The Design Council
34 Bow Street, London
As part of their week-long programme of one-day conferences, Greengaged presents Biomimicry in Design: Learning from Nature.
Curated by Michael Pawlyn, founder of Exploration Architecture, this day long event will introduce the concept of biomimicry in design through a series of talks, discussions and workshops.
The Brick Lane Gallery
196 Brick Lane, London
The Brick Lane Gallery presents an exciting exhibition entitled “Design Less Ordinary” featuring 30 new works from a variety of London-based product and furniture designers, including Ryan Frank, Michael Antrobus, and Helena Karelson
It's Official, plans for a new headquarters for the Design Museum on the site of the former
Commonwealth Institute in Kensington High Street were given the A-OK by the planning committee of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea late wednesday night.
The move will give the Design Museum three times more space and enable the organisation
THE SOYUZ CHAIR. Living-room physics
RECLINING CHAIR DONE IN COLLABORATION WITH THE ASTRONAUT JEAN PIERRE HAIGNERE WHO LIFT OFF TWICE FROM EARTH WITH THE SOYUZ ROCKET
Space tourism is a great success .The possibilities of weightlessness, to feel the thrill of liftoff and to finally meet the unknown doesn’t have to be a fantasy anymore. But space tourism is still just for the few.
Various Venues across London,
Open House London, the capital’s biggest architecture festival, throws open the
doors of hundreds of buildings of architectural significance, giving Londoners the chance to see the best of the city’s architecture.
69-71 Sloane Avenue, London,
For this year’s London Design Festival, Rabih Hage Gallery presents an exhibition of pieces from the Rabih Hage collection that have been reworked and “Roughed Up” to capture a new definition of luxury.
Although Sunday’s ambitious auction broke no records it did offer a fresh new approach to the contemporary design auction.
If you are looking for a little design project to keep yourself occupied over the summer, Transport for London has launched a competition to design a brand new seating fabric for their underground system.
Few and Far
242 Brompton Road, London SW3 2BB
This wednesday Few are Far will host their very own design auction. Run by an ex Sotheby’s auctioneer, the sale will offer works by a range of designers including Andrée Putman, Nigel Coates, Vico Magistretti, Xavier Lust, Julian Stair among others.
Viewing will take place 14th - 15th September ’09.