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30 June 2008
All of these objects were collected on a trip to Hong Kong by New York-based duo Kiosk. The couple travel the world in search of “interesting items” that they buy to sell in their New York shop. Among the collection are a set of airmail envelopes, a frying tool, a big yellow calculator and some soy sauce.
Published in GALLERY
Does fashion belong in a gallery? This was the topic of one of the debates running alongside the House of Viktor & Rolf exhibition at the Barbican.
Published in NEWS
This giant seagull is one of 22 attractions created by artists at the Folkestone Triennial, a three-month arts festival in the Kent port. It’s the Mobile Gull Appreciation Unit by American artist Mark Dion, a travelling information booth aimed at rehabilitating the much-maligned seagull.
Published in NEWS
The BBC is accepting applications from aspiring designers to take part in a new reality TV show that promises to be Fame Academy meets the Apprentice for the design world.
Published in NEWS
Exhibition Road in Kensington resembled a giant playground for kids and adults alike as the London Festival of Architecture enjoyed its opening on Saturday.
Published in NEWS

Cult of Design

23 June 2008
Plastic dolls of Karim Rashid and Jaime Hayon are the graduation project of Central Saint Martins student Olivia Lee, who decided to turn “the designer” into a product.
Published in NEWS
The new mayor of London, Boris Johnson received a warm reception at the opening of the London Festival of Architecture last night where he spoke of his ambition for the city.
Published in NEWS

Muji Competition

19 June 2008
The third Muji Award International Design Competition is happening in July, with the chance for both budding and established designers to try their hand at applying the Muji way of life to their design thinking.
Published in NEWS
From the outside, Steven Holl’s new home for the Franz Kafka Society looks like any other on the narrow streets of Prague’s former Jewish Quarter, but once you step over the threshold a whole new world opens up.
Published in NEWS
“There is no Braun-ness anymore,” says New York-based industrial designer Joe Doucet, who has speculatively created a toaster, mobile phone and music player for the German manufacturer.
Published in NEWS
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