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.
The Arts Décoratifs Nave will be showcasing all facets of the work of Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. Conceived like a retrospective, the exhibition will retrace every stage of their international career, including their very latest creations.
For its summer project, Mudam’s Publics Department invited the Japanese creator Yuri Suzuki to conceive Looks Like Music, an audiovisual installation based on his work Colour Chaser. This consists of a miniature robot which detects and follows a circuit – a black line traced in marker pen - interspersed with coloured reference points that the device translates in sound.
Richard Rogers RA: Inside Out explores the ideas and ethos of the internationally renowned
architect and urbanist Lord Rogers of Riverside. Timed to coincide with Rogers’ 80th birthday, the
exhibition will examine his social, political and cultural influences and their connection to his
EDIT by designjunction in collaboration with Tokyobikes invites you to tour the Brera Design District and visit your guides favourite design destinations. Led by top design professionals, the tours will take riders on a exciting journey to mystery design destinations each day.
PAD, pioneering event for Art and Design aficionados and collectors, has launched its next Parisian edition. As revealed last October during PAD London, a new visual identity was created for this event as well as a new structure in the heart of the Tuileries gardens, allowing for a prime selection of galleries, and novel editorial line, focusing on 20th Century Decorative Arts.
After freelancing as designer/illustrator/teacher in New York, Bob Gill emigrated to London on a whim and stayed 15 years. There, he founded Fletcher/Forbes/Gill later renamed Pentagram. Gill’s work has been exhibited in major museums around the world and his lectures on design are legendary.
A group of leading contemporary ceramic artists will fill some of Sir John Soane’s finest rooms with brand new works inspired by the architect, his creations and collections, as a new exhibition tours Soane designed buildings in 2013.
Cassina had announced its collaboration with Karl Lagerfeld. The fashion and creative icon has chosen to create an original photographic project for the Italian brand which will be exclusively presented with a series of prints at the Cassina Showroom in Paris from the 31st of January until the 10th of March 2013.
Having firmly established itself as the largest destination for contemporary interior design and culture at the London Design Festival, the critically acclaimed designjunction is set to transport an edited version of the show to Milan for the world’s largest furniture fair.
The Design Museum has the UK’s only collection devoted exclusively to contemporary design and architecture. This new permanent collection display reveals intriguing insights in the most exceptional of everyday objects.