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    Photography to go to rack and ruin

    NoéMie Schwaller

    29.09.2009

    His photo tours have taken him to abandoned factories, clinics, hotels and ghost towns in Switzerland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the continental US, Hawaii and the Ukraine.

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    "We prefer it the other way round!"

    NoéMie Schwaller

    17.09.2009

    Fabrice Aeberhard and Christian Kaegi are two young industrial designers who have incorporated Swiss values in their work, producing design which is solid, unadorned and attractive.

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    Laces of Architecture

    NoéMie Schwaller

    07.09.2009

    Finesse of detail, shadows and light, mystery and beauty, coupled with a precision of gesture in production. The fragments of stone filigree adorning gothic cathedrals and Moor palaces have marked the history of architecture.

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    "You will remember the experience"

    NoéMie Schwaller

    12.08.2009

    Last Monday, 3 August 2009, Charles Gwathmey, the American architect and co-founder of Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects (1969), died at the age of 71.

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    Parque Biblioteca España

    NoéMie Schwaller

    10.08.2009

    In areas of urban underprivilege and unrest, libraries can improve the quality of life. Based on the urban development model of Chicago, a library park has now sprung up in Medellín, the second-biggest city in Columbia.

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    Memory

    NoéMie Schwaller

    08.08.2009

    Technology, nature and tradition are all reflected in the sculpture 'Memory', which will be on display at this year's South African art festival 'AfrikaBurn'.

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    Green Architecture for the Future

    NoéMie Schwaller

    23.07.2009

    29 May – 4 October 2009 at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen

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    Nomiya replaces Everland

    NoéMie Schwaller

    23.07.2009

    The Nomiya restaurant is replacing the Hotel Everland on the roof of the Palais de Tokyo for one year. Designed by the artist Laurent Grasso, the glass cube is part of the 'Art Home' culinary project by the Palais de Tokyo and Electrolux.

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    Moroso, Foscarini, and Zucchi Group for Diesel

    NoéMie Schwaller

    20.07.2009

    Moroso, with Diesel, has created a collection of products with a relaxed and comfortable mood, taking its inspiration from an informal lifestyle concept and targeting consumers who like simple shapes yet at the same time seek a “modern” style

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    3form case studies

    NoéMie Schwaller

    20.07.2009

    Refurbishing the Alice Tully Hall (built 1969) in the Licoln Center, New York, presented a unique challenge for the U.S. company 3form.

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    Herning Museum of Contemporary Art

    NoéMie Schwaller

    15.07.2009

    Herning Museum of Contemporary Art will open to the public on September 9, 2009 uniting three distinct cultural institutions: the Herning Center of the Arts, the MidWest Ensemble and the Socle du Monde.

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    Camouflage Couture

    NoéMie Schwaller

    14.07.2009

    Nina Levett's patterns and ornaments are based on conceptual, humorous ideas, her work is based on experiments with surfaces and materials.

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    Remembering Jan Kaplický - Architect of Future Systems

    NoéMie Schwaller

    12.07.2009

    The Design Museum London pays tribute to the astonishing architect

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    ComplexCity

    NoéMie Schwaller

    03.07.2009

    ComplexCity is an exploration to find a concealed aesthetic by using the pattern formed by the city's roads, which have been growing and evolving randomly through time.

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    Prototyp

    NoéMie Schwaller

    02.07.2009

    A research project at the Institute for Theory at Zurich's University of the Arts looks at current furniture works involving design and art.

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    O.H.W.O.W.

    NoéMie Schwaller

    24.06.2009

    Aaron Bondaroff and Al Moran's O.H.W.O.W. invades Athens and presents the 'Greasy Spoon pop-up shop' designed by Rafael de Cardenas of Architecture at Large.

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    155 Cumberland

    NoéMie Schwaller

    23.06.2009

    For 155 Cumberland Quadrangle Architects Limited deservedly won the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s (RAIC) Award of Excellence for Innovation in Architecture.

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    Architecture through the shirt cuff

    NoéMie Schwaller

    17.06.2009

    With its wiener.architektur.zitate the wiener.manschettenknopf.linie is presenting a new edition which is based on Vienna's architecture and architectural history.

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    Angst im Dunklen?

    NoéMie Schwaller

    09.06.2009

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    Colour therapy

    NoéMie Schwaller

    09.06.2009

    Ever since the indiscriminate granting of sub-prime loans led to a crisis on the US housing market the new fascination for colour has spread to the private home. In times of difficulty the trend towards excessive use of colour has always tended to

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    "Design as a second life"

    NoéMie Schwaller

    24.05.2009

    With his playful design Alain Gilles creates entire worlds which are conspicuous for their colour. As the product of a conscious exploration of the possible multiple personalities of an individual object, Gilles has now created a piece of furniture

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    Grand Pari(s)

    NoéMie Schwaller

    06.05.2009

    “We have to think big”, said President Sarkozy on 30 April 2009 at the opening of the exhibition at the Palais de Chaillot, where ten of thirty-seven future models for the re-design of Paris are on display.

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    Selected novelties from the Salone del Mobile Milano

    NoéMie Schwaller

    29.04.2009

    See our first selection of novelties from this year´s Salone del Mobile. More will follow.

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    Festival of temporary architecture?

    NoéMie Schwaller

    28.04.2009

    Whereas on previous occasions Milan always proved to be a festival of temporary architecture, this year we had to look hard for innovative concepts.

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    Interieur / Exterieur

    NoéMie Schwaller

    24.03.2009

    Nya Nordiska, a leading international textile company based in Dannenberg, North Germany, whose early stages were strongly influenced by Scandinavian design, recently received a highly unusual enquiry from the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg.

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    The Five Favourites - Part 2

    NoéMie Schwaller

    23.03.2009

    «My five favourite things at the Stockholm Furniture Fair» - selected by Fredrik Färg

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    sweet hope

    NoéMie Schwaller

    18.03.2009

    Sweet Hope is a curtain fabric, designed by the acclaimed Japanese designer Akira Minagawa. Ideal for offices, it offers superb heat and light regulation properties.

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    Lost Space found - Architecture with a Story

    NoéMie Schwaller

    05.03.2009

    How can you translate literature into architecture – and how is architecture manifested in literature?

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    Opening MUMUTH

    NoéMie Schwaller

    02.03.2009

    "It should be possible not just to hear the music but also to see it." - Ben van Berkel

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    Ceramic Tiles of Italy. A Natural Beauty

    NoéMie Schwaller

    02.03.2009

    From 22 to 27 April 2009 the aesthetic quality and cutting-edge technology of Italian ceramics will be the main focus of the image show “Ceramic Tiles of Italy. A Natural Beauty”.

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    The Five Favourites

    NoéMie Schwaller

    01.03.2009

    «My five favourite things at the Stockholm Furniture Fair» - selected by Thomas Bernstand

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    Fitting Forward

    NoéMie Schwaller

    23.02.2009

    Fitting Forward is a new Hamburg concept store, in which Bitten Stetter and Jutta Südbeck cheekily show what is normally reported in hushed tones and where overall social design processes are reflected.

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    Never Ending Winter

    NoéMie Schwaller

    19.02.2009

    At the moment design lovers have no choice but to look out of their carefully styled living rooms at their snow-covered balconies full of uninspired furniture and other articles from the local DIY store.

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    Black and White is the new Green

    NoéMie Schwaller

    10.02.2009

    When the times are uncertain the simplicity provided by black and white categories acts like a lifeline in a sea of randomness.

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    The fluid Geometries of Water

    NoéMie Schwaller

    04.02.2009

    Leading independent brassware designer, Triflow, has commissioned pre-eminent architect, Zaha Hadid, to explore the capabilities of brassware technology in designing the tap of the future.

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    The Design Vote

    NoéMie Schwaller

    19.01.2009

    A daily vote on modern home furnishings and furniture, lighting and storage

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    Thonet at Media Plaza

    NoéMie Schwaller

    07.01.2009

    Thonet furnishes the meeting and conference rooms at the Media Plaza of the 'Jaarbeurs' in Utrecht

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    Zumtobel Highlights Show

    NoéMie Schwaller

    22.12.2008

    The Zumtobel Highlights Show has been kicked off on 2 September, which marked the beginning of a 23,000 kilometer journey for the product innovations.

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    Camp Site

    NoéMie Schwaller

    22.12.2008

    creates Design Bar for Stockholm Furniture Fair and Northern Light Fair

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    FREEZE project

    NoéMie Schwaller

    22.12.2008

    FREEZE, a celebration in Anchorage Alaska of life in the north, brings together people from around the world to highlight the grace and grandeur of the north through conferences, performances and exhibitions.

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    Welcome to Vertigo

    NoéMie Schwaller

    22.12.2008

    Viewing platforms promise a very special kind of experience. However, in spite of the breathtaking views they provide, these spectacularly constructed platforms themselves are often not noticed.

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    Possible Furniture

    NoéMie Schwaller

    16.12.2008

    The »Possible Furniture« series plays with the perception of balance/unbalance and thereby questions the designer’s role.

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    Make Up Your Lamp

    NoéMie Schwaller

    16.12.2008

    Lesslamp is considered more a happening than a light: The user must release the light drilling or breaking the ceramic piece with a pickaxe.

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    How many ideas fit in a seat bucket?

    NoéMie Schwaller

    08.12.2008

    For the fifth time Bene recently invited ten selected firms of architects and ten design studios to a creative dialogue. The seat shell of the Rondo chair by Bene represented the basic material and the question to participants was: how many ideas

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    Blickfang 08 Zurich

    NoéMie Schwaller

    01.12.2008

    The annual event presents both well-established and young labels

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    No Man's Land's Water Supply

    NoéMie Schwaller

    27.11.2008

    Fresh Water Thanks to «No Man’s Land» for the Dead Sea Region

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    «Design as Italian Value»

    NoéMie Schwaller

    26.11.2008

    Ceramic tiles as wall decoration were brought to southern Europe by the Moors and the first European ceramics industry was to be found in the Roman Empire. It is therefore not surprising that the most important trade fair for the ceramics industry

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    What does sustainability mean?

    NoéMie Schwaller

    26.11.2008

    Sustainability is both a commandment and a buzzword for our times. But what do we mean by sustainable design? Are sustainable production and sustainable marketing at all possible in a global market place? At this year’s Orgatec we discussed the

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    The floating home

    NoéMie Schwaller

    26.11.2008

    In many countries there is a long tradition of living on the water, and even today many people feel the desire to live close to it. For them the solution is a houseboat or floating home, a boat which is anchored in a specific berth and is their

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    WATT

    NoéMie Schwaller

    26.11.2008

    The world's first ecological disco opens in Rotterdam, Holland

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    DesignBuildBLUFF

    NoéMie Schwaller

    26.11.2008

    Students from the University of Utah planning for and with families who live below the poverty line

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    Lichterloh

    NoéMie Schwaller

    19.11.2008

    Lichterloh deals in classic original art and furniture from the 20th century. Since 1990, Lichterloh has presented international and Austrian designs on its expansive premises near Vienna’s Museum Quarter.

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    Professional family excursion

    NoéMie Schwaller

    11.11.2008

    Designers' Saturday in Langenthal – a former tip for insiders has become a major attraction

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    104

    NoéMie Schwaller

    10.11.2008

    CENTQUATRE is a place of artistic creation and production. Open to all forms of art, this 39,000 m² (419, 792 sq. feet) space is an original architectural whole in which art meets the public head-on.

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    Wearable Architecture

    NoéMie Schwaller

    10.11.2008

    Architecture succeeds again and again in taking our breath away with its spectacular forms, making us wish that we could take these works of art with us in our everyday lives instead of just admiring them where they stand. This wish will be fulfilled

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    Ettore Sottsass’ Vermächtnis

    NoéMie Schwaller

    05.11.2008

    Die aktuelle Sonderausstellung bei DOMIZIL Marc Stutzer AG in Basel zeigt die letzten Arbeiten, die Ettore Sottsass vor seinem Tod noch autorisiert hat: Die Spiegelserie ‚ Gli specchi di Dionisio’, produziert von Glas Italia.

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    100% Belgian design

    NoéMie Schwaller

    05.11.2008

    Today’s garden architecture may be more playful and frivolous than ever, the new collection by Belgian architect and designer Vincent Van Duysen for Tribù goes resolutely its own way.

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    Eidgenössische Förderpreise für Design 2008

    NoéMie Schwaller

    04.11.2008

    Die Ausstellung gewährt Einblicke in das aktuelle Schweizer Schaffen in Gestaltungsbereichen.

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    Eric Degenhardt for Wilkhahn

    NoéMie Schwaller

    04.11.2008

    The briefing for «Velas» was to develop furniture at which informal discussions could take place after the conference , especially in semi-public rooms such as lobbies and foyers.

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    Timeless doesn’t necessarily mean boring

    NoéMie Schwaller

    04.11.2008

    When in 1981 Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager hit on the idea of converting a New York flophouse into a luxury hotel, the world was still a very different place.

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    Money Origami

    NoéMie Schwaller

    30.10.2008

    Origami is an ancient Japanese art of paper folding. The goal of this art is to create a representation of an object.

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    Egg Design

    NoéMie Schwaller

    30.10.2008

    Egg Designs do not adhere to any given formula of design, but rather approaches all projects with a common contemporary design solution.

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    FIAC 08

    NoéMie Schwaller

    29.10.2008

    At this time of the year nature reveals itself in a variety of colours and the world of design seems to have adapted itself to the season, dazzling and disturbing us with the kind of forms and structures we become familiar with when we walk in the

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    August House

    NoéMie Schwaller

    24.10.2008

    The Joubert Park Project is an attempt at artistic intervention in the most difficult district in Johannesburg.

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    Omotesando Commercial Complex 2008

    NoéMie Schwaller

    24.10.2008

    UNStudio builds at Meiji dori, a boulevard well known for luxury brand flagship stores

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    Singapore Supergarden

    NoéMie Schwaller

    16.10.2008

    11. International architecture exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia

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    DreamHaus

    NoéMie Schwaller

    08.10.2008

    DreamHaus is a design game which uses architecture as the basis for the study of mathematics, technical planning and physics. It uses the possibility of displaying buildings as systems and enables players to experience architecture by manipulating

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    After Bird's Nest

    NoéMie Schwaller

    07.10.2008

    HOK has commissioned Squint/Opera to produce a film about the stadium for the London Olympics in 2012.

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    Everland

    NoéMie Schwaller

    01.10.2008

    When artists design hotel rooms their focus is very different from that of the architect. Their curiosity, visions, objectives and their implementation are influenced by other factors than architectural ones.

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    UNStudio for Louis Vuitton

    NoéMie Schwaller

    29.09.2008

    UNStudio was commissioned to draw up a concept for the new Louis Vuitton Flagship Store in Japan which would unite the modern and classic qualities of Louis Vuitton and express their essence in architectural form.

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    21_21 Design Sight

    NoéMie Schwaller

    24.09.2008

    The impulse for the creation of 21_21 Design Sight originated during the Isamu Noguchi exhibition in New York. Designer Issey Miyake, architect Tadao Ando and sculptor Noguchi talked about the need for a place where Japanese design could be

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    Starting with The Universe

    NoéMie Schwaller

    12.09.2008

    Buckminster Fuller’s work at the Whitney Museum of American Art

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    CHANEL Mobile Art

    NoéMie Schwaller

    02.09.2008

    Imagine a museum, instead of travelling far to see it, will stand temporarly in your home town.

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    Tactile Legerity

    NoéMie Schwaller

    27.08.2008

    Cork enables innovative production methods and new ways of interaction with the environment. Widely praised as a pioneering force in green trends, this tactile and unconventional material.

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    King Bonk

    NoéMie Schwaller

    26.08.2008

    The designers Patrik Fredrikson and Ian Stallard are known for their experimental creations. The form of this fibre-glass seating, for example, is created by the hardening of foam material.

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    Catwalk Furniture

    NoéMie Schwaller

    13.08.2008

    It's astonishing that two major designers implement the same idea in the same season. With both Martin Margiela and Hussein Chalayan, furniture was the dominant theme of the autumn / winter 2006 collection.

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    Architectural Competition Zurich

    NoéMie Schwaller

    05.08.2008

    The former workers' district of Zurich is undergoing large-scale rehabilitation. After the renovation and conversion of a number of buildings such as the Volkshaus and the Hotel Rothaus, there are now further plans for a new development: an area of

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