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Designing Modern Women, 1890s-1990s

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Exhibitions New York, NY, USA October 5, 2013 - October 1, 2014
Designing Modern Women, 1890s-1990s

The rise of modernism at the beginning of the 20th century ushered in a generation of ingenious female designers. While women still fight for recognition today – as Denise Scott Brown’s Pritzker…

Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital

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Exhibitions New York, NY, USA October 14, 2013 - July 6, 2014
Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital

Computer-aided design has been around for decades, but architects and designers have only recently begun to put such technologies as CNC and 3D printing into practice, creating mind-bending buildings, furnishings…

Rights of Way: Mobility and the City

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Exhibitions Boston, MA, USA December 5, 2013 - May 26, 2014
Rights of Way: Mobility and the City

Rights of Way: Mobility and the City is a global exploration of mobility and transportation in cities, featuring dozens of examples of visionary urban thinking that show how the city is…

BarberOsgerby: In The Making

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Exhibitions London, UK January 22, 2014 - May 4, 2014
BarberOsgerby: In The Making

Curated by the London design duo, In The Making provides a unique behind-the-scenes look at the development of over 20 of their objects. It’s not the firm’s first appearance at…

Marcel Wanders: Pinned Up at the Stedelijk

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Exhibitions Amsterdam, The Netherlands February 1, 2014 - June 15, 2014
Marcel Wanders: Pinned Up at the Stedelijk

Marcel Wanders is recognized as one of the most distinguished designers working today, internationally renowned for his product, furniture and interior designs, and original art direction. The largest presentation of…

Motor of Modernity

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Exhibitions Barcelona, Spain February 5, 2014 - June 24, 2014
Motor of Modernity

When the Grup R collective of architects formed in Barcelona in 1951, their stated objective was “the study and diffusion of the problems of contemporary art, especially architecture.” Under the…

This Is Not A Toy

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Exhibitions Toronto, ON, Canada February 7, 2014 - May 18, 2014
This Is Not A Toy

This Is Not A Toy is the world’s first ever large-scale exhibition dedicated to urban vinyl as contemporary art. Although based in the iconography of toys, this genre has reached…

Ron Thom and the Allied Arts

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Exhibitions Toronto, ON, Canada February 13, 2014 - April 27, 2014
Ron Thom and the Allied Arts

This exhibition at the Gardiner Museum, guest curated by Azure contributing editor Adele Weder, unfurls the story of West Coast architect Ron Thom in four stages, highlighting his training at…

Studio Formafantasma: Prima Materia

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Exhibitions 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands February 15, 2014 - June 15, 2014
Studio Formafantasma: Prima Materia

An overview of 14 of Studio Formafantasma’s projects and collections from the past five years, this exhibition includes projects completed for prestigious design labels like Fendi, Droog and Vitra, and…

Hidden Heroes

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Exhibitions Atlanta, GA, USA February 23, 2014 - May 11, 2014
Hidden Heroes

From paper clips to umbrellas, clothes pins to egg cartons, the Museum of Design Atlanta celebrates 36 of the ordinary objects that have revolutionized the way we live. These “hidden…