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Another French Revolution: Design & Prisunic in the 1970’s

From Terence Conran to Andrée Putman, major names in the design industry embarked upon Prisunic’s quest for “Beauty for the price of ugliness”, and good design for all. It all started during the 1930’s, following the stock... Lire la suite ›

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Loewe’s strange tribute to Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Loewe x Mackintosh – This capsule collection may leave the fans of the famed “Glasgow Four” a bit puzzled… To mark the visionary designer and architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s 150 birthday – and following... Lire la suite ›

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Design inspired by Nature: Flora & Fauna

Hong Kong based publisher Viction:ary have released yet another gorgeous design book: Flora & Fauna, Design inspired by Nature. The focus certainly rings a bell with the current, fascinating “Fashioned From Nature” exhibition at the... Lire la suite ›

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Is Modernism dead? The sinking of Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye

Danish artist Asmund Havsteen-Mikkelsen‘s installation Flooded Modernity, a full-scale, 15 x 6 x 9m model of a corner of Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye (1929), will float in the waters of Vejle, Denmark, until September 2nd.The sculpture, made... Lire la suite ›

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The powerful work of Christien Meinderstma on display @Vitra Design Museum

We know her works with and for Japanese label ARITA or have seen her many experiences with flax or linen, including the brilliant Label/breed Flax chair (picture above). The Vitra Design Museum team were right to dedicate their next exhibition to... Lire la suite ›

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Of toothpicks & design: A Million Time at Changi Airport, Humans since 1982

It took four years to complete this uncommon clock, that you can admire in the Terminal 2 at Singapore Changi airport, at the entrance of the departure hall. But to be fair, it took over ten years to its designers, Stockholm-based studio Humans... Lire la suite ›

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At last! Tim Walker at the V&A, London

Whimsical, extravagant, out-of-this-world: the V&A museum have just announced an upcoming exhibition (well, we will have to wait a bit: 7 September 2019 – 8 March 2020) dedicated to the fantastical fashion photographer Tim Walker. You can... Lire la suite ›

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Hans Tan: “Design can be a cultural driver for Singapore”

Hans Tan has just been crowned Singapore Designer of the Year 2018 (Product & Industrial design) at this year’s President’s Design Awards. He was already the recipient of two Design of the Year awards, in 2015 for his Pour table and in... Lire la suite ›

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Dieter Rams was “Wright”

“Indifference towards people and the reality in which they live is actually the one and only cardinal sin in design.” (Dieter Rams) It’s not often that a contemporary designer gets its dedicated, (almost) solo auction nowadays. Obviously,... Lire la suite ›

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Joshua Smith’s wonders of “Urban decay”

Miniaturist and artist Joshua Smith’s intricately detailed models of overlooked Sydney buildings celebrate the beauty of urban grime, rust, decay and graffiti. “Urban Decay”, showing at the Australian Design Centre (August 2 – September 25),... Lire la suite ›

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Is Food Fiction? Presentation and narrative of food

The Design Museum Den Bosch (The Netherlands) is tempting your tastebuds and challenging your brain with “Food is fiction”, on display until October 28th. “Food is fiction” draws on a wealth of designs to provide insight into the role of... Lire la suite ›

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25 Years of Dutch Design: Playtime!

In the beautiful city of Utrecht (The Netherlands), the Workshop of Wonders gallery presents “PLAY TIME! 25 Dutch Design Years“. The exhibition, which will run until the 2nd of June, marks the 25th anniversary of the place, accordingly echoing... Lire la suite ›

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Monaco goes Nomad again

For its second edition, “NOMAD Monaco” brought together leading collectable design and contemporary art galleries in the Villa La Vigie. The historic villa was transformed this past April 26-29th with rare furniture pieces, a lounge... Lire la suite ›

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Picasso Museum displays furniture by ECAL design student

Until November 2018, the Musée national Picasso-Paris presents an exhibition of the new benches the iconic museum has acquired, which were created by Isabelle Baudraz, ECAL Bachelor Industrial Design student, and produced by French furniture brand... Lire la suite ›

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Matali Crasset’s Singapore Nest

  “The Dynamic Lines our our Nest” is an installation designed by Matali Crasset for the National Museum of Singapore (exhibited until Sept. 30th). With this piece, the French artist and designer’s intention is to pay... Lire la suite ›

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Experiment Design Beyond Vision in New York

Can you touch, smell or listen to Design? With “The Senses: Design Beyond Vision”, the Cooper Hewitt museum (New York City) offers an exploration of experimental works and practical solutions designed to inspire wonder and new ways of accessing... Lire la suite ›

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  The Sydney Craft Week ( 5 -14 October 2018) is an inspirational festival that showcases exceptional contemporary craft. An initiative of the Australian Design Centre, this ten-day festival features a range of exhibitions, workshops, talks... Lire la suite ›

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Design Gallery Object Space: 24/7 exhibition in Sydney

In Sydney, you can visit this design exhibition 24/7: design exhibition Object Space is a newly created window gallery located in the window of the Australian Design Centre  Offices on William Street in Darlinghurst. The exhibition space has... Lire la suite ›

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Chasing Rainbows: Josh Sperling

New York-based artist Josh Sperling‘s works are exhibited for the first time at Gallery Perrotin Paris (until Feb. 24th). “Chasing Rainbows” brings together a number of new works by the artist: composites—sort of shaped canvases and... Lire la suite ›

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Singapore, UNESCO Creative City of Design, will launch the 5th edition of its Design Week (SDW) in March (5-18, 2018). The program of this “March of Design” was unveiled this morning. From partnerships with other UNESCO design cities... Lire la suite ›

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