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Rijksmuseum Acquires Bone Chair Prototype by Joris Laarman

Rijksmuseum Acquires Bone Chair Prototype by Joris Laarman

. September 1, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Rijksmuseum has acquired the prototype to the now world-famous Bone Chair by Joris Laarman. Designed in 2006 by the Dutch designer Joris Laarman (1979), the Bone Chair soon became an icon. Commissioned by Droog Design and the Friedmanbenda gallery, twelve chairs were made. It did not take long before they found their way to […]

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Gwangju Design Biennale 2011

. August 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Gwangju Biennale Foundation and Artistic Directors, Seung H-Sang and Ai Weiwei, are pleased to announce the fourth edition of Gwangju Design Biennale, opening September 1, 2011. Titled Design is Design is not Design, the Gwangju Design Biennale will present 130 designers and studios from 44 countries. Inspired by the opening line of the Tao […]

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Award Winning Polypropylene Flux Chair

Award Winning Polypropylene Flux Chair

. July 20, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Flux Chair, which has won the New Venture Award, the Philips Innovation Award and the Grand Designs Product of the Year Award, combines design excellence with environmental responsibility. Because the chair folds flat, it can be efficiently transported in bulk – helping to reduce carbon emissions and fuel consumption. The award-winning foldable, portable Flux® […]

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Rotterdam Design Prize 2011

. July 3, 2011 . 0 Comments

Five scouts began their search for nominations for the Rotterdam Design Prize 2011. They are assisted in this by tips from the design world supplied via the new website designprijs.nl. This is the first time that the Rotterdam Design Prize has been nominated in this way. Nominations procedure Designer scouts Sophie Krier, Aziz Bekkaoui, Matthijs […]

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GM Foundation Grants $2.5 Million to College for Creative Studies (CCS) Art and Design College

. June 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

The General Motors Foundation today announced a $2.5-million donation to the College for Creative Studies (CCS), strengthening a longstanding commitment to the world’s leading educator of automotive designers. CCS, a world-class school for art and design education located in the heart of the city, is an economic engine and leading supplier of creative talent in […]

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