Design

The Heineman Collection at the Corning Museum of Glass

The Heineman Collection at the Corning Museum of Glass

The Corning Museum of Glass presents a survey of one of the largest and finest collections of contemporary studio glass in the United States, Voices of Contemporary Glass showcases, for the first time, the collection donated to the Museum in 2006 by Ben W. Heineman, Sr. and his wife, Natalie G. Heineman. On view through […]

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4th Gwangju Design Biennale

The 4th Gwangju Design Biennale, open 2 September – 23 October 2011, has appointed Seung H-Sang, a Korean architect, and Ai Weiwei, a Chinese artist and architectural designer, as co-directors of the 4th Gwangju Design Biennale. Eight curators and two designers have also been appointed for six major sections of the thematic exhibition. The 4th […]

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Istanbul Design Biennial

The first pre-event of the Istanbul Design Biennial; an International Design Symposium will be organised at Kadir Has University, on 2-3 December 2010. Titled “Why Design, Why Biennial?”, the symposium aims to create means for a productive debate on the interaction of design and diverse fields as environment, culture, politics, economy, human, technology and science. […]

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Phillips de Pury & Co Opens Exhibition of Japanese Design Studio Nendo

Phillips de Pury & Company opens the first UK solo exhibition of Japanese design studio, Nendo. The exhibition will be presented in two parts and split between two galleries. Part 1: Thin Black Lines, features a new series of bent, solid, tubular steel works on view at the Saatchi Gallery. Part 2: Blurry White Surfaces, […]

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Sir Norman Foster Tables to Sell at Bonhams

Sir Norman Foster Tables to Sell at Bonhams

Iconic Designs by Marc Newson, Ron Arad, Tom Dixon and John Makepeace Also on Offer at London Design Festival Sale Two tables designed and executed circa 1981 for Foster’s architectural practice in London, Foster Associates, and Foster’s Renault Distribution Centre in Swindon are to be sold at Bonhams’ Post War and Contemporary Art and Design […]

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Rijksmuseum Acquires 20th-Century Design Masterpieces

Rijksmuseum Acquires 20th-Century Design Masterpieces

The Rijksmuseum has acquired two masterpieces for its collection of 20th-century art and history: the famous chair designed by Gerrit T. Rietveld around 1918 and a relief by Jan J. Schoonhoven from 1963. Both artworks will be added to the permanent collection of the new Rijksmuseum in 2013. White chair by Rietveld With its red-and-blue […]

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Lamps by Frank Gehry at The Jewish Museum

Lamps by Frank Gehry at The Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum will present a selection of colorful, luminous lamps designed by internationally renowned architect Frank Gehry in Fish Forms: Lamps by Frank Gehry, on view from August 29 through October 31, 2010. This exhibition also explores the significance of fish imagery in Gehry’s work. The lamps will be displayed in near darkness to […]

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Spirit of Place / Spirit of Design Architectural and Academic Programme

Spirit of Place / Spirit of Design Architectural and Academic Programme

An international group of students has designed and built an installation evoking the Finnish national epic Kalevala, The Shaman’s Haven of the Kalevala, on the Seurasaari island in Helsinki. The project is the culmination of the Spirit of Place/Spirit of Design architectural and academic programme headed by architect Travis Price at The Catholic University in […]

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European Design Since 1985 at the Milwaukee Art Museum

The exhibition, open October 9, 2010–January 9, 2011, will present 250 seminal works including furniture, ceramics, metalwork, glass and product design that reveal the extraordinary creativity of 118 European designers. The exhibition defines Europe’s central role in driving design’s proliferation during the 1980s and 1990s. The exhibition and catalogue are divided into two major movements, […]

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