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Viktor

Kontextür teams up with acclaimed NYC studio to create timeless, curious objects for home. Atlason brings his superb talent for fusing strong organic shapes and beautiful detail with playfulness and functionality to kontextür's own vision for exciting and unexpected environments.  The  VIKTOR toothbrush/razor holders are a delightfully elegant solution to an age old sink dilemma.

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rAndom International - Swarm, Carpenters Workshop Gallery

Carpenters Workshop Gallery: rAndom International

7 October – 13 November ‘10

Carpenters Workshop Gallery
London, UK

rAndom International, a London/Berlin based art and design firm participate in a solo exhibition at Carpenters Workshop Gallery to showcase their innovative approach to ‘performative new media.’

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Vitra Design Museum: Frank Gehry [photo by Wladyslaw Sojka]

A Contemporary Retrospective: Frank O. Gehry

2 October '10 - 13 March '11

Vitra Design Museum
Weil am Rhein, Germany

In Frank Gehry’s first European realized building, the Vitra Design Museum will be presenting an exhibition of Gehry’s projects since 1997.  The projects will be displayed in the form of detailed studies, models and videos provided by the Gehry Partners archive.

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Ron Arad - Offspring, Arams Gallery

Arums Galerie Presents: Ron Arad

24 September – 13 November ‘10

Arums Galerie
Paris, France

Arums Galerie welcomes Ron Arad for the 11th time since 2006 to have a solo exhibition of his playful forms and experimental techniques.  As a highly influential designer, Ron Arad has consistently challenged contemporary design.

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Anish Kapoor - C-Curve 2007, Serpentine Gallery

Turning the World Upside Down

28 September ’10 – 13 March ‘11

Kensington Gardens
London, UK

The Serpentine Gallery and The Royal Parks present large scale outdoor sculptures by Anish Kapoor in Kensington Gardens throughout the fall and winter.  The exhibition will showcase recent works that have never been featured together.

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Rabih Hage in his gallery

Perfection is Not Beauty

29 September '10

Chelsea Harbour Design Centre
London, UK

International designer and architect Rabih Hage and Telegraph Magazine Design Editor David Nicholls will be taking part in a design lecture Wednesday September 29.  
 

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Shiro Kuramata - Glass Chair 1976, Phillips de Pury

Phillips de Pury: Design

28 September '10

Phillips de Pury
London

On the 28th of September, Phillips de Pury in London will hold its third Design sale for 2010.  Phillips has included few contemporary pieces in their sale, and many mid-century works,

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'Opara Domestica' (1990/2000)

'Opera Domestica'

Ola-dele Kuku studied at the Southern Institute of Architecture in Los Angeles. His roots are in Nigeria, a country where he also lived for a relatively short period. He currently lives and works in Brussels.

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'Opera Domestica'

Opera Domestica - Similar Differences ('90-'95) " Similar Differences " is an architectural prototype introduced as a parallel relationship between dimension and function, where proportion is relative to use. An entity within the dwelling space accommodating " what contains ", and " what is contained ".

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'Opera Domestica' 1 - Teatro dell'Archivio (1995) by Ola-Dele Kuku (architect)

'Opera Domestica'

The project is presented as a symbolic representation of a "domestic ritual ", which is to be perceived as a tangible identity of a specific aspect of being, revealed by forms of dimensions. The prototype is a personal library or personal archives - an architectural object where information is stored, obtained and assimilated.

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Johnny Swing - Butterfly Chair

Johnny Swing: Change

22 September - 23 October '10

Rabih Hage Gallery
London, UK

Rabih Hage Gallery presents: Johnny Swing: Change, an exhibition of sculptural furniture from the renowned American artist, best known for his range of furniture constructed from American coins, such as his iconic "Nickel Couch."

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Nendo: Phillips de Pury

20 September – 31 October ‘10

Saatchi Gallery and Phillips de Pury
London, UK

Phillips de Pury & Company has organized the first UK exhibition for Japanese design studio, Nendo. The two part exhibition has been split between Saatchi Gallery, Thin Black Lines,and Phillips de Pury’s own exhibition space

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Angela Bulloch Plastic Sphere Cube Triangle - Yellow 2010

Galerie Kreo/Simon Lee

16 September – 2 October ‘10

Various Locations

Simon Lee Gallery of London and Galerie Kreo of Paris are doing a unique artistic exchange by exchanging galleries for a brief time in September and October.

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Neville Brody

Mismanaging Expectations

An article by Edwin Heathcote for the Financial Times

Edwin Heathcote interviews Neville Brody, the inventor of the Anti-Design Festival about his event for this year’s London Design Festival.  Brody, a designer who considers himself a ‘visual thinker,’ emerged in punk-era London, and has a unique take on design and his concept.

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The Dock, Ladbroke Grove

The Dock

20-26 September '10

The Dock
Ladbroke Grove, London

During London Design Festival 2010, Tom Dixon hosts Global Industry at The Dock,  sponsored by Derwent London.  This unique shopping location houses indoor and outdoor installations and overlooks the Grand Union Canal.

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