Alissia Melka-Teichroew was invited by Organisation in Design to present the "Jointed Story" during Ventura Berlin, which is a part of the new Tradeshow: Qubique. She will be presenting new pieces as well as a clearer view of the manufacturing process.
Designed by Andrea Mancuso & Emilia Serra analogia #001 is an alteration of space perception, an ethereal experience provoking the spectator to reinvestigate the functionality of the objects surroundings them.
The installation was on show at "testbed1" as part of the exhibition "a few friends", curated by will alsop, during the London design week 2011.
Ridley’s, a temporary dining experience in Dalston, is a project by The Decorators and Atelier Chan Chan. This group of designers-artists-architects have transformed an exposed yet derelict void in Ridley Road market, into a podium for outdoor eating.
The Geometric Staircase in St Paul's Cathedral is housing an optical installation, entitled Perspectives, designed by John Pawson as part of the London Design Festival.
As part of London’s Open House weekend on 17 and 18 September 2011, the future home of the Design Museum at the former Commonwealth Institute building will offer public tours before construction begins in earnest.
It will be the last chance for the public to see this remarkable 1960s site before it re-opens as the new Design Museum in 2014.
INDEX: Award is the biggest design award in the world. The coveted award carries a total purse of €500,000 (more than US$700,000) and takes place in Copenhagen’s new breathtaking Opera House in front of an audience of more than 1,000 Danish and international designers, politicians, business leaders, students, celebrities, etc. who are all invited to the ceremony to celebrate design that makes a difference in people’s lives.
An essential addition to any designer's book collection, Knoll Textiles 1945-2010 provides an in-depth analysis of Knoll's contribution to modern design. With essays by experts, biographies of about eighty designers, and images of textiles, drawings, furniture, and ephemera, Knoll Textiles, 1945-2010 is the first comprehensive study devoted to a leading contributor to modern textile design.
Thonet today, as in the past, is considered a pioneer of furniture design throughout the world.
The company was established in 1819 by Michael Thonet to produce his own designs, using the then new bentwood process, which he developed. Within a short period of time it became a major furniture manufacturer with a global distribution network.
Sophie Lovell, a contributor to the DeTnk Collectible Market Report, has authored As Little Design As Possible - The Work of Dieter Rams published by Phaidon. The book is a comprehensive monograph on highly influential product designer Dieter Rams (b.1932); including newly-commissioned photographs of Dieter Rams’s house and the Braun archive: a never-before-seen glimpse of the world’s most complete collection of Rams’s designs