Posts filed under 'Inspirations'
Whiter than White, Materials Council’s inaugural exhibition
Materials Council is running drop-in ‘Council Meetings’ at Clerkenwell Design Week 2013. Attendees are invited to come down and get free materials advice on current projects. Situated in the new materials and surfaces pavilion, Covered at Charterhouse Square, Materials Council will be relocating their studio for the duration of the show and will also be displaying a selection of materials from their Whiter than White exhibition, Materials Council’s inaugural exhibition launched last September. The show takes place around the Clerkenwell area of London between 21-23 May, 2013. Entrance is free and fast-tracked with registration. Registration for Clerkenwell Design Week 2013 is open now.
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“The Next Wave: Industrial Design Innovation in the 21st Century” is on view at the Washington, DC-area cultural center Artisphere
A recent panel discussion at Washington DC’s International Design Festival got to grips with the somewhat provocative question, “What Happened to American Design?”, the implication being it doesn’t enjoy the singular, coherent identity of other national design cultures. Here, journalist and panel moderator David Sokol outlines and extends the debate.
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Posted by Walter Phillips on 16.05.2013 - Tagged as: Belgrade Design Week
Belgrade is set to become the site of the first Zaha Hadid project in the region, the 94,000-square-metre ‘Beko Masterplan’
If you were to create a global map showing the key cities through which game-changing creative ideas flow and where new thinking about products and processes are generated, one of its nodes would undoubtedly be Belgrade. In eight short years, Belgrade Design Week has put the Serbian capital on the creative map, playing annual host to an unmissable pow-wow of the finest creative minds around. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)
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Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.05.2013 - Tagged as: Swarovski, Tokujin Yoshioka
‘Wings of Sparkle’ stand by Tokujin Yoshioka for Swarovski
Tokujin Yoshioka’s ‘Wings of Sparkle’ stand design for crystal brand Swarovski at Baselworld 2013, the international watch trade show, featured a wall with hexagonal reflectors and strategically placed blinking lights within them that made the wall appear to “sparkle”.
Clerkenwell Design Week
The fourth annual Clerkenwell Design Week (CDW) will welcome more than 200 designers and manufacturers from Britain and across the globe in London’s leading creative district of Clerkenwell.
‘Le Corbusier and the Power of Photography’, published in 2012 by Thames & Hudson
Thanks to our friends at Thames & Hudson, we’re giving away 5 FREE COPIES of ‘Le Corbusier and the Power of Photography’ to Architonic Facebook fans.
The draw will take place on 13 May. If you’d like to own a copy of this beautiful book – a must-have for any Le Corbusier aficionado – follow this link and comment on our photo album. To be in the running, don’t forget to like both Architonic and Thames & Hudson’s Facebook pages, too. Good luck! >>
‘Pastoe. 100 years of design innovation’ from nai010 publishers
Architonic book draw: The respected Dutch manufacturer Pastoe is celebrating its first 100 years in business. Here’s to 100 more! Although convention suggests that one receives rather than gives on one’s birthday, our kind friends at Pastoe have kindly offered to give away 5 FREE COPIES of their beautiful anniversary book ‘Pastoe. 100 years of design innovation’ to lucky Architonic Facebook fans.
The draw will take place on 6 May, so if you’d like to get your hands on this inspiring publication, follow this link and comment on our photo album. Good luck! >>
‘Mash up’ collection by Diederik Schneemann
Diederik Schneemann’s ‘Mash up’ collection raises important questions regarding what is expected to be a huge industry, 3D printing. Specifically, on the copyright issues that are now emerging alongside this fast growing industry.