Carlo Ratti’s Eyes of the City exhibition in Shenzhen tracks visitors with facial-recognition tech

Architect and MIT professor Carlo Ratti stokes the surveillance debate with his biennale exhibition, which is set in a working train station in China and uses facial-recognition technology. A part of the the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture in Shenzhen, The Eyes of the City exhibition is now open at Futian station. It features works by […]

Radical exhibition designs by Lina Bo Bardi and Aldo van Eyck recreated at Gulbenkian Museum

Lina Bo Bardi‘s famous glass easels and a 1960s expo pavilion by Aldo van Eyck have both been reconstructed in Lisbon, for the exhibition Art on Display at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum. The landmark show, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Portuguese art museum, recreates some of the most groundbreaking exhibition displays created by […]

Luis Barragán’s personal art collection displayed in Mexico City studio

Paintings and sculptures collected by the late Mexican architect Luis Barragán are showcased on a stepped wooden platform at his Mexico City house. Local studios AGO Projects and Sala Hars created the temporary Alter Shelf installation to display art, paintings and artefacts owned by Luis Barragán. Located in the former studio of the property, the […]

Li Edelkoort curates “contemplative installation” showing Google devices in everyday settings

Trend forecaster Li Edelkoort teamed up with Google‘s Hardware Design Studio to curate this Tokyo exhibition demonstrating how the company’s latest products can be integrated into living spaces. Edelkoort worked alongside Google‘s vice president of design for hardware, Ivy Ross, to produce the Comma Exhibition as part of the annual Designart festival held across Tokyo. […]

David Adjaye designs Magdalene Odundo ceramics exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre

David Adjaye has designed an exhibition of ceramicist Magdalene Odundo’s work at the Norman Foster-designed Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich. The British architect’s studio Adjaye Associates was responsible for the design and layout of Magdalene Odundo: The Journey of Things, an exhibition at the high-tech gallery that opened last weekend. A series of ovoid, […]

Yinka Ilori designs Somerset House show celebrating 50 years of black creativity

Designer Yinka Ilori has used his signature colourful and graphic style to create the exhibition design for Get Up, Stand Up Now, a show celebrating half a century of black creativity in the UK. Ilori‘s design sees the neoclassical rooms of Somerset House in London transformed with bold shades, as a backdrop for art, photography, […]

OMA uses array of colours and materials for Dior retrospective at Dallas art museum

Hundreds of haute couture garments created by the House of Dior in the past 70 years are presented in a sweeping exhibition in Dallas designed by OMA partner Shohei Shigematsu. The exhibition, Dior: From Paris to the World, traces the evolution of the French fashion house from its founding in the 1940s to the present […]

Digital technology adds “layer of understanding” to Lascaux International Centre for Cave Art

Casson Mann used 3D laser scanning to create replicas of 20,000-year-old cave paintings at the Lascaux International Centre for Cave Art, which won Interiors Project of the Year at Dezeen Awards 2018. The designers explain their process in this movie. Roger Mann, creative director of Casson Mann, told Dezeen that he wanted to explore a connection with […]

Reina & Asociados creates exhibition space within vaulted cellars of Seville’s Alcázar

Reina & Asociados has transformed the vaulted brick cellars of the Palacio del Rey don Pedro at Seville‘s Royal Alcázar into an exhibition space. The refurbishment opens up the previously closed vaulted chambers to the public and will eventually serve as an exhibition space for a selection of archaeological artifacts gathered from the Alcázar’s collection. Located inside […]

CJ Hendry installs white bouncy house modelled on psychiatric ward for Brooklyn exhibit

New York City artist CJ Hendry has designed “a psych ward mimicked as a children’s wonderland” for an art exhibit in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighbourhood. Called Rorschach, Hendry‘s project occupies a 3000-square-foot (279-square-metre) warehouse in the New York City borough. The showcase presents artworks she developed in reference to the Rorschach psychological test, which records and […]

Samsung’s Resonance installation invites visitors to make art with “everyday behaviours”

Dezeen promotion: Samsung has created an interactive installation for Milan design week that allows visitors to create art by breathing, talking and moving. Taking place at Milan design week 2019, Resonance is intended to provide each guest with a unique experience, while showcasing Samsung‘s design philosophy under the slogan: “Be Bold. Resonate with Soul”. “The […]

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