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+++ NEWSTICKER #226 | 2012 +++
+++ NEWSTICKER #226 | 2012 +++
13 March 2012

Diane Arbus: Retrospective
Vienna: Homedepot
East German design: forgotten?
Urbanism: Hands-on
DAM: Zhang Ke

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Buildings suited to bamboo
Buildings suited to bamboo
by Egon Chemaitis | 12 March 2012

Although people in Europe do know that bamboo can be used in many different ways, hardly anybody really knows very much about its characteristics. The situation is very different in Anji, China, where there is hardly any aspect of living where life is not hard to imagine without Bamboo.

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Design as a social force?
Design as a social force?
by Harald Gründl | 11 March 2012

Encouraged by this teaching experiences at European design academies, Harald Gründl of Eoos Design Studio contributes four hypotheses on design to the debate on design training

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For the foodie with a heart
For the foodie with a heart
by Nina Müller | 09 March 2012

More creative. More sustainable. “Delicate” – a book about food that shows just how this fundamental human necessity can become a sensory delight, a political statement or even a crazy performance. As surprising as it is critical, this book presents a variety of projects demonstrating current developments in international culinary culture: at times alluring, at others sensual, and then there are some that are just plain disgusting.

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Thought comes first
Thought comes first
by Helmut Staubach | 08 March 2012

For Helmut Staubach, Professor of Product and Transportation Design at Universität Berlin Weißensee the ambiguity of the boundaries between art and design constitutes an opportunity for both disciplines.

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100 years of Swiss graphic design
100 years of Swiss graphic design
by Jörg Stürzebecher | 07 March 2012

In terms of graphic design, Switzerland is a world leader. Züricher Museum für Gestaltung, the Zurich Design Museum, is currently demonstrating why, in a show that provides an overview of all Swiss design has to offer and is well worth seeing.

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It’s obviously just too complicated for some people
It’s obviously just too complicated for some people
by Georg-Christof Bertsch | 06 March 2012

Georg-Christof Bertsch, Honorary Professor for Intercultural Design at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Offenbach, warns designers against making a laughing stock of themselves by striving to be auxiliary artists. It is in fact the increasing complexity of industrial design as a profession itself that is presenting the challenges facing this sector today.

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+++ NEWSTICKER #225 | 2012 +++
+++ NEWSTICKER #225 | 2012 +++
06 March 2012

Roman Signer: Street images
MoMA: Cindy Sherman
Albert Oehlen: The old and the new
Blickfang: 20th jubilee

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Everyday America
Everyday America
by Nora Sobich | 04 March 2012

Of course, Coca-Cola, Campbell’s Tomato Soup and Zippo lighters are familiar even to Europeans. But have you heard of Lasko’s “Box Fan”, the “Snuggie” fleece blanket or “Little Red Wagon” for kids? If not, then it’s high time for an excursion into the wonderful world of American consumer goods.

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Reflections on architecture
Reflections on architecture
by Ralf Wollheim | 03 March 2012

The "Testify! The Consequences of Architecture" exhibition at Deutsches Architektur Zentrum in Berlin explores individual experiences with architectural projects worldwide.

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What can design do? Response to a banana critic
What can design do? Response to a banana critic
by Thomas Wagner | 02 March 2012

Evidently Friedrich von Borries has the one or other problem with bananas. That being so it cannot harm to read exactly what the fruit has to do with design, low sensations and art – and which concept of design will pop out of the banana skin in the end.

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Exploring urban structures
Exploring urban structures
01 March 2012

Demographics, infrastructure and resources are key factors driving urban development. Audi is for the second time holding the Audi Urban Future Award, an architecture prize designed to foster research into the mechanisms of urbanity.

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+++ NEWSTICKER #224 | 2012 +++
+++ NEWSTICKER #224 | 2012 +++
28 February 2012

Max Ernst: Laurels and strawberries
John Pawson: Photographic perspectives
Guggenheim: Being singular plural
Mannheim: Competition Neue Kunsthalle

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New formats? Yes please!
New formats? Yes please!
by Egon Chemaitis | 28 February 2012

Are teachers who are themselves barely able to lay claim to noteworthy practical experience in design in a position to train others? This is a question that has been raised by Egon Chemaitis, retired Professor of Design Foundations at Universität der Künste Berlin. He cites four reasons, which from his point of view have contributed to the shift in design education in the direction of art.

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Ways out of “voluntary self-restriction”
Ways out of “voluntary self-restriction”
by Thomas Edelmann | 26 February 2012

Design education at HfbK Hamburg has been reorganized, and we reported on the implications. In the highly diversified event entitled "Warum gestalten?" (Why design?) the Design department explored various perspectives from radical urban criticism through to multi-perspective developing.

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In the shadow of the light
In the shadow of the light
by Juliane Grützner | 24 February 2012

The new underground extension at Frankfurt's Städel Museum is connected to the outside world by circular skylights. They provide the new hall built under the garden with daylight, which, however, does not quite reach all the exhibits in sufficient measure.

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Wasted words?
Wasted words?
by Annette Tietenberg | 23 February 2012

While Deutsche Bahn has long since given up trying to educate their passengers by naming their trains after artists, musicians or writers, in Austria such candid slogans are making their way across the country every single day, providing passengers with food for thought and a voice for social interest groups.

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A successful show
A successful show
by Jörg Zimmermann | 21 February 2012

The Stockholm Furniture Fair was dominated by Scandinavian manufacturers offering products that combined high design quality with traditional production in their own special way. An overview of the trade fair that considers itself to be the largest marketplace for Scandinavian design.

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