Art

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Shiseido embeds its brand in art – here’s why it makes sense

Tokyo – The stunning retail-display-cum-art-installation by Wow Inc. and Team 101 embeds Shiseido’s new product line in the art both literally and associatively.

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Hella Jongerius and Louise Schouwenberg anthropologize the ordinary

Munich – In her exhibition at The Design Museum Pinakothek der Moderne Munich, Hella Jongerius and Louise Schouwenberg explore the divide between innovative and superfluous design.

Billboard: The Other Office 3 Presale
Billboard: The Other Office 3 Presale
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The Floating Worlds of the Biennale de Lyon

Lyon, France – The 14th Biennale de Lyon draws inspiration from ukiyo-e, a genre of Japanese art from the Edo period which translates as 'Pictures of the Floating World'.

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Take a train to outer space with Daan Roosegaarde in Eindhoven station

Eindhoven, the Netherlands – In an underground tunnel, a mesmerizing light installation of Earth as seen by satellites enthralls commuters.

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Yinka Ilori’s Estate Playground installation evokes childlike joy to encourage inclusivity

London – Yinka Ilori draws on the nostalgia of his childhood to create an inclusive and vibrant installation in front of the CitizenM Hotel in Shoreditch. 

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WOW Inc. and Gabriel Pulecio bring NASA satellite to life before its final journey

New York City – Interactive exhibition Beyond Cassini combines art and science to spark curiosity in its celebration of the life of a robot.

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Mayra Sérgio familiarizes the foreign in Gaggenau London showroom

LONDON – Frame brings Sensorial Shelter by Mayra Sérgio to Gaggenau’s London showroom, for a conversation on coffee culture and the evocative power of food.

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Richard Deacon explores innovative re-fabrication in Some Time

ANTWERP – The artist’s latest exhibition at Middelheim Museum challenges assumptions of contemporary sculpture by returning to past forms in order to create new ones.

Billboard: German Design Council
Billboard: German Design Council
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Universal Design Studio banks on art for At Six Hotel

STOCKHOLM – Tasked with humanizing a brutalist bank building, Universal emphasizes local art and bespoke furniture to reinvent Scandinavian hospitality.

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Sound goes from abstract to material in Design Museum Holon’s new exhibition

HOLON, Israel – Sound and Matter in Design reveals the similarities between sound and design by materializing the invisible and vice versa.

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Mayra Sérgio employs the aroma of coffee in the building blocks of home

LONDON – In her installation-cum-performance Sensorial Shelter, Amsterdam-based Mayra Sérgio turns her olfactory memory of her native Brazil into architecture.

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Hella Jongerius breathes colour to life

LONDON – Forget Pantone colours. Hella Jongerius’ exhibition, which opens today at the Design Museum, explores how colour lives and moves.