BVN Designs NeueHouse Madison Park’s Outdoor Experience, The Longhouse

Pop-up architecture paves the way for safe, continued community engagement

Long lacking in outside dining capabilities, NYC has undergone a radical transformation the last few months in order to accommodate the needs of bars and restaurants—and the safety and mental health of its residents. The latest destination to metamorphose parking spots into an elegant activation space, NeueHouse Madison Park looked to some of its own members, associates at Australian architectural and design firm BVN, for …

A Formafantasma-Designed Exhibition at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum

For the Rijksmuseum’s current exhibition, Caravaggio-Bernini. Baroque in Rome, the Netherlands-based multidisciplinary design duo Formafantasma produced the striking exhibit space. Using muted shades of blue, yellow, peach and pink; traditional textiles from Kvadrat; and an overall simple presentation, the studio emphasizes the 70 paintings and sculptures (by Caravaggio, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, and a handful of others) against the beautiful setting. See more of the exhibition …

Highlights From 2020’s Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair

From sustainable materials to cheerful colorways, uplifting standouts from this year's event

If this year’s installment of Stockholm Design Week and the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair are anything to go by, 2020 will be a memorable one. After a few years of pretty austere shapes, colors and offerings (no doubt tied to our collective feelings about the state of the Western world), it now seems designers have had enough doom and gloom. Stockholm radiated warmth and …