MARGOT GEORGE CHANDELIER  by Egg Collective

Egg Collective 2012 Collection

an all female - Brooklyn-based - design company

NYC

Egg Collective, named “Best New Designer” this spring at the 2012 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), is an all female - Brooklyn-based - design company committed to building American-made furniture.

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Olafur Eliasson returns to the Tate with 'Little Sun'

Olafur Eliasson returns to the Tate with 'Little Sun'

28 July - 9 September '12

London

As part of Olafur Eliasson: Little Sun at Tate Modern, to be launched on 28 July 2012, visitors will be invited to look at works of art in the dark using only the light of Eliasson’s Little Sunsolar-powered lamps.

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Droog - All in one carpets

Droog presents All in one carpets

one design creating a whole range of carpets of different sizes and patterns

Droog brings together luxury products with a twist—classics, brand new products and products that are yet to come…

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Barking Bathhouse by Something & Son

Barking Bathhouse

Opens Friday July 27 '12

London

Arts agency CREATE has commissioned Something & Son, of Dalston's Farm:Shop, to design and build the Barking Bathhouse, an experimental health spa and bar opening in July in Barking town centre providing affordable luxury spa treatments as well as a free social space for people to meet and relax.

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Grayson Perry's 'Walthamstow Tapestry'

The William Morris Gallery will open to the public on 2 August 2012

Grayson Perry's 'Walthamstow Tapestry' will be first temporary exhibition

London

The William Morris Gallery – in Walthamstow, London, the place of Morris’s birth - has been transformed to create a new world-class destination and international centre of excellence for the study of Morris.

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Frank Gehry's set for LA Philharmonic performance of Mozart’s Don Giovanni

Frank Gehry's set for LA Philharmonic performance of Mozart’s Don Giovanni

Los Angeles

Frank Gehry has been commissioned to design the set for the LA Philharmonic's performance of Don Giovanni. The show itself takes place in the Walt Disney Concert hall, a building designed by Gehry - giving architecture fans a chance to be submersed in Frank Gehry's style.

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New Court, London by OMA

Riba Stirling Prize 2012

Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the prestigious 2012 RIBA Stirling Prize features six exceptional and completely different buildings from across the country which will now go head to head for architecture’s highest accolade and a £20,000 prize from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

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Gio Ponti’s white and blue

Gio Ponti’s white and blue

The Parco dei Principi in Sorrento

via abitare

The Parco dei Principi, designed in Sorrento by Ponti between 1960 and 1961, is one of the first examples of design hotels worldwide. A long renovation, finalized in 2007, brought it back to its original beauty. This week it celebrates its 50th birthday.

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An Inflatable Stonehenge on Tour, Sacrilege by Jeremy Deller

An Inflatable Stonehenge on Tour

by Jeremy Deller

Touring UK

Jeremy Deller has created a life-size bouncy castle version of Stonehedge, entitled Sacrilege that will be touring the UK this summer as a part of the London 2012 Festival and the Mayor of London Surprises Program.

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'Gravity' by Jolan van der Wiel

'Gravity' by Jolan van der Wiel

at Gallery Gosserez

Paris

Gallery Gosserez presents in exclusivity the ' Gravity' candle holders by Dutch designer Jolan van der Wiel.

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Kenetic Rain by Art + Com

Kinetic Rain by Art + Com

the world's largest kinetic sculpture

Singapore

Passengers and airport visitors entering the Departure Check-in Hall at Singapore Changi Airport’s Terminal 1 (T1) can expect to stop in their tracks and be captivated by a new art installation. Kinetic Rain, created by german firm ART+COM, takes pride of place at the terminal, enthralling visitors with its fluidity, distinctive shapes, elegant and refined movements and precision-perfect technology.

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Dudy Vase

by Tomas Kral

Tomas Kral’s design for the Dudy Vase is inspired by the traditional wind instrument - the bagpipe. He found the process of playing the bagpipe very similar to that of glassblowing – each using breath to shape their composition.

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Ritsue Mishima at Pierre Marie Giraud

Ritsue Mishima at Pierre Marie Giraud

preview for September show

Brussels

After their summer break from July 17 through August 18 Gallery Pierre Marie Giraud will reopen with a show from glass artist Ritsue Mishima. They have kindly send DeTnk a preview of the work that will be in the exhibition.

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Troika' s chandeliers at The Royal Society of Arts

Troika' s chandeliers at The Royal Society of Arts

London

The Royal Society of Arts will be opening the doors to its newly refurbished London home on the Strand this week showcasing two lights by Troika.

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Poundshop and Studio Good One go Mobile

Poundshop and Studio Good One go mobile

Designer Goods for a Tenner or Less

London

For the London Architecture Festival the poundshop, a platform for designers to sell their wares for 1,5 or 10 pounds, teamed up with Studio Good One to create a mobile stand that is making its way around London.

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