In this week’s architecture and design video round-up (above), Beijing-based MAD Architects has unveiled preliminary illustrations of the Aranya Cloud Centre, ahead of its completion date later this year. In Paris, interior designer Pierre Yovanovitch has refreshed his online store – take a look at our top ten picks.
Swedish tech consultancy Samsen commissioned Note Design Studio to create not an office – but a wine bar – for its team in Stockholm. And, finally this week, scheduled to open at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney on August 20, ‘Clay Dynasty’ is a celebration of 50 years of Australian studio ceramics.
For more information on each of this week’s stories, see below
- Cloudy vision: Likened to a “floating cloud by the sea”, the Aranya Cloud Centre by MAD Architects will deliver a multi-purpose public space to one of China’s most vibrant arts and culture communities. Read more.
- Bonjour, baby: Delivering French finesse to the world at a time when travel is limited, celebrated tastemaker and interior designer Pierre Yovanovitch has unveiled a refreshed online store. Shop our ten favourite wares. Read more.
- Wine at work: Swedish firm Note Design Studio was called upon by a local tech consultancy to create an out-of-the-ordinary workspace in Stockholm, where a glass of wine is always on the menu. Read more.
- Helping hand: ‘Station 4’ by Thea Perkins (pictured) depicts Arrernte Country near Alice Springs – a wellspring of art and activism. It’s up for grabs in a raffle where funds go to Yalari’s scholarship program for Indigenous kids. Enter now.
- Clay time: Celebrating 50 years of Australian studio ceramics, the upcoming ‘Clay Dynasty’ exhibition at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum brings together works from three generations of makers. Including Night Portraits II by Lynda Draper (pictured). Read more.
A multi-purpose arts and culture facility in China plus a workspace with a boozy twist!