Experiments with Glass
Few materials are so versatile, so hard to work with, or so fragile. Perhaps this is what makes glass so popular with designers – it is a huge challenge, both technically and aesthetically.
Bauhaus in Bewegung01.03.2017 – 09.10.2017
Local Projects, a New York-based media design studio founded by Jake Barton in 2008, has recently won a prestigious National Design Award for their interactive programmes for museums and other non-profits which have literally changed the landscape of cultural education.
Design and the Machine
21–23 Nov 2013
A three-day conference on the history of research and visions for humanmachine systems beginning in the second half of the 20th century, and how this impacts upon the emerging roles of technology in design. Protagonists of design processes that incorporate computers, information technologies and communication engineering at an early stage will also be featured.
Conditional Design Workbook
A Dutch team of designers developed the Conditional Design method, which is governed by controlled workflows and encourages openness towards unexpected results. The book illustrates the system in ten workshops.
Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt
11. Okt 2013
There are now dozens of different design disciplines, but what does the term “design” now mean exactly? Which varieties have disappeared and which new ones have joined the pack? And why is it all so hard to define?