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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


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


“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”.


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


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.


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


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


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


“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


‘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


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.


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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Milan Design Week 2019 | COS + Mamou-Mani present “Conifera” 3D-printed installation

COS and French architect Arthur Mamou-Mani presents Conifera, a 3D-printed bioplastics brick installation on view at Palazzo Isimbardi during the 2019 Milan Design Week


Milan Design Week 2019 | The 5VIE district, between art and design

For the upcoming Milan design week (April 9/14, 2019) “5VIE art + design” confirms its objective to promote high-quality design, art, and craftsmanship

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“Broken Nature” Can design save the world?

Until September 2019, Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival, the 22nd International exhibition of the Milan Triennale, focuses on restorative design


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.


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


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”


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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