Galleria SWING is pleased to present Frozen #1, the new collection by Korea-born, London-based designer Jungin Lee (Gwang-ju 1985). The project Frozen was presented for the first time in 2012 at the graduation show in MA Product Design at Royal College of Art in London. Since then, it has been developed and shown at Dutch Design Week, Milan Design Week and London Design Festival.
Vitra Design Museum Gallery
From 1968 to 1972, the chemical corporation Bayer rented an excursion boat that was transformed by well-known designers into a temporary exhibition space on the subject of contemporary living.
"From almost any point along the road that connects the old and new poles of Sarajevo’s historic and commercial centres, the Jajce Barracks can be seen up among the north-eastern hills. From a distance, the national monument’s domed towers and intricate molding are reminders of the city’s fin de siècle boom years under the Austro-Hungarian empire.
‘Matrice’ is Studio Cogitech’s first collection: one-off pieces as well as limited series presented by Galerie BSl, bringing together objects produced in two composite materials: lacquered fiberglass and carbon fiber. These composite materials are manufactured from resins that act like a matrix for the fibers, rendering them more rigid and more resistant.
After a highly successful fifth edition in New York City, the acclaimed Architecture & Design Film Festival is going bicoastal! From March 12-16, 2014, the Los Angeles Theatre Center will host the nation's largest film festival exploring art, architecture, design, fashion and urban planning, and their prevalence in our day-to-day lives.
Living Spaces, an exhibition tracing a hundred years of textiles in Dutch interiors consists of a series of conceptual rooms present changing uses of fabrics in the household over periods of 10 to 20 years, with a starring role reserved for the museum’s extensive textile collection.
Making mistakes is human. Dirk vander Kooij slips up now and then as well. It just takes once adding too little raw material while producing an Endless chair to end up with a wastrel. A lot of waste is also left over after testing periods for new products. Over time his studio has gathered a container full of plastic bits and pieces.
The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 announce The Living (David Benjamin) as the winner of the annual Young Architects Program (YAP) in New York.
The Rijksmuseum will be presenting the Lotus Dome by Daan Roosegaarde for the first time in the Netherlands, from 7 February through 5 May 2014.
Gallery Gosserez, a leading design gallery dedicated to contemporary furniture and decorative pieces, located in the North Marais (NoMa) district in Paris presents "Minotaures" by Sacha Walckhoff from 31 Jan - 22 Feb '14.
“If only you could design just one good chair in your life . . . But you simply cannot.”
Hans J. Wegner, 1952.
The exhibition “Wegner : just one good chair”, opening on the 3rd of April 2014, marks the 100-year anniversary of Hans J. Wegner’s birth. Wegner (1914-2007) was one of history’s most prolific designers.
A project to build the Victoria & Albert's first museum outside London has won nearly £10m in lottery funding as fresh questions emerged about the new design collection's long-term costs.
The Chapel of Notre Dame du Haut in Ronchamp, France—an architectural gem and one of Le Corbusier’s best-known buildings—was vandalised on 17 January. Following a break-in, a concrete collection box was thrown outside and one of the stained-glass windows, also designed by the Modernist architect and the only one on the chapel to carry his signature, was broken.