Exploring the 2021 Biennale Foto/Industria in Bologna

Uncovering impressive imagery at the fifth edition of the Italian photography festival

Since 2013, the Biennale Foto/Industria of Bologna, Italy, has invited visitors to discover photography through the eyes of art. In this fifth edition, several themes flutter within the fair’s 11 free exhibitions throughout the city, curated by Francesco Zanot. First, food is often the protagonist in the imagery. Second, the continuous passage of industry, or people at work between the past, present and future, represents …

Stockholm Creative Edition: Glass, Wood + Metal

Functional and futuristic uses of classic materials at the inaugural event celebrating Swedish design

On now through 29 September, Stockholm Creative Edition (a brand new independent design week) adds to the vibrant design scene in Europe—and follows the renewed Milan Design Week and effervescent 3 Days Of Design in Copenhagen. Dedicated to Swedish design, Stockholm Creative Edition (founded by Ulrika Kjellstöm Attar and Philippe Attar) is a week of exhibitions, presentations and workshops that celebrate Nordic creativity in the present …

Milan Design Week 2021: Innovative + Imaginative Highlights

Icons reimagined, Caterina De' Medici-inspired home fragrances, objects made from waste at industrial laundries and more

Not everyone believed that Milan Design Week 2021 would be a success, or even happen, for obvious reasons. Despite everything from travel restrictions to immense financial issues gripping many design studios and brands, Cosmit—the institution that’s organized Salone since 1961—forged ahead. After canceling the April edition, they decided that a special Supersalone would be held in September; still at the fair, still in Milan. Consequently, most …