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A colorful, Memphis Design-inspired playground touches down in London

Before her new Villa Walala exhibit opened in London, Curbed talked to the muralist and designer about her own creative epiphany.

French designer's U.S. debut brings gorgeously Surrealist furniture to NYC

Though it’s titled "OOPS," a new show of furniture and objects by French interior architect and designer Pierre Yovanovitch has a studied, Surrealist verve.

Get lost in a colorful maze in this new London installation

It’s the latest by artist and designer Camille Walala.

Women designers take spotlight in symposium on unbuilt work

A Zaha Hadid Architects associate organized the event during London Architecture Festival.

New Serpentine Galleries pavilion by Francis Kéré celebrates London rain

The annual architecture folly this year takes its rounded form from the baobab tree.

NYCxDesign 2017: Highlights and the trends to watch

Here’s everything we ogled and coveted during the monthlong extravaganza.

NYCxDesign 2017 is here! Here's what to expect

NYCxDesign, New York City’s annual celebration of design in all its forms kicks off again this week and will run through May 24. Here’s what you can expect from this year’s events.

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Yayoi Kusama exhibit at Hirshhorn Museum attracts record crowds

Even at 87, Kusama, who has been living in a psychiatric hospital in Tokyo since 1977, continues to make stellar artwork.

Chicago Architecture Biennial, in second act, will tackle architects' roles in a frayed society

Curators Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee talk to Curbed about their ambitions for the biennial’s sophomore iteration.

Bamboo biennial explores material's beauty and versatility in design

In newly released photographs, French lensmith Julien Lanoo captures the beauty and versatility of bamboo as it was explored in the inaugural bamboo biennial in 2016.

Iconic ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ bedroom scene recreated in new installation

This one’s for all sci-fi lovers out there: Now you can now live out the ending scene of 2001: A Space Odyssey in a new Los Angeles exhibition that recreates the film’s iconic bedroom.

Photos: a Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired mirror-clad house in California

Artist Doug Aitken’s "Mirage"—a low, mirror-clad house inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s residences—is in the Coachella Valley’s Desert X outdoor art show.

David Hockney's paintings of wealthy California suburbs get stop-motion animation treatment

A retrospective of the work of David Hockney, up now at London’s Tate Britain, inspired this trailer created for the museum by animator Thomas Harnett O’Meara.

Two women leads of award-winning Dublin firm to curate 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Grafton Architects, the firm that last year won the first-ever Royal Institute of British Architects International Prize, will curate the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, the organization announced yesterday.

A brutalist playground gets the spotlight at the Vitra Design Museum

The Vitra exhibition, entitled "The Brutalist Playground," will run from Saturday, January 14 to Sunday, April 16, 2017.

The other glass house: ‘30s Paris residence takes center stage in new exhibition

Diller Scofidio + Renfro creates a technology-forward exhibition about French architect Pierre Chareau’s seminal 1930s Maison de Verre.

Artist Olafur Eliasson takes over a Seoul museum

The Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea, has staged a major solo exhibition of the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson.

New exhibition envisions the future of Tokyo housing

This year’s theme is "Co-Dividual: Split and Connect/Separate and Come Together" and addresses the question of how to bring individuals, urban and rural areas, and fragmented technologies together through housing.

Migrating Spaces exhibit explores how architecture moves with us

A new exhibition explores the layering of German and Turkish architecture in 132 homes built by Turkish workers after returning from Germany.

Upcoming MoMA Exhibition Will Explore Refugee Shelters

The Museum of Modern Art in New York will tackle the issue of the growing global migration and refugee crisis in a new fall exhibition, the museum recently announced.

Met Costume Exhibit Housed in Otherworldly, Airy Alcoves Designed by OMA

For this year's Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute exhibition, Manus X Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, OMA New York created "ghost cathedrals" to showcase some of the most exquisite pieces that marry handmade and machine-made techniques. Here's a closer look.

Game-Changing Work of Japanese Architects Will Be Focus of Upcoming MoMA Exhibition

Minneapolis Exhibition Spotlights Rad Bikes Inspired by Fine Art