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2 July 2015

Orée: Artisans of Emotional Technology

“Artisans of emotional technology” is a poetic expression that perfectly encapsulates French design studio Orée. There are many instances where technology has been designed in a utilitarian manner with scant regard for aesthetic quality or sensory human connection. Technology, an inherent aspect of 21st century …

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Tray Table detail Pulles
30 June 2015

Danish design reframed in a new exhibit

An exhibition titled Re-Framing Danish Design was spotlighted recently on the zine. Organised by DANISH™ and Frame magazine, the exhibition asked two international designers, Niek Pulles from the Netherlands and Sebastian Herkner from Germany, to reframe ten Danish design objects. With no imposed restrictions, …

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Bar area
23 June 2015

Barsa Taberna serves tapas in style

Tapas, those small, savoury and titillating Spanish dishes with their intense colours, heady aromas and rich flavours, bring to mind balmy evenings spent in bustling tapas bars in Barcelona, Madrid and Seville. Tapas often evoke feelings of passion and love, of mixing foods and sharing moments with a partner or friends, …

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The Rainbow Flag I
18 June 2015

MoMA has acquired the Rainbow Flag

MoMA – arguably the world’s most influential museum of modern art – has acquired the Rainbow Flag, introducing this universal symbol of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride to its authoritative and considerable design collection. Created by artist Gilbert Baker …

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Kaare Klint Faaborg Chair
17 June 2015

Kaare Klint’s modern classic: The Faaborg Chair

Kaare Klint. In 1915 Danish architect and furniture designer Kaare Klint presented the Faaborg Chair – part of a unique furniture set – to Denmark’s Faaborg Museum (a cultural centre designed by Danish architect Carl Petersen that opened in that same year). Kaare Klint is …

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