Coinciding with this yearʼs London Design Festival, protein will host the Hewett Street Block Party will feature stalls hosted by a roster local designers, friends and family including: Not Another Bill, GetMe!, super/collider, Jaguar Shoes Collective, Ditto Press and AC Projects
designjunction has revealed details of its Pop Up Canteen, a special collaboration between the Canteen group of restaurants, Transport for London (TfL), with furniture supplied by Modus and lighting from Very Good & Proper. Canteen, which has a number of permanent sites across London, draws heavily on TfL's utilitarian chic for its interiors, which is what made this collaboration such a perfect fit.
As a part of Brompton Design District during London Design Festival a group of designers are coming together to explore placebo through speculative design.
Opening the fall auction season is Wright’s Living Contemporary sale, a thoughtfully edited auction comprised of functional and non-functional 20th and 21st century design paired with post-war and contemporary art. This sale features an outstanding selection of works by American, Argentine, Italian, Danish, French and Japanese designers.
After three consecutive editions of Alpha-ville Festival, its producers announced the official start of a new strategic phase for the organisation. Although the annual festival has been cancelled this year due to shortage in funding, the organisation will still be going ahead with a series of individual events.
Exploring the world’s most famous modern art and design school, Bauhaus: Art as Life is the biggest Bauhaus exhibition in the UK in over 40 years. From its avant-garde arts and crafts beginnings the Bauhaus shifted towards a more radical model of learning uniting art and technology.
The Daelim Museum is showcasing 'The 100th Anniversary of Finn Juhl’s Birth' to commemorate the anniversary of this legendary Danish designer’s birth.
The UK’s largest celebration of buildings and the city, the London Festival of Architecture (LFA), will return from 23 June – 8 July 2012. The event, held biennially since 2004, will reinforce London’s reputation as an international creative hub, as a varied programme of exciting events take place all over the capital.
In an unusual take on the subject, the MAK exhibition THINGS. plain & simple explores the ideal of simplicity as a significant and formative element of style history across epochs and cultures. The broadly conceived exhibition from the museum’s collection puts the principle of simplicity in different perspectives, discussing it not only as an aesthetic premise, but also in the context of socio- political and sociological phenomena.
With DesignMiami/ Basel approaching we, at DeTnk, have been pulling together a preview of which designers galleries will be presenting at the fair. First in is New York design gallery R 20th Century who will be presenting the work of Hugo França, Greta Magnusson Grossman, Lluís Lleó, Joaquim Tenreiro and Jeff Zimmerman.