“Monsieur, with these Rocher you are really spoiling us!”
Ever since Ferrero brought a touch of self-congratulatory kitsch to the savoir-faire of international diplomacy, we’ve felt a great empathy for the concept of the Embassy.
And while the years since we first heard those words may not have seen us follow an illustrious, freely debonair, diplomatic career, we do have as a substitute the embassy design exhibition.
3daysofdesign Copenhagen 2018 offered such a wealth and variety of embassy exhibitions we simply couldn’t resist donning a metaphorical morning coat and taking a flânerie through the diplomatic quarter.
But would that which awaited us also be an ultimate “sign of good taste”……..?*
Summer traditionally sees a fall off in the number of new exhibitions opening, the 2017 drought is however especially hard, so much so that we can only find four recommendations. Either the global museum community assume we’re all at the beach, and thus not interested, or expect the world to end in September and so don’t see the point in new exhibitions.
It is a little unclear.
However, not only are we interested, but it takes a little more than the threat of an imminent apocalypse to keep us away from an interesting exhibition …. our recommendations for August 2017 with new exhibitions in Zürich, Copenhagen, Moscow and Weimar.
Five recommendations for new architecture and design exhibitions opening in December 2016, featuring shows in Copenhagen, Weimar, Nürnberg, London and Munich
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