Peter Marigold's 'Spit' series - FIT


15th May - 28th June '08

Fat Galerie
1 Rue Dupetit-Thouars,
Angle Rue De Picardi, Paris 3ème

Fat Galerie presents FIT, an exhibition featuring the work of Peter Marigold and Raw Edges Design Studio.

Focusing on concepts of alteration and adaptation, the exhibition will showcase a series of objects derived through a rich variety of source material and techniques.

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Jamie Hayon Works by Jamie Hayon - Published by Gestalten (April 2008)

Book Review: Jaime Hayon Works

Max Fraser

Just five years ago, Jaime Hayon was known only to those who had come into contact with the vivacious character during his time working at Fabrica – Benetton’s research centre in Treviso, Italy.

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IRIS table - BarberOsgerby for Established & Sons LIMITED

IRIS: New Edition Works by BarberOsgerby

9th May - 4th July '08

Established & Sons LIMITED
2-3 Duke Street, London SW1Y 6BJ

The upcoming Established & Sons LIMITED exhibition will feature the IRIS series from the internationally acclaimed design partnership BarberOsgerby.

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Beijing Olympic Stadium by Herzog & de Meuron - China Design Now -V&A

China Design Now

15th March - 13th July '08

The V&A has opened its latest Exhibition China Design Now, which explores the recent explosion of new design in China while attempting to understand the impact that rapid economic development is having on the architecture and design in China's major cities.

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Protein Structures - Neon window installation for Wellcome Trust, 2006

Graphic Thought Facility: Resourceful Design

27th March - 17th August

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA

This is the fist time the Art Institute of Chicago has devoted a complete solo show to a design company.

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Fernando + Humberto Campana - image from Summer School SPD

Deep Design Summer School

June - July '08

Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD
Milan, Italy

SPD is offering four one-week studio-based workshops to put your creativity to the test.

Participants will have the opportunity to exchange ideas and explore cutting-edge themes with leading international designers including Matali Crasset, and Fernando + Humberto Campana.

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R. Rogers at the Design Museum - Antwerp Law Courts - credit Katsuhisa Kida

Richard Rogers and Architects

24th April - 25th August '08

Design Museum
London, UK

The Design Museum presents a detailed survey of the work of Richard Rogers - one of the most influential British architects of our time - in their upcoming exhibition 'Richard Rogers and Architects - From the House to the City'.

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Trans...chair by Fernando and Humberto Campana - photo credit - Andrew Garn

Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection

15th February - 28th September '08

Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum New York, USA

The famous Brazilian Campana Brothers are acting as the latest in the series of ‘guest curators’ at the Cooper Hewitt Museum in New York. They have selected over 30 objects from the Museum’s permanent collection, including wallpaper designs, jewellery and furniture.

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Aqua Table by Zaha Hadid for Established & Sons

Design as Art?

Max Fraser

The prospect of sinking several million into the purchase of a home may be beyond the reach of most but for those that can afford such a flourish, attention must also be focused on the trimmings - from your car, to your clothes, to your coffee table and chairs.

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'La Plic' by Nathalie Dewez

La Plic

Nathalie Dewez

The originality of this wall light lies in its simplicity. Its construction is particularly ingenious: the ‘Plic' is made of a round bulb equipped with a lateral reflector and electronic dimmer.

The light is designed like a torch which can be attached to different places with a spring-clip.

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Zaha Hadid sketch for Form

Form: Contemporary Architects At Play

3rd May - 31st August '08

Lois & Richard Rosenthal
Center for Contemporary Art
44E. 6th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

To celebrate the importance of design in our lives, the Contemporary Arts Center and Formica® Corporation have set a brief for ten world-renowned architects including Zaha Hadid, Michael Graves and Bernard Tschumi.

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Chair by Christopher Dresser 1880 credit V&A

Design Cities

23rd April - 10th August '08

Istanbul Modern
Meclis-i Mebusan Cad. Liman İşletmeleri Sahası
Antrepo No:4, 34433 Karaköy - İstanbul

Design Cities, organized by the Design Museum, London in association with Istanbul Modern and curated by Deyan Sudjic, tells the story of contemporary design focusing on the most creative moments of seven key cities.

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