'Clock Clock' by Humans Since 1982

'Clock Clock' by Humans Since 1982

For Those of Us Who Never Seem to Arrive On Time

We discovered 'Clock Clock' by Humans Since 1982 while perusing through Design Miami/ Basel 2012. The work was presented by Design Miami/ newcomer, Belgian gallery, Victor Hunt. This timepiece stood out to us at DeTnk - as it is perhaps the only clock that requires 27 other clocks to

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Savage Chair by Jay Sae Jung Oh

Savage Chair by Jay Sae Jung Oh

Campana Brothers Take Watch

Reminiscent of Campana Brothers' work, Jay Sae Jung Oh's Savage Chair combines a modern plastic camp aesthetic with what one generally considers a more natural woven surface. The outcome is a beautifully complex object that demands attention and consideration of the design community.

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'Globe Head Ballerina' by Yinka Shonibare

'Globe Head Ballerina' by Yinka Shonibare

at the Royal Opera House for London 2012 Festival

A new and unique artwork by Ship in the Bottle artist Yinka Shonibare, MBE, is revealed Tuesday 19 June at the Royal Opera House on the exterior of the building overlooking Russell Street in Covent Garden. Entitled Globe Head Ballerina, this new work, part of London 2012 Festival, will remain in place for five years.

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London Festival of Architecture 2012

London Festival of Architecture 2012

23 June – 8 July 2012

London

The UK’s largest celebration of buildings and the city, the London Festival of Architecture (LFA), will return from 23 June – 8 July 2012. The event, held biennially since 2004, will reinforce London’s reputation as an international creative hub, as a varied programme of exciting events take place all over the capital.

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Design Miami/ Basel '12 - A Review

Design Miami/ Basel '12 - A Review

The Mother of Design Fairs Secures Her Crown

Basel

From the 12th through the 17th of June Design Miami/ set up camp in Basel. Bringing together 35 galleries from around the world, the fair boasted a record number of attendees - 22,000 up from 20,500 in 2011.

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Craft & Scenography at Depot Basel

Craft & Scenography at Depot Basel

Design Miami/ Basel '12 Review

Basel

During Design Miami/ Basel we are confronted with many galleries showing their perspective on the best of contemporary design. In contrast to this peacockery, we have Depot Basel - a design platform that brings together contemporary crafts people and designers to open a space for dialogue as well as appreciation for design - whether it be collectible or visually pleasing.

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‘NATUROSCOPIE’ by Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance presented by Galerie BSL

‘NATUROSCOPIE’ by Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance presented by Galerie BSL

Design Miami/ Basel '12 Review

Basel

As with all art/design fairs, one walks around feeling excited with all of the design/art in their presence - while at the same time the density of work becomes overwhelming and some pieces get lost in the crowd. The collection by French designer and interior architect Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance Naturoscopie is one of the pieces that manages to stand out amongst the sea of work.

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Jean Prouvé Maison Métropole Aluminium presented by Galerie Patrick Seguin

Jean Prouvé Maison Métropole Aluminium presented by Galerie Patrick Seguin

Design Miami/ Basel '12 Review

Basel

This year's Design Maimi/ Basel brought out the best in design galleries from around the world. One which stood out most to us at DeTnk was the presentation of Jean Prouvé's Métropole Aluminium presented by Galerie Patrick Seguin.

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THINGS. plain & simple at MAK

THINGS. plain & simple at MAK

13 June – 7 October '12

Vienna

In an unusual take on the subject, the MAK exhibition THINGS. plain & simple explores the ideal of simplicity as a significant and formative element of style history across epochs and cultures. The broadly conceived exhibition from the museum’s collection puts the principle of simplicity in different perspectives, discussing it not only as an aesthetic premise, but also in the context of socio- political and sociological phenomena.

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Marionet by Simone Busse

Marionet by Simon Busse

Stuttgart Designer for Mox Company

Designer Simon Busse, based in Stuttgart, has designed MARIONET a side table that uses simple joinery, inspired by marionettes, that creates a clever contemporary look.

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Serpentine Gallery by Herzog & de Meuron in collaboration with Chinese artist Ai Weiwei on Crane.Tv

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion by Herzog & de Meuron in collaboration with Chinese artist Ai Weiwei on Crane.Tv

London

Ahead of the opening of this summer's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, Crane.tv gets an exclusive look at the specially commissioned structure designed by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron in collaboration with Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.

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Cassina to auction several pieces at Wright Auction

7 June 2012

Chicago

Cassina has notified DeTnk that they have released several pieces from its vast archives in Meda to be auctioned by Wright Auction house in Chicago.

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Custom-made bookshelf in caviona wood

R 20th Century at DesignMiami/ Basel 2012 [Preview]

June 12- 17

Basel

With DesignMiami/ Basel approaching we, at DeTnk, have been pulling together a preview of which designers galleries will be presenting at the fair. First in is New York design gallery R 20th Century who will be presenting the work of Hugo França, Greta Magnusson Grossman, Lluís Lleó, Joaquim Tenreiro and Jeff Zimmerman.

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