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Dallas Museum of Art Dallas Museum of Art acquires the Miss Blanche armchair by Japanese designer Shiro Kuramata

. June 11, 2013

The Dallas Museum of Art announced the acquisition of a major work of postmodernism, the Miss Blanche armchair by Japanese designer Shiro Kuramata (1934–1991). An integral addition to the Museum’s decorative arts and design collection, the chair’s acquisition honors outgoing DMA Board of Trustees Chairman Deedie Potter Rose and her many years of service to […]

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Estorick Collection presents Giorgio Casali Photographer Domus 1951-1983 Architecture, Design and Art in Italy

Estorick Collection presents Giorgio Casali Photographer Domus 1951-1983 Architecture, Design and Art in Italy

. June 8, 2013

The Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art presents Giorgio Casali Photographer Domus 1951-1983 Architecture, Design and Art in Italy an exhibition on view through 8 September 2013. For over thirty years, Giorgio Casali (1913-1995) photographed the work of the greatest post-war Italian architects and designers for Gio Ponti’s famous magazine, the style bible Domus. Casali […]

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Friedman Benda opens Campana Brothers: Concepts

Friedman Benda opens Campana Brothers: Concepts

. June 6, 2013

Friedman Benda presents Campana Brothers: Concepts an exhibition on view June 5-July 3, 2013. The exhibition will introduce several new bodies of work that demonstrate a different direction for the brothers, while offering a complex and in-progress view of their practice as it stands during a pivotal moment in their careers. Loose and experimental in […]

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Design Museum presents United Micro Kingdoms (UmK): A Design Fiction

Design Museum presents United Micro Kingdoms (UmK): A Design Fiction

. May 27, 2013

The Design Museum presentsUnited Micro Kingdoms (UmK): A Design Fiction, presenting multiple perspectives on a fictional United Kingdom, as imagined by designers and educators Dunne and Raby. The exhibition sees England devolved into four self- contained counties or micro kingdoms, each free to experiment with governance, economy and lifestyle. On view through 26 AUGUST. Anthony […]

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Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design presents Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion

Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design presents Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion

. May 24, 2013

Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design presents Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion an exhibition on view through August 18, 2013. Drawn from the museum’s collection and loans from other national and international organizations and private individuals—the RISD Museum celebrates the dandy, tracing the variety of ways in which this personality has blazed through two […]

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Jewish Museum opens Six Things: Sagmeister & Walsh exhibition

Jewish Museum opens Six Things: Sagmeister & Walsh exhibition

. May 13, 2013

Jewish Museum presents Six Things: Sagmeister & Walsh on view through August 4, 2013. The designers Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh are known for their experimental typography and striking visual imagery. Their work is by turns playful and unsettling, humanist and existential, and often expands the definition of design, embracing film, sculpture, poetry, and performance. […]

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Design of the Year Award 2013 won by GOV.UK website

Design of the Year Award 2013 won by GOV.UK website

. April 29, 2013

The website GOV.UK has won the Design Museum Design of the Year Award 2013. Deyan Sudjic, Director of Design Museum said: ‘GOV.UK is a remarkable success on so many levels. It makes life better for millions of people coping with the everyday chores, from getting a new passport, to paying their taxes. It’s a reflection […]

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