“Future Present,” the first comprehensive retrospective of Moholy-Nagy’s work in the United States in nearly 50 years, is on display till January 3, 2017, at the Art Institute of Chicago.. “Future Present,” a comprehensive retrospective of Moholy-Nagy’s work in the United States in nearly 50 years, is on display till January 3, 2017, at Art Institute […]
Frei Otto (1925-2015) was best known for his innovative lightweight structures, even naming an institute after them at the Stuttgart Technical University.
When the designer Dieter Rams was at the height of his creative output – heading a team designing ground-breaking electrical appliances for German manufacturer Braun in the late 1950s – he decided to take up furniture design with a new, little-known company called (at the time) Vitsoe + Zapf.
An exhibition in Paris asks us to consider what makes people rise up through a selection of rambunctious images that depict revolt. In Soulèvements, an exhibition of art made for and about acts of protest, works either make their political agendas self-evident or manifest them formally.
Fear, love and a fractured industry. The Design Museum’s Inaugural Exhibit Takes On Design’s Selfish Side
A preview of the Kickstarter-funded work celebrated in the London institution’s eagerly anticipated new space
Mexican-born mixed media and installation artist Gabriel Dawe (previously here, here, and here) produces rainbow installations that appear as refracted light beams, ethereal works composed of thousands of multicolor threads. His most recent installation, Plexus no. 35, graces the Toledo Museum of Ar
See what’s inside London’s new Design Museum. The Design Museum will reopen in a larger building with impressive architecture in London next week. We got a preview, so read – and see – what it has to offer in our visual tour of the new museum.
Designer Terence Conran founded the Design Museum in 1989. In 2011, over two decades later, Conran personally donated £17.5m to help fund the museum’s relocation from its modest home in Shad Thames to a new site on High Street Kensington. The £83m project has resulted in a museum three times the size of its predecessor.
The race is still on. Can you help your favourite object reach Kensington?
The art of designing a museum is one filled with expectation and promise: a unique challenge for designers. It’s been a rare opportunity for the talents of Fernando Gutiérrez, Morag Myerscough, Cartlidge Levene, OK-RM and Hato to define the character and personality of this new incarnation of the Design Museum in South Kensington.
After five years of construction, london’s design museum is set to open in its new home on kensington high street. the institution, which has tripled in size to 10,000 square meters, is housed within a landmark listed building that dates back to the 1960s. the museum’s interiors have been remodeled by john pawson, while other […]