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Design of the Year 2012 Announced in London

Last night, the Design Museum’s Design Award for Design of the Year was announced at an awards ceremony in London. The winner of this year’s Design of the Year went to British studio Barber Osgerby for their design of the London 2012 Olympic Torch. Winning designs were also announced by category: Architecture Award London 2012…

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Follow-up: Tokujin Yoshioka Exhibit at now! design à vivre in Paris

In continuing our report from 18 January, Mr Tokujin Yoshioka exhibited works from his “Crystallized Project” as part of his award as Creator of the Year at now! design à vivre in Paris. The theme of the “Crystallized Project” is the reflection of the relationship between the power of nature and human beings. For Mr…

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Tokujin Yoshioka is Creator of the Year at now! design à vivre in Paris

During the Maison & Objet show in Paris, three designers of the year awards are announced. This year, Tokujin Yoshioka becomes the first Japanese designer to receive the now! design à vivre 2012 Designer of the Year award, which is given to one designer who has made an impact on the world’s creative scene. As…

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Wallpaper* Magazine Design Awards Winners Announced

Winners for the 2012 Wallpaper* Design Awards were announced. Eleven of the awards were decided by an international judging panel that included: Cross-dressing artist Grayson Perry; New York-based Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly; Swiss art auctioneer and co-founder of Phillips de Pury, Simon de Pury; Head of Bulthaup, the German kitchen manufacturer, Gerd Bulthaup; and Photographer/art…