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The German Sustainability Award is Europe’s largest award for ecological and social commitment. In its 13th year, the prize is awarded for outstanding achievements in sustainability

In 2020, the GERMAN SUSTAINABILITY AWARD will for the first time be awarding prizes for top achievements in the field of sustainable design. Don’t delay – the submission deadline is 15 June.

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DESIGN CENTER’S FOCUS OPEN: THE HANDS-ON DESIGN AWARD
Design excellence: The Kaiser Shen Architekten studio designed this Ludwigsburg Museum-commissioned, wooden micro-house for the yard as a solution to the shortage of living space.

The DESIGN CENTER BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG’s Focus Open jury don’t mind getting their hands dirty. Before handing over any prizes, all entries will have been not only seen but touched, tested and tried out.

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Wed 4.12.

ANYTHING BUT THE BLUES: TIME & STYLE

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.12.2019 - Tagged as:

ANYTHING BUT THE BLUES: TIME & STYLE
Jazz hands: live, in-showroom jazz concerts are as much a part of the Time & Style brand as are its sensitively designed, Japanese-crafted products

What do you get if you cross a champion of Japanese craft, a 19th-century Amsterdam police station and Miles Davis?

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Wed 28.8.

THE EXTROVERTS: JANUS ET CIE

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.08.2019 - Tagged as:

THE EXTROVERTS: JANUS ET CIE
Janice Feldman’s vision to combine the best traditietonal skills with modern manufacturing innovation has cemented JANUS et Cie’s position as an industry leader in outdoor furniture design

The American Janice Feldman and her company JANUS ET CIE have significantly advanced the trend towards extraordinary, high-end outdoor furniture.

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Tue 5.3.

TEXTILE TREASURES: EGE

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.03.2019 - Tagged as:

TEXTILE TREASURES: EGE
Christoph Ege

Everything from fine textiles producer EGE is always made to measure, always perfect and always unique – pure craftsmanship.

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Thu 26.7.

New Museum Africa / Zeitz Mocaa

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.07.2018 - Tagged as: ,

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa Photo: © Iwan Baan

 

The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa is a place dedicated to contemporary African Art. (text by TLmag)

 

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Tue 17.7.

STEPHEN BURKS: MAN MADE

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.07.2018 - Tagged as: ,

STEPHEN BURKS: MAN MADE

Stephen Burks Photo: courtesy of Eugeni Augilo and BD Barcelona

Stephen Burks on his relationship with Africa, working with African artisans, and the evolution of his practice. (text by TLmag)
 

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ARCHITECTURE/NEW MODELS: DIÉBÉDO FRANCIS KÉRÉ

Serpentine Pavilion Photos: courtesy of Kéré Architecture

 

Diébédo Francis Kéré creates places of community.

 

The work of Diébédo Francis Kéré goes beyond the accumulation of glass, steel and bricks. The Burkina-Faso-born architect conceives buildings with local materials and open structures that correspond to the climate conditions of the African continent. That his design principles also apply to moderate climate zones, was revealed his 2017 pavilion for the Serpentine Gallery in London. (text by TLmag) (more…)