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.
Normally October is all about design festivals, October 2015 wasn’t. On the one hand we weren’t at that many this
Tagged with: Art Nouveau, Ateliers J&J, Barbican Art Gallery, Basel, Berlin, Bremen, Brussels., Charles and Ray Eames, DEPOT BASEL, Hamburg, London, Oligo, Thonet, Uli Budde, WA 24, Wilhelm Wagenfeld, Wohnungsfrage
The WA 24 table lamp by Wilhelm Wagenfeld is without question one of the most instantly recognisable pieces of Bauhaus
“The purpose of an object is of secondary importance” claimed the German designer and artist Wilhelm Wagenfeld, “the use however
“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.
Tagged with: 85 lamps, alvar aalto, Artichoke, droog, George Nelson, Gerrit T.Rietveld, Lightopia, Poul Henningsen, Richard Sapper, Rody Graumans, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Tizio, Verner Panton, Vitra, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Wilhelm Wagenfeld
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
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
Tagged with: Bauhaus, Bauhaus lamp, Egon Eiermann, Eiermann desk, Eiermann Table, Eileen Gray, Lampert, Mart Stam, Occasional Table, Petite Coiffeuse, Roquebrune, S 43, S 43 Klassik, S 43F, Tecnolumen, Thonet, Wagenfeld Lamp, Wilhelm Wagenfeld
It’s Dumfries Show on Saturday. That won’t mean much to the most people, but for us it is a sure
Tagged with: Alexander Girard, Artemide, Charles and Ray Eames, Clusterlamp, Cushions, Eiermann Table, Eileen Gray, Ferruccio Laviani, FL/Y, Geometri, Hella Jongerius, Joel Degermark, kartell, lamps, László Moholy-Nag, lighting, Maharam, Millerstripe, moooi, Neil Poulton, Philippe Starck, Ron Arad, Roquebrune, Small Dot Pattern, smow, Talak Lettura, Tecnolumen, Verner Panton, Vitra, WA24, Wilhelm Wagenfeld
One of Europe’s most important design institutions today celebrates the 90th anniversary of its establishment. For fans of purist design