Helsinki Design Week: Yriö Kukkapuro’s “Experiment”

A show dedicated to the designer's most adventurous work

Designer Yriö Kukkapuro is a legend in Finland. Born in 1933, he dedicated his entire life to design and education. In the ’70s he was professor at University of Arts and Design Helsinki, then rector; today specialist lecturer. During his career he has created a long list of iconic designs, particularly with chairs, many of which are now in the permanent collections of notable museums …

Dubai Design Week: Interview with Cyril Zammit

The inaugural UAE event aims to highlight local and global designers to become a fair of discovery

There’s not exactly a shortage of design weeks and festivals in the world, with more and more cities launching them to showcase local talent. Milan and Paris, London and New York—with their long backgrounds of innovative design—are obvious hotspots for those who want to see the latest from designers, but increasingly, it’s the newcomers we’re most excited about. The latest city to launch a design …