who works under the moniker Emily Forgot, created the Assembly series to mark the tenth anniversary of the London-based furniture producer Very Good & […]

Yinka Ilori creates brightly coloured Christmas tree for London hotel

Yinka Ilori has rounded off a busy year by designing a stylised Christmas tree for London‘s Sanderson hotel, featuring his signature colourful and graphic aesthetic. Ilori designed the 2.5-metre-tall Christmas tree to greet guests as they enter the lobby of the Philippe Starck-designed hotel on Berners Street. The sculptural installation comprises five geometric forms that […]

House installed inside MAAT gallery to draw parallels between queerness and incarceration

Portuguese artists João Pedro Vale and Nuno Alexandre Ferreira have erected a two-storey building inside the MAAT in Lisbon, filled with references to “dissident forms of sexuality”. Visitors are invited to enter the dark, mysterious structure, where they find a two-storey interior containing what looks like the cells and wash room of a prison, but […]

Madeline Hall reinterprets religious imagery as “psychedelic” ceramic sculptures

Ceramicist Madeline Hall’s graduation project from Central Saint Martins was this collection of brightly coloured, gravity-defying sculptures based on religious scenes. Hall completed the project, called Stations, during her final year on the undergraduate ceramic design programme at London’s Central Saint Martins art school. Hall manipulated coils of clay into three-dimensional forms that reference scenes […]

Lucy McRae creates hugging machine as an antidote to the “touch crisis”

Los Angeles-based artist Lucy McRae has created a machine she calls the Compression Carpet, which offers a hug to a person craving intimacy. McRae, who refers to herself as a body architect, imagines a future where the growing influx of technology starts to have a big impact on people’s mental wellbeing. She wonders whether mechanical […]

Haas Brothers designs alien-like objects with tentacles created by multiple brushstrokes

Art and design duo the Haas Brothers has revealed a series of otherworldly sculptures with tentacle or fur-like outgrowths that are the result of porcelain being built up with thousands of brushstrokes. A menagerie of more than 45 of the bulbous, rainbow-coloured objects – some with golden trunks and antennae like deep-sea creatures – were […]

Make Bank’s Print Project sees 20 designers create prints to fund arts education

Social enterprise Make Bank has released a collection of 24 prints by British creatives, including textile designer Donna Wilson and graphic designer Peter Chadwick, to help fund arts education for disadvantaged children. The 24 print designs were commissioned by Make Bank, a social enterprise instigated by Kirsty Thomas, a designer and co-founder of Tom Pigeon, […]

Edoardo Tresoldi creates ethereal wire mesh sculpture at Arte Sella

Artist Edoardo Tresoldi has partially filled the walls of Simbiosi – a ghostly wire-mesh sculpture on a hillside at the Arte Sella open-air museum in Italy – with rocks. Located in Trentino Valley, the museum and sculpture park was hit with an unprecedented storm in October 2018, resulting in the destruction of various artworks and […]

Antony Gormley installs iron figures among ancient ruins on the Greek island of Delos

Artist Antony Gormley has unveiled Sight, an exhibition of 29 of his humanoid sculptures on the Greek island of Delos in the Aegean sea. British sculptor Gormley, creator of the Angel of the North, has installed the forms across the island taking advantage of both the scenery and ruined ancient Greek and Roman architecture. Antony Gormley’s […]

Competition: win three architectural prints by Emily Forgot

In our latest competition, we’ve teamed up with designer Emily Forgot to offer readers a chance to win three architectural prints. Based in London, Emily Forgot is the moniker for multidisciplinary designer Emily Alston. Her graphic, colour-block prints depict stylised interiors, and are based on a combination of real and imagined spaces. We’re offering three […]

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