SDRY Stool H76, designed by Paolo Lucidi & Luca Pevere, Area Declic.

LAST CHANCE: International Design Competition: For Women Only

Deadline: 31st March '09

Area DeClic launches their first ever Design competition for Women only. The competition is reserved for female Design students and professionals aged 22 years or older.

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'Thumbprint' 2008 by Ron Arad – Courtesy Ron Arad Associates and Tomothy Taylor Gallery, London ©Ron Arad, 2009

LAST CHANCE: Ron Arad: New Work

8th April - 9th May '09

Timothy Taylor Gallery
15 Carlos Place, London, W1K 2EX

This is your last chance to check out Timothy Taylor Gallery's exhibition of new works by Ron Arad, which marks the first show at the gallery since they announced sole representation of Arad in the UK.

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Vases by Hella Jongerius Photo: Morgane Le Galle / Galerie Kreo

Hella Jongerius: Taking Design Personally

by Alice Rawsthorn for the International Herald Tribune

In the world of emotional design, Dutch designer Hella Jongerius has all the right tactics. From her one-off objects to her industrially produced products, Jongerius consistently creates works imbued with a sense of meaning, individuality, and hand craftsmanship.

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Li Edelkoort, EGO design.CA

Interview with Li Edelkoort: Part 2/2

by Jeanne Tan for Design.NL

For the second half of Design.NL’s interview with Li Edelkoort, Jeanne Tan sits down with the trend forecaster to finish up their discussion on the current state of design.

Throughout the interview Edelkoort talks about her feelings on Africa, why grey is the new black, and how Dutch design will ride through the crisis.

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Craft Punk  Design Miami/ 2009

Craft Punk

22nd - 24th April, '09

Spazio Fendi
Via Sciesa 3 Milano 20135

Design Miami/ and FENDI present ‘Craft Punk’ a series of design performances at Spazio FENDI during the Salone del Mobile.

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Slow White by Bo Reudler Studio - Photo © Bo Reudler Studio

Slow White

by Bo Redler Studio

Via Savona 6, Milan

As part of Tuttobene, Bo Reudler presents his latest series of work based on society’s needs to reconnect with nature.

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Flame Cut Series High Chair by Tom Dixon  2008

Tom Dixon: British Steel

19th March - 2nd May '09

Mitterrand + Cramer
52 rue des Bains, Geneva, Switzerland

Mitterrand + Cramer presents Tom Dixon: British steel, the second in a series of exhibitions dedicated to the work of prominent contemporary designers.

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New Work No1 - Fat Galerie Paris

New Works No 1

2nd April - 23rd May '09

Fat Galerie
1 Rue Dupetit-Thouars, Paris

Fat Galerie presents 'new works no 1' the first in a series of exhibitions featuring new explorations and innovations by some of Europe’s most talented young designers.

New Work No. 1 presents the most recent work of Julian Mayor, Peter Marigold, Julien Carretero, and Raw Edges design studio.

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The Continuous Monument: On the Rocky Coast, Project Perspective (1969)  - The Museum of Modern Art

In Situ: Architecture and Landscape

8th April - 14th September '09

11 West 53 Street, New York

The Museum of Modern Art presents an exhibition examining the evolution of attitudes toward landscape and architecture within the last hundred years.

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Utility by Tom Dixon 2009


22nd - 27th April '09

Superstudio Piu
Via Tortona 27, Milan

For this year’s Milan Design Week British designer Tom Dixon will unveil his latest collection of furniture and lighting inspired by the notion of Utility.

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The curled ellipses create a delicate cradle for the amber globe to float in the centre. The glass table is blown through with air bubbles creating abstract refractions,The highly polished acrylic globe 'floats' in its cradle.

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Constant Shaker by Alice Wang 2009

Chairs for The Dysfunctional

22nd - 27th April '09

Stand D-19, Milan Fairgrounds, Rho

For this year’s Salone Del Mobile in Milan, Alice Wang will exhibit her latest project ‘Chairs for The Dysfunctional’, comprising a collection of chairs illustrating the various sitting habits exemplified by individuals within our society.

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Bunch of Boxes by Ditte Hammerstroem

Mindcraft 09: Shh... Craft is Golden!

21st - 26th April, '09

Danish Crafts
Via Savona 55a, ZonaTortona, Milan

Danish Crafts presents Shh... Craft is Golden! an exhibition showcasing 12 of Denmark’s finest craftsmen and designers including Louise Campbell, Cecilie Manz, Ditte Hammerstrøm, Ole Jensen, and Steen Ipsen.

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'The Gospel According to Job' 2009 – Zuiderzee Museum in conjunction with ING

Studio Job/ The Art of Clichéd Design

by Felix Burrichter

The NYTimes moment blog has posted a fascinating interview with Studio Job.

To coincide with the design duo’s first major retrospective at Moss in New York, Felix Burrichter interviewed Job Smeets, the duo’s mouthpiece, about upcoming projects, cultural DNA and maintaining optimism in times of recession.

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Design Why? Four-day discussion Platform about Design - Photo

Design Why?

22nd - 25th April '09

Design Why?
Corso Colombo 15, Milan

For this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan, The Royal Academy of Art The Hague (KABK), Design The Hague 2010 - 2028 and Creative City The Hage (CSDH) present Design Why? a four-day platform about design in a chaotic world.

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