“…one only finds warmth of life and sincerity where human nature is allowed to flourish”, opined the German designer Erich Dieckmann in 1931, “one shouldn’t forget that in our apartments. Let’s treat our contemporary homes to something humane. Something unelaborate, something provisional, with some leeway and space for things to grow as they wish over time.”1
With the exhibition Chairs: Dieckmann! The Forgotten Bauhäusler Erich Dieckmann, the Kunststiftung des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt and Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin extend an invitation to explore how Erich Dieckmann understood an unelaborate, humane, contemporary apartment full of leeway and space to grow…….
When we first viewed the exhibition Full House: Design by Stefan Diez at The Museum für Angewandte Kunst Cologne, it was was still being assembled. Objects were missing, set-ups not in their final composition, lights not yet properly positioned. As such we didn’t get to form an opinion on the final, complete, intended exhibition. Did however mange to take some truly awful photos.
Fortunately we have now had a second chance to view the exhibition.
And it is every bit as good as we assumed it would be from what we had seen.
With the exhibition Full House: Design by Stefan Diez the Museum für Angewandte Kunst Cologne, MAKK, present the first museal overview of the canon of the German designer Stefan Diez.
And an exhibition which in many respects also helps explain industrial design. Or at least the contemporary industrial design process.
Our pick of the new architecture and design exhibitions opening in January 2017, with showcases in Cologne, New York, Rotterdam, Atlanta and Helsinki.
Established in 2002 Danish label HAY have quickly risen to become an important player in the European furniture and home
We don’t consider ourselves slouches when it comes to the effort we make in regards of presenting ourselves at Orgatec
At the risk of overusing the phrase “a concept that grows on us the more XXXX adds to it” and
In our post from the 2013 HfG Karlsruhe “Sommerloch” exhibition we wrote “Similarly the spiritedly named “Arbeitstitle” by Marlene Deken
Owing to other commitments we have sadly been forced to cancel our trip to Belgrade Design Week. Gutted. Is probably
The Top 5 chairs from the smow design spring. In no particular order. We lie: there is a slight order.
Despite Lufthansa’s best effort we made it back to Leipzig yesterday evening. We only hope our luggage will arrive this