Cerith Wyn Evans Pirelli Hangar Bicocca

10 art and design exhibitions to see in Italy

Dark and cold months are a great time for introspection and germination of new ideas that will turn into new projects come spring. And where to find inspiration if not in Italy, an all-year-round destination for art lovers? Here I don’t mean only great masterpieces of the past, but also current exhibitions devoted to art, …

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The City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia by Santiago Calatrava

Exploring modern Mediterranean architecture: La Muralla Roja and the City of Arts and Sciences

Gentle light, Mediterranean flora and deep blue sea can only enhance visual sensations triggered off by great works of architecture. My recent holiday in Spain gave me the chance to admire two landmarks of contemporary architecture - La Muralla Roja by Ricardo Bofill and the City of Arts and Sciences by Santiago Calatrava. Read on …

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Bauhaus 100 – books, architecture trips and must-see exhibitions

This year we celebrate the centenary of the influential movement in architecture, art and design. One hundred years since its creation, the Bauhaus philosophy still defines what we consider modern and minimal and has significantly influenced our tastes in interiors, furniture and fashion. Here’s my selection of books, exhibitions and travel ideas that will give …

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