Endless: Ross Lovegrove

Endless: Ross Lovegrove at Cardi Black Box

8 September - 1 October '11

Milan

Endless, the first Italian solo show of the internationally recognized designer, presents a series of fine art works deriving from Lovegrove's personal research brought forward with the Liquid Collection, already included in the exhibition Endurance at Phillips De Pury, New York in 2007.

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Knoll Textiles

Knoll Textiles: 1945-2010

a comprehensive study of modern textile design

An essential addition to any designer's book collection, Knoll Textiles 1945-2010 provides an in-depth analysis of Knoll's contribution to modern design. With essays by experts, biographies of about eighty designers, and images of textiles, drawings, furniture, and ephemera, Knoll Textiles, 1945-2010 is the first comprehensive study devoted to a leading contributor to modern textile design.

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W Hotel WOW Bikes

W Hotel hosts WOW Bikes

a fundraiser for Elton John Aids Foundation

London

W Hotel Leister Square is hosting the Wow Bikes fundraiser for the Elton John Aids Foundation. Six bikes have been commissioned to be designed by iconic creatives such as Ron Arad, Paloma Faith, and Temperley.

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Nendo: thin black lines + dancing squares

Nendo: thin black lines + dancing squares

at the National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute

Tawian

Nendo presents a solo show at the Taiwanese government-sponsored National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute featuring two of their collections. ‘thin black lines’ is a collection of furniture formed from ‘still black’, so nendo wanted to use ‘active black on white’ for the exhibition space.

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Rethink LA

Rethink LA at the Architecture and Design Museum

4 August - 4 September '11

Los Angeles

Rethink LA, a collaboration of forward- thinking volunteers in the Los Angeles architecture, planning, motion graphics and design community, are exhibiting August 4 - September 4 2011 at the A+D Museum.

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Thonet

Thonet Bentwood Classics

Now Available on DeTnk

Thonet today, as in the past, is considered a pioneer of furniture design throughout the world.
The company was established in 1819 by Michael Thonet to produce his own designs, using the then new bentwood process, which he developed. Within a short period of time it became a major furniture manufacturer with a global distribution network.

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233 P by Michael Thonet

233 P

Known to all and very familiar, this bentwood classic reveals its uniqueness at second glance: the armrests are harmonically integrated into the extended backrest; two curved bentwood elements connect the armrests with the seat. They provide stability and, at the same time, a certain flexibility that makes sitting on this chair very comfortable.


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233 M by Michael Thonet

233 M

Known to all and very familiar, this bentwood classic reveals its uniqueness at second glance: the armrests are harmonically integrated into the extended backrest; two curved bentwood elements connect the armrests with the seat. They provide stability and, at the same time, a certain flexibility that makes sitting on this chair very comfortable.


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233 by Michael Thonet

233

Known to all and very familiar, this bentwood classic reveals its uniqueness at second glance: the armrests are harmonically integrated into the extended backrest; two curved bentwood elements connect the armrests with the seat. They provide stability and, at the same time, a certain flexibility that makes sitting on this chair very comfortable.


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210 P by Michael Thonet

210 P

This elegant bentwood classic is a masterpiece in its construction and production: the projecting frame that forms both the backrest and armrest is bent into its form from a single piece of solid beech wood. Like the original model of all bentwood chairs, no. 214, chair no. 209 also consists of only six parts.


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210 R by Michael Thonet

210 R

This elegant bentwood classic is a masterpiece in its construction and production: the projecting frame that forms both the backrest and armrest is bent into its form from a single piece of solid beech wood. Like the original model of all bentwood chairs, no. 214, chair no. 209 also consists of only six parts.


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209 P by Michael Thonet

209 P

This elegant bentwood classic is a masterpiece in its construction and production: the projecting frame that forms both the backrest and armrest is bent into its form from a single piece of solid beech wood. Like the original model of all bentwood chairs, no. 214, chair no. 209 also consists of only six parts.


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209 M by Michael Thonet

209 M

This elegant bentwood classic is a masterpiece in its construction and production: the projecting frame that forms both the backrest and armrest is bent into its form from a single piece of solid beech wood. Like the original model of all bentwood chairs, no. 214, chair no. 209 also consists of only six parts.


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209 by Michael Thonet

209

This elegant bentwood classic is a masterpiece in its construction and production: the projecting frame that forms both the backrest and armrest is bent into its form from a single piece of solid beech wood. Like the original model of all bentwood chairs, no. 214, chair no. 209 also consists of only six parts.


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215 P by Michael Thonet

215 P

The famous coffee house chair is an icon and considered the most successful mass produced product in the world to date: it initiated the history of modern furniture. The basis was a new technique - the bending of solid wood - that Michael Thonet developed and perfected during the 1850s and it was the first time serial furniture production was possible.


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