Design

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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Cooper-Hewitt Museum 2013 Design Talks Series Features National Design Award Winners

Design Talks, a vibrant conversation and presentation series organized by the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, will run from March through May at the Cooper-Hewitt Design Center in Harlem in New York City. This year’s series will feature winners from the 2012 National Design Awards and focus on collaborative aspects of design. Clive Wilkinson, winner […]

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Moderna Museet presents Moment – Le Corbusier’s Secret Laboratory

Moderna Museet presents Moment – Le Corbusier’s Secret Laboratory

Moderna Museet presents Moment – Le Corbusier’s Secret Laboratory an exhibition on view through 18 April 2013. Le Corbusier I was dreaming (first version), 1953. © Le Corbusier/BUS 2013. Moderna Museet is making room for Le Corbusier and the first exhibition in Northern Europe covering his entire oeuvre. We all know that Le Corbusier is […]

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