Since the beginning of 2012, Wilkhahn’s new chair Graph has become another milestone in conference seating. At Orgatec which starts today in Cologne, Wilkhahn will present it with the castors for the first time, together with the table that perfectly mirrors the chair’s key concept.
In this movie we filmed in Helsinki, Yrjö Sotamaa presents Radical Design Week in Shanghai (24.10.-04.11. 2012). This is in line with shifting China’s economy “From Made in China to Created in China” – in collaboration with Finland that pioneers it. The purpose of the 10-days event is to build common innovation-driven future by bringing together the most creative minds in design, architecture, business, culture, education and research.
MOE Club is a new model of MOE’e light and video augmented modular spatial construction that merges with a real-time generated video and graphics. This time is designed as a pop-up club in the shape of floating cube, entirely made of standard polystyrene panels!
Impressive ocean liners, stylish fast trains, futurist zeppelins, and racy prop airliners on the vintage travel posters (1920-1950) stand out as icons of emerging tourism that mobilized the way of living and influenced the furniture design at the time.
Designers from six European countries were invited to submit designs for a quintessentially Viennese souvenir for a first-of-its-kind design competition run by the Vienna Tourist Board, European Home Run.
Niko Kralj is the most significant Slovene designer of all periods. His role can be compared to the Aalto’s in Finland or the Eameses in USA. Through their modernity Kralj’s chairs have come to represent a key part of the Slovenian cultural identity.
With its latest ad “The Next Big Thing is Already Here”, Samsung frontally attacks Apple in a humorous yet intelligent and subtle manner. So subtle in fact, that it does so without even mentioning the Apple’s name.
„We did the first model of Sail for Gan by a simple cut and folding a piece of paper, the natural shape created by the tension of paper that gives the form to the product.“ – explains Spanish designer Héctor Serrano. Here we present just released new Sail model.
The work of Naomi Paul mirrors „back to craft“ age where we admire the craftsmen technique and his sensibility. Glück, Sonne, Hanna and Monika are such bold lighting statements crafted by hand using traditional crochet techniques, with each piece holding its own unique narrative.
The exhibition Design Relations symbolises renewed BIO 23 concept and presents a daring and critical cross section of everything that contemporary design reflects and describes in this very moment.