Artist JR turns the Panthèon in Paris INSIDE OUT

25 June 2014 No Comments

While you may miss the breathtaking view from the dome of the Panthèon in Paris due to restoration works, a new artistic intervention by JR offers more than enough reason to still visit the awe-inspiring monument this summer. [...]

Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy & International Affairs by Zaha Hadid in Beirut, Lebanon

24 June 2014 No Comments

The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut is now based in its new permanent home by Zaha Hadid Architects. Developed with the support of a generous donation by former Deputy Prime Minister Issam Fares, the 3,000-square-meter building represents AUB’s ambitions into the 21st century. [...]

The Written Words of a Ledger Account are Transformed into a New ‘Masterpiece’ for Ruinart

24 June 2014 No Comments

During Art Basel 2014, Ruinart, the world's oldest champagne house, presents the second part of its latest collaboration with visual artist Georgia Russell, which involves the transformation of an 18th-century relic into a magnificent paper sculpture. [...]

''1968: Radical Italian Furniture'' by DESTE Foundation and TOILETPAPER

10 June 2014 {1} Comment

Cheeky humour, surreal dreams and iconic furniture fill the pages of the new exhilarating book by famed art collector Dakis Joannou and TOILETPAPER magazine’s Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari. [...]

NEONSIGNS.HK: An Online Exhibition Dedicated to Hong Kong’s Iconic Neon Signs

08 June 2014 No Comments

The M+ Museum in Hong Kong has launched an amazing interactive online exhibition all about the city’s mesmerising neon signs and the culture that surrounds them. [...]

Illuminating Architecture: Swarovski Adds a Sparkle to the 14th Architecture Biennale in Venice

06 June 2014 No Comments

A spectacular light installation that pays tribute to Italian architecture and the façades of Venice’s palazzos has been created by Swarovski in collaboration with Rem Koolhaas, as part of the 14th Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. [...]

The Blind for The Blind: Choi Xooang Talks to Yatzer

06 June 2014 {1} Comment

Known for his unearthly but highly intricate human figures, South Korean artist Choi Xooang has been sculpting for the last 10 years. Following his most recent exhibition, The Blind for the Blind at the Galerie Albert Benamou in Paris, Choi Xooang talked to Yatzer about his sculptures and their impact on the viewer. [...]

Stereokitchen Restaurant and Bar in Beirut by Paul Kaloustian

Situated on the topmost floor of an office building in Beirut, Lebanon, the new bar and restaurant Stereokitchen designed by architect Paul Kaloustian, follows a simple design strategy that makes the best of the breathtaking views outside. [...]