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10.24.10
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Light Art Biennale Austria 2010 The Light Art Biennale is on the C.A.R. Ruhr 2010 (DE) Messe für zeitgenössische Kunst 29.-31.10.2010 Welterbe Zollverein, Essen This first Biennial for Light Art in Austria wants to generate a cut surface between society
03.17.10
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Are long gone the trends of the former modern chair classics? The Corb, Nelson, Barcelona, Wassily... is the allure lost, and a new rise of eclectic, ironic and re-invented / revamp-ed seating options taking place? With new manufacturing technologies, new-age versatile
12.06.09
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This Design Arts feature is a collection of posts of forward architecture at a pivotal time in our culture. These posts explore the question: How do you engage in experimental design at a time of economic contraction? From Zoe Rollers piece
12.04.09
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Los Angeles Design Group, an architectural firm in Hollywood has combined pure research with an economically successful practice engaged in projects in a range of scales. At a recent lecture at SciArc (www.sciarc.edu) principal Andrew Holder presented a unique
11.18.09
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by Troy
I'm rethinking all that stuff I want from IKEA…thanks in part to Mon Oncle, my new-found favorite film by Jacques Tati. Mon Oncle takes comedic jabs at everything a “comtemporary-ist” would find cool and chic and of-the-moment (slap in the face
10.19.09
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Reconciling the presence of humanity to the systems of the earth is the central task of architecture. Despite the absolute necessity of developing architectural forms that respond to ecological imperatives, much of today's architecture still regards sustainability as a passing trend,
10.01.09
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by Troy
For those of you who have strict rules on what it means to be an artist, you may not like the following list very much. Click HERE to be re-directed. But if you are like me and are of the
09.30.09
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Nobody says 'high-tech' anymore could be the subtitle for my post of the list of ten influential designers for 2010. We've grown accustomed to technology as a part of our everyday life but these ten designers are concerned with how to
09.25.09
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Here's a sneak peak at one (well technically two) of my picks for 10 for 2010. Kegan Fisher and Liz Kinnmark, founders of Design Glut. Their seamless collaboration is filled with refreshing and original ideas, putting design into the hands of
09.21.09
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Katharina Mischer and Thomas Traxler graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven in June 2008 and founded studio mischer’traxler in 2009. Their interest in the organic and technological combines to create useful objects that also serve as a record. They make
08.24.09
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In the world of design there is a surging interest in the handmade, limited production and regional craftsmanship. This trend has found mentors in Culver City, California, a city in the middle of Los Angeles that has attracted film production,
07.17.09
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On a recent trip to Toronto I paid a visit to the Art Gallery of Ontario and saw Surreal Things, a travelling exhibiton from the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. The show explores the complex and codependent relationship between the Surrealist
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