The James Dyson Award 2009 has officially launched. The challenge: design something that solves a problem.
“Young designers and engineers are brimming with creative ideas to change the world – it’s this ability to think differently that the James Dyson Award celebrates and encourages.” James Dyson
Yesterday’s Important Design sale at Wright was not the most remarkable session in history, with only 51% of the works on offer managing to sell. However, Wright did pull through with a few remarkable sales and a respectable, albeit uninspiring, $2,366,361 final tally – a far cry from last year’s equivalent sale which totaled $5,867,151.
With a great lecture series and some spectacular international design displays, Belgrade’s Design Week is indeed building a name for itself, making it a must see in today’s design circuit.
Defined by their emphasis on innovation and global creativity the Serbian centre offers a fresh outlook on the world of contemporary design.
9th-13th June '09
Hall 5, Messe Basel, Switzerland
For the occasion of this year’s Design Miami/Basel, Design Miami and the Zuiderzeemuseum present Real Time by Maarten Baas.
Choosing the cinema language to re-shape a clock collection, Baas takes on the role of film director, composing 3 movies which reinterpret the passing of time.
It was a pleasure to welcome London-based designer Brodie Neill to our Studio during this year’s Milan Design Week.
Speaking with Max Fraser, Neill offers some great insight into his approach to design, his feelings on luxury and his forecast for the industry.
Founder of the Japanese ‘life editorial shop’, CIBONE, Masaki Yokokawa joined us in the studio for a conversation with Max Fraser.
Slovenian designer Nika Zupanc joined us in our studio during this year’s Milan Design Week.
In conversation with Max Fraser Nika discusses her latest project ‘The Doll House’,
APPEL DESIGN GALLERY
Torstrasse 114, Berlin
The Appel Design Gallery presents ‘Conceptual Substance’, an exhibition showcasing concept-based furniture design that contributes towards a contemporary understanding of design and its many forms of expression.
87-89 Tabernacle Street, London
Gallery Fumi presents Les French, a collection of new work by Studio Glithero. Consisting of a family of ten furniture pieces in gummed paper and bronze, Les French is an exercise in process which depicts an exploration into a variety of principles for elevating volumes.