Full list of writing

2020

"It is actually in the air where we can get a sense of today's biggest crises"

Interview with architect Olga Subirós, Curator of Catalonia in Venice: Air/Aria/Aire at the 17th International Exhibition of Architecture of La Biennale di Venezia

A return to the gardens

A walk through five different gardens around the world that have been on the news recently

Good design on wheels

A curated selection of equipment designed to make cycling life more enjoyable, comfortable, easy and safe.

Buckminster Fuller today

A conversation with curators Rosa Pera and José Luis de Vicente about the exhibition «Radical Curiosity. In the Orbit of Buckminster Fuller».

Six artists and their takes on architecture

On the recent work of Cinta Vidal, Pablo Benito, Bea Sarrias, Agustin Coll, Anna Gibb and Federico Babina

Design to reconnect with nature

A selection of nature-led creations by contemporary artists and designers

Seven tools to organise creative references

The top programmes to keep digital research tidy and handy

Crisis Fashion and five ways to take action

On Fashion Revolution Germany's initiative to shake up the industry and its consumers

DeZeen's Virtual Design Festival kicks off

On the platform's proposal to bring the design community together during the global social distancing restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 crisis

Learning in lockdown

Art and design activities to keep learning without leaving our homes

The design community responds to the Covid-19 crisis

A collection of early responses to the health challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic

Design Indaba 2020: Five Rising Stars

The festival's youngest and brightest speakers selected by the transforming potential of their projects

Formafantasma's Cambio: exploring a new paradigm for design

On the Serpentine Galleries latest design exhibition

Exploring the potential of Algae

On RA's Architecture Programme, Atelier Luma and Materfad's explorations of algae

Fashion looks at the Circular Model

On the emerging trend of renting over owning clothing

"I work because I am like that"

On Juli Capella's product design exhibition at Madrid Design Festival

Practice

On Sara González de Ubieta's City of Barcelona Design Award 2019

Unity is power

On Jessica Walsh's global initiative "Ladies, Wine & Design"

The wake of Disueño

On the presentation of the book "Disueño: when art and design played to be the same (1977-1979)"

What is the relationship between design and empathy?

On the 5th Istambul Design Biennial theme

"The Everything Manifesto" a declaration of interdependencies

Review of ​IAM's manifesto on the relation of digital economies and the climate emergency

"There is so much we can learn from other ways of thinking and being with nature”

Interview with the architect and curator Mariana Pestana on the RA's Eco-Visionaries Exhibition

2019

Z33: Design and Futures

On Z33 publication "Studio Time: Future Thinking in Art and Design"

Conductive Threads

On the legacy of pioneering textile artist Aurèlia Muñoz

Olafur Eliasson: Beyond the surface

Review of the Icelandic artist retrospective at Tate Modern

Celebrate a great woman artist every day

On ​Katy Hessel's @greatwomenartists Instagram account

From Mrs Pollock to Lee Krasner

Review of Lee Krasner's retrospective at the Barbican Gallery

Eating: an action with multiple implications

Review of the V&A's exhibition «Food: Bigger Than The Plate»

"We believe that feminism can contribute to good design"

Interview with the Feminist Internet

"Children can also decide what good design is and why"

Interview with Domestic Data Streamers

«Sink», a virtual residency space for digital artists

Review of Alice Ongaro and Mati Jhurry's digital art platform 

 

The new challenges of architecture

On Marina Otero and Ippolito Pestellini's «Architecture for Non-humans» talk at the Royal Academy

Biennial fever

On the proliferation of design biennials

 

Global collaborations can help to push technology beyond its limits

Interview with CERN's physician Steven Goldfarb

Artists and architects create visions of the future

Review of Whitechapel's Gallery «Is This Tomorrow?" Exhibition​

 

The Milan Triennale puts the focus on "restorative design"

Highlights from the 2nd Symposium on Broken Nature held at the MoMA in January 2019

 

2019 marks the centenary of the birth of the Bauhaus

Highlights from the Bauhaus 100 programme of events

 

Winter exhibition picks

A selection of exhibitions on view in Rotterdam, Vienna, Paris, Basel, Barcelona and London

 

 

2018

 

On the death of the job title

Highlights from Pip Jamieson's keynote at the ADCE Festival 2018

 

What makes artist Susana Solano a master?

Chronicle from FAD's hommage event to artist Susana Solano

 

“We are responsible for a war against life”

On Yayo Herrero’s City to City FAD Award 2018 lecture

 

Rediscovering Frida Kahlo

On the V&A exhibition ‘Making Herself Up’

 

“Water is the main vector in climate change”

Interview with water expert Pedro Arrojo

 

Catalan architects thrive from London to NY

On the work of architects Eva Franch and Anna Puigjaner

 

Visions of the future

On Dutch Design Week Eindhoven’s exhibition “Manifestations”

 

London Design Biennale: Emotional States

Biennial Review

 

“In the future, archaeology will be about computer science”

Interview with artist Mau Morgó

 

For the love of objects

On FAD’s general rehearsal event ‘The rebellion of objects’

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