Piet Hein Eek at EXEMPLA 2014

Piet Hein Eek at EXEMPLA 2014

12 - 18 March '14

Munich

Handcrafting and craftsmanship are the focus at EXEMPLA and both are exactly what Piet Hein Eek has been doing for the past twenty years. The exhibition shows how a collection has been built over the years by looking at the materials, techniques and craftsmanship.

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Hans Wegner’s Tub Chair by PP Mobler

For the Hans Wegner‘s 100th Birthday, PP Mobler will launched 3 exclusive new products in Milan at MC Selvini showroom. The Tub Chair is the very first one, PP Mobler is proud to present as a preview of his Milan show from 8th to 13th april.

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Architecture & Design Film Festival announces Los Angeles Expansion

Architecture & Design Film Festival announces Los Angeles Expansion

March 12-16 '14

Los Angeles

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.

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Lotus Dome by Daan Roosegaarde

Daan Roosegaarde’s luminous work of art in the Rijksmuseum

7 February - 5 May 14

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.

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Wegner ” just one good chair” Design Museum Danmark

Wegner ”just one good chair” Design Museum Danmark

3 April – 2 November '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.

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Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined at the Royal Academy of Arts

25 January - 6 April '14

London

Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined sees the Main Galleries of the Royal Academy of Arts transformed by seven architectural practices from around the world.

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'The Forty Part Motet' a sound installation by Janet Cardiff

'The Forty Part Motet' a sound installation by Janet Cardiff

September 10–December 8 '13

New York City

As part of the year-long celebration of its 75th anniversary, The Cloisters museum and gardens—The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s branch museum dedicated to the art and architecture of medieval Europe—will present The Forty Part Motet (2001), a sound installation by Janet Cardiff. The Forty Part Motet is the first time a work of contemporary art has been shown at The Cloisters.

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The Edelkoort Design Collection

The Edelkoort Design Collection

6th September - 27th October '13

Institut Neerlandais, Paris

The outstanding presence of Li Edelkoort on the contemporary design scene is reformulated and completed under the uncovered light of the design collector.

The trend forecaster and actual Design Days Dubai Patron’s engagement is explored through the unusually intimate lens of personal inclination, exposing the ‘behind the scenes’ of a ruling taste.

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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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“Belgium is design” at Maison & Objet

“Belgium is design” at Maison & Objet

6-10 September '13

Paris

Belgium is Design is presenting a selection of the best of today’s Belgian designers at Maison & Objet in addition to furniture makers to keep an eye on. Discover the work of Frédéric Richard, Thierry Bataille, NoMoreTwist, Mathias van de Walle, Emmanuel Gardin and Twodesigners as well as products byLinadura and Liparus in the now! design à vivre area (Hall 8 / F85-G86).

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Young Creative Poland: 4 Years On

Young Creative Poland: 4 Years On

London Design Festival 2013

London

Since the debut Young Creative Poland exhibition in 2009, the Adam Mickiewicz Institute has promoted Polish design globally at leading design festivals including Salone del Mobile in Milan, Paris’ Maison&Objet, International Furniture Fair Singapore and ICFF in New York.

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Covers of the publications Nomadic Furniture 1 and Nomadic Furniture 2, by James Hennessey and Victor Papanek, New York, 1973

NOMADIC FURNITURE 3.0 // New Liberated Living?

12 June–6 October '13

In today’s world, do-it-yourself culture is practically omnipresent: be it fashion, furniture, cooking or communication—hardly a single area of everyday life and our material culture has not been swept up in the DIY revolution. With its emphasis on the field of furniture design, the exhibition NOMADIC FURNITURE 3.0. New Liberated Living?

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‘Vernacular’ - an exhibition of contemporary design and craft from Ireland

‘Vernacular’ - an exhibition of contemporary design and craft from Ireland

London Design Festival '13

As a small island on the periphery of Europe, Ireland’s language and culture has always been shaped by journeys, both inward and outward. Through these trajectories and influences the vernacular language evolves, honed by history and formed through conversation, exchange and relationship. This idea of an evolving language is the starting-point for the exhibition.

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Extrusion bowl by Philippe Malouin, courtesy of Carwan Gallery

HOME Learning & Engagement Showcase Carwan Gallery Pop Up

13 - 24 August '13

The Mosaic Rooms is pleased to present our first exhibition of work arising from the 2013 learning and engagement programme. The mixed media exhibition will include furniture and objects, photomontage artworks, oral history testimonies and artist reflections, resulting from various projects each exploring notions of home.

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'Learning from Vernacular' at Vitra Design Museum

'Learning from Vernacular' at Vitra Design Museum

10 August – 29 September '13

Mud huts, timber dwellings, stone houses – architectural structures around the world have evolved to be perfectly adapted to the surrounding environment, climate and available building materials. With the growing awareness of sustainable construction and regional traditions, these building types have been rediscovered as vital sources of inspiration.

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