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London Design Festival

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Artek’s 2nd Cycle: Giving Furniture Another Life

As I continue to sift through all of the wonderful things I missed this year at the London Design Festival, I found out about this 2nd Cycle project by Artek. Apparently a few years ago, Artek began collecting old Artek furniture from schools, flea markets, retirement homes and more and gave these chairs a second…

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London Design Festival 2012 Landmark Projects

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the London Design Festival. Each year, the Festival invites several designers to create installations around the city, such as last year’s installations at the V&A. Let’s take a look at this year’s projects: BE OPEN Sound Portal, Trafalgar Square Imagine an alien, rubberized structure in the middle of…

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LDF 2012: Lars Beller Fjetland at 100% Norway

Lars Beller Fjetland is an up and coming designer who founded his own studio, Beller Design, in 2011. Although he only recently graduated from the Bergen National Academy of the Arts, his works have been featured in various press. He will be showing two pieces of his work as part of 100% Norway, during this…

Dezeen Space Opens in London

From now through 16 October, Dezeen opens “Dezeen Space” at 54 Rivington Street in London, in the heart of Shoreditch. This space serves as a pop-up store as well as a pop-up gallery – and the temporary offices for Dezeen during the London Design Festival, London Fashion Week and Frieze Art Fair. The pop-up gallery…

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London Design Festival Exhibit at the V&A: Industrial Revolution 2.0

As part of the London Design Festival which just kicked off, there is an exhibition of objects at the Victoria & Albert Museum which showcases 3D “printing” technology that will soon be more available for product manufacturing. The technology itself is part of a computer-driven process that transforms materials from liquid or power to a…

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Globetrotting Designers: Your Guide to Design Fairs and Exhibitions

Claudio Larcher and Flavio Mazzone, both architects who founded Milan-based Modoloco Design co-wrote this Globetrotting Designers: Fairs and Exhibitions for Young Designers book as a guide to some of the important fairs and exhibitions around the world. It is also a book full of advice, answering two major questions: What can a young designer do…

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London Design Festival 2011 Preview: Installations

The 9th London Design Festival, which will be held from 17-25 September, will be the largest yet with over 180 partners and more than 250 events over 8 days. As part of the festival, there will be commissioned landmark design installations all over London. One of these include an installation called Timber Wave that transforms…