Design

Designs by Mother Nature – Biomimetic Exhibition

What is biomimicry? Derived from the Greek word bios meaning ‘life’ and mimisis, meaning ‘imitate’, biomimicry refers to the copying, emulating and imitating of nature in all its forms and functions. Dedicating an exhibition to highlight the many everyday products, objects and buildings that have used nature as a source of inspiration, Designs by Mother […]

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2nd Istanbul Design Biennial – call for ideas

2nd Istanbul Design Biennial – call for ideas

The second edition of the Istanbul Design Biennial will be realized between 18 October and 14 December 2014 by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV), and will comprise a wide range of events, workshops, conferences and screenings centered around its exhibitions program. The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2014. Under the overarching […]

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Urban Expositions Announces Inaugural art + design new york To Open  May 8-11, 2014

Urban Expositions Announces Inaugural art + design new york To Open May 8-11, 2014

New York: The inaugural art + design new york that will showcase the best in three-dimensional art and design, from ceramics, wood, textiles, glass, sculpture, as well as contemporary jewelry, painting, and photography, will open at 82Mercer Street, in Soho, on May 8-11, 2014. “We are very excited to debut art + design new york […]

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Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory Composing the Commons

Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory Composing the Commons

Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory announces Composing the Commons. A guideline for the program 2013–2015. “Again, the general idea of building a Commons is building a collective subject; building a common interest, and first and foremost, undermining the ways in which we’ve been divided. So, it’s not creating new rules of exclusion […]

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Gwangju Design Biennale Anything, Something

Gwangju Design Biennale Anything, Something

The fifth edition of Gwangju Design Biennale, curated by the Artistic Director Young Hye Lee, will explore cultural habits, shared knowledge and coded contexts that inform the many unspoken ways in which we communicate with one another. The concept inspired by two of the most frequently used words in Jeolla province, [Gәsigi Mәsigi] (Anything, Something) […]

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Zoe Ryan named curator of the second Istanbul Design Biennial

Zoe Ryan named curator of the second Istanbul Design Biennial

Zoë Ryan have been appointed as the curator of the second Istanbul Design Biennial, to be held from 18 October to 14 December 2014 by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV). British curator and writer Zoë Ryan is the John H. Bryan Chair and Curator of Architecture and Design at the Art Institute […]

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Portland Art Museum presents Cyclepedia exhibition

Portland Art Museum presents Cyclepedia an exhibition on view June 8 – September 8, 2013. Drawn from the collection of Vienna-based designer and bike aficionado Michael Embacher, this special exhibition features some 40 bicycles, each chosen by Embacher as examples of pivotal moments in the evolution of bicycle design. The exhibition will include racing, mountain, […]

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Centre d’Art Contemporain Geneve presents Gianni Piacentino exhibition

Centre d’Art Contemporain Geneve presents Gianni Piacentino exhibition

Centre d’Art Contemporain Geneve presents a retrospective of work by Gianni Piacentino, one of the most inventive Italian artists of the second half of the 20th century. Initially associated with the Arte Povera movement, he went on to develop a vocabulary of his own that is constantly probing the boundaries and the complexity of the […]

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

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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