Design

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DIY DNA manipulation and flesh coins – exhibition speculates on future needs

BEIRUT – In a playfully provocative exhibition at Beirut Design Week, Lebanese design students materialize unusual objects for possible future scenarios.

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Nendo unveils Invisible Outlines at Grand-Hornu

BOUSSU, BELGIUM – Nendo’s largest exhibition in Europe opens today in Belgium – a fitting time to dig deeper into the studio’s philosophy with founder Oki Sato. 

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Tricolore fuses ingenuity and artisanry to make one plus one equal three

OBJECTS – Watch the making of Sebastian Herkner’s Tricolore vases for &Tradition, handmade from bohemian glass and mouth-blown by expert craftsmen.

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LiquenLAV turns a small restaurant into a Tetris game

SORÍA, Spain – Pizzeria or puzzle? Valentín Sanz combines spatial efficiency and playfulness in his latest project: Pivvzza.

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Finding Rei Kawakubo in-between emptiness and space

NEW YORK CITY – The Art of the In-Between exhibition explores Kawakubo’s mediations and connections ‘in-between’ dichotomies like Fashion/Antifashion and Clothes/Not Clothes.

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Five Days of Frame #116: Inside Simon’s experiential showroom

BARCELONA – With the release of our May/Jun issue, we give you a web-exclusive look at an innovative lighting showroom that’s surprisingly inspirational.

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Five Days of Frame #116: 20 visions that frame the future

TRENDS – From bacterial materials to empathetic objects: in Frame #116 we go beyond the conventional scope of design to find 20 visions of tomorrow backed by science.

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Five Days of Frame #116: Konstantin Grcic talks chairs

PEOPLE – Celebrated in our 20th anniversary issue as one of the 20 creatives defining tomorrow, the ‘Chair Man’ gets in the hot seat in this web exclusive interview.

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Lumina’s Dot is a floating disc of light

OBJECTS – Lumina uses an innovative approach to lens technology and temperature transfer to create Dot, a minimalist pendant lamp.

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Five Days of Frame #116: Inside Reimagining Climate Change

DUBAI – As part of the exclusive content coinciding with our May/June issue’s release, we tour an exhibition that proves hard-hitting topics can look good.

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Jakob + MacFarlane conjures up floating maquettes for Augmenting the Invisible

BERLIN – In an exhibition at the Aedes Gallery, Jakob + MacFarlane uses augmented reality to take its buildings into a virtual dimension.

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Ross Lovegrove exhibition explores how technology is transforming design

PARIS – Until 3 July 2017, Lovegrove’s exhibition at the Centre Pompidou will showcase the ‘Convergence’ of science, physics, materials and evolution.