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Archive for August, 2011

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Nendo Solo Exhibition, Taiwan

Through 31 August, Taiwan’s National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute will showcase a solo exhibition featuring Nendo’s “Thin Black Lines” and “Dancing Squares”. Here they are as described by Nendo: “Thin Black Lines” is a collection of furniture formed from ‘still black’, so we wanted to use ‘active black on white’ for the exhibition…

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Lapin Kulta Solar Kitchen Restaurant Opens in Helsinki

During the Salone del Mobile in April, I had the great opportunity to dine at the Lapin Kulta Solar Kitchen Restaurant at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan (see previous post). The pop-up restaurant was presented as a preview to the Helsinki opening, which happened earlier this month. The concept of the restaurant was a…

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A Product of Geometry Exhibit – Glasgow, Scotland

London-based designer David Weatherhead and Glasgow-based shop GOODD presents this A Product of Geometry exhibition that explores a sense of the primary, essential and formal in object design. Check it out. A Product of Geometry 4 Aug 2011 – 3 Sep 2011 Tuesday- Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 12 – 5pm Trongate 103 Foyer Glasgow,…

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mischer’traxler: first Italian retrospective at Novalis Fine Arts

From November 6th, the Novalis Fine Arts gallery in Turin (Torino) will present the first retrospective of the Austrian designers mischer’traxler, curated by Maria Cristina Didero. The Austrian duo consists of designers Katharina Mischer and Thomas Traxler, who develop design products, furniture and installations with focusing on the more experimental design and conceptual thinking. After…

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Call for Entries: Frame Moooi Award 2012

Frame Magazine and Moooi announced a call for entries for the first Frame Moooi Award, specifically for furniture and lamps that are designed for a specific interior. The winner will receive a grand prize of 25,000 Euros at an event during the 2012 Salone del Mobile in Milan (Milan Furniture Fair) and the winning design…

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Data Clip USB Flash Drive by Nendo

We’ve seen USB flash drives get smaller and even more compact in recent years, and ones that have several uses such as a phone strap. This Data Clip USB Flash Drive by Nendo brings it all together: a storage unit that can also be used as a paper clip. Clip the USB drive to documents,…