Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven is undoubtedly one of the absolute highlights of the design year, a kaleidoscopic vision for the future of design. One of the most popular events of the week is the graduation show at the Design Academy Eindhoven aka DAE with people lining up outside well before the doors open to de Witte Dame.
The theme for Dutch Design Week 2015 is “What if…“, two words that perfectly capture the essence of the contemporary Dutch design scene. These are a few highlights from the DDW 2015…
Each year the Cabinetmakers’ Autumn Exhibition choose a theme and present different pieces on that theme. This year’s theme, Petit.Continue reading “PETiT”
Finnish design is today probably mainly associated with its history from the Saarinens, to Aalto, Wirkkala, and Tapiovaara, producers/brands such as Artek, Iittala, Arabia, Marimekko, and perhaps contemporaries such as Kukkapuro and Koskinen. This design heritage is omnipresent throughout Helsinki’s restaurants, bars and public spaces, from Tapiovaara chairs and Aalto pendants to pieces by lesser known designers like Paavo Tynell, Lisa Johansson-Pape and Werner West.