Martin Raymond - The Future Laboratory

Highlight: Martin Raymond at the ZonaTortona.TV + DeTnk.TV Studio - Milan 2009

Now that we have finally come to the end of editing all of our videos taken during this year’s Milan Design Week, we thought we would pull out some highlights for you – in case you missed them the first time round.

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Glass by Pascal Smelik - ©Pascal Smelik

Deformation as an Aesthetic

By Gabrielle Kennedy for Design.nl

In her latest article for Design.nl Gabrielle Kennedy highlights the creative talents of recent graduate Pascal Smelik.

This fresh new designer has burst onto the scene with a fascinating spin on materiality and aesthetics, making him the most recent in a string of young dutch designers to keep your eye out for.

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Harumaki ©Vitra Design Museum

Antibodies: The works of Fernando & Humberto Campana 1989- 2009

16th May ‘09 - 28th February ’10

A Vitra Design Museum
Charles-Eames-Str. 1, Weil am Rhein

The Vitra Design Museum presents a spectacular retrospective of the 20 year collaboration between Fernando & Humberto Campana.  

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Jennifer Anderson Mud Series

Mud Series

by Jennifer Anderson

Furthering Jennifer Anderson’s exploration into materiality and its effects on the perceived purpose of an object, Mud series reinterprets the nature of three iconic chairs.

A Thonet Café Chair, a Wegner Wishbone Chair and an Eames LCW are each replicated in a combination of steel and mud.

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Jamie McLellan Odin Chair

Odin Chair

by Jamie McLellan

The chair is part of a furniture series designed by Jamie McLellan. Sophisticated and refined, the dark metal chair legs hold the wooden seat and back with only a few connection points per leg.  Their profile blends into that of the back/arm rests while the material contrast of the dark metal and light wood offers a clear distinction between the framework and the supportive surfaces which which

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Piet Hein Eek by Dwell Magazine

An Interview with Piet Hein Eek

by Sam Grawe for Dwell Magazine

In this fascinating interview published by Dwell magazine, Sam Grawe questions Dutch designer Piek Hein Eek about his philosophy and approach to design.

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Cabinet by Steven Edrich Fine Furniture

Crafty Individuals

by Nicole Swengley for the Financial Time

Having played a role in the very successful French Design Forum which took place this past March at the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, we were pleased to read Nicole Swegley’s latest article for the Financial Times.

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Eames Storage Unit, 1951-52 by Charles and Ray Eames - Photo ©2009 Museum Associates/LACMA

"From the Spoon to the City": Objects by Architects from LACMA's Collection

6th August ’09 - 24th January ‘10

LACMA
5905 Wilshire Blvd. LA, California

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents "From the Spoon to the City": Objects by Architects, an exhibition highlighting a series of objects designed by architects in the twentieth-century.

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Call Out to the Americas - Design Miami Competition 2009

Competition: Call Out to the Americas

Deadline: September 1st ‘09

Calling all designers, or at least those living in the Americas... Design Miami/ is on a mission to discover talented designers from the Western Hemisphere to bring to the world’s attention.

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Droog 'Do Hit' Chair by Marijn van der Poll

This 'Do Hit' chair designed by Marijn van der Poll for Droog was exhibited as part of 'On Purpose: Design Concepts' here at Arnolfini*. The chair is not the exact dimensions given as it was shaped during the private view at the beginning of the show. More images available upon request. *www.arnolfini.org.uk
Eclipse Light by Ronen Kadushin, 2005 - Prototypes & Experiements III - Aram Gallery

Last Chance: Prototypes and Experiments III

20th July - 29th August '09

The Aram Gallery
110 Drury Lane, London

The Aram Gallery presents a refreshed installation of Prototypes and Experiments - the third cycle in the Gallery’s long-term and ever-changing exhibition which features a selection of prototypes and experimental designs sourced directly from designers’ studios.
 

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Omi Light by Assa Ashuach, Digital Forming 2009

Create and Make - Print in 3D

25th August - 27th August '09

Antenna Gallery, Science Museum,
Exhibition Road, London

For the official launch of Digital Forming®, the Science Museum presents ‘Create and Make’, a three day event showcasing the latest in 3D printing software and manufacturing technologies.

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Ramify by Amorn Thongsaard, Winner of the Bombay Sapphire Designer Glass Competition 2008

Bombay Sapphire Invites You to Vote

August 24th '09

For this year’s London Design Festival, the Bombay Sapphire Foundation has once again invited emerging designers from around the world to create the ultimate cocktail glass.

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Selfish & Devoted by Deger Cengiz

Selfish & Devoted

by Deger Cengiz

Trained as an architect, Deger Cengiz, explores the boundary between experimental design and conceptual art.  One of his most fascinating pieces, 'Selfish & Devoted" physically connects a galvanized steel watering can and a pot and examines their direct relationship.   

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Business of Design Talks - London Design Festival, Financial Times, V&A, Fiat

Talk: Design In Adversity

25th September ’09, 8:30-9:30am (breakfast served from 8am)

Sackler Centre, V&A Museum
Cromwell Road, London

The Financial Times and the London Design Festival present a forum to consider design in our current climate.

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