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Milan 2013 Newsletter #1

Milan 2013 Newsletter #1

In the first of three Milan 2013 special newsletters Design.nl brings you news from all around the Salone Internazionale del Mobile held from 9 - 14 April 2013. Today we visit Spazio Rossana Orlandi where recent graduates stand next to Dutch design greats, we hop over to MOST where Tom Dixon offers hours of e...

 

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Newsletter #245

Newsletter #245

This week on Design.nl, while the world's art enthusiasts count down the final days to the reopening of the Rijks Museum in Amsterdam with a tangible enthusiasm, locally the focus has been on the far less interesting issue of bikes. We also speak with a young Dutch designer, Brit van Nerven, who will exhi...

 

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Newsletter #244

Newsletter #244

This week on Design.nl Jorge Mañes recently presented "Normal Pool Level" in China, an exhibition of design objects that remembers the cultures that were lost during the construction of the Three Gorges Dam. We take a look at Tuttobene's plans for its ten year anniversary in Mil...

 

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Newsletter #243

Newsletter #243

This week on Design.nl finally some good news coming from the Design Academy Eindhoven's boardroom. Thomas Widdershoven from Thonik has been appointed Creative Director. The announcement ushered in a collective sigh of relief from across Dutch design and now all eyes are glued on Widdershoven to see how h...

 

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Newsletter #242

Newsletter #242

This week on Design.nl. Publisher and founder of PINC, Peter van Lindonk, has passed away. His widow, Nelleke van Lindonk, plans to continue on with her husband's work. We visit the Hand Made exhibition at museum Boijmans van Beuningen and speak with its curator Mienke Simon Thomas. Also thi...

 

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Newsletter #241

Newsletter #241

This week on Design.nl another tsunami has struck Dutch design education. This time at ArtEZ where the entire Board of Governors (responsible for running the school) have been asked to leave. We take a look at the Dutch designers presenting at PFW and check in with windmill designer Merel Karhof. We also...

 

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Newsletter #240

Newsletter #240

This week Design.nl speaks briefly to Massoud Hassani to learn that he does not want to participate in the debate his object "Mine Kafon" has generated over Dutch design education.  "I am not interested," he says.  Also, Pastoe celebrates one century of furniture design and Li Ed...

 

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Newsletter #239

Newsletter #239

This week on Design.nl we revisit the debate on design education sparked last week by Timo de Rijk's fierce assault in NRC Handelsblad. Responses are calm and even cerebral, but many agree there is a problem in design education. We also report from London Fashion Week where the exhibition High Fa...

 

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Newsletter #238

Newsletter #238

This week on Design.nl Timo de Rijk frazzled design temperaments again by publishing a condemnation of Dutch design education. Too much self-congratulatory navel gazing for its own good. Stay tuned next week for industry reactions. We're back in Asia to find out what pro...

 

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Newsletter #237

Newsletter #237

This week on Design.nl with the opening of Object Rotterdam this week, we speak with Maaike Roozenburg about her Smart Replicas project. The first smart prototypes are being exhibited before the full show opens in May this year at the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen. Werkplaats Typografie is part of the LA Art ...

 

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