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

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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

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Mixing It Up_ Painted Black Act I

With tonight’s performance being dedicated to electronic music and taking place at Irving Plaza NYC, Painted Black Act I is the first of 3 events by MATTE Projects. With the lineup including Klangkarussel, Little Dragon and Thomas Azier we really wish we were there! Rounding it off will be Stefan Biniak and for those of us who … Continue reading

So This Just Happened_ 2014 & Beyond Event [11.12.13], Amsterdam
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So This Just Happened_ 2014 & Beyond Event [11.12.13], Amsterdam

The auspicious date of 11.12.13 saw the staging in Amsterdam of this year’s Second Sight ‘2014 & BEYOND Event‘. Ten speakers came from all over to present ideas and findings on the steps being taken towards the future – from giants leaps to changes in pace – and that we may soon be experiencing in our day … Continue reading

So This Just Happened_ Colour & Trends Autumn/Winter 2014/15
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So This Just Happened_ Colour & Trends Autumn/Winter 2014/15

Hosted by Design Wales, The Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay was the venue earlier today of The Colour & Trend conference for Autumn Winter 2014/15. Presented by Matthew Jeatt of Promostyl, the meeting space was rammed to the hilt with delegates that were a mix of creatives, fashion professionals, industry heads, student and us, … Continue reading

So This Just Happened_ Hewett Street Block Party, London
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So This Just Happened_ Hewett Street Block Party, London

Out and about in EC2 yesterday, we came across a full-on ‘urban jamboree‘! Hosted by Protein®, the The Hewett Street Block Party  is an annual event which celebrates it’s local creative community whilst also raising money for children’s charity ‘Hackney Pirates‘.  Live music, games, workshop, street food and good times were had by all! Continue reading

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Blooming Marvellous

If exploring London’s Kensington area this week, check out Chelsea Fringe—the alternative garden show that is happening in and around the neighbourhood from 18 May to 9 June. The displays are intended as a creative compliment to the famous Chelsea Flower Show which decorates Kensington in blooms every May. Several galleries and shops in the … Continue reading

Up, Up & Away… Clerkenwell Design Week 2013
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Up, Up & Away… Clerkenwell Design Week 2013

The fourth Clerkenwell Design Week, all geared up to offer three action-packed days of product launches, exhibitions, installations, debates and workshops this May, has been masterfully curated for design fans visiting from all over the globe. With over 250 product showrooms, creative and design studios and the most populated area of architectural practices in the … Continue reading