Our pick of the new architecture and design exhibitions opening in January 2017, with showcases in Cologne, New York, Rotterdam, Atlanta and Helsinki.

5 New Design Exhibitions for January 2017

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With ever more of our fellow train passengers displaying acute symptoms of over exposure to cheap Glühwein it can only

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Postmodernism 1980-1995 Designmuseo Helsinki Jouko Jarvisalo

Nothing scares us quite like January. It wouldn’t be so bad if convention didn’t insist on the additive progression of

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vitra george nelson ball clock

As many of you will be aware, for us no post about 20th century American design is complete with the

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happy birthday isamu noguchi

Whereas the vast majority of successful and popular furniture designers have an architecture or handcraft background, there are naturally exceptions.

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design for use usa slinky richard t james

“Wooden spoon for pickled vegetables by John F. Kennedy” ? ? ? John F. Kennedy. Green Mountain Woodcrafters, Vermont. And

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Following our visits to the Bauhaus University Weimar, Fachhochschule Potsdam, Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee and  Universität der Künste Berlin the final stage

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On account of the horrendous hotel prices demanded during design week the (smow)blog team camp in Milan. And that despite

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On 03.11.1989 the Vitra Design Museum opened. On 09.11.1989 the Berlin Wall “fell”. Coincidence? Almost certainly. But while the Vitra

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The (smow) blog has more than once suggested that designer furniture is more than just a comfortable place to sit

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