Global Insights 31 March 14

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Last Chance: In The Making

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What? 'In The Making'
Where? The Design Museum. London, England.
When? Now, until 5th May 2014

To understand how things are constructed is to understand good design. A product may be designed a certain way to come out of its mould more easily, stack better, reduce the amount of material used or just to look nicer!

In The Making, curated for the Design Museum by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, captures this idea with twenty four objects mid-manufacture, putting the aesthetic of the unfinished centre stage.

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Must See: Henry van de Velde - Interiors

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What? 'Henry van de Velde – Interiors'
Where? Museum of Design Zurich. Zurich, Switzerland.
When? Now, until 1st June 2014.

Henry van de Velde was an Art Nouveau architect and designer. From the end of the 19th century he strove to “liberate the world from its ugliness” and to improve human life by means of a new aesthetic.

This retrospective that celebrates a designer who had a great influence on modern design is an interactive exhibition that allows the viewer to immerse themselves within the bourgeois world created by Henry van deer Velde.


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Just Opened: Designs of the Year 2014

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What? 'Designs of the Year 2014'
Where? The Design Museum. London, England.
When? Now, until 25th August 2014

The Design Museum in London is one of the world's leading centres, and judging from this exhibition's somewhat cheeky slogan, "Someday the other museums will be showing this stuff", we can assume they know it! 

Designs of the Year picks the best design globally from Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Furniture, Graphic, Product and Transport design. They have every right to be proud, the design talent and cutting-edge innovation on show in the exhibition is perfectly selected and second to none. Don't miss it!


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