1968: Radical Italian Furniture: Photographs by Maurizio Cattelan & Pieropaolo Ferrari

1968: Radical Italian Furniture: Photographs by Maurizio Cattelan & Pieropaolo Ferrari

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1968: Radical Italian Design, the newest project from Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari's Toilet Paper in collaboration with the Deste Foundation in Athens, offers an unorthodox, kaleidoscopic walk through the Dakis Joannou collection of Italian Radical Design furniture.

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Riba Announces 30 Buildings In Contention For New International Prize For Architecture

Riba Announces 30 Buildings In Contention For New International Prize For Architecture

The RIBA is delighted to announce the 30 buildings it has selected to be visited by the RIBA awards committee this summer under consideration for the inaugural RIBA International Prize. These will be whittled down to 20 of the best buildings, after which six finalists will be chosen and visited by the Grand Jury this autumn.

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Frieze New York 2016 Draws Record Attendance – Driving Major Sales Across the Fair’s International Galleries and Curated Section

Frieze New York 2016 Draws Record Attendance

Driving Major Sales Across the Fair’s International Galleries and Curated Sections

The fifth edition of Frieze New York closed on Sunday, May 8, with ambitious presentations from galleries from around the globe that generated exceptional sales and fostered meaningful dialogue with collectors, curators and art enthusiasts.

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Monocle 24: The Urbanist The Urbanist - Density

Monocle 24: The Urbanist - Density

Design Podcast

How do you tackle overcrowding without expanding a city’s footprint? We explore a new study by Hassell and chat with Joel Kotkin, who’s challenging the conventional “pack-and-stack” and high-rise strategies. Plus: 60 years of designing Hong Kong.

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Sustainable high-rise keeps cool in sultry Singapore with passive design and green roofs

Sustainable high-rise keeps cool in sultry Singapore with passive design and green roofs

News from the Web

Designing comfortable housing that doesn't require a ton of energy in equatorial Singapore is a challenging feat, but group8asia have risen to the task by creating an eco-friendly high-rise complete with passive ventilation and luscious green roofs. Incorporating vintage design with modern curves, Punggol Waterway Terraces offer both sustainable living and one heck of a view.

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Design unveiled for the new Rubenstein Forum

Design unveiled for the new Rubenstein Forum

News from the Web

The University of Chicago has approved a preliminary architectural design by New York-based international firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) for the David M. Rubenstein Forum, a new hub for convening and scholarly collaboration to be located at the southeast corner of Woodlawn Avenue and 60th Street.

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Jane Morris steps down, to be succeeded by deputy editor Javier Pes

The Art Newspaper Changes Editor

Jane Morris steps down, to be succeeded by deputy editor Javier Pes

After almost eight years as editor of The Art Newspaper, Jane Morris is stepping down at the beginning of June. She joined The Art Newspaper in 2005, becoming co-editor of its art fair daily editions and working on the art market, museums and comment sections of the main paper, before becoming editor in 2008.

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Hackathon designs app to help migrants navigate the NHS

Hackathon designs app to help migrants navigate the NHS

News from the Web

"Last month digital technology consultant Zainab Ibrahim was one of 100-plus developers, designers and NHS staff who took part in a two-day hackathon – where coders collaborate to create new software over a short time period – to design tools to help migrants navigate the health service in the UK.

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At the Met Breuer by Hal Foster

At the Met Breuer by Hal Foster

DeTnk Reccomended Reading

Hal Foster dissects the recently inaugurated Met Breuer in his article At The Met Breuer published in Vol. 38 No. 7 of the London Review of Books on the 31st March 2016.

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Jury Selects PAD Prize Winners for 2016

Jury Selects PAD Prize 2016 Winners

PAD Paris 2016

Every year, the PAD Prize Jury selects from among the exhibitors the Award-Winning stand, Award-Winning Design Piece and Award-Winning 20th Century Decorative Art Piece.

Each Award acknowledges the display and curatorial signature of the galleries’ booths, as well as the quality and innovation of the works brought to the fair.

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When You Listen to Music, You’re Never Alone

When You Listen to Music, You’re Never Alone

News from the Web

Headphones may silence our city streets, runs the argument, but they also silence our social connections. To paraphrase those seminal pop philosophers from Athens, Georgia, the B-52s, we’re all living in our own private Idahos.

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Britain's All-Time Best Selling Computer Gets an Upgrade (And Costs Only $35)

Britain's All-Time Best Selling Computer Gets an Upgrade (And Costs Only $35)

Raspberry Pi 3 Launch

Exactly four years ago, on 29 February 2012, Raspberry Pi unleashed the original 256MB Raspberry Pi Model B on a largely unsuspecting world. Since then, they have shipped over eight million units, including three million units of Raspberry Pi 2, making it the UK’s all-time best-selling computer.

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Dame Zaha Hadid on Desert Island Discs

Dame Zaha Hadid on Desert Island Discs

BBC Radio 4

Kirsty Young's castaway is the architect, Dame Zaha Hadid.

The first woman to be awarded architecture's highest honour, the Pritzker Prize, she designed the Aquatic Centre for London 2012, Glasgow's Riverside Museum and has twice won the Stirling Prize - first for the MAXXI museum in Rome and secondly for her design for the Grace Academy school in Brixton, London. She recently became the first woman in her own right to receive the RIBA Gold Medal.

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Frank Lloyd Wright on Arrogance

Frank Lloyd Wright on Arrogance

Blank on Blank by PBS Digital Studios

“Any man who really has faith in himself will be dubbed arrogant by his fellows” - Frank Lloyd Wright in 1957, as told to Mike Wallace

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Monocle 24's 'The Urbanist' Discusses Heritage in Tunis, Vienna and London

Monocle 24's 'The Urbanist' Discusses Heritage in Tunis, Vienna and London

Design Podcast

With an influential audience of city mayors, urban planners and architects, this is Monocle’s guide to making better cities, be it new technology, state-of-the-art subways or compact apartments.

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