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updated April 24, 2019

flagNC students design

Interior Design Magazine reviews an exhibition of Appalachian State University undergraduates' work at Plant Seven. a centre for design, culture and commerce in High Point, NC.

flagMilan museo

Italy's RAI televison network produces a video about the new Museum of Design in Milan (commentary in Italian).

flagBauhaus in Berlin

Berlin's Bröhan-Museum's exhibit From Arts and Crafts to the Bauhaus. Art and Design — A New Unity! warrants a review from smow blog.

flagModern Windsors

Metropolis magazine reports on Rhode Island's O&G Studio, founded in 2009 by Rhode Island School of Design alumni Sara Ossana and Jonathan Glatt.

flagDesign for Spain

The 2019 Andreu International Design Award brief requests a seat and/or table to meet the Spanish company's technical parameters. Deadline: November 29.

flagDesign in Spain

Barcelona Design Week programs over 120 exhibitions, workshops, talks and open doors for all design disciplines. June 12-19.

flagDJ @ LDF

2019 London Design Festival Design Junction returns to its former exhibit location at King's Cross.

flagDesign questioned

Reviewing the MoMA exhibit The Value of Good Design for New Yorker magazine, Nikil Saval asks "has 'good design' failed us?"

flagFlying to furniture

"Design in Industry" Exhibition, National Gallery of Canada, 1946: Turning Bombers into Lounge Chair discusses the relationship between Canada's furniture and aviation industries during the war years and how the National Gallery encouraged the development of a Canadian school of design.

flagFurniture to cars

The business section of Atlantic magazine explains why the Ford Motor Company hired a CEO with two decades' experience running a furniture company.

flagPrized plastic

Milan-based Rossana Orlandi Srl announces the winners of their Ro Plastic Prize for "guiltless plastic," and Dezeen magazine includes a review.

flagTree tools

The UK Sylva Foundation offers free web tools to help woodland/woodlot owners assess, record and manage their resources.

flagCass to stay

Reversing its controversial decision to move The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design, London's Metropolitan University decides the school stays at Calcutta House in Aldegate

flagSimon says

The UK's Design Mark Guild interviews designer Simon Pengelly at his London studio.

flagBook pick

Design as Attitude, a new book by London-based critic and journalist Alice Rawsthorn, draws inspiration from László Moholy-Nagy's writings on art and design.

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