Author Archives: Joanna

Pantone - Color of the Year 2015

The Pantone Color of the Year 2015 – And the winner is….

  …tata – it is MARSALA….! So, the first question which came to my mind was – what was the reason behind the choice for Marsala, to be correct – PANTONE® 18-1438 Marsala. Pantone says, the color of the year … Continue reading

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Design Miami Basel – Design at Large

Roman Primack (below, left) introduced himself as new director of Design Miami Basel with a new platform called Design at Large. It provided the fair with a compelling centerpiece. Curated by Barneys Creative Director Dennis Freedman (below, right), the six … Continue reading

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At Design Miami Basel

This year the design fair and central meeting place for global design collectors in its 9th edition attracted more than 50 galleries from 13 different countries and 26.600 visitors in 7 days. Big numbers, no? Besides all the breathtaking design … Continue reading

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Milena Kling @Supermarket Concept Store @ Bikini Berlin

Before talking about the art of berlin-based design talent Milena Kling (which I did already here) I’d like to share some of the latest fuzz in Berlin with you, as it is part of the story. It’s for sure the … Continue reading

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Milan – Salone 2014 – Nika Zupanc for Sé London

  With her feminine designs and provocative glamour designer Nika Zupanc loves to be a rebel in the modern design world. In an interview with Deutsche Welle she said, when she discovered that female elements are tabu in a male design … Continue reading

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Milan Design Week – Salone 2014 – Just beyond: EVEN MORE at Gallery Nilufar

So far I was only a silent fan of the legendary Milan-based Gallery Nilufar. Whenever I was in Milan I stopped by, even on Sundays, only to catch a glimpse look of the exhibits. But with another mind-blowing exhibition for … Continue reading

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Milan Design Week – Salone 2014 – Something Good at Rossana Orlandi

Salone del Mobile 2014 is over and again it was filled with surpising events, adorable spaces and cool designs along the roadmap. After scanning hundreds of images and tons of information it seems that I will need the rest of … Continue reading

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An Afternoon at Gallery Rossana Orlandi

Next week Milan will turn again into the annual Mecca of the design world. The Salone del Mobile is still the biggest yearly come together of designers, designlovers, -dealers and -buyers, featuring naturalmente especially italian design companies. The Who is Who … Continue reading

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Virtual Tour – Design Exhibition “Blickfang”

After reading the headline you understood, ok, it’s a tour, a design exhibition, but mmhh, what’s the meaning of that “B-l-i-c-k-f-a-n-g” (?). Maybe you would guess it is german, and that’s right. And it is quite similar to the word … Continue reading