Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street, New York
The Nature Conservancy and the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum present "Design for a Living World," an exhibition featuring objects created by leading designers and made from sustainable, natural materials.
There were likely many collectors paying close attention to the results of the April 30th design auction at Phillips de Pury & Company in London.
1440 West Hubbard, Chicago Illinois
For his first exhibition at Wright, Ron Gilad presents his latest body of work.
The Aram Gallery
110 Drury Lane, London
The Aram Gallery presents 'Significant Colour', an exhibition examining objects and artworks which share the overarching theme of colour.
Colour is a deeply emotive subject. For most of us it is also highly personal, we each have a unique response to colour that we develop internally through experience and association.
DeTnk's monthly selection of must-reads, are for anyone who is truly passionate about design and design theory.
This month in the Book Store we have six new featured books to get your nose into. Visit DeTnk Featured Books to see the full selection and be the first to pick up a copy!
414-18 west 14th street, Meatpacking district, NY
As part of the satellite events for this year’s ICFF Designboom presents, NY Local, an exhibition presenting the work of some of the big apple’s best transplants, expats, design veterans and rising stars.
If you are looking for something to do this weekend, why not put together an entry for the Ample Sample Competition.
Ample Sample is again challenging designers to rethink and repurpose carpet samples. They are looking for creative product designs which use upcycled carpet samples as their base material.
Sotheby’s Kiddell Gallery
New Bond Street, London W1
Renowned curator Janice Blackburn presents the second installment of her exhibition ‘Small Show Huge Talent', a mixed media exhibition featuring the work of 7 international artists and designers including Ruth Gurvich, Maarten Kolk, Committee, Camille Rousseau, Grace Wilson, Pernille Braun and Jake Polonsky.
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
New York City
The ICFF Studio, a platform for young and up and coming designers to showcase their prototypes to manufacturers and the media, will once again be a part of this year’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York City.
JOSEPH Felt Bench //
Nodding to the enigmatic artist, Joseph Beuys, this layered industrial wool felt bench/ottoman creates a synthesis between fine art and design utilizing low-tech materials. Currently exhibited in Fashioning Felt at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, NYC. March 6, 2009—Sept. 7, 2009 //
It is never too late to make a commitment to Good Design.
In the early 1980s it is said that legendary designer Dieter Rams became increasingly concerned by the state of the world around him. Being aware that he as a designer was a major contributor to that world, he asked himself the almighty question: Is my design good design?
In this witty yet extremely poignant video, social strategist Renny Gleeson gets to the bottom of the anti-social nature of our digital world.
Categorizing some of the terrible habits we have all developed with the influx of iphones, blackberries and the like, Gleeson finishes with a pertinent message for all designers.
Lets just hope we hear him loud and clear.