Established & Sons LIMITED
2-3 Duke Street, St. James, London
Established & Sons presents a group show of important prototypes from their archive.
Featured in the exhibition will be a selection of spectacular renditions of unique and ambitious designs including the Swash cabinet and Black Aqua table by Zaha Hadid.
Visitors of the Droog Website have chosen ‘Droog Aalto’ by Jan Ctvrtnik as the winning proposal for the Climate Competition.
While altering Alvar Aalto’s iconic design, which was based on the outline of a Finnish Lake, Ctvrtnik has created a visual reference point for the impacts of global warming.
UNMADE 07 is a series of existing discarded porcelain vases which have been re-branded by removing the original glazed surface of the vase. The UNMADE 07 logo is the tiny remainder of what once existed as the surface decoration of the vase.
Vases are sold in sets of 9 for £4,000
Sets of Two are also available for £840
Eat Green Design
39 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, Australia
Forming the interior elements of the temporary restaurant and design space, Eat Green Design, Before and After is an exhibition which aims to bring together a range of individual perspectives on the notion of re-design with the hopes of creating an ongoing dialogue surrounding the issues of sustainability.
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Museumpark 18-20, Rotterdam
In recent years, Dutch design has grown into an international phenomenon. The exhibition Limited/Unlimited – One Hundred Years of Dutch Design features everyday objects by Dutch designers, such as chairs, radios, textiles and packaging, spanning every decade of the 20th century.
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 West 53 Street, New York
Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling, is both a survey of the past, present and future of the prefabricated home as well as a building project on the Museum's vacant west lot.
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2008
Kensington Gardens, London W2 3XA
Britain’s foremost pianist and composer Thomas Adès has been invited by the Serpentine Gallery and Frank Gehry to launch the Gallery’s annual summer events programme, Park Nights, with a performance in the spectacular Serpentine Gallery Pavilion designed by Frank Gehry.
Designer Yves Behar digs up his creative roots and discusses everything from his iconic Leaf lamp to his clever Y Water bottle.
His inspiring story relays the possibilities of fusing gotta-have-it design with social responsibility and projects the idea that perhaps form is far more to function than a simple follower.
Inspired by the nature of a tree Thomas Traxler, a recent IM graduate of the Design Academy Eindhoven, has created an autonomous mechanical production process in order to create objects which convey the story of their own development.
See for yourself.