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Michael Anastassiades at Maison&Objet Paris in January 2020

Michael Anastassiades will be the “designer of the year” at the next edition of Maison&Objet Paris in January 2020.

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Iconic Bulbo lamp by Castiglioni brothers revives in a new edition by FLOS

Conceived in 1957 by Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, the iconic ‘Bulbo’ lamp is brought back to life today in a new edition by Flos.

Originals by Adidas wins the Beazley Designs of the Year for the Fashion category

‘Originals’, the collection of streetwear designed by Ji Won Choi for Adidas, wins the 2019 Beazley Designs of the Year Award for the Fashion category

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Interior garden design | Hanging and vertical gardens

A survey of the most innovative designs and products for creating hanging and vertical gardens in homes; from hydroponics systems to string gardens

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Snøhetta designs new banknotes for Norway’s Central Bank

in 2014, the Central Bank of Norway appointed Snøhetta and Metric Design/Terje Tønnessen to develop the design of its new paper currency

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Sunbrella and Wendy Andreu: sustainable design from textile waste

Sunbrella and Wendy Andreu have developed a new technique to ensure the continued sustainability of Sunbrella’s fabric waste

Four Sci-Fi like designs that became reality

4 Sci-Fi like designs that became reality: the Cray-2 supercomputer, the Northrop YB-49 “Flying Wing”, the OSI Bisiluro race car, and Star Trek’s flip phone

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Kaiku Living Color – Colors from vegetable waste

Kaiku Living Color is a system designed to obtain pigments from vegetable waste, offering a sustainable alternative to synthetic colors

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Design for Urban Mobility at the Dutch Design Week 2019

Dutch Design Week 2019 presents a number of urban mobility projects including the Station of Being bus shelter by Rombout Frieling lab and a folding helmet for e-bikers by Amy Virasak

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“After the Wall: Design since 1989” at Vitra Design Museum

“After the wall” at Vitra Design Museum. How has design been shaped by technological, cultural, and social shifts for the last 30 years?

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The history of the ISO/BMW Isetta, the world’s first microcar

Manufactured initially by ISO Rivolta in Italy in 1953 and then by BMW in Germany, the Isetta was a revolutionary egg-shaped little automobile and the world’s first microcar

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Beazley Designs of the Year 2019: the nominees in the PRODUCT category

Beazley Designs of the Year 2019. The rethinking of mass-products, and reinterpretation of raw design materials dominates this year’s product selection

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“Design on Air” exhibition at CID – Grand Hornu, Belgium

Until 13 October 2019 the CID – Centre d’Innovation et du Design at Grand-Hornu, in Belgium, presents the exhibition “Design on Air”.

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Should we go to Mars? From October “Moving to Mars”at Design Museum London

The exhibition “Moving to Mars” explores how sending humans to Mars is not just a new frontier for science but also for design

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Edible tickets and cheese made from celebrity bacteria…’FOOD: Bigger than the Plate’ at the V & A

At the V&A, ‘FOOD: Bigger than the Plate’ explores how innovative organisations are radically re-inventing how we grow, distribute and experience food

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Salò | designer-makers on show from June 17 to 26 on Lake Garda

From 17 through 26 June, 2019, unique pieces and limited edition designs are on view in Salò, on the west coast of Lake Garda.

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The 14th edition of the Barcelona Design Week runs from 12 to 20 June 2019

The 14th edition of the Barcelona Design Week, entitled “Transicions”, runs from 12 through 20 June 2019

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A preview of the London Design Festival 2019: ‘Please be seated’ by Paul Cocksedge

London Design Festival 2019 preview: the ‘Please be seated’ installation designed by Paul Cocksedge in Broadgate

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An exhibition at Designmuseum Danmark celebrates the 100th anniversary of Bauhaus

Bauhaus#Itsalldesign is open at the Designmuseum Danmark to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the art school founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar in 1919

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“Living in a Box: Design and Comics” exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum

With the exhibition “Living in a Box: Design and Comics” the Vitra Design Museum explores the world of comics and their relationship to design

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‘Glass-Oriented Design’ exhibition at CID Grand-Hornu, Belgium

The CID -Centre d’innovation et du design- features “Glass-Oriented Design”. The exhibition presents a series of glass objects realized at CIRVA, Marseille

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Milan Design Week 2019 | Italian artist uses two tons of plastic bottle caps to make giant artwork

Italian artist Maria Cristina Finucci created a large site-specific art installation in Milan made out of about two tons of used plastic bottle caps

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Milan Design Week 2019 | Estudio Campana transforms a cloister into a grass-covered installation

During the Milan Design Week 2019, Brazilian design firm Estudio Campana transformed a cloister of the Statale University palace in Milan into a large grass-covered installation

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Milan Design Week 2019 | TAKT PROJECT creates stalactite-like lighting installation

At Milan Design Week 2019, Japanese design firm TAKT PROJECT, led by Satoshi Yoshiizumi, presents “glow ⇄ grow”, a lighting installation consisting of clear-resin stalactites

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Milan Design Week 2019 | SaloneSatellite: the award-winning designers

SaloneSatellite 2019: in this year’s edition, the prizes were assigned to projects focused on material-recycling processes and on their applications.

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Milan Design Week 2019 | Starck’s mirror and Grcic’s glass lamps by FLOS

At the Milan Design Week 2019, Flos presents two new products designed by two masters of contemporary design: Konstantin Grcic and Philippe Starck


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