During this year’s Design Week Cologne, British Designer Ross Lovegrove spoke with Designspotter about, well let’s face it pretty much everything.
If you have an extra 20 minutes to spare, and as Lovegrove puts it, some incredible stamina, this might be worth a watch.
Royal College of Art
Kensington Gore, London,
The RCA presents Boom, an exhibition highlighting the innovation, inspiration and talent from this years post graduate students at the College.
The exhibition will feature a series of studio works in progress by students in Architecture, Innovation Design Engineering, Design Interactions, Printmaking and Animation.
In Talk, a series of conversations on issues that concern us as capitalists and citizens, Deyan Sudjic talks to designers Sam Hecht and Konstantic Grcic about the meaning of design.
Attempting to re-establish the core meaning of design, Sudjic questions Grcic and Hecht on design's central ideas, how it relates to art and can design be critical.
For this year’s Cologne Furniture Fair German designer Johannes Hemann presented Storm Generated Forms, a series of products realised, not by the destructive forces of the winds, but by energy-generating forces, as can be seen in sand dunes or snow drifts.
Pierre Bergé & Associés
Drouot Richelieu -Salles 1-7, Paris
Design works by cutting-edge contemporary designers including, Marc Newson, Tom Dixon and Philippe Starck will be offered at the upcoming Pierre Bergé & Associés Auction: Arts modern et contemporain.
Alice Rawsthorn reflects on the present state of Limited-edition design in her article published November 28, 2008 for the International Herald Tribune.
Scandinavian curved sofa upholstered in red textured fabric. Six wooden
Cologne will once again become the European centre of design from 19th to 25th January 2009.
This year’s fair will feature a comprehensive selection of designer furniture and products, presented by approximately 1,000 imm cologne exhibitors from over 50 countries.
Swedish designer Pernilla Jansson’s ‘A New Proposal’ is a playful investigation into light.
Determined to “disturb the order of things and bring in the unexpected,” Jansson’s ‘A New Proposal’ puts an everyday object into a new perspective, one which so aptly emphasises the beauty and delicate nature of light.