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The 2019 edition of the “Salone del Mobile.Milano” celebrates Leonardo da Vinci

The 2019 edition of the Milan Furniture Fair pays tribute to the genius of Leonardo da Vinci in the 500th anniversary of his death.

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The collections of vases for Rosenthal by Zaha Hadid Design

Zaha Hadid Design has created three collections of vases for Rosenthal, the leading brand of ceramic objects for the home.

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The design of everyday technology

The design of everyday technology, a brief but reasoned selection of the most interesting projects, designs, and products around the world

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What to expect from “Broken Nature”, the XXII Triennale di Milano

From March 1 to September 1, 2019, the Triennale di Milano presents its XII International Exhibition, titled “Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival”

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NYC – The Value of Good Design at MoMA from February 10, 2019

From February 10 through May 27, 2019 the Museum of Modern Art in NYC presents the exhibition “The Value of Good Design”

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Is the future of smartphones flexible?

The introduction of flexible OLED displays for mobile computing devices is creating a new generation of rollable, bendable and foldable smartphones

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CRA unveils GUIDO, the world’s first self-driving bar unit

Design: the international design office CRA -Carlo Ratti Associati – presents “GUIDO”, a concept for a driverless robotic cafe

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M&O Paris, January, 2019 | the “Rising Talent Awards” explores China’s design scene

In the next edition of Maison&Object Paris,(Jan 18/22,2019) the “Rising Talent Awards” look eastwards, exploring China’s fast-developing design scene.

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Project SPHINX – When the USSR tried to change the computer forever

The legendary SPHINX, the high-tech system designed by Dmitry Azrikan in 1986 with which the Soviet Union tried to subvert the computer world

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YAPE -Your Autonomous Pony Express – won the 2019 German Design Award

YAPE – autonomous electric vehicle for urban delivery, designed by Italy’s e-Novia, has recently won the prestigious German Design Award 2019.

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.

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

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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