Between the Lines by Charles Trevelya at Carpenters Workshop Gallery Paris

Between the Lines by Charles Trevelya at Carpenters Workshop Gallery Paris

7 September - 19 October '13

The Australian designer Charles Trevelyan initially studied materials engineering, majoring in physics and chemistry. This led him to explore the properties of ceramics, glass, plastics and composites. His scientific training does not seem to have been enough as he completed it with a year at the Beaux-Arts where he learned sculpture, three dimensional design and graphics.

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This Is The House that Jack Built: an exhibition by HELMRINDERKNECHT

This Is The House that Jack Built: an exhibition by HELMRINDERKNECHT

27 September - 3 November '13

Recently moved from Berlin to Zurich, HELMRINDERKNECHT contemporary design gallery proudly presents a new exhibition project. The exhibition „This is the House that Jack built“ transforms a vacant villa in the neighbourhood of Zurich Oerlikon into a temporary home for contemporary design and art.

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Serpentine Gallery’s 'sinuous and sensual' £14.5m expansion opens

Serpentine Gallery’s 'sinuous and sensual' £14.5m expansion opens

News from the Web

Zaha Hadid’s highly anticipated £14.5m extension of the Serpentine Gallery opens to the public on Saturday. Housed in a former gunpowder depot, the new Serpentine Sackler Gallery is a seven-minute walk from the main gallery.

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Flat-pack alternative to tents for refugees

Flat-pack alternative to tents for refugees

News from the Web

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) is partnering with the IKEA Foundation on a new temporary shelter for refugees. Twenty-five of the flat-pack shelters are currently being tested in the Dollo Ado refugee camp in Ethiopia, home to over 190,000 refugees. A further twelve shelters will also be deployed to Lebanon, which hosts 500,000 Syrian refugees.

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'Persistent Illusions' by Troika

'Persistent Illusions' by Troika

With Persistent Illusions, London-based arts collective Troika take on a familiar spectacle of public life, a fountain to transform our modern equivalent of the public square, a shopping mall into a stage for the absurd.

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'Plur Piece' by Alexandra Gorczynski [Courtesy of Alexandra Gorczynski and Transfer Gallery]

Phillips's First Digital-Art Auction Will Include a YouTube Video, Digital Files

News from the Web

The brick-and-mortar auction house Phillips is going down the rabbit hole of digital art.

At its first-ever digital-art auction on Oct. 10, Phillips will offer up, among other things, a website, a YouTube video and digital files that could be displayed on a range of devices at the discretion of the buyer, from smartphones to wall-mounted screens.

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Phillips Design and Nordic Design Sales: Highlights

Phillips Design and Nordic Design Sales: Highlights

26 September '13

Phillips will start their design season with their upcoming September Design auctions, featuring around 350 lots with a combined pre-sale low estimate of £4.7m / $7.4m / €5.6m and a pre-sale high estimate of £6.7m / $10.4m / €7.9m.

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Emeco + Konstantin Grcic : Parrish Collection

Emeco + Konstantin Grcic : Parrish Collection

Detailed to perfection with a classic appearance, the Parrish Collection by Emeco and German designer Konstantin Grcic was first made for the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York.

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Max Fraser on Crane.tv

Max Fraser on Crane.tv

Max Fraser, the deputy director of the London Design Festival shares his views of the city.

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Margaret Howell supports Open House London Weekend 2013

Margaret Howell supports Open House London Weekend 2013

21 – 22 September '13

Margaret Howell continues to support Open-City, the architectural education charity founded by Victoria Thornton to raise awareness and appreciation of the urban landscape. Open-City actively promotes public engagement and education programmes, encouraging a dialogue about the built environment and urban regeneration projects.

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The world's first 3D-printed gun now owned by the world's largest design museum

The world's first 3D-printed gun now owned by the world's largest design museum

News from the Web

"The first-ever 3D-printed gun is now on show at London's Victoria and Albert (V&A) museum. Dubbed "The Liberator" by its creator Cody Wilson, several examples of the gun were purchased by the art and design museum recently, and went on show September 14th, the first day of the London Design Festival.

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Capsula pendant light by Lucie Koldova for Brokis

Capsula pendant light by Lucie Koldova for Brokis

Capsula pendant light by upcoming designer Lucie Koldova for czech company Brokis is composed of two oval capsules of glass when external absorbs the internal and by permeating each other they complete compact form.

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Mayfair House by Squire and Partners [photo: Gareth Gardner]

Mayfair House by Squire and Partners

London

Squire and Partners have completed a private house in Mayfair, London, featuring a striking bespoke leaf facade which mirrors an established Virginia Creeper on a facing building on Curzon Street.

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The Design Book

The Design Book

DeTnk Books

The Design Book is an extraordinary journey through the objects that have shaped our society and improved the function of homes, offices and public buildings all over the world.

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Adel Absessemed © Collection FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais JPG, 1.35 MiB Foot on 2005 Vidéo Pal, son stéréo, support DVD durée: 5’20”

Diffractions of Destroyed Design at Netwerk / centre for contemporary art

15 September - 17 November '13

Netwerk presents an exhibition that addresses aspects of the connection between design, experimental contemporary art and architecture, from a starting point inspired by characteristic elements of the work of Lacaton & Vassal, architects of the new FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais.

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