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Q & A at the Stedelijk

Q & A at the Stedelijk

Nearing the end of its first incarnation the Stedelijk Museum's Q&A design booth almost never made it onto the exhibition floor.  Funding shortages were overcome, however, and the interactive communication installation continues to keep visitors connected to the issues.

 

Jean Paul Gaultier at the Kunsthal

Jean Paul Gaultier at the Kunsthal

The famous French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier is in Rotterdam. He arrived on Wednesday 6 February in a special 'Gaultier' edition of the Thalys at Rotterdam Central Station. Gaultier is visiting the city in honour of the exhibition 'The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier. 

 

Books on Air

Books on Air

Werkplaats Typografie broadcast live from Arnhem to the LA Art Book Fair

Coup de Théâtre

Coup de Théâtre

For La Montre Hermès, Kiki van Eijk designed a nomadic window display decor concept, drawing her inspiration from her poetic inner dream world. 

Body Archive

Body Archive

There were high hopes for the closing show of Amsterdam Fashion Week courtesy of Marga Weimans. With her DNA-infused collection the now established designer did not disappoint.

BASNEY by Bas

BASNEY by Bas

Bad boy Van Beek’s latest work grapples with the image of design and how it can be twisted by by turning those images into reality.  Disney was his obvious muse.

Wool Diaries

Wool Diaries

Three young Dutch fashion designers have been selected to work in close collaboration with the Textile Museum to use wool in innovative and sophisticated ways.  They will both create the fabrics then design a mini collection.

 

Modefabriek 34 | Recap

Modefabriek 34 | Recap

Whereas the previous edition of the Modefabriek was bathed in sunny weather, the winter edition held on 20 and 21 January contended with a foot of snow. It only added to the positive spirit and according to participants and visitors to the Modefabriek, 2013 was still a great year.

 

Flat: by Borre

Flat: by Borre

At the opening of their gallery exhibition in Amsterdam, Design.nl spoke with Borre Akkersdijk and Daan Spangenberg of by Borre about ideas, materials and hopes for the future.

Politics of Things

Politics of Things

A new book published by nai010 focuses how art and design can be better understood within a democratic framework.  Also, how it can be more effective.  A lot of the ideas raised focus on objects, or the politics of things, but Mariska van den Berg examines how the relation between citizens and the government can be reinterpreted.

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