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by Andrea EschbachHow much are titles, prizes and other distinctions really worth? What some consider a mark of quality is seen by others as a red rag. The Finnish capital Helsinki has been selected as the World Design Capital 2012 – and is definitely worth a visit.
Wanton act or successful appropriation? For the Salone del Mobile designer Mike Meiré gave the "60" stool, a classic by Alvar Aalto, a colorful, coat of paint applied by hand. Jörg Zimmermann spoke to him about the concept.