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Mushrooms à la Milanese
Mushrooms à la Milanese
by Ute Diehl | 30 September 2009

His designs attest to immense creative powers and are as unusual as is he: Angelo Mangiarotti. What was long since overdue has finally been realized by the provinces of Agape and Mantua: A retrospective in honor of the great Italian designer.

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Electromobility: About blistering wires and clever pipework
Electromobility: About blistering wires and clever pipework
28 September 2009

Dare to look into the future? Each of us will drive an electric car, will charge it overnight, while at the same time the washing machine runs because electricity will be cheaper at night. How to secure power supplies during such peak periods? Claudia Beckmann spoke to David Dallinger. They discussed how the electric car of tomorrow can be integrated into renewable decentral energy systems.

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Electromobility: Still filling up or already charging
Electromobility: Still filling up or already charging
27 September 2009

The auto's future is inextricably connected to batteries. And to power sockets. What sounds so plausible and developed in the media and at press conferences, is far from ready, and instead the major challenge we face is to develop electromobility: in the form of powerful batteries.

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Electromobility: Where is the journey taking us?
Electromobility: Where is the journey taking us?
25 September 2009

The automobile industry is the focal point of the debate about climate goals and CO2 reduction. The answer to the question about the car of the future is quite clearly electromobility. Claudia Beckmann and Nancy Jehmlich spoke to three experts about which mobility concepts are currently being discussed and the technical and economic challenges that accompany them.

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Creeping forward en route for the future: Design truths at the IAA
Creeping forward en route for the future: Design truths at the IAA
by Thomas Wagner | 24 September 2009

If we are to believe the grandiose announcements by the auto industry we will soon be driving highly efficiently in futuristically designed automobiles into a brave clean world. And the energy will come from a power socket. But a lot of what glitters as promises at IAA is simply not gold. But pie in the sky. And design is tailoring the new clothes and making do with the role of being the sub-servant of technology.

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Code stands for Copenhagen Design
Code stands for Copenhagen Design
by Daniel von Bernstorff | 23 September 2009

Copenhagen is hosting the Code 09 design fair and the Copenhagen Design Week - but it's the city that's the star.

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An intermezzo at the traffic lights
An intermezzo at the traffic lights
23 September 2009

Until September 30, 2009, six renowned architecture studios will be orchestrating in the display windows of the Frankfurt's Vitra showroom imaginative images that drivers waiting at the nearby traffic lights can observe until the light turns green.

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What a car
What a car
by Paolo Tumminelli | 21 September 2009

What role is design actually playing at the 63rd IAA car show? Are the new models keeping their promises in this respect? Or for various reasons, is design losing the requisite balance between yesterday and today?

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All green: self portrait of the auto industry 2
All green: self portrait of the auto industry 2
by Thomas Wagner | 19 September 2009

For some time now, the future has been the present as far as automobile advertising is concerned: everything must be green, efficient, economical. Such harmony between Man, Nature and Machine is, however, just a sun-drenched fairy tale, and then, just sometimes, the dim, dark night.

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From the box to the teardrop and back again
From the box to the teardrop and back again
by Georg-Christof Bertsch | 17 September 2009

Boxy cars are taking the design world by storm.

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No Champagne on the building site
No Champagne on the building site
by Daniel von Bernstorff | 16 September 2009

Summer is gradually drawing to the close. And with it that summer low point that everyone fears. Among the memories of summer is the 'Architektur Sommer' in Munich, where an innovative new event format took a hold in public spaces.

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Waiting for the next goddess
Waiting for the next goddess
by Paolo Tumminelli | 15 September 2009

It's a bit like Christmas, only every other year: Once again this year hordes of amazed and enthusiastic car lovers will make their way to the major car show in Frankfurt, in the hope of finding the wondrous, even revolutionary automobile of the future. But what is it we are actually dreaming of?

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	The front is always the back – of 49,602,623 auto rears
The front is always the back – of 49,602,623 auto rears
by Silke Gehrmann-Becker | 14 September 2009

What does it actually mean for one's own way of driving, mood, - and not least of all design awareness - to drive along behind a rear, to analyze its motion, get one's own front as close as possible to it, while at the same time, on th other hand, keeping one's one rear as far away as possible from an approaching front?

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Ready for the real life
Ready for the real life
13 September 2009

A real fake - this is the topic addressed in the current issue of Stylepark Magazine for Product Culture. So we dispatched our authors to explore this terrain fraught with tension between reality and illusion, genuine and forgery.

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Red wins – How the auto industry sees itself, Pt. 1
Red wins – How the auto industry sees itself, Pt. 1
by Thomas Wagner | 11 September 2009

Crisis or no crisis, you will soon be able to oggle them at the IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt - namely all the new, beautiful, better, faster, even safer and even more fuel-efficient cars. So how does the auto industry present itself in its commercials? What instincts do they appeal to and what values do they propagate?

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Tuk-tuk in place of limousine
Tuk-tuk in place of limousine
by Georg-Christof Bertsch | 09 September 2009

In that time people have continually been talking about the future of individual transport. There are definitely some alternatives which would help to reduce traffic congestion in big cities and use energy in an efficient way. Intelligently organized group transport is one of them.

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The kitchen as a way of life
The kitchen as a way of life
by Thomas Wagner | 07 September 2009

Something is brewing, not only in German homes. The interaction between cultures has also grown more intense in the kitchen. Take Poggenpohl: one of the premium German kitchen manufacturers it has been particularly successful in the Gulf Region. We asked why that is and about their experiences there.

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My pillow from Uzbekistan
My pillow from Uzbekistan
by Markus Frenzl | 05 September 2009

Home living magazines announced the "multicultural furniture" trend, the "ethno-style" and "intercultural design" trend. The new color frenzy is being judged as an expression of overcoming a "design style" which is far too plain and of the need for individuality and unconventionality. The world of design seems to have opened up to foreign creative styles.

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