Like gardens mottled with the vibrant leaves of autumn, so too is November 2017 bestrewn with a multicoloured carpet of new design and architecture exhibitions. We could have published three such lists, seriously considered it …. have however instead taken the opportunity to bring our monthly recommendations average up to where it should be. Five.

Back in August we only had four new recommendations, and so to compensate summer’s shortfall, here we present six, technically seven. Although it could have been 15.

Which all of course means you, dear reader, have no excuse for not visiting a new design or architecture exhibition, for wherever you may be, there is one opening near you. So get out there and start raking up those leaves exhibitions!!!

5 New Design Exhibitions for November 2017

Merging Loops by Bára Finnsdóttir, as seen at the Kunsthochschule Berlin Weissensee Rundgang 2016

As East Berlin’s Art and Design College the Kunsthochschule Berlin Weissensee was in many ways symbolic of East Germany’s difficult

S32 by Marcel Breuer for Thonet (Artistic Copyright since 1932, Mart Stam)

“…the strict, logical lines which avoid anything unnecessary and which with the sleekest form and through the simplest means embodies

weissenhofsiedlung stuttgart mart stam

Erected in 1927 in context of the Deutscher Werkbund exhibition “Die Wohnung” the Weißenhofsiedlung in Stuttgart aimed to achieve “….

(smow) blog compact IMM Cologne Special Thonet S 1200 desk Randolf Schott Thonet Design Team

Our coverage of IMM Cologne 2014 may be reaching its conclusion, but we still have a few gleaming gems to

There are only very few furniture manufacturers who can claim to have been major players in two fundamental furniture design

On March 20th the Bauhaus Archiv Berlin opened their spring exhibition “Stühle ohne Beine – Chairs without legs” Dedicated to

thonet-s333-holger-lange

If Christmas is a time for family, then Christmas is also surely a time to buy your gifts from a

On several occasions in the past month we have repeatedly seen a similar scene. A scene that has made us

As you know we here at smow(blog) aren’t fans of complicated designer furniture. Really aren’t. Less is more – so

9th February 2010, Brussels Under the motto “Think before you Post” the from the EU funded  Safer Internet Day 2010

In the past week three independent events have occurred which fuse together in one important tale. Firstly, while visiting a

We’re just a touch late with this one, but since July 22nd the Martin Gropius Bau in Berlin has been

Although the rumour persists that we only travel to trade fairs and exhibitions so that we can impress people in

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At the Tokyo Design Week the German furniture producer Thonet presented their classic cantilever chair in a new light. In

In 1927 at the opening of the Weissenhof Estate in Stuttgart, the Dutch architect and designer designer Mart Stam presented