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50 years of David Bowie by Helen Green

Spanning a 50-year career, graphic designer and illustrator Helen Green compiled all of David Bowie’s most impressive looks to celebrate five decades of success, from Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke. By the way, if you happen to be in Paris between March 3 and May 31, don’t miss David Bowie is…, a huge retrospective exhibition at […]
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Robert Stadler: Quiz

It seems that Paris-based designer Robert Stadler has just found himself a big playground. Settled in the 1.000 m2 of the galerie Poirel in Nancy, the “QUiZ” exhibition presents some of Stadler’s work as well as a wide range of contemporary international artists and designers works. From sculptures to pieces of furniture or miscellaneous objects of desire, […]
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Färg & Blanche x Design [R]evolution, Fly FAB

To the readers who were wondering why Sleek design was becoming a bit sleepy lately: here is what kept us busy. A sneak preview of what visitors will see during the Design [R]evolution exhibition (4-16 June, part of the D’Days week), musée des arts et métiers, Paris. (…) Si Sleek design affichait un rythme de […]
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Happy Show

Connu pour ses illustrations conçues pour les Rolling Stones ou Lou Reed (ou le fait que, en année sabbatique, il a décliné l’offre de réaliser le poster officiel de la campagne d’Obama en 2007), le designer graphique Stefan Sagmeister mêle, dans son exploration des mystères du bonheur, typographie et images. Pour le Happy Show, Sagmeister (né […]
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Tim Walker, Story Teller

Le photographe Tim Walker a eu la chance, à peine son diplôme obtenu en 1994, de quitter Londres pour New York, où l’attendait le poste très convoité d’assistant personnel de l’immense Richard Avedon. Presque deux décennies plus tard, Tim Walker a illustré les pages de magazines de mode de centaines de clichés plus surprenants et […]
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Issey Miyake’s 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, Tokyo

Feeling back-to-school (or back-to the-office) blue? Likewise. But I’ll be the friendly classmate and share this magical memory: lucky enough, while holidaying in Japan I’ve been invited to discover Issey Miyake’s 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT foundation, located in Tokyo’s trendy Midtown neighbourhood (and Design Hub). Adding to the dream, this building was designed by Tadao Ando, inspired […]
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Confrontations, Vitra Design Museum: from Gerrit Rietveld to the “young” Dutch design scene

La galerie du Vitra Design Museum mettait à l’honneur, à l’occasion de l’événement Art Basel, les travaux de jeunes designers néerlandais, sélectionnés pour leur similarité avec le processus créatif de Rietveld (parallèlement à l’exposition que lui consacre cet été le musée : « Gerrit Rietveld – Die Revolution des Raums », “La révolution de l’espace”). […]
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Festival Design Parade n°7

L’édition n°7 de la “Design Parade” débute le 29 juin à la Villa Noailles (Hyères). Au programme, un “marché du design”, la remise du prix de la Design Parade (1er juillet), et l’exposition des travaux des designers sélectionnés (jusqu’au 30 septembre, voir ci-après). “Here comes the big parade”…The 7th edition of the “Design Parade” will […]
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