London | California designing freedom – from 24 May at the Design Museum

From 24 May through 15 October, 2017 the new Design Museum in Kensington High street, London presents the exhibition “California designing freedom”.


Barcelona | Photobook phenomenon, exhibition at the CCCB

The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) and the Fundació Foto Colectania present the exhibition “Photobook Phenomenon”.

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Former silk mill in Italy finds second life as contemporary art space

A former silk mill near Cremona has been converted into a sort of creative factory, which houses art ateliers and exhibition spaces.

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Royal Palace of Caserta

The Royal Palace of Caserta is a monumental 18th century complex, a museum, and an UNESCO World Heritage Site in the city of Caserta, near Naples


New York City | Whitney Biennial 2017, for the first time at Whitney’s new Meatpacking district home

Until June 11, 2017, the Whitney Museum in New York hosts the Whitney Biennial 2017, for the first time in the museum’s new home at the Meatpacking district


Museum of Capodimonte – Naples

The Museo di Capodimonte is an art museum in Naples, Italy, particularly renowned for its collections of old masters’ paintings

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Apple Mac Pro second generation (2013), the day desktop computer changed shape

Apple Mac Pro second generation (2013). History, ancestors, design and manufacturing of one of the most innovative and controversial desktop computers ever

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Milan Design Week 2017 | projects by students at “Ventura Lambrate”

From 4 through 9 April, 2017, 127 exhibitors will be in Milan for the 8th edition of “Ventura Lambrate” for this year’s edition of Milan Design Week.

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The history of Monobloc plastic chairs on view at Vitra Shaudepot

Until June 18, 2017 the Vitra Shaudepot near Basel presents the exhibition “Monobloc – A Chair for the World” focused on the single-piece chair design


“The Restless Earth” (La Terra Inquieta) from 28 April at La Triennale di Milano

La Triennale di Milano and the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi has announced the exhibition “The Restless Earth” which will be open from April 28, 2017.


Milan Design Week 2017 | DOUTDESign by Zona Santambrogio design district

The exhibition “DOUTDESign” organized by “Zona Santambrogio design district” during Milan Design Week will be dedicated to young emerging designers

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London | Matti Suuronen’s Futuro House at Central Saint Martins

A Futuro House, the futuristic abode designed by architect Matti Suuronen in the ’60s has landed onto a roof of the Central Saint Martins in London

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France | 10th Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Étienne

The 10th International Biennial of Design of Saint-Étienne, entitled “Working Promesse. Shifting Work Paradigms”, takes place from March 9 to April 9, 2017.

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Cité du Design – Saint-Étienne

The Cité du Design in Saint-Étienne is a leading design center in France, also known as the venue of the Saint-Etienne International Design Biennial

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Milan Design Week 2017 | selected events from the Tortona District program

After the success of the 2016 edition this year as well Tortona District aims to be one of the best destinations during Milan Design Week,(4-9 april 2017)


Fondation Beyeler celebrates its 20th anniversary with “The Original” collection

From February 5 to May 7, 2017 the Fondation Beyeler in Basel presents the exhibition “Beyeler Collection / The Original”.

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Wang Shu – Amateur Architecture Studio. Exhibition at the Louisiana Museum

Wang Shu-Amateur Architecture Studio is the 1st of a series of monographic exhibitions entitled “The Architect’s Studio”organized by the Louisiana Museum

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Osborne 1 (1981) – when the personal computer became portable

The Osborne 1, history and design of the first portable personal computer, designed by Lee Felsenstein and produced by Osborne Corporation from 1981 to 1983

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Kunstgewerbemuseum – Kulturforum Berlin

The Kunstgewerbemuseum in Berlin is the oldest museum of decorative arts in Germany, with a collection of craft, design and fashion spanning 1,200 years

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Arte Sella | when art arises from Nature

Arte Sella is one of the most interesting open-air art galleries in Italy, in this stunning museum site-specific artworks are placed into an Alpine forest

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London | Diébédo Francis Kéré to design 2017 Serpentine Pavilion

Francis Kéré, leader of Berlin-based Kéré Architecture, will be the architect to design the 2017 edition of the Serpentine Galleries pavilion in London


Florence | “Bill Viola. Electronic Renaissance”, exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi

From 10 March through 23 July, 2017 the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi in Florence presents the exhibition “Bill Viola. Electronic Renaissance”.


NYC| Jenny Sabin wins 2017 YAP – Young Architects Program – by MoMA

The project Lumen by Jenny Sabin Studio has been named the winning design of the 2017 edition of YAP – Young Architect Program organized in New York by MoMA


Barcelona | Design for Food at the design museum (Museu del Disseny)

From March 8 through May 21, 2017 the design museum “Museu del Disseny” in Barcelona presents the temporary exhibition “Tapas. Spanish Design for Food”.

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BIG Bjarke Ingels Group to design San Pellegrino flagship factory in Italy

Mineral water brand San Pellegrino announced that BIG Bjarke Ingels Group has won the competition to design its new flagship factory near Bergamo, Italy

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The 5 finalist designs (2 museums) for the 2017 Mies van der Rohe Awards

the Mies van der Rohe Foundation has announced the 5 finalists of the renowned European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award