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Newsletter #284


Newsletter #284

This week on Design.nl we see how 3D printing is affecting not only design but architecture too as DUS architects roll out their plans for a 3D-printed canal house. Design.nl takes to South Africa, the setting for three-day conference Design Indaba and catches up with three of its Dutch speakers. Also this week we look back at Paris Fashion Week where the Dutch are becoming ever more well represented. Iris van Herpen gave us models vacuum packed in plastic bags alongside the use of her stunning new materials while Viktor&Rolf ignore Pantone’s latest briefing and set their colour spectrum to grey. Last but not least we have news from Rop van Mierlo, who is poised to impress yet again with his second illustrated book "Some Logic".


3D Print Canal House


3D Print Canal House


What if we could print buildings? Well it’s now possible: DUS Architects has just launched the 3D Print Canal House project in Amsterdam that’s planned to grow over 3 years as a ‘live’ exhibition and laboratory for...

Biopiracy

Biopiracy

During her autumn winter 2014 Haute Couture fashion show in Paris this week, designer Iris van Herpen showed models vacuum-packed in lunch bags. 

Design Indaba Conference 2014

Design Indaba Conference 2014

Running over three days, the Design Indaba Conference in Cape Town brings together speakers from a wide range of specialisms - we look at the Dutch contribution. 

Some Logic

Some Logic

A new illustrated book by Rop van Mierlo looks set to be as successful as the Design Academy Eindhoven graduate's first.  "Some Logic" presents a whole new set of animals to young and old readers alike using the same...

Single shade of grey

Single shade of grey

Viktor & Rolf are known for sticking to the theme in their fashion collections and featuring an almost all-grey palette, their autumn winter 2014 collection is no exception. 

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