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.

5 New Design Exhibitions for August 2017

Five recommendations for new architecture and design exhibitions opening in December 2016, featuring shows in Copenhagen, Weimar, Nürnberg, London and Munich

5 New Design Exhibitions for December 2016

Arne Jacobsen Bellevue Lifeguard Tower

Sand is not a material on which many architects would hope to successfully build a project, far less a career.

gren light chandelier by Gunnar Søren Petersen (Photo © Alex Kueper)

In our recent review of contemporary Berlin creativity we noted that one of the problems increasingly being faced by Berlin

Manifesto. Works by Students and Graduates of the Studio of Glass in Prague at the Kunstgewerbemuseum, Dresden, Germany

As old Mother Goose, allegedly, once claimed: Thirty days hath September, and the following five enticing new design and architecture

As all old thesauruans know “April” is merely a synonym for “Milan” And lo despite all promises to the contrary

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

Finn Juhl Poet Sofa

By way of a final addendum to our “5 New Design Exhibitions for July 2014” post, the Design museum Gent are

CH24 Wishbone Chair Hans J. Wegner Carl Hansen & Søn Sketch

At the 1949 Copenhagen Carpenters Guild exhibition Hans J. Wegner presented his JH501 “Round Chair” for Johannes Hansen. Often referred

hans j wegner ox chair

Born on April 2nd 1914 Hans Jørgensen Wegner is without question one of the most important designers of the so-called

Hans J Wegner and Johannes Hansen JH550 PP550 The Peacock Chair

April 2014, as every April we can ever remember, means Milanese purgatory. Apparently it is meant to cleanse the soul,

It’s not all hard work you know. Just read a nice little article on dutch design portal design.nl in which