Herman Miller to buy Design Within Reach

News

Herman Miller to buy Design Within Reach

Zeeland

21 July 2014

Herman Miller's acquisition of the design retailer signifies the latest example of contract brands moving into the commercial sphere

Disegno's Diary: 21 to 27 July, 2014

DIARY

Disegno's Diary: 21 to 27 July, 2014

London

21 July 2014

The V&A looks at the political impactions of the objects that surround us and Storefront leads a tour of Donald Judd's Spring Street studio

The Sealed Chair of François Dumas

Disegno No.1

The Sealed Chair of François Dumas

Amsterdam

17 July 2014

After Villa Noailles named Laura Couto Rosado the winner of Design Parade 9, Disegno looks back at the work of the winner of the competition's fifth edition, François Dumas

Martino Stierli appointed chief curator of architecture and design at MoMA

News

Martino Stierli appointed chief curator of architecture and design at MoMA

New York

16 July 2014

Stierli succeeds Barry Bergdoll in the top role in MoMA's architecture and design department

Design Miami/ in review

INTERVIEW

Design Miami/ in review

Basel

16 July 2014

Design Miami's new director Rodman Primack reflects on his first fair and the state of the collectible design market

Pierre Charpin à l'Appartement N°50

Report

Pierre Charpin à l'Appartement N°50

Marseille

11 July 2014

Pierre Charpin's wink to Le Corbusier is a Cité Radieuse interior enlivened by colour and simple forms

Extended Interview: Glenn Adamson

EXTENDED INTERVIEW

Extended Interview: Glenn Adamson

New York

10 July 2014

At the opening of his first exhibition as director of MAD in New York, Glenn Adamson talks about the changes affecting design institutes and the difficulties of curation

Disegno Lectures: a film from Josef Frank Schriften

SALON

Disegno Lectures: a film from Josef Frank Schriften

London

10 July 2014

Disegno shares a film shot at out first ever Disegno lectures: an evening dedicated to architect and designer Josef Frank

The 2014 Graduate Shows Review: Design

FEATURES

The 2014 Graduate Shows Review: Design

London

09 July 2014

The Aram Gallery's Héloïse Parke examines the concerns that preoccupied this year's graduating designers

Li Edelkoort on the future of hybridisation

FEATURES

Li Edelkoort on the future of hybridisation

Holon

08 July 2014

As her exhibition of industrial craftsmanship opens at Design Museum Holon, Li Edelkoort discusses her predictions for design's future

Rapid Response Collecting at the V&A

INTERVIEW

Rapid Response Collecting at the V&A

London

08 July 2014

As the V&A opens a new gallery dedicated to contemporary design culture, we speak to the exhibtion's curator about this new initiative

Design Parade 9

Report

Design Parade 9

Hyères

07 July 2014

Laura Couto Rosado wins the top prize at Villa Noailles for her exploration of the properties of quartz

Digital Revolution at the Barbican

Opinion

Digital Revolution at the Barbican

London

03 July 2014

Digital Revolution maps the rise of digital culture and it it has become embedded within our society

Should the Heydar Aliyev Center have won Designs of the Year?

OPINION

Should the Heydar Aliyev Center have won Designs of the Year?

London

01 July 2014

Zaha Hadid's Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku is a controversial winner of the Designs of the Year competition. Disegno looks at whether it was right to honour it

Josef Frank – a Viennese Craftsman

SALON

Josef Frank – a Viennese Craftsman

Vienna

30 June 2014

Following our successful lecture on the late Austrian architect and designer Josef Frank, Disegno publishes one of Frank's writings in which he laments the death of craftsmanship in the mid-20th century

S,M,L,XLa at A+D Museum

REPORT

S,M,L,XLa at A+D Museum

Los Angeles

28 June 2014

An exhibition in Los Angeles A+D Museum examines the way in which the city is opening itself up to new perspectives

A Thin Wall of Air: Charles James

REPORT

A Thin Wall of Air: Charles James

Houston

25 June 2014

The Menil Collection in Houston recreates elements of a baroque interior by couturier Charles James that infuriated Philip Johnson

Welcome to the Vitra theme park!

OPINION

Welcome to the Vitra theme park!

Weil am Rhein

24 June 2014

A trip to the Vitra campus for the inauguration of Carsten Höller's new slide reveals signs of a company adjusting its priorities

Beirut Design Week 2014

REPORT

Beirut Design Week 2014

Beirut

23 June 2014

Disegno reports from Beirut, where the city's young design week increasingly finds itself in step with the complexity and richness of its home city

The Wind Tunnel Project

REPORT

The Wind Tunnel Project

Farnborough

20 June 2014

A series of events and site-specific installations around two wind tunnels in Farnborough serve as a poignant reminder of the airfield's past

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