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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Dallas Museum of Art acquires Architectonic Tea Urn by Eliel Saarinen

Dallas Museum of Art acquires Architectonic Tea Urn by Eliel Saarinen

The Dallas Museum of Art announced the acquisition of a major work for its acclaimed decorative arts and design collection, a spherical tea or hot water urn designed by Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen (1873–1950) for the Wilcox division of the International Silver Company. Eliel Saarinen, Wilcox Silver Plate Company, division of, International Silver Company, Tea […]

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Istanbul Design Biennial 2013

The first Istanbul Design Biennial, realized in the 40th year of the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), has finished its successful nine-week run programme of exhibitions, workshops and parallel events, turning the city into an international showcase of design. This year the biennial explored the theme of “Imperfection” (Kusurluluk), suggested by Deyan Sudjic, […]

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BMW Guggenheim Lab Concludes Programs Addressing Public and Private Space in Mumbai

The BMW Guggenheim Lab has concluded six weeks of free programs and projects exploring the urban challenges and conditions of the city. The Lab, which was presented in collaboration with the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, operated at six sites throughout the city from December 9, 2012 through January 20, 2013, making programming and participatory […]

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