Let There Be Light…
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Let There Be Light…

In its second year, the SIGNAL Festival is transforming Prague into an immersive visual art gallery with installations by teams of light designers, architects, engineers and hackers. The spectacular three-day celebration is fast becoming the Czech Republic’s most well-attended cultural event. The festival, founded by Martin Posta, aims to revive both well-known and hidden, mysterious … Continue reading

Home Is Where The Haptic Is
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Home Is Where The Haptic Is

One of our favourite exhibitions at this year’s Milan Design Week brings together a collection of furniture and homewares designed by students from the ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne. Titled ‘Delirious Home’ the objects feature haptic and other integrated technologies to bring us witty interpretations on the concept of the ‘smart home’. “ With … Continue reading

Milano 2014… Qui Veniamo!
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Milano 2014… Qui Veniamo!

Next week sees the opening of a, if not *the*, design event of the year which, if a part of that world, will have most certainly been highlighted with a big red marker (metaphorical if not actual),  in whatever diary-keeping system, application or platform you might use, under the heading “NOT TO BE MISSED”. The … Continue reading

The Disappearing Act
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The Disappearing Act

‘Lucid Stead’ is the latest installation by US artist Phillip K Smith III. Taking the natural object of a homestead cabin in the Californian Joshua Tree desert, he brings it to life beyond its normal constrictions. Adding mirrors to the cabin’s wooden walls, Lucid Stead reflects and refracts the surrounding terrain. In daytime, the piece … Continue reading

The World’s A Stage
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The World’s A Stage

Last month, the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff, Wales, hosted World Stage Design 2013, an extraordinary ten day festival of performance design from the world of theatre, opera, ballet as well as public performances and installations in non-theatre spaces. At the centre of the event was a major international exhibition, featuring … Continue reading