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Mon 15.9.

‘How soon is now’ exhibition, Berlin

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.09.2014 - Tagged as:

Triangle Bed by June-14 | Johanna Meyer-Grohbrügge and Sam Chermayeff

Triangle Bed by June-14 | Johanna Meyer-Grohbrügge and Sam Chermayeff

‘How soon is now’ is an exhibition by 12 Berlin-based studios of architects, designers and engineers that revisits themes from the legendary This Is Tomorrow exhibition, held at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London in 1956.

 

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Sun 14.9.

Offline Two, Collecting Exhibition by Okolo (CZ)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 14.09.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

Offline Two, Collecting Exhibition by OKOLO

Offline Two, Collecting Exhibition by OKOLO, photo: OKOLO, Courtesy of Kunstgewerbemuseum

An exhibition at the Kunstgewerbemuseum in Dresden, curated by Okolo and Depot Basel, explores the phenomenon of collecting from many different perspectives, with nine various collections installed inside the historical chambers of the museum’s Bergpalais.

 

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Fri 12.9.

‘Crest’ installation by Zaha Hadid (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 12.09.2014 - Tagged as:

'Crest' installation by Zaha Hadid, photo: Luke Hayes

‘Crest’ installation by Zaha Hadid, photo: Luke Hayes

A precursor to architect Zaha Hadid’s first complete hotel design, the ME Dubai, the ‘Crest’ installation has been unveiled at London’s V&A Museum in time for the beginning of the 2014 edition of the London Design Festival.

 

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Thanks to our friends at Gestalten Publishers, we’re giving away three copies of ‘The Chamber of Curiosity: Apartment Design and the New Elegance’.

 

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Wed 3.9.

Special Newsletter London Design Festival 2014

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.09.2014 - Tagged as:

This year our Guide London 2014 (PDF download) will help you discover more possibilities with the minimum of effort.

This year our Guide London 2014 (PDF download) will help you discover more possibilities with the minimum of effort.

In September the subject of design will once more dominate public life in a number of major European cities – including the British capital, as the London Design Festival comes to town. The Thameside city is already home to some of the world’s leading designers and architects, which will naturally have a positive impact on the festival.

 

From 17 to 21 September leading protagonists in the field of design will be actively participating in the festival, benefitting not only the exhibitors but also attending professionals, visitors and consumers. Newcomers will feel equally at home in London, as will the craftsmanship-oriented specialists at Decorex International, which this year will take place in a new and impressive venue in Syon Park.

 

In all its facets – even well beyond the mainstream – the London Design Festival spreads right across the city, establishing local focal points (Tent London & Super Brands London) and individual centres (designjunction). Visitors with an instinct for exploring the design world will find the ideal opportunity for this in the twentieth 100% Design show. What began as a rather unpretentious exhibition in a tent in the Kings Road in 1995 has since developed into a widely respected centre for top British and international design.

 

Architonic’s Special Newsletter London Design Festival 2014 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Wed 27.8.

Architonic Guide: London 2014

Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.08.2014 - Tagged as:

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For the first time, Architonic has created its time-saving guide to help navigate show floors for the London Design Festival: 100% Design, Designjunction, Superbrands | Tent as well as various city events. Architonic’s indispensable show guides always feature a selection of the best manufacturers along with detailed hall plans and stand numbers. In addition to the downloadable PDF, printed copies of the guide will also be available in select stands on the show floors.

 

download the Architonic Guide: London 2014 here (PDF)

Tue 26.8.

Special Newsletter MAISON&OBJET September 2014

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.08.2014 - Tagged as:

Created to meet the needs of architects, interior designers and discerning clients, September 2014’s M&O | projets | at the entrance to Hall 7, with its more than with over 3,200 m² of stands, is an absolute must

Created to meet the needs of architects, interior designers and discerning clients, September 2014’s M&O | projets | at the entrance to Hall 7, with its more than with over 3,200 m² of stands, is an absolute must

MAISON&OBJET Paris occupies a unique place among Europe’s major trade fairs in that it takes place twice a year, in January and now in September. However, a closer look at this late-summer fireworks display of thematically related exhibitions, events and activities indicates that ʻtrade fairʼ is not really an adequate term to describe it.

 

From 5 to 9 September an exhibition area measuring a quarter of a million square metres will be bustling with life at the Parc des Expositions de Paris-Nord Villepinte. In addition to the established trade fair focal points in Halls 1 to 6, Halls 7 and 8 will – under the ʻLuxury & Designʼ label – feature scènes d’intérieur, M&O | projets | and now! design à vivre.

 

The fact that the Paris Design Week is intelligently timed to coincide with the fair means that at the beginning of September the French capital will become a single superlative design experience offering countless opportunities to get to know the very latest trends and visions, and not only an exciting creative scene, but also its main protagonists.

 

Architonic’s Special Newsletter MAISON&OBJET September 2014 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Mon 25.8.

Hotel Hotel lighting design by PointOfView (AU)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.08.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Hotel Hotel lighting design by PointOfView, photo: Peter Bennetts

Hotel Hotel lighting design by PointOfView, photo: Peter Bennetts

Australia’s PointOfView has completed the lighting design for Hotel Hotel, a hotel by architects Fender Katselidis located in NewActon, the cultural center of Canberra.

 

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