'Frozen' by  Jungin Lee at Galleria SWING

'Frozen' by Jungin Lee at Galleria SWING

March 8 – May 17 '14

Benevento, Italy

Galleria SWING is pleased to present Frozen #1, the new collection by Korea-born, London-based designer Jungin Lee (Gwang-ju 1985). The project Frozen was presented for the first time in 2012 at the graduation show in MA Product Design at Royal College of Art in London. Since then, it has been developed and shown at Dutch Design Week, Milan Design Week and London Design Festival.

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'Visiona - Revisiting the Future' at Vitra Design Museum

'Visiona - Revisiting the Future' at Vitra Design Museum

7 February - 1 June '14

Vitra Design Museum Gallery

From 1968 to 1972, the chemical corporation Bayer rented an excursion boat that was transformed by well-known designers into a temporary exhibition space on the subject of contemporary living.

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The interior of The Jajce Barracks. Photo by Ka Wing Chang.

Resisting Reconstruction in Post-War Sarajevo

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"From almost any point along the road that connects the old and new poles of Sarajevo’s historic and commercial centres, the Jajce Barracks can be seen up among the north-eastern hills. From a distance, the national monument’s domed towers and intricate molding are reminders of the city’s fin de siècle boom years under the Austro-Hungarian empire.

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The ‘Matrice’ collection by Studio Cogitech at Galerie BSl

The ‘Matrice’ collection by Studio Cogitech at Galerie BSl

January 30 – April 26 '14

Paris

‘Matrice’ is Studio Cogitech’s first collection: one-off pieces as well as limited series presented by Galerie BSl, bringing together objects produced in two composite materials: lacquered fiberglass and carbon fiber. These composite materials are manufactured from resins that act like a matrix for the fibers, rendering them more rigid and more resistant.

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Architecture & Design Film Festival announces Los Angeles Expansion

Architecture & Design Film Festival announces Los Angeles Expansion

March 12-16 '14

Los Angeles

After a highly successful fifth edition in New York City, the acclaimed Architecture & Design Film Festival is going bicoastal! From March 12-16, 2014, the Los Angeles Theatre Center will host the nation's largest film festival exploring art, architecture, design, fashion and urban planning, and their prevalence in our day-to-day lives.

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'LONGING TO FLY, LONGING TO FALL'

'LONGING TO FLY, LONGING TO FALL'

A unique collaboration of art, dance, music and furniture design

The video project Longing to fly, Longing to fall had its premiere at Stockholm Furniture Fair. It is a unique collaboration of art, dance, music and furniture design.

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Living Spaces: A fascinating look at a hundred years of textiles in Dutch interiors

Living Spaces: A fascinating look at a hundred years of textiles in Dutch interiors

8 February - 11 May '14

Tilburg, Netherlands

Living Spaces, an exhibition tracing a hundred years of textiles in Dutch interiors consists of a series of conceptual rooms present changing uses of fabrics in the household over periods of 10 to 20 years, with a starring role reserved for the museum’s extensive textile collection.

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Lythos Table by Toni Grilo for Haymann

Lythos Table by Toni Grilo for Haymann

Toni Grilo delivers an impressive carved monolith for the French company Haymann. The Lythos table is a huge slab of black veined Aziza marble (Syria) with an impeccable design: a sacrificial altar or a mineral imbued aperitif in Paris…

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Melting Pot Side Table by Dirk Vander Kooij

Melting Pot Side Table by Dirk Vander Kooij

Making mistakes is human. Dirk vander Kooij slips up now and then as well. It just takes once adding too little raw material while producing an Endless chair to end up with a wastrel. A lot of waste is also left over after testing periods for new products. Over time his studio has gathered a container full of plastic bits and pieces.

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Hy-Fi by The Living

Young Architects Program 2014: Hy-Fi by The Living

Opens June 2014

The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 announce The Living (David Benjamin) as the winner of the annual Young Architects Program (YAP) in New York.

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Lotus Dome by Daan Roosegaarde

Daan Roosegaarde’s luminous work of art in the Rijksmuseum

7 February - 5 May 14

The Rijksmuseum will be presenting the Lotus Dome by Daan Roosegaarde for the first time in the Netherlands, from 7 February through 5 May 2014.

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 "Minotaures" by Sacha Walckhoff at Gallery Gosserez

"Minotaures" by Sacha Walckhoff at Gallery Gosserez

31 January - 22 February '14

Paris

Gallery Gosserez, a leading design gallery dedicated to contemporary furniture and decorative pieces, located in the North Marais (NoMa) district in Paris presents "Minotaures" by Sacha Walckhoff from 31 Jan - 22 Feb '14.

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Wegner ” just one good chair” Design Museum Danmark

Wegner ”just one good chair” Design Museum Danmark

3 April – 2 November '14

“If only you could design just one good chair in your life . . . But you simply cannot.”
Hans J. Wegner, 1952.

The exhibition “Wegner : just one good chair”, opening on the 3rd of April 2014, marks the 100-year anniversary of Hans J. Wegner’s birth. Wegner (1914-2007) was one of history’s most prolific designers.

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Will The First V&A Museum Outside Of London Ever Actually Open?

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A project to build the Victoria & Albert's first museum outside London has won nearly £10m in lottery funding as fresh questions emerged about the new design collection's long-term costs.

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Le Corbusier’s Chapel of Notre Dame du Haut vandalised

Le Corbusier’s Chapel of Notre Dame du Haut vandalised

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The Chapel of Notre Dame du Haut in Ronchamp, France—an architectural gem and one of Le Corbusier’s best-known buildings—was vandalised on 17 January. Following a break-in, a concrete collection box was thrown outside and one of the stained-glass windows, also designed by the Modernist architect and the only one on the chapel to carry his signature, was broken.

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