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Home Future. The Design Museum explores today’s home through the prism of yesterday’s imagination

Home Futures – at the Design Museum in London from 7 November 2018 – explores today’s home through the prism of yesterday’s imagination.

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NYC – WeGrow reimagines education with new school designed by BIG

Originating from the collaboration between WeWork and BIG-Bjarke Ingels Studio, the first WeGrow school was recently opened in Manhattan.

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“Biotope” by SHJWORKS. An experimental natural microcosm in Copenhagen

SHJWORKS has recently presented Biotope, an organic-shape urban greenhouse containing a natural microcosm populated by plants and insects.

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At the Vitra Design Museum, the “documentary design” of Christien Meindertsma

Until January 2016, the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein presents the work of young Dutch designer Christien Meindertsma.

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Milan exhibition celebrates 100 years since Achille Castiglioni’s birth

From October 6, 2018, the Triennale di Milano hosts a major exhibition to celebrate 100th years since the birth of Italian designer Achille Castiglioni

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Scottish Design Galleries at the V&A Dundee

On 15th September 2018, V&A Dundee – Scotland’s first design museum designed by Kengo Kuma and Associates- finally opened its doors to the public.

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‘The Medium is the Message’: the 7th Amsterdam Light Festival

From 29 November 2018, to 20 January 2019, the 7th edition of Amsterdam Light Festival will light up the city center of Amsterdam through thirty artworks

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Three landmark projects at LDF – London Design Festival 2018

Also in the 2018 edition, London Design Festival features a number of “landmark projects” – outdoor thematic installations placed across London.

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Are minimalist cell phones really an antidote to the always-connected way of life?

Two new “minimalist” cell phones – The Light Phone 2 and Punkt MP02 – challenge the very concept of smartphone. Is it a technological breakthrough or much ado for nothing?

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From 20th to 23rd September 2018, the first “Lake Como Design Fair”

The “Teatro Sociale Como” opens its doors for the 1st “Lake Como Design Fair”: a new event bringing together the works of designers, editors and galleries

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Paris exhibition celebrates Gio Ponti at the Decorative Arts Museum

With “Tutto Ponti, Gio Ponti archi-designer” the Musée des Arts Décoratifs celebrates one of the most influential Italian architects and designers of the 20th century.

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“Emotional States”, London Design Biennale 2018 | program of exhibitions

Exhibitions and events of London Design Biennale 2018, entitled “Emotional States”, taking place at Somerset House in London from September 4 to 23, 2018

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A cabinet of robotic curiosities at the Vitra Campus

A new space has been set up at the Vitra Campus. It’s a Black Box made to display the collection of toy robots of Vitra’s chairman emeritus Rolf Fehlbaum

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Design: Recycling vs Upcycling. What’s the difference?

The distinction between recycling and upcycling really makes sense, and invites us to investigate the very sense of terms such as “sustainability”.

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Belgium | The Limits to Growth! Sustainable design on exhibition at CID

The exhibition “The Limits to Growth!” presents critical works by designers that unveil the flaws of the mass production system that dominates the society

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The Milan Triennale presents Italian Design through its Icons

Until January 2019, the ‘Triennale di Milano’ features the eleventh edition of its Design Museum exhibition entitled “Stories. Italian Design”

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Sustainable lamp by Olafur Eliasson brings light to off-grid African communities

Acclaimed artist and designer Olafur Eliasson has conceived and produced a portable photovoltaic lamp aimed to bring sustainable lighting to African communities with no access to electricity

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Maison & Object Paris | 6 emerging designers from Lebanon for the next ‘Rising Talents Awards’

Maison & Object Paris: for the next edition ( 7 / 11 September, 2018) 6 emerging designers from Lebanon for the ‘Rising Talents Awards’.

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Inspired by stars. The new “Huara” lamp designed by Elemental for Artemide

Huara, an innovative lamp designed by Elemental for Artemide and inspired by stars, is a mysterious polyhedron in plastic and aluminum whose faces light up activated by touch

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NYC | ‘The Senses: Design Beyond Vision’ at Cooper Hewitt

Cooper Hewitt presents “The senses: Design beyond vision”. The exhibition examines how multisensory design amplifies everyone’s ability to explore the world

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The different fate of Apple’s Lisa and Macintosh (and why design matters)

History, concept, and design of the Apple Lisa and Macintosh, among the first GUI-based personal computers ever, and the reasons of their different commercial success

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Milano Design Week | INHABITS presents mobile living units and lightweight structures

Milan Design Week: the INHABITS event at Parco Sempione presents mobile living units and lighweight structures for business, hospitality, wellness and catering

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MAD Architects create island-like installation for Audi at Milan Design Week 2018

At Milan Design Week 2018, MAD Architects have created a fascinating temporary installation for Audi consisting of five artificial islands set amid a large water mirror

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Milan Design Week 2018 | exhibitions and events at Lambrate Design District

For the Milano Design Week 2018, the Lambrate district presents a number of events located in the area between via Massimiano, via Ventura, via Conte Rosso.

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Milano Design Week 2018 | Ventura Centrale is back for its 2nd edition

Milano Design Week 2018: Ventura Centrale – the exhibition event located in the central station’s former warehouses – is back for its 2nd edition

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Milan Design Week 2018 | Michael Anastassiades’ light installation for FLOS

During the 2018 Milan Design Meek, the FLOS showroom features ‘Jewels after Jewels after Jewels”, a light installation created by Michael Anastassiades

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