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Beirut Art Center | Custom Miles

Beirut Art Center | Custom Miles | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Beirut | 27.06.2012 - 13.07.2012

"Glamour and pleasure are two words synonymous with traveling: the experience of one splendid location after another. It is customary for lavish activities to have sumptuous accoutrements and the jet era was no different. This was an era distinguished by its stylish one-of-a-kind berets, gloves, dresses and sunglasses. The mere sight of which could transport you to a magnificent place of one's choice while remaining completely personal, hence the title: Custom Miles. Azzi & Osta have brought this era back to life with their new designs reviving the beautiful travel experience."

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Danson House | Vivienne Westwood: Cut from the Past

Danson House | Vivienne Westwood: Cut from the Past | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Bexleyheath | 01.04.2015 - 31.10.2015

"The impact of 18th century art and design on the work of distinguished British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood is celebrated in a new exhibition at Danson House this spring. Vivienne Westwood: Cut from the Past brings together for the first time a number of her ground-breaking designs, and explores the collections that proved to be her turning point both critically and commercially."

 

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FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais | Hôtel Dunkerque

FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais | Hôtel Dunkerque | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Dunkerque | 25.04.2015 - 24.10.2015

"L’exposition Hôtel Dunkerque met en scène un hall d’hôtel imaginaire, afin de rendre accessible au public un large éventail de la collection du Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, laquelle comprend des oeuvres d’art et de design datant du 20e siècle à nos jours. Rompant résolument avec le concept traditionnel de l’exposition, Hôtel Dunkerque adopte une forme particulière. La commissaire Klara Wallner transforme le rez-de-chaussée du Frac/AP2 en un hall d’hôtel, en confrontant les oeuvres de designers et d’artistes entrées au cours des trente dernières années dans les collections du Frac Nord-Pas de Calais. Ici, art et design dialoguent sur le mode de la conversation amoureuse."

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The Aram Gallery | Extra Ordinary

The Aram Gallery | Extra Ordinary | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

London | 20.07.2015 - 22.08.2015

"A group exhibition of new designers working with ordinary materials, products or processes in extraordinary ways.

Whether that’s drilling through a ten cent coin to make a gold ring, compressing leather scraps into table legs or moulding bubble wrap into vases – all the designers selected for EXTRA ORDINARY show incredible resourcefulness, imagination and daring. They find new ways to look at the stuff that surrounds us."

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High Museum of Art | The Coca-Cola Bottle: An American Icon at 100

High Museum of Art | The Coca-Cola Bottle: An American Icon at 100 | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Atlanta | 28.02.2015 - 04.10.2015

"The Coca-Cola Bottle: An American Icon at 100 explores the iconic design and creative legacy of the Coca-Cola bottle. Presented on the occasion of the bottle's centennial, the exhibition features more than 100 objects, including more than 15 works of art by Andy Warhol and more than 40 photographs inspired by or featuring the bottle."

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Victoria and Albert Museum | What is Luxury?

Victoria and Albert Museum | What is Luxury? | design exhibitions | Scoop.it
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London | 25.04.2015 - 27.09.2015

"What is Luxury? interrogates how luxury is made and understood. Luxury has a long history of controversy. More recently, the increase in prominence and growth of luxury brands against the backdrop of social inequality has raised new questions about what the term means to people today. Changes in culture and communication have also stimulated interest in less tangible forms of luxury, such as the desire for space and time."

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The Bowes Museum | Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal

The Bowes Museum | Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

County Durham | 11.07.2015 - 25.10.2015

"The Bowes Museum and the Fondation Pierre Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent are collaborating to create Yves Saint Laurent: Style is Eternal, the first exhibition in the UK to present a comprehensive display of the French fashion designer’s work and life. The YSL show will highlight the defining elements of his vision, and the significant influence it has had on fashion and the way we understand womenswear."

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Brooklyn Museum | The Rise of Sneaker Culture

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New York | 10.07.2015 - 04.10.2015

"From their modest origins in the mid-nineteenth century to high-end sneakers created in the past decade, sneakers have become a global obsession. The Rise of Sneaker Culture is the first exhibition to explore the complex social history and cultural significance of the footwear now worn by billions of people throughout the world."

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FAD - Disseny Hub Barcelona | The FAD Awards

FAD - Disseny Hub Barcelona | The FAD Awards | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Barcelona | 29.06.2015 - 31.10.2015

"This year the works of the winners and finalists of FAD Awards of Architecture, Laus Awards of graphic design and visual communication and MODAFAD Awards of emerging designers can be seen. A staging of what has been offered this last year, the effort of students, professionals and companies in different disciplines of design.  An essential element of here and now."

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Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen | Design Derby - Netherlands-Belgium (1815-2015)

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen | Design Derby - Netherlands-Belgium (1815-2015) | design exhibitions | Scoop.it
In this ‘design derby’ the design icons of the Netherlands and Belgium will face each other in an exciting confrontation. From the sumptuous and elegant Belgian Art Nouveau to the more austere Dutch version and from the contemporary traditional tours de force from Belgium to the level-headed Dutch Design of today. Who will be the winner of this match or will it end in a draw?
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MAK | Christoph Niemann - Drawing the Line

MAK | Christoph Niemann - Drawing the Line | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Vienna | 01.07.2015 - 11.10.2015

"Christoph Niemann, the “visual storyteller,” is a sought-after graphic designer—in the USA as well as in Europe. Born in Waiblingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany) in 1970, he soon found success in New York, where he moved in 1997 after finishing his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart. [...]

In this way, Niemann places everyday scenes and visual clichés in new and occasionally ludicrous contexts, offering viewers new perspectives. As a result, he makes it possible to discover the poetry in the everyday, the irony in the familiar, and the tragedy in the banal."

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MAK | The New Creativity: Man and Machines

MAK | The New Creativity: Man and Machines | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Vienna | 11.06.2015 – 16.08.2015

“From the first house R.M. Schindler designed using a drafting machine to contemporary architects who design digital drawing devices instead of houses, The New Creativity: Man and Machines examines creative practices in relation to the social and technical complexes that support and constrain them. While all forms of art making have been radically transformed by the advent of digital technologies, spaces of creative production are the most telling symptoms of how these transformations reflect deeper changes in the understanding of creativity itself”

 

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Disseny Hub Barcelona | Taules i Taulons

Disseny Hub Barcelona | Taules i Taulons | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Barcelona | 25.06.2015 - 12.10.2015

"Taules i Taulons, una col·lecció de taules de snowboard reciclades creades per diferents artistes i dissenyadors, alguns d’ells amants d’aquest apassionant esport de neu, d’altres només tenen en comú una militància incondicional amb el col.leccionista. Una col·lecció multicolor i personal, fruit de l’esforç d’en Lluís Morón per donar una segona vida a unes peces extraordinàries que ens han permés gaudir de la muntanya. Un projecte coral construït amb passió durant diversos anys. Taules velles gastades i usades, que els amics han embellit perqué envelleixin amb dignitat, lliscant per tots els camins possibles de la imaginació, amb esclats de talent, amb molt d’art, amb bon humor i sempre amb total llibertat."

 

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Galerie Poirel | Regarder - Look, a collection of contemporary graphic art

Galerie Poirel | Regarder - Look, a collection of contemporary graphic art | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Nancy | 10.04.2015 - 06.09.2015

"Vincent Perrottet likes images. He likes creating them, looking at them and also... collecting them!
From 10 April to 6 September 2015, this internationally-renowned graphic designer will take over the Poirel Gallery in Nancy with a representative selection from his extensive collection. Over 450 posters and a great many publishing objects reflect the wealth of visual creation, mainly over the last 30 years."

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Museo Franz Mayer | Coming Into Fashion. A Century of Photography at Condé Nast

Museo Franz Mayer | Coming Into Fashion. A Century of Photography at Condé Nast | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

México DF | 29.07.2015 - 11.10.2015

"Fotografías de moda - glamorosas, provocativas, hermosas, mágicas siempre se han asociado con algunos de los nombres más famosos en la historia de la fotografía, como Cecil Beaton, Irving Penn, Helmut Newton y Mario Testino.
Con un acceso sin precedentes a los archivos de Condé Nast en Nueva York, París y Milán, el historiador de fotografía Nathalie Herschdorfer ha recogido las impresiones originales, así como las páginas de las revistas actuales para proporcionar una oportunidad única para ver el trabajo de más de ochenta fotógrafos desde el principio de sus carreras."

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Museo Thyssen | Vogue like a painting

Museo Thyssen | Vogue like a painting | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Madrid | 30.06.2015 - 12.10.2015

"This exhibition brings together sixty fashion photographs inspired by painting. The photographs, from the Vogue Archive, are the work of great photographers of the past three decades.
Spanish Golden Age painting, Dutch portraiture, pictures from the Victorian period and the Pre-Raphaelites, as well as the various schools of painting represented in the European royal collections, have provided a model for the photographers who, focusing on female beauty, have shaped the image of Vogue magazine over the years and have also been an example for many contemporary artists. Traces of the work of Constable, Zuloaga and Sorolla, among others, are present in the pieces on display in this show, which combines leading names in classic photography with the talent of new generations, including Irving Penn, Annie Leibovitz, Tim Walker, Paolo Roversi, Steven Klein, David Sims, Erwin Olaf, Michael Thompson, Mario Testino and Peter Lindbergh, to name a few."

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The Philadelphia Museum of Art | Northern Lights: Scandinavian Design

The Philadelphia Museum of Art | Northern Lights: Scandinavian Design | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Pennsylvania | 23.05.2015 - 04.10.2015

“In the world to-day there is no group of people who have designed better objects for the home than the Scandinavians,” declared Leslie Cheek Jr., director of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, in 1954. This emphatic statement appeared in the catalogue for Design in Scandinavia, a groundbreaking exhibition that traveled across North American to twenty-four cities, including Richmond, New York, San Francisco, Toronto, and Houston. Widely publicized in print and on the radio and television, the exhibition was seen by some 660,000 people, exposing a broad audience to the best of Scandinavian design and making household names of many of its featured designers and manufacturers. Commentators praised the aesthetic and functional excellence of the works they encountered, qualities that still characterize Scandinavian design today. "

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MUDAC | Telling Time

MUDAC | Telling Time | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Suisse | 27.05.2015 - 27.09.2015

"The vocabulary of watchmaking uses poetic and evocative language to express the plethora of ways employed through the centuries to display the time - how about wandering hours, mysterious time, digital time, hands in the air or singing hours? Telling Time juxtaposes historic pieces and works by contemporary artists and designers, which all share the same desire to tell the time. The more recent creations often build upon and adapt the inventive¬ness of watchmakers of yesteryear. Each of these domains - watchmaking, art and design - brings its own particular resonance, its own poetry and aesthetic language. The exhibition builds bridges from one time to another, one subject to another, sometimes playfully, while highlighting the harmony and continuity between the past and the present. It is unexpected, curious and funny.."

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Gucci Museum | The Language of Flowers

Gucci Museum | The Language of Flowers | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Florence | 13.05.2015 - 20.09.2015

“The Language of Flowers”, seventh exhibition of the Pinault Collection at the Gucci Museo, is an allusion to one of Gucci's most iconic motifs: Flora.

Curated  by Martin Bethenod, director of Palazzo Grassi – Punta della Dogana,  this exhibition brings together the works of four artists, produced between 1967 and 2012, who play with the iconography of flowers. The subject is much less simple than it may seem, as each work is remarkable in its power of visual seduction (and olfactory seduction for one of them), each imbued with a sense of delicate yet profound ambiguity. Above and beyond a motif that could be considered frivolous or banal, what in fact emerges are themes such as vanity, memory, politics and the value of art...

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Museo del Traje | Jaulas Doradas

Museo del Traje | Jaulas Doradas | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Madrid | 17.04.2015 – 20.09.2015

"Jaulas Doradas se presenta como una propuesta expositiva de prendas de indumentaria femenina, que en combinación con armazones interiores (miriñaques y polisones) y corsés, intentará poner de manifiesto -siguiendo un hilo cronológico-, los momentos más singulares y paradigmáticos en la configuración de la silueta, constreñida y enjaulada, que predominó en la imagen y estética de la mujer de la segunda mitad del siglo XIX."

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Las Naves | Tres décadas de diseño

Las Naves | Tres décadas de diseño | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Barcelona | 21.05.2015 - 05.09.2015

La Asociación de Diseñadores de la Comunidad Valenciana (ADCV) organiza junto a Las Naves una exposición que conmemora su 30 aniversario. Se trata de una muestra que presenta la evolución del diseño durante las tres décadas que han acompañado a la ADCV desde su creación. Tres escenografías para tres décadas, cada una de ellas contendrá proyectos de socios y exsocios de la ADCV enmarcados en su década de creación.

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts | Ferran Adrià: Notes on Creativity

Minneapolis Institute of Arts | Ferran Adrià: Notes on Creativity | design exhibitions | Scoop.it
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Target Wing | 17.09.15 - 03/01/2016

“Ferran Adrià: Notes on Creativity” is the first major museum exhibition to focus on the visualization and drawing practices of this Spanish master chef, whom Gourmet dubbed “the Salvador Dalì of the kitchen.” The exhibition emphasizes the role of drawing in Adrià’s quest to understand creativity."

 

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Centre d'innovation et de design au Grand-Hornu | Jasper Morrison - Thingness

Centre d'innovation et de design au Grand-Hornu | Jasper Morrison - Thingness | design exhibitions | Scoop.it
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Belgique | 10.05.2015 - 13.09.2015

"Jasper Morrison (Londres, °1959) est un designer respecté et célébré à travers le monde entier. Le Grand-Hornu se réjouit d’accueillir sa toute première rétrospective. Cet événement majeur réunira les moments clés d’une carrière de 35 ans, à travers une sélection de meubles, ustensiles de cuisine et appareils électroménagers. Ces pièces seront accompagnées de documents d’archives présentés dans une installation spécialement conçue pour l’exposition, fidèle à son principe de simplicité.

 

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The George Washington University | Unraveling Identity: Our Textiles, Our Stories

The George Washington University | Unraveling Identity: Our Textiles, Our Stories | design exhibitions | Scoop.it
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Washington | 11.07.2015 – 09.08.2015"The largest exhibition in Textile Museum history, Unraveling Identity unites textiles from across cultures to explore expressions of individual, cultural, political, and social identity throughout the ages. Throughout time and around the world, clothing, adornments, and other fabrics have articulated self and status—from ethnicity and occupation to religious belief. Featuring more than one hundred pieces that span 2,000 years and five continents, this exhibition showcases The Textile Museum’s world-renowned historic collections and key loans of contemporary art textiles and fashion." 
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Centro Centro | 3 en uno. Diseñadores, productores & emprendedores

Centro Centro | 3 en uno. Diseñadores, productores & emprendedores | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Madrid | 10.06.2015 - 20.09.2015

"Comisariada por Ana Dominguez Siemens, la muestra busca las razones por las que se elige este camino que son múltiples “desde la demanda del público, o la fascinación por un proceso artesanal; la compulsión de hacer cosas con sus manos; la impaciencia de ver su producto terminado; el cierre de la empresa que producía el producto o la crisis económica; hasta la necesidad de demostrar que el proyecto es viable, el afán de experimentar, o la libertad de buscar soluciones personales”. Se trata de un modelo de auto-producción que implica que el diseñador se involucre también en tareas de marketing, promoción y venta de sus diseños, deviniendo un pequeño emprendedor."

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Bundeskunsthalle | Karl Lagerfeld. Modemethode

Bundeskunsthalle | Karl Lagerfeld. Modemethode | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Bonn | 28.03.2015 - 13.09.2015

"Karl Lagerfeld is one of the world’s most renowned fashion designers and widely celebrated as an icon of the zeitgeist. Karl Lagerfeld. Modemethode at the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany is the first comprehensive exhibition to explore the fashion cosmos of this exceptional designer and, with it, to present an important chapter of the fashion history of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Karl Lagerfeld is known for injecting classic shapes with new life and for taking fashion into new directions. [...] ‘Modemethode’, Karl Lagerfeld’s ‘fashion method’, is his ambitious, all-encompassing approach: from the initial sketch to the finished garment, from the accessories, the architectural setting and music of the fashion shows, to the photographs and graphic design of press material, advertising, catalogues and window displays –  every last little detail is devised by the designer himself."

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