Rely too heavily on popular representations of design from Denmark and one could come to the conclusion that Danes only started designing objects in the late 1940s, so often is one presented with Danish design books, exhibitions and newspaper/magazine/blog articles that begin, self-evidently, post-War.
With their exhibition Made in Denmark. Design since 1900, the Grassi Museum of Applied Arts Leipzig demonstrate that design in Denmark does have a pre-war, and pre-design, history.
Visitors to the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig have long been able to rest on Jasper Morrison’s Vitra Bench, an object liberally distributed throughout the museum complex.
With the exhibition Thingness the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig offers visitors a deeper insight into Jasper Morrison’s oeuvre, and creative processes.
In northern hemispheres June marks the start of both astronomical and meteorological summer.
In southern hemispheres June marks the start of both astronomical and meteorological winter.
The one rejoices, the other laments …. and we don’t even notice, far too busy as we are perusing architecture and design exhibitions. Our five recommendations for June 2017 features new shows in Den Haag, Frankfurt, New York, Leipzig and Brussels.
Our five recommendations for new design and architecture exhibitions opening in June 2016 feature four in Germany and one in
November 2015 was a month of exhibitions, including Konstantin Grcic at the Grassi Museum Leipzig and Anton Corbijn at C/O
On Leipzig’s Augustusplatz one can currently enjoy the wonders of the Leipzig Märchenland, the Leipzig Fairytale World. Alternatively, some 500m
The inclusion of a sheet steel bookend amongst our photos from the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts exhibition “Art Déco:
All with an interest in and/or a desire to understand how historicism in architecture, art and design ceded to modernism
In the complete interview with Matylda Krzykowski ahead of the Depot Basel exhibition Forum for an Attitude, there is a
The (hi)story of applied arts is, we believe it’s not too impetuous to claim, very closely connected with that of
Such was the quality of the new products we saw during our autumn tour they kept us going well into
Thanks to a unnecessarily long journey through Sachsen-Anhalt in an unnecessarily warm bus, July 2014 will remain indelibly scorched in
While it is widely understood that Leipzig is currently the most important European centre in terms of on-line designer furniture
Time was when Leipzig hosted two fayres per year, one at Easter and one at Michaelmas. The Easter Fair has
It is very apposite that the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig is currently hosting a special presentation dedicated to
As we noted in our post from the recent Burg Giebichenstein Halle summer exhibition, the institution is currently one of
When the yellowing leaves of passing like a carpet over Leipzig lie….. it must be time for “Leipzig Creative Autumn”,
On March 4th 2012 the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig opened the final part of their permanent exhibition. An