Our picks from the new architecture and design exhibitions opening in February 2017, featuring showcases in Weil am Rhein, Falkenberg, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Berlin and Groningen.
With the opening of the Vitra Schaudepot the Vitra Campus has not only grown by a further building, but the
“All in the wild March morning I heard the angels call, It was when the moon was setting, and the
March is a month for caution. Yes, the sun shines. Yes, the days are getting longer Yes, one can smell
Tagged with: Alessi, Architekturzentrum Wien, Do It Yourself Design, Fast Fashion Die Schattenseiten der Mode, Hamburg, Holon, IN-Possible by Alessi, Making Africa A Continent of Contemporary Design, Museum für Gestaltung, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, The Pearl of the Reich Planning for Hitler, Vienna, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Zürich
Much as the hardest move in yoga is unrolling your yoga mat, so to is the most challenging facet about
The inescapable chill in the morning air and the deep-seated boredom in the eyes of school aged children can only
Tagged with: alvar aalto, artek, Basel, Grand Hornu Images, London, London Design Festival, Maarten Van Severen, Max Bill, Milan, Muller Van Severen, Oskar Zieta, Renzo Piano, Ron Arad, Tom Dixon, Triennale Design Museum, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Willy Guhl, Zürich
Any self-respecting modern conurbation needs a moniker. An evocative tag line on which to hang its city marketing strategy and
Back in 2011 we took umbrage at the fence surrounding the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein and so, taking
Parallel to the exhibition Konstantin Grcic – Panorama, the Vitra Design Museum is revisiting perhaps the daddy of all explorations
The North wind doth blow and we shall have snow, And what will poor robin do then, poor thing? He’ll
It is almost certainly more by chance than design, but in the week that Verner Panton would have celebrated his
Aside from the ability to accurately focus light, Richard Sapper had a further motivation in designing his Tizio lamp: “Another
With the winter solstice behind us and the days growing noticeably longer, the Vitra Design Museum exhibition Lightopia draws slowly
When we spoke to Marc Zehntner and Mateo Kries, the joint heads of the Vitra Design Museum, they told us
“My, my, my, Delilah! Why, why, why, Delilah!”
The morning of Friday September 27th 2013 was one of those misty autumn occasions that cause SANAA’s immense new Vitra Factory Building in Weil am Rhein to merge, almost unseen, with the grey background. Even Herzog & de Meuron’s new Basel Messe complex was reduced to nothing more grand than a continuation of the uncaring monotonous sky. The glitzing, shimmering palace of high summer just the weak shadow of a memory.
And so it was perhaps fitting that the Vitra Design Museum choose this dank September morn to open their latest exhibition, “Lightopia”, an exhibition devoted to light.
For today was a clear warning, in the coming months we will all be in need of a little light.
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On Saturday 20.03.2010 the latest Vitra Design Museum exhibition “The Essence of Things. Design and the Art of Reduction” officially
As many of you will be aware, the construction of the VitraHaus was not without it’s controversy. For all the
Tagged with: Alexander Girard, Algue, Charles and Ray Eames, Hella Jongerius, kast, Maarten Van Severen, panton chair, Ray Eames, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Verner Panton, Vitra, vitrahaus, Weil am Rhein
If a picture really does paint a thousand words; a dozen VitraHaus photos here saves us an awful lot of
Some 285 journalists were present for the press preview of Herzog & De Meuron’s new VitraHaus in Weil am Rhein
When we were still young, fit and healthy, towns and cities existed. Just existed. These days in order to exist
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Following our visit to the #VitraHaus this coming Friday, the (smow)wintertour 2010 then proceeds, by ski, along the alps to
As announced yesterday we sadly cannot attend this years Stockholm Furniture Fair – because we have to go to Switzerland,