The “Red Sea Project” is one of the most ambitious regenerative projects in the world. From 2023, the western coast of Saudi Arabia will feature a new form of barefoot luxury spanning over 28,000 square kilometers, with an archipelago of more than 90 untouched natural islands, plus dormant volcanoes, deserts, mountains and cultural sites.

The landmark project directly on Vienna’s Danube Canal impresses with design care and special architecture by INNOCAD. The expressive, monolithic architectural concept with its characteristic form is identity-forming, explained by architect Martin Lesjak. Inside we also took care to create a balance between the urbanity of the capital and nature – with a biophilic series of luminaires. Read more in the interview with Dr. Anastasija Lesjak from 13&9 Design.

O Lofos [the Hill] is a private house located on the east side of Crete where the landscape grows wild, and the nature is an ever-changing source of inspiration. This side of the island is still quite unexplored, and you can clearly sense the authenticity in the habitants and their way of living. Blending Block722’s inherent Scandinavian sensibility and organic minimalism with local architecture influences, result is a one-of-a-kind design language.

During the first lockdown in Austria, Graz-based fashion designer Bettina Reichl stumbled upon a very special project – in the form of a sheep: Project Weidekleid. Here’s how an acquaintance with an animal was turned into incredibly sophisticated fashion pieces that changed people’s relationships and thoughts during the manufacturing process.

At people who throw their rubbish out the window. At everyone still gleefully drinking water from a plastic bottle. At politicians whose solutions only look good on the surface. And at everyone that has stopped thinking and acting independently. With his “7Oceans” project, he wants to better protect the oceans. Not just because he loves them – but because all of our lives depend on it.

At Fuorisalone in Milan, Pianca& Partners contract hub is making space for the new generations of designers with a setting dedicated to the work of 3 Italian young talents: Giuseppe Arezzi, Maddalena Selvini and Flatwig Studio. It is the first event of the “Emerging lines” format, conceived by the Milanese network to promote the creativity of the future …

The newly built art depot of the Boijmans van Beuningen Museum in Rotterdam can be considered a work of art in its own right. The architects at MVRDV have designed a massive, mirrored “bowl” with trees growing out of its “lid”. This new building can be admired already – even before the art objects have been installed …