Author Archives: Joanna

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Cassina – SimonCollezione * Design Talk with Tobia Scarpa and Prof. Axel Kufus

The origins of italian design meet – design talk at cassina showroom in Cologne – a short reflection Usually the most exciting part of visiting fairs is, to attend the associated events of the exhibitors. So I very gladly followed … Continue reading

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Designer and Artist Rolf Sachs on “Typically German?”

  What is ‘typically German?’ You may answer spontaneously with an eye twinkling “they love garden gnomes!” – then, well done, you’ll be labelled a real expert in talking stereotypes. And as german who has lived abroad I had a … Continue reading

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Fornasetti – 100 years practical madness – exhibition @Triennale di Milano

If you may have followed the Monday Motto it’s no surprise anymore, that I am quite a big fan of the work and art of Piero Fornasetti. So I was highly delighted when I found out that my weekend trip … Continue reading

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Imperfect Design – Collection by Arian Brekveld

  Why does someone call a company imperfect design? Maybe because the com-bination of handcrafted products and leading Dutch design makes each item unique. The idea is, that products are designed by renowed dutch designers in collaboration with craftsmen and … Continue reading