Women Fashion Power at The Design Musuem

Report

Women Fashion Power at The Design Musuem

London

30 October 2014

The Design Museum explores the expression of female identity through clothing in the last 150 years

 Joseph Grima appointed director of Ideas City

News

Joseph Grima appointed director of Ideas City

New York

29 October 2014

Manhattan's New Museum appoints the ex-Domus editor to direct its Ideas City initiative

Nirvana. Strange Forms of Pleasure

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Nirvana. Strange Forms of Pleasure

Lausanne

28 October 2014

Mudac's new exhibition explores design's relationship with pleasure. Here, Disegno republishes a catalogue essay in which leather comes in for scrutiny

Ice, Art and Being Human

FEATURES

Ice, Art and Being Human

Copenhagen

27 October 2014

Disegno shares an essay written by artist Olafur Eliasson in which he explains his motivation for moving 100 tonnes of Greelandish ice to Copenhagen’s City Hall Square

Disegno's Diary: 27 October to 2 November

DIARY

Disegno's Diary: 27 October to 2 November

London

27 October 2014

The Design Museum's Women Fashion Power explores clothing as a cultural signifier, while Nirvana at Mudac documents the influence of erotica in design, fashion and contemporary art

Glowing Lines by Studio Roosegaarde and Heijmans

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Glowing Lines by Studio Roosegaarde and Heijmans

Oss

25 October 2014

Daan Roosegaarde scheme to reimagine conventional road lighting through photo luminescent paint reaches its pilot stage

Concrete Tableware by Alessia Giardino

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Concrete Tableware by Alessia Giardino

Eindhoven

24 October 2014

Pigment-stained concrete is refashioned from a structural element to an aesthetic tableware collection at Dutch Design Week

Revisiting Issey Miyake

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Revisiting Issey Miyake

London

24 October 2014

Three years on from first meeting Yoshiyuki Miyamae, Isssey Miyake's creative director, Disegno returned to meet Miyamae when he arrived in London to learn how to generate pattern with steam

Why Do We Need To Collaborate?

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Why Do We Need To Collaborate?

London

23 October 2014

Disegno shares an essay by designer Sam Hecht in which he reflects on the value of and need for collaboration

Out of the Ordinary by Studio Wieki Somers

INTERVIEW

Out of the Ordinary by Studio Wieki Somers

Rotterdam

22 October 2014

With a new exhibition open at the Boijmans museum in Rotterdam, designer Wieki Somers reflects on gallery work and her attitude towards "design art"

Ordinary Takeover

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Ordinary Takeover

London

20 October 2014

Ordinary Limited's exhibition at the AA is an exultation of the pleasures of material experimentation

Shade by Simon Heijdens

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Shade by Simon Heijdens

London

18 October 2014

A road trip to Greenwich with artist Simon Heijdens prompts reflections on software as a material and on the media's relationship to technology in design

Liverpool's Everyman Theatre: the 2014 Stirling Prize Winner

News

Liverpool's Everyman Theatre: the 2014 Stirling Prize Winner

Liverpool

17 October 2014

Haworth Tompkins's new home for Liverpool's celebrated theatre group claims RIBA's top award

Fantoom by Glithero

INTERVIEW

Fantoom by Glithero

Kortrijk

17 October 2014

Glithero resurrect Pepper's Ghost to display ghostly illusions of artefacts at Kortrijk's Broelmuseum

I Don't Know at the Turbine Hall

OPINION

I Don't Know at the Turbine Hall

London

16 October 2014

Richard Tuttle's large-scale installation of Surati fabrics on plywood plays on connections between language and textile-based artwork

Examining Chamber: New York's new design gallery

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Examining Chamber: New York's new design gallery

New York

15 October 2014

Job Smeets curates the opening collection for Chamber, a design gallery in New York styled after a cabinet of curiosities

Norway's new banknotes

NEWS

Norway's new banknotes

Oslo

14 October 2014

Snøhetta provides pixellations of abstracted coastlines for Norway's new currency designs

Project Brazil

REPORT

Project Brazil

São Paulo

13 October 2014

Analogia Project scrutinises the tangled "gatos" power cables of Brazil's favelas in an installation of copper waterfalls and chandeliers

David Chipperfield's Sticks and Stones

NEWS

David Chipperfield's Sticks and Stones

Berlin

11 October 2014

The architecture of Mies van der Rohe's open plan Neue Nationalgalerie is ingeniously subverted by the introduction of 144 spruce columns

Beijing Design Week 2014

FEATURES

Beijing Design Week 2014

Beijing

10 October 2014

Beijing's annual design festival admirably grapples with the complexity of the city in which it finds itself, presenting a compelling species of community-driven and process-led design projects

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