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

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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

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

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

Beijing Design Week 2014

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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

Future Heritage

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Future Heritage

London

30 September 2014

Corinne Julius curates a Decorex exhibition showcasing the work of UK-based makers

Constructing Worlds

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Constructing Worlds

London

27 September 2014

The Barbican's latest exhibition showcases the work of photographers documenting the world's architecture

The Wish List

London Design Festival

The Wish List

London

16 September 2014

Disegno reports on The Wish List, a compelling dialogue between established and emerging designers

Polyomino by Ally Capellino and Seng Watson

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Polyomino by Ally Capellino and Seng Watson

London

12 September 2014

Ally Capellino's installation for the London Design Festival is a series of concrete-like cubes, set out according to the logic of a 1930s puzzle

The Lady B armchair by Cécile Maïa Pujol for Roche Bobois

MADE FOR ROCHE BOBOIS

The Lady B armchair by Cécile Maïa Pujol for Roche Bobois

Paris

12 September 2014

Disegno shares a film about the Lady B armchair, a design created by Roche Bobois in conjunction with Central Saint Martins

Disegno's Summer Reading: Pierre Charpin

SUMMER READING

Disegno's Summer Reading: Pierre Charpin

London

22 August 2014

A newly published monograph beautifully documents French designer Pierre Charpin's career

Disegno's Summer Reading: A Clockwork Jerusalem

SUMMER READING

Disegno's Summer Reading: A Clockwork Jerusalem

London

21 August 2014

Disegno looks at the exhibition catalogue for the British Pavilion at the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale

Disegno's Summer Reading: Sottsass

SUMMER READING

Disegno's Summer Reading: Sottsass

London

20 August 2014

Phaidon's monograph of Ettore Sottsass is a fitting tribute to one of design's great eclectics

Disegno's Summer Reading: The Good Life, Perceptions of the Ordinary

SUMMER READING

Disegno's Summer Reading: The Good Life, Perceptions of the Ordinary

London

15 August 2014

Jasper Morrison's scrapbook of photo essays celebrates everyday design and aesthetics

Disegno's Summer Reading: B is for Bauhaus

SUMMER READING

Disegno's Summer Reading: B is for Bauhaus

London

14 August 2014

We look at Deyan Sudjic's B is for Bauhaus, a subjective dictionary that offers a welcome introduction to contemporary design

Disegno's Summer Reading: Charlotte Perriand, Complete Works Vol. 1

Summer Reading

Disegno's Summer Reading: Charlotte Perriand, Complete Works Vol. 1

London

13 August 2014

The first part of a planned three volume offering on the life and work of Charlotte Perriand is our selected reading for the day

Disegno's Summer Reading: Panorama

Summer Reading

Disegno's Summer Reading: Panorama

London

12 August 2014

The second selection in Disegno's summer reading list is Panorama, a book examining the practice of designer Konstantin Grcic

Disegno's Summer Reading: The Way Inn

Summer Reading

Disegno's Summer Reading: The Way Inn

London

11 August 2014

In a new series looking at architecture, design and fashion books, Disegno starts with architecture journalist Will Wiles' second novel, The Way Inn

The 2014 Graduate Shows Review: Architecture

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The 2014 Graduate Shows Review: Architecture

London

22 July 2014

Mobile Studio's Chee-Kit Lai runs the rule over this year's student architecture shows

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