Industry news and events – 24 January 2020
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The World Around, a new architecture forum, to launch in New York
A new forum aimed at bringing conversations about architecture closer to the public will launch with a series of discussions on data, identity and spacial thinking
A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen
Designed in the fifties, the Egg Chair is a design classic that has become one of the most recognisable and copied chairs of all time
Craft, sustainability and emerging designers at Paris' Maison & Objet
At the Paris design fair, several emerging design brands are pushing their focus towards a form of sustainable creation, whether through upcycling, recycling or encouraging repair