For George Orwell nothing heralded spring quite like the re-appearance of toads, emerging from their subterranean hibernation and setting off, once again, on life’s great cycle.

Our toads are the flurry of new design and architecture exhibitions which open globally every March, as the international museum and gallery community awake from their winter slumber.

Our highlights for March 2017, featuring new exhibitions in Bielefeld, Helsinki, Weil am Rhein, Utrecht and Paris

5 New Design Exhibitions for March 2017

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Le Centre Pompidou, Paris (Photo Maureen, via commons.wikimedia.org)

In 1969 the then French President Georges Pompidou announced his desire that Paris should posses a large museum dedicated to

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Le Corbusier Le Modulor 1950 (Photo, © Centre Pompidou / Dist. RMN-GP/ Ph. Migeat © FLC, ADAGP, Paris 2015 Courtesy of Centre Pompidou, Paris)

On days when his sketches didn’t meet with his own, self-critical, approval, the Swiss architect and urban planner Le Corbusier

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kyle bean mobile evolution

“Who’s the more foolish, the fool or the fool who follows him?” asks Obi-Wan Kenobi, more or less rhetorically, in

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Villa Tugendhat Brno

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers” exclaims Anne Shirley in Lucy Maud Montgomery’s 1908 novel

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Eileen Gray Adjustable Table Day Bed Paravent en briques Classicon

From February 20th until May 20th 2013 the Centre Pompidou Paris is presenting a major retrospective devoted to the Irish

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