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Bauhaus Revisited
Bauhaus Revisited
by Daniel von Bernstorff | 15 December 2009

A visit to Tecta in Lauenförde is like an excursion into a different, better world. There, managing director Axel Bruchhäuser has created a cosmos where the Bauhaus and international post-war architects and artists enter into a fantastic symbiosis.

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Life can be so colorful …
Life can be so colorful …
15 December 2009

The current Stylepark Magazine for Product Culture is devoted to the topic of color and how color is used in the fields of design, architecture and material.

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Breath and Hermes
Breath and Hermes
by Thomas Wagner | 12 December 2009

Shop window decoration by artists and designers have a long-standing tradition. Now Tokujin Yoshioka has created an installation for Maison Hermès in Tokyo that plays superbly with the power of images.

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Big Time in the Big D
Big Time in the Big D
by Ulf Meyer | 11 December 2009

In Dallas, too, business yearns for culture. A theater designed by Rem Kohlhaas and an opera house created by Norman Foster are supposed to help give the city of oil a makeover.

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Anybody can make thick shelves…
Anybody can make thick shelves…
by Sandra Hofmeister | 08 December 2009

The company Wogg focuses consistently on continuity and new technologies. Sandra Hofmeister talks to Mark Werder, manager of the Swiss furniture company, about roll-front systems, precision perfection and the playful use with unusual materials.

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Troja for Milan
Troja for Milan
by Nina Shell | 05 December 2009

Hansandfranz is a young Munich design company which first took the international limelight when it participated in the Milan Furniture Fair in 2007. The names of the two designers who founded the studio, however, are neither Hans nor Franz.

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Detroit, a ruin from the automobile era – Part 2
Detroit, a ruin from the automobile era – Part 2
by Nora Sobich | 03 December 2009

Detroit, the very name stands for cutting-edge industrial architecture. America's very first car factory was built her, a concrete frame structure, and it was here that Albert Kahn, the "builder of Detroit", created the Highland Park factory for the Ford "Model T", which first rolled off the production line in 1908. In a city whose future seems to be behind it, what is happening to the built monuments of the industrial revolution fuelled by automobile construction?

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Detroit, a ruin from the automobile era –  Part 1
Detroit, a ruin from the automobile era –
Part 1
by Nora Sobich | 01 December 2009

Now that both Chrysler and General Motors have hit the wall America's auto industry seeks to reinvent itself. In Detroit, which is still a great if increasingly pale showroom of what was once world-famous auto-architecture, no one has stopped believing in the future of the US automobile.

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Light traces and tire tracks – how the auto industry presents itself 4
Light traces and tire tracks – how the auto industry presents itself 4
by Thomas Wagner | 30 November 2009

There's no escaping the impression that designers, engineers and ad men like to be seen as artists. Yet experience shows that art does not sit easy with the advertising world, which rarely produces anything other than bland me-too's.

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The future of the past – Lada, Dacia and their like
The future of the past – Lada, Dacia and their like
by Peter Sägesser | 28 November 2009

Taken by surprise in the current crisis, the automobile industry now seems to be rushing towards an ecological future wearing seven league boots. But where is this future to be found? Does part of it perhaps not lie in the simplicity of its European past?

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22 Gasoline Stations
22 Gasoline Stations
26 November 2009

Will the good old gas station soon become extinct?

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Yesterday’s Talents are the Talents of Tomorrow
Yesterday’s Talents are the Talents of Tomorrow
by Claudia Beckmann | 24 November 2009

Our society seems to be an unparalleled generator of talents. Seldom in history has so much effort been devoted to talent scouting and, what is more, been rewarded. Ever new compilations are published for us.

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Talking lights
Talking lights
by Franziska Horn | 22 November 2009

A Munich exhibition illuminates the future possibilities of OLED light sources.

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In the spirit of technology
In the spirit of technology
20 November 2009

In Smallspace Gallery in Berlin architect and artist Michael Hansmeyer is currently exhibiting a series of images he has entitled "Platonic Solids".

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The light of the future
The light of the future
by Daniel von Bernstorff | 18 November 2009

Construction has been completed in Hamburg Hafencity of the first office building in the world to be lighted exclusively by LED technology - the new Unilever HQ. Is this the energy concept of the future?

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Lights, Camera, Action, Love
Lights, Camera, Action, Love
by Claus Richter | 15 November 2009

The films of Charles and Ray Eames tell with their elegantly composed images the story of special beauty, of the beauty of the optimistic look at the simplest of things.

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Making worlds, reflecting worlds, changing worlds: Venetian Tours, last final installment
Making worlds, reflecting worlds, changing worlds: Venetian Tours, last final installment
by Thomas Wagner | 13 November 2009

"Fare Mondi - Welten machen" was the title Daniel Birnbaum chose for his major Biennale show at the Arsenale and in the Biennial Pavilion.

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The Construction of Progress
The Construction of Progress
by Peter Sägesser | 11 November 2009

After Russia, the Ukraine is the biggest country in Europe in terms of area. While the capital Kiev is characterised by monumental edifices from the Stalin era, in the provincial town of Kharkiv one finds masterpieces of Russian constructivism from the 1920s, in total contrast to the town of Lemberg in the Western Ukraine, where time seems to have stood still since the era of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy.

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