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Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec at Centre Pompidou-Metz

Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec at Centre Pompidou-Metz

Their first major solo show in France, ov Ronan & Erwan Bouroulle, Bivouac highlights an exceptional international career, during which the two brothers have worked with some of the greatest names in design, been crowned by numerous awards and the presence of their work in public collections. Open view 7 October 2011 – 30 July […]

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Bonhams to Auction Manfred Kielnhofer Interlux Chair

Bonhams to Auction Manfred Kielnhofer Interlux Chair

Bonhams are to auction a Manfred Kielnhofer Interlux Chair on 19 Oct 2011 in Knightsbridge, London. Reminiscent of American minimalist artist Dan Flavin’s fluorescent light sculptures, this unique chair literally lights up the room. Manfred Kielnhofer plays with fluorescent light and transparent tubes that change colour creating an out of this world atmosphere. The chair […]

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Proust’s Post Modernist Armchair for Bonhams Auction

Proust’s Post Modernist Armchair for Bonhams Auction

Coincides with New Post-Modernism Exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London One of the most iconic and important post-modernist designs, Proust’s Armchair, by Italian designer and architect Alessandro Mendini, is to be sold at Bonhams as part of its Contemporary Two sale on 19 October 2011. Designed in 1978, and executed in 1981, for […]

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Rijksmuseum Acquires Bone Chair Prototype by Joris Laarman

Rijksmuseum Acquires Bone Chair Prototype by Joris Laarman

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

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

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

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

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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Casco  Office for Art, Design and Theory Presents COHAB: an assembly of spare parts A project by Can Altay

Casco Office for Art, Design and Theory Presents COHAB: an assembly of spare parts A project by Can Altay

Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory presents COHAB: an assembly of spare parts’ A project by Can Altay on view through 10 July 2011. In recent years, the so-called genre of “public art” has undergone a dematerialisation process. As the public sphere has been understood increasingly in terms of a heterogeneous and agonistic […]

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