Step inside Asif Khan’s dark pavilion for the Winter Olympics

EventsArchitektur und Interior Design

Could this be the darkest building on earth? ‘On entering the building, it feels as though you are being absorbed into a cloud of blackness’, says its creator, British-based architect

Kontext View Herbst/Winter 2019/2020


Auf das Leerdrehen in der Hyperkultur wird mit einem Wechsel der Perspektive reagiert: Wir schauen nach draussen, fangen mit der Kamera die Welt ein, statt im Netz an der Vielfalt der

Contemporary design trends: it's blackened silver's time to shine


Contemporary silver’s star is shining, with a clutch of exhibitions across Britain focusing on the precious metal. However, silver itself is becoming delightfully dull — giving off more of

The Latest Design Trend: Black and Burned Wood

Architektur und Interior Design

An ancient Japanese technique protects cedar by charring it a witchy charcoal. It’s having a renaissance in the West (for less practical reasons).

New textile weathers temperature shift - Reversible fabrics of the future may keep you comfortable in any weather

Fashion & TextileForschung und Innovation

Weather changes, but thanks to a new high-tech textile, someday you may not have to switch out your outfit. Materials scientists and engineers at Stanford University have developed a multilayered