With the exhibition Stapeln. Ein Prinzip der Moderne the Wilhelm Wagenfeld Haus in Bremen celebrate the complex diversity of one of design’s simplest principles …. Stacking.

Stackable Chairs, as seen at Stapeln. Ein Prinzip der Moderne at the Wilhelm Wagenfeld Haus Bremen

Normally October is all about design festivals, October 2015 wasn’t. On the one hand we weren’t at that many this

WA 24 Bauhaus Lamp by Wilhelm Wagenfeld Tecnolumen

The WA 24 table lamp by Wilhelm Wagenfeld is without question one of the most instantly recognisable pieces of Bauhaus

Wilhelm Wagenfeld Haus Bremen

“The purpose of an object is of secondary importance” claimed the German designer and artist Wilhelm Wagenfeld, “the use however

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“When”, we asked in context of the Grassi Leipzig exhibition Sitting – Lying – Swinging. Furniture from Thonet, “does an exhibition

“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.

vitra design museum lightopia

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As many of you will be more than aware, it is very rare that a genuine expert reviews an exhibition

With over 100 members of the public getting in touch and 59 fake Wilhelm Wagenfeld WG 24 lamps being exchanged

no fake tecnolumen

Irritating as they are, forgers are rarely daft. You only very occasionally find one purveying, for example, fake Billy Ray

While we are in Milan enriching the good and fair minded hoteliers of the north-Italian Metropolis; life here in Germany

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

It’s Dumfries Show on Saturday. That won’t mean much to the most people, but for us it is a sure

One of Europe’s most important design institutions today celebrates the 90th anniversary of its establishment. For fans of purist design

There are a range of Bauhaus classics that on account of their form, history or there functionality are universally known