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Current Viewing:1925, When Art Déco dazzled the world : Cité de l’Architecture (Paris) : Until 17 February 2014

This exhibit traces the genesis and the impact of the 1925 International Exposition of Modern Industrial and Decorative Arts.This exhibit traces the genesis and the impact of the 1925 International Exposition of Modern Industrial and Decorative Arts.

Cultural tourism...the historical flow charts for that probably dates back to the Assyrians,

Herve Van Der Straeten: Total Oeuvre

Galerie Van Der Straeten is located at 11, rue Ferdinand Duval 75004 PARISGalerie Van Der Straeten is located at 11, rue Ferdinand Duval 75004 PARIS

What if you are a design fanatic trying to trace that line from Art Deco to Memphis to a contemporary complement to those prior aesthetics?

Studio Wieki Somers Floorlamps at Galerie Kreo (Paris) #everything

With Mitate, a game is played between the simplicity of the lamps and the sophistication of their Japanese forms.With Mitate, a game is played between the simplicity of the lamps and the sophistication of their Japanese forms.

“Whatever you think, think about something else. Whatever you do, do something else.”

Robert Fillou

TI IS MAD FOR: Rem Koolhaas' furniture for Knoll

OMA chose the latest Prada fashion extravaganza to debut its new range of furniture for Knoll.OMA chose the latest Prada fashion extravaganza to debut its new range of furniture for Knoll.

TI IS MAD FOR: MINIMALUX'S POCKET MIRROR

The product is not plated or lacquered in any way, thus allowing its surface finish on the rim and back to change with age.The product is not plated or lacquered in any way, thus allowing its surface finish on the rim and back to change with age.

PIERRE CHARPIN : IGNOTUS NOMEN: GALERIE KREO (Paris) : September 8th to October 7th 2011

Pierre Charpin is currently celebrated with a retrospective at the Grand Hornu Museum in BelgiumPierre Charpin is currently celebrated with a retrospective at the Grand Hornu Museum in Belgium

Simplifying, means to me proposing a suspension of meaning, it means proposing some shapes that are not exactly filled, filled with meaning.

PIERRE CHARPIN

TI IS MAD FOR: Naama Hofman's Light Object 004

Early twenty-first century aesthetes have no choice but to venerate the industrial and the machine madeEarly twenty-first century aesthetes have no choice but to venerate the industrial and the machine made

Exactly...our cup of post-industrial design tea.

7 THINGS I LEARNT FROM MR MARC ATLAN ONE INSPIRING AFTERNOON

Long live the vitality of strong ideas activating beautiful objects.Long live the vitality of strong ideas activating beautiful objects.

So I'm trying to be nonchalant and...poised as I wait for my buzzer to sound but deep inside I am seriously bugging out.

DIETER RAMS AND THE LONELINESS OF LUCID DESIGN

Dieter Rams:  one of the most influential industrial designers of the late 20th century :  Elegant, legible,  rigorousDieter Rams: one of the most influential industrial designers of the late 20th century : Elegant, legible, rigorous

"Rams’ objective was to design useful products which would be easy to operate. Yet he achieved much more by dint of the formal elegance and technical virtuosity of his work. Rams’ designs always looked effortless with an exquisite simplicity borne from rigorous tests and experiments with new materials and an obsessive attention to detail to ensure that each piece appeared flawlessly coherent. Dieter Rams remains an enduring inspiration for younger designers, notably Jonathan Ive and Jasper Morrison, who have acknowledged his influence in their work at Apple and Rowenta respectively."

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