Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD
Via Ventura 15, Milan, Italy
As part of SPD’s SummerSchool 2009, London-based designer Ross Lovegrove will lead a one week design workshop on Luminocity.
The workshop will focus on designing lighting devices and bright installations for street furniture with the aim to emphasise various and unusual places in the city.
2 North Terrace, Empire House, London
For the grand opening of their new location Mint presents an exhibition exploring the personal narratives found in contemporary design. Curated by Lina Kanafani, the exhibition weaves together the modern day tales of new works from established and up-and-coming designers with unique stories to tell.
Eames Demetrios, grandson of the legendary design team Charles and Ray Eames, offers an inspiring view into the duo’s design process.
Although slightly confusing at times, this heartfelt tribute offers a fantastic glimpse of the Eames’ boundless creativity revealing their truly impassioned design genius.
In Comme’s stunning Grand Room, Cool Hunting’s cultural creator, Tim Yu will lead a discussion on the current patterns and future trends in art, design, culture and technology around the world.
Comme’s Executive Chef will design a sumptuous three-course dinner, served with matching wines, to complement the discussion.
Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens
Forming part of State of Design Festival, Design: Made: Trade will showcase Australia's small manufacturers, product designers, and design makers to an audience of manufacturers, retailers and the public.
Julien Carretero has designed a truly remarkable series of lamps inspired by the traditional plaster dragging technique.
Each lamp is created using two semi-circular shapes, aligned on a central axis of an apparatus, which drags plaster on top of each shape. The two halves are assembled together using the overload of dragged material.
Melbourne Central Business District
Melbourne Open House is a free event giving Melbournians and visitors to the city a rare opportunity to discover the often hidden wealth of design, architectural, engineering and historic ‘gems’ nestled around the city.
Established & Sons presents A Buggs Life, a lighting installation by Sebastian Wrong.
Keeping with the humorous side of design, Sebastian Wrong’s new limited edition lamp is a play on the classic Bauhaus design of an opal glass, spherical lamp mutated by a pop culture reference.
For our first official video from this year’s Milan Design Week, revered Italian designer Piero Lissoni talks with Max Fraser at the ZonaTortona.TV + DeTnk.TV Studio.
Design journalist, Laura Houseley joined us in the studio on the eve of the launch of her new book, “The Independent Design Guide”.