What are the current themes driving design in new directions? Hosted by XTRA in Singapore, our fourth annual Milan Review was an exercise in critical thinking recapping the world’s largest design fair.
With the design industry focusing more on sustainability, we took to the streets of Milan during Salone in search of the brands that are doing it best.
Incorporating ‘moveable interfaces’ and display systems into its design for HAY Tokyo, Schemata Architects has allowed the temporary store interior to move and grow as its needs change.
A new, pastel-hued café by AlvinT Studio in Jakarta, Indonesia, has been designed with an eye to encourage social interaction between strangers, as well as creating different clusters of seating.
The new Bukit Timah Gate Visitor Pavilion by Genome Architects references the Bukit Timah Core’s history of rubber plantations and railway transport.
Habitus Living speaks to the Yangon-based interior designer Mya Myitzu about her studio M.ID, what it’s like to practice in Myanmar, and what the profession needs for industry growth.
Architects and interior designers may have a reputation for wearing all-black, but if this year’s Hermes installation at Salone del Mobile was anything to go by, they certainly won’t be designing in the same vein. 2018 and onwards: colour is the new black!