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The Lighthouse | Fun Makes Good - A New Angle

The Lighthouse | Fun Makes Good - A New Angle | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Glasgow | 06.12.2013 - 12.01.2014

"In this site specific installation, Fun Makes Good will create a new range of work inspired by the architectural language of The Lighthouse and Charles Rennie Mackintosh, reinterpreting his use of line and shape with a distinctive blend of rich, intricate textures and bold graphic aesthetics. The exhibition aims to draw the viewer into a tactile and playful environment, both decorative and functional."

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art | An "Industrial Museum"

The Metropolitan Museum of Art | An "Industrial Museum" | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

New York | 12.08.12 - 20.01.2014

"John Forbes Watson (1827–1892), a Scottish physician who traveled to India as part of the Bombay Army Medical Service, created books of Indian textile samples, which he called "Industrial Museums" or "Trade Museums," because they were portable collections intended to inspire the textile manufacturers of both the British Isles and India."

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Ginza Graphic Gallery | Tomaszewski, The Poetic Spirit

Ginza Graphic Gallery | Tomaszewski, The Poetic Spirit | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Tokyo | 02.12.2013 - 25.12.2013

"Not only known as the pioneer of the Polish Poster School, Henryk Tomaszewski (1914–2005) had been a driving force in the world of Polish posters throughout his entire life.

This exhibition focuses on 101 posters as well as 36 original poster images, drawings, and magazine covers―all drawn from the invaluable collection of Tomaszewski’s son Mr. Filip Pagowski―in approaching the essence of an artist recognized as one of the most influential figures in the history of the twentieth-century poster"

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MUDE | Objet Préféré

MUDE | Objet Préféré | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Lisboa | 05.09.2013 - 26-01.2014

"In response to the invitation of the Belgian cultural center, Grand-Hornu Images (GH), this exhibition is the materialization of a question asked to the workers at GH: “what is your favorite object?”.
The Fabrica Design Team imagined a series of furniture pieces created following a workshop between the young Fabrica designers and personnel - craftsmen, technicians, office staff - of Grand-Hornu.  An intense week of exchanges, brainstorming, interviews and photographic sessions on the theme "favourite object”, which led to the creation of 15 pieces of furniture that represent a perfect fusion between the creativity and design talent of the young Fabrica researchers and the expertise of GH technicians."

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LAN Wave | Danish Pulse

LAN Wave | Danish Pulse | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Shanghai | 25.11.2013 - 25.12.2013

"Danish Design has always been the pioneer of international design, and emerged a lot of world-class designers, such as Kaare Klint, Hans J. Wegner, Finn Juhl, Børge Mogensen, Arne Jacobsen, Nanna Ditzel, Poul Kjaerholm, Poul Henningsen and Verner Panton. Their work are mostly ‘The Nature’s Gifts’, expressing the beauty of nature; of supreme ‘Craftsmanship’; inherited ‘Tradition’; extreme ‘Comfort’; comprehensive ‘Function’, and there are also the five themes of the exhibition."

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Dovecot Studios | Selected

Dovecot Studios | Selected | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Edinburgh | 30.11.2013 - 21.12.2013

"Selected celebrates contemporary Scottish craft and design exhibiting work from some of the most celebrated and talented makers in Scotland, across a number of disciplines including wood and metal, ceramics, jewellery, furniture, textiles, glass and silver"

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Design Museum Gent | Linked: the collection is networking

Design Museum Gent | Linked: the collection is networking | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Gent | 28.11.2013 - 02.03.2014

"Lieven Daenens, honorary director of the Design museum Gent, made a personal selection of highlights which the museum acquired under his management. These favourite top pieces will be given a central place in an inspiring new network of related objects. Each selected piece will be the centre of a little group. The objects in every group will be linked through either free or strict, serious or playful associations, based on formal, functional, material, conceptual, historical or other criteria. These new connections and associations will ensure that the visitor discovers hidden relationships and that common sources of inspiration light up."

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Nasjonalmuseet | Louis Kahn – The Power of Architecture

Nasjonalmuseet | Louis Kahn – The Power of Architecture | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Oslo | 18.10.2013 - 26.1.2014

"The American architect Louis Kahn (1901–74) is one of the most influential figures of late modernism [...]

Both legendary and less well-known aspects of Kahn’s production are illustrated by means of original models, drawings, and sketches, together with photographs, films, and newly constructed models of unrealised proposals."

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Benaki Museum | The Museum "Out of the Box": 35th Anniversary of the Benaki Shop

Benaki Museum | The Museum "Out of the Box": 35th Anniversary of the Benaki Shop | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Athens | 18.05.2013 - 19.01.2014

"The Benaki Museum Shop – the first museum shop in Greece – will be 35 years old this year, and will hold a large exhibition so that modern objects can at last meet the original works on which they were based. Jewellery, embroideries, pottery, sculpture, textiles, bronzes, paintings and objects made of paper objects, plastic, thread, pearls, gems and paintings will be exhibited."

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Gemeentemuseum Den Haag | The Chanel Legend

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag | The Chanel Legend | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

The Hague | until 02.02.2014

"The ‘Little Black Dress’, the Chanel suit and Chanel No. 5 – all still part of today’s universal fashion vocabulary. The designs of Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel (1883-1971) revolutionised the way women dressed in the 20th century. Chanel stood for elegance, style and freedom of movement. Her designs became classics and still feature in today’s fashion scene. The designer’s colourful ‘rags to riches’ life story has captivated the public for generations and remains a source of lasting inspiration."

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Textiel Museum | Talking Textiles. Curated by Lidewij Edelkoort

Textiel Museum | Talking Textiles. Curated by Lidewij Edelkoort | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Tilburg, Netherlands | 28.09.2013 - 26.01.2014

"Trend forecaster and design curator Lidewij Edelkoort will present contemporary creative textile design in Talking Textiles at the TextielMuseum.

On show will be a large selection of design that uses innovative textile techniques, heralding the revival of textiles in our interiors."

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Galería Alegría | Xavier Mañosa - "is a Potter"

Galería Alegría | Xavier Mañosa - "is a Potter" | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Madrid | 16.11.2013 - 25.01.2014

"Después de estudiar diseño Xavier Mañosa creó con la ayuda de su familia Apparatu, uno de los talleres de cerámica con más reconocimiento a nivel internacional. En "is a Potter" presentamos algunos de los trabajos en los que el proceso cobra mucho protagonismo y el accidente o la "imperfección" invitan a reflexionar sobre la belleza y dónde reside. Una exposición en la que diseño y arte se fusionan y se diluyen sus diferencias."

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MoMA | Applied Design

MoMA | Applied Design | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

New York | 02.03.2013 - 20.01.2014

"There are still people who think that design is just about making things, people, and places pretty. In truth, design has spread to almost every facet of human activity, from science and education to politics and policymaking, for a simple reason: one of design’s most fundamental tasks is to help people respond to change. A designer today can choose to focus on interactions, interfaces, the Internet, visualizations, socially minded infrastructures and products, 5-D spaces, bioengineering, sustainability, video games, critical scenarios, and yes, even furniture. Several outstanding examples of this vitality and diversity are presented in this installation, ranging from a mine detonator by young Afghani designer Massoud Hassani to a vessel made by transforming desert sand into glass using only the energy of the sun. Also on display are 14 videogames—including Pac-Man, The Sims, and Katamari Damacy—that constitute the beginning of a new branch of MoMA’s collection."

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Kemistry Gallery | OSPAAAL Posters Show

Kemistry Gallery | OSPAAAL Posters Show | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

London | 5.12.2013 - 25.1.2014

"Bold, colourful and eclectic, OSPAAAL posters are widely considered the front-runners in propaganda art. They reveal the idealistic spirit at the core of the Cuban revolution, intent on fighting globalisation, imperialism and defending human rights."

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Textile Museum of Canada | Ancestry and Artistry: Maya textiles from Guatemala

Textile Museum of Canada | Ancestry and Artistry: Maya textiles from Guatemala | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Toronto | 29.05.2013 - 12.01.2014

"Cloth holds great importance for Guatemala’s indigenous communities, and traditional dress plays an essential role in Maya identity today as a vital link with the ancestral past and a means of cultural reinvention. Whether worn for religious ceremonies or as an emblem of ethnic pride, textiles offer a medium for innovation and creative expression, as well as a marketable product for the tourist industry. Through an array of textiles patterned with evocative designs rich in iconography, Ancestry and Artistry traces a century of dynamic change as well as the remarkable continuity of ancient Maya traditions in the face of significant modernization, political upheaval, and religious transformation."

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LIXIL - INAX | Giving Warmth to the Building Skin - The World of Gio Ponti, Father of Modern Italian Design

LIXIL - INAX | Giving Warmth to the Building Skin - The World of Gio Ponti, Father of Modern Italian Design | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Tokoname | 2.11.2013 - 18.3.2014

"Gio Ponti (1891-1979) is known as the “father of modern Italian design.” Based in Milan, Ponti traversed disciplines working as an architect, designer, painter, and editor. This exhibition will focus on his endeavor to change heaviness to “lightness” and volume to “thinness”-a pursuit which led him to an interest in the building’s “skin.”
With the full support of the Gio Ponti Archives (Milan), INAX MUSEUMS will display Ponti’s sketches and architectural drawings. We will also reproduce actual tiles designed by Ponti so that visitors can experience his architectural style."

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CaiaxForum Girona | Los objetos hablan

CaiaxForum Girona | Los objetos hablan | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Girona | 23.10.2013 - 26.01.2014

"Los objetos que nos rodean y que usamos de manera natural, ya sea automática o consciente, forman parte esencial de nuestra vida. Necesitamos vestirnos, alimentarnos, desarrollar un trabajo, disfrutar de nuestras aficiones, y los objetos son indispensables para tales cometidos. "Los objetos hablan”, título de esta exposición organizada por el Museo Nacional del Prado y la Fundación "la Caixa", reúne una selección de pinturas y objetos de las principales escuelas del Museo –española, flamenca, italiana y francesa– dentro de un marco cronológico que va desde el siglo XVI hasta finales del XIX."

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z33 | Atelier à Habiter

z33 | Atelier à Habiter | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Hasselt |1.12.2013 - 30.3.2014

"Atelier à Habiter is a studio / experiment where artists, architects and designers rethink and redefine the concept of ‘dwelling’. All over the world we are confronted by new demographic, social, environmental, and economic challenges and the re-invention of systems. Likewise, architecture and ‘dwelling’ are also being reinvented. Will the modernistic “machine à habiter” or dwelling machine, built from standard elements for standard needs, shift into the “atelier à habiter” or dwelling workshop where the creative resident stands out as a planner, organiser and designer?"

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Nasjonalmuseet | Norwegian Crafts 2013

Nasjonalmuseet | Norwegian Crafts 2013 | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Oslo | 22.09.2013 - 15.12.2013

"“Norwegian Crafts 2013” is the latest of theannual jury-selected exhibitions mountedby the Norwegian Association of Arts and Crafts. The exhibition presents new works by Norwegian craftspeople using a wide range of forms, content and materials – glass, textiles/fibre, metals, ceramics, wood and leather – thus reflecting something of the diversity that exists within this creative field today. In conjunction with the exhibition, the Relief Fund for Visual Artists will announce the winner of the Annual Arts and Crafts Award 2013."

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Walter Knoll Showroom | Systems

Walter Knoll Showroom | Systems | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

London | 25.11.2013 - 31.12.2013

"systems is an exhibition of commissioned poster designs and ‘60s Braun products.

Recent years have seen a revival of interest in modernist graphic design, but little agreement about what, in practical terms, this might mean or what is ultimately at stake in it. Thirty-four leading graphic designers and studios were invited to produce a poster design on the theme of Braun systems design. From repetition and development to nostalgia and critique, the diversity of response to the systems brief offers a snapshot of the international graphic design scene in this moment of uncertain possibility. At the same time, systems samples some of the best and most challenging work currently being produced."

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Palais Galliera | ALAÏA

Palais Galliera | ALAÏA | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Paris | 28.09.2013 - 26.01.2014

"The Palais Galliera is honouring Azzedine Alaïa with its opening exhibition. This first Paris retrospective, presented in the Palais's newly renovated galleries and in the Matisse Room at the Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, comprises a selection of seventy iconic models retracing a unique creative career."

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Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosch | A Passion for Ceramics. 60 Years of Cor Unum

Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosch | A Passion for Ceramics. 60 Years of Cor Unum | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands | 14.09.2013 - 02.02.2014

"A passion for ceramics is an exhibition on 60 years of the ceramics workshop Cor Unum. Cor Unum began in 1953 as a workshop for those at a social disadvantage. By now it has become a producer of ceramic design, a workshop for designers and a centre for practical training. The history of Cor Unum is visualised through the products, individuals and the stories that link them"

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Object: Australian Design Centre | [Ctrl][P] Objects on demand

Object: Australian Design Centre | [Ctrl][P] Objects on demand | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Sydney | 29.10.2013 - 25.1.2014

"Object: Australian Design Centre and Courtesy of the Artist (COTA) have collaborated to present [Ctrl][P] Objects on Demand a 3D printing lab, an exhibition, and a pop-up shop that explores the What, Why and How of 3D printing. [...]

Heralded as ‘the next wave of the Industrial Revolution’, 3D printing is transforming the way we design, make, use and purchase the objects around us. [Ctrl][P] takes a broad look at 3D printing to consider what it has achieved to date, how designers are working with this process, and what still lies ahead for this revolutionary technology."

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21_21 Design Sight | Toward a Design Museum Japan

21_21 Design Sight | Toward a Design Museum Japan | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

Tokyo | 25.10.2013 - 09.02.2014

"Design impacts every corner of our lives; it brings joy to everyday life but it also leads the way to industrial growth and affluence. Design museums are not just an archive that passes on this remarkable design culture to following generations but it is bound to become an essential key when thinking to our lives from here into the future.

This exhibition will contemplate the roles expected of 21st century design museums. This will be examined through new outlooks based on time; past, present, and future accompanied by introduction to past 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT exhibitions as examples."

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Rook & Raven | Norma Bar - Cut The Conflict

Rook & Raven | Norma Bar - Cut The Conflict | design exhibitions | Scoop.it

London | 22.11.2013 - 21.12.2013

"Cut the Conflict will take Noma Bar’s distinctive mixture of ‘double-take’ imagery and biting social commentary to a new level, by collecting different materials from countries in conflict, and exposing their current political and social situation."

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