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Dubai Design Week 2017: Global Grad Show
Sometimes graduate shows can be a mixed bag. There are great ideas but poor output or beautiful products without much to say. That said, some such shows are exceptionally interesting, and this is the case with Global Grad Show. The international showcase...
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Helsinki Design Week: HDW HOP City Installations
Helsinki Design Week is the biggest design festival of the Nordic European countries, with 250+ events all over the city. The 2017 edition was filled with talks, conferences, awards, trade fairs, exhibitions and temporary installations. The latter...
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Helsinki Design Week: Yriö Kukkapuro's "Experiment"
Designer Yriö Kukkapuro is a legend in Finland. Born in 1933, he dedicated his entire life to design and education. In the '70s he was professor at University of Arts and Design Helsinki, then rector; today specialist lecturer. During his career...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Places to Have a Timeout From Helsinki Design Week Helsinki Design Week is on now, and Dezeen asked local interior designer Joanna Laajisto for her list of favorite spots when a little time out from the event is necessary. Laajisto's picks...
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Interview: Norwegian Designer Runa Klock
A Few Good Things: New Designs From Norway," an exhibition at WantedDesign showcasing intriguing functional products by 10 Norwegian designers. There's a shared theme of quality over quantity (with a great emphasis on sustainability) overall but...
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Dubai Design Week: Interview with Cyril Zammit
There's not exactly a shortage of design weeks and festivals in the world, with more and more cities launching them to showcase local talent. Milan and Paris, London and New York—with their long backgrounds of innovative design—are obvious hotspots...
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Dashila(b)
Dashilar is is one of the oldest and most famous "hutongs", or alleyways, of Beijing, and probably one of the closest to pictures in our imagination of the old city—narrow streets, red lanterns, rickshaws and all kinds of Chinese paraphernalia...
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Love It or Leave It
The second-floor space at Gallery R'Pure has been transformed into a visual conversation about what America means today. "Love It or Leave It" explores notions of consumerism, patriotism, religion and the suburban dream through the critical eyes...
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Metaproject 02
While knowledge is commonly attributed to experience, fresh ideas often come from fresh minds. Taking this perspective to heart, veteran designer and educator Josh Owen developed Metaproject, an experimental industrial design course at the Rochester...
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WantedDesign 2012 Highlights
After a well received debut last year, WantedDesign is back again at NYC's Design Week with an even more impactful exhibition showcasing both new and known international designers and architects. This was the break-out year for WantedDesign for...
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Design Week Pop-Up Shops
Design fans in town for ICFF can take a slice of the festivities home with them this year, thanks to an exciting array of shops popping up around NYC this weekend in conjunction with the main furniture fair. Whether you're into the custom-crafted...
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Sonos Soundalier
Advertorial content: Best known for her hand-blown glass and sculptural brass lighting fixtures, Lindsey Adelman is no stranger to exploring the limits of industrial design. Driven by this pionering spirit, Adelman's studio, in collaboration...
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Philippe Starck Interview
Known nearly as much for his confident and quirky personality as for his innovative use of single mould injected polycarbonate, Philippe Starck has spent the last few decades changing the norm in product design. From an alien-like lemon juicer for...
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Wonderoled by Blackbody
Blackbody is an OLED home lighting brand launched in 2010 by the Italian-French company Astron Fiamm. Located in Toulon, France, the company develops and produces OLED-based lighting solutions with the help of established and emerging designers...
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WantedDesign 2012
When we attended WantedDesign's inaugural debut during NYC Design Week 2011, we knew that the fledgling venture was a force to be reckoned with. While ICFF remains the main attraction, WantedDesign drew our attention for bringing American and New...