8th Andreu World International Design Competition Finalist: Plyam project - Yoshizaku Moritake, Tokyo

Andreu World: International Design Competition

Deadline: 14th September '09

Spanish furniture manufacturer Andreu World has announced its ninth annual international design competition.

A platform for discovering and promoting new design talent, the competition is open to both design students and professionals.

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Anthony Dickens

Anthony Dickens at ZonaTortona.TV + DeTnk.TV Studio - Milan 2009

London-based designer Anthony Dickens speaks with Max Fraser at our TV studio in Milan.

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Belgrade Design Week 2009

Belgrade Design Week

25th - 31st May '09

Belgrade Design Week
Various Venues Throughout Belgrade

From the 25th to the 31st May, Belgrade Design Week will transform Belgrade into a platform for International design.

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Behind the Ceiling - Marcel Wanders

Book Review: Behind the Ceiling

by Gabrielle Kennedy for Design NL

Whether you love him or hate him, it’s about time that Marcel Wanders’ first monograph hit the bookshelves.

For the release of this much anticipated work ‘Behind the Ceiling’ Gabrielle Kennedy of Design NL, gives the low-down on the book while putting a nice bit of context to this very anti-modernist designer.

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New London Bin by Paul Smith - Super Contemporary - Design Museum & Beefeater 24

Super Contemporary: Celebrating Visionary Design From London's Creative Mavericks

3rd June - 4th October '09

Design Museum
Shad Thames, London

The Design Museum and Beefeater 24 present an exhibition celebrating the spirit of London design, past, present and future.

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FSC sustainable wood - Design Competition: Going with the Grain 2009

LAST CHANCE: Design Competition: Going with the Grain

Deadline June 2nd '09

As an attempt to raise awareness of the importance of FSC certification, The Nature Conservancy and Forest Stewardship Council are sponsoring a sustainable design competition which challenges industrial designers, furniture designers and architects to design an original object made from a single sheet of FSC-certified plywood measuring 4-feet x 8-feet x 1-inch.

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Wim Crouwel: Architectures typographiques, 1956-1976

ISTD Lecture: Wim Crouwel

3rd June '09, 7:00pm

Wolfson Lecture Theater
The Royal College of Physicians, 11 St. Andrews Place, London

The International Society of Typographic Designers presents a lecture by Wim Crouwel.

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Second Hand bookcase by Maarten Baas

Wright: Important Design Auction

2nd June '09, 12:00pm cst

1440 W Hubbard, Chicago, IL

Works by cutting-edge contemporary designers including, Marc Newson, Ron Arad, and Maarten Baas will be offered at the upcoming Wright: Important Design Auction.

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Console, model 1109 by Signer & Sons

Console, model 1109

Lot# 325 - Important Design - Wright Auctions, June 2nd, 2009.

Alda Lamp by Gaetano Pesce

Alda Lamp

This work is from a series of unique lamps commissioned by Moss, New York; fewer than thirty examples were produced. Created in two sizes, some of the lamps create a small symphony of sounds when touched, while others silently glow.

Lot# 127
- Important Design - Wright Auctions, June 2nd, 2009.

Prick floor lamp by Atelir Van Lieshout

Prick floor lamp

This work is number seventeen from the edition of twenty. Signed with applied studio label to underside: [Lieshout 17/20 AVL 001241].

Lot# 120 - Important Design - Wright Auctions, June 2nd, 2009.

Second Hand bookcase by Maarten Baas

Second Hand bookcase

Only eight Second Hand bookcases were produced; each work is unique.

Lot# 116 - Important Design - Wright Auctions, June 2nd, 2009.

How High the Moon sofa by Shiro Kuramata

How High the Moon sofa

This work is number twenty-four from the edition of thirty. Sold with a certificate of authenticity from the Kuramata Design Studio signed by Mieko Kuramata.

Lot# 115 - Important Design - Wright Auction, June 2nd, 2009.

Grand Confort, Sans Confort, Dommage à Corbu by Stefan Zwicky

Grand Confort, Sans Confort, Domage à Corbu

Lot# 113 - Important Design - Wright Auctions, June 2nd, 2009.

Super Guppy floor Lamp by Marc Newson

Super Guppy floor lamp

Lot# 108 - Important Design - Wright Auctions, June 2nd, 2009.