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Nowhere/Now/Here

9th October '08 - 20th April '09

LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial,
Galleries 2A, 2B, Gijón, Asturia, Spain

Curated by El Último Grito, the creative partnership of Roberto Feo and Rosario Hurtado, Nowhere/Now/Here is a journey investigating new lines of enquiry in contemporary design.

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Moritz Waldemeyer

Moritz Waldemeyer at the DeTank.tv Studio

As a master of Mechatronics, London-based designer Moritz Waldemeyer knows a thing or two about the fusion of design and technology.

While offering a bit of insight into his ingenuity, Waldemeyer talks with Max Fraser about his own work, his collaborations with some of the world’s top designers, and his views on how technology is changing the face of design.

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No.4 Floor Lamp

No.4 Light

The No.4 Light is a charismatic floor standing light that stands firmly on 3 solid walnut legs and has fully adjustable legs and lampshade.
"Femme et coquillage IV", 1948

Le Corbusier - The Art of Architects

2nd October - 18th January 2009

The Crypt,
Liverpool Metropolitan Museum, England

In Liverpool this autumn, as part of Liverpool’s European Capital of Culture celebrations, the RIBA Trust will present the first major UK exhibition of works by world renowned architect Le Corbusier, for over 20 years.

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Paul Villinski, My Back Pages, 2006-2008 photo Anna Beeke

Second Lives - Remixing the Ordinary

27th September '08 - 15th February '09

Museum of Arts and Design
2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), has officially opened its doors to the public in its new location on Columbus Circle.

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King Bonk - David Gill Galleries

15th September - 19th October 2008

3 Loughborough Street
London

King Bonk is an exhibition of work by London-based designers Fredrikson Stallard. The show will feature the duo's newest designs, the King Bonk chair and footstool - remarkable hand-crafted pieces in a limited edition of eight pairs.

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Suck Uk Wall Mounted Gun Vase

Gothic

4th October - 25th October '08

Arts Centre Washington
Biddick Lane, Fatfield, District 7, Washington, Tyne & Wear NE38 8AB, UK

Forming part of ‘Design Event 08’, the UK’s North East annual design festival, ‘Gothic’ is an exhibition which aims to bring together design, craft and fine art that reflects a renewed interest in the macabre, the exotic, the fantastic and the disturbing.

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Crystal City Minds - Coordination & Diephtodesigner.de - Create Berlin London 2008

Create Berlin at DeTank.tv Studio

As the first in the series of live broadcasts filmed in the DeTank.tv studio at Tent London, Clare Dowdy interviews key figures from Create Berlin.

Enjoy and stay tuned for more from our live tv studio at Tent.

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British Design

British Design

In a world where globalization is leading to an increased homogenization of local identity and culture, Max Fraser and Aaron Stone have created a film to explore the notion of national identity and 'Britishness' in design. Does Britain have a national identity in its material landscape?

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Plastic Nostalgia by Raw Edges

From Now to Eternity

19th September - 19th October 2008

Mother, Biscuit Building
10 Redchurch Street, London

Plastic is with us virtually from now to eternity: impervious to bacteria, acid, salt, rust, breakage and, in some cases, able to withstand heat, plastic is something of a miracle substance.

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Sustainable Design

Leading figures in the industry share their expertise and opinions on the complexities, issues, concerns and contradictions in sustainable design.

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Copper Shade Light

Tom Dixon Sample Sale

26th September - 27th September '08

5 Cromwell Place
London

Tomorrow sees the launch of Tom Dixon's first ever sample sale in an event to mark the end of the London Design Festival 2008.

Items up for grabs will include upholstery, lighting and furniture, along with some iconic Dixon products; the Copper Shade Lights and Wire Series Chair.

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Pins and Thread by Debbie Smyth 2008

'Pins and Threads'

by Debbie Smyth

British designer Debbie Smyth’s creations draw upon the principles of architectural drawing, depicting structures that reside on the imagined boundary between design and the drawn line

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Piet Hein Eek photo by Jonathan Root, courtesy Rabih Hage

Piet Hein Eek at the DeTank.tv Studio

Highly acclaimed Dutch designer-producer, Piet Hein Eek talks with Max Fraser about his own work, his methods of designing and his views on the ideals of the perfect object.

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Cartoon Chair by Humberto and Fernando Campana 2007

Design Auction

25th September '08 2pm

Phillips de Pury & Company, London
Howich Place London SW1 1BB

Major works by cutting-edge contemporary designers Ron Arad, Maarten Baas and Arik Levy will be offered at the upcoming Phillips de Pury & Company New York Design sale.

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