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Kopf Kino

18 Jun, 2012

Submitted by: Sam Carvalho Kopf Kino is a mobile device that allows you to project yourself onto walls or blank facades in your city. It is a camera and projector in 1. It enables the passer-by to be seen on a very large surface and by many people. It should...

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Figure issue 1

16 Jun, 2012

FIGURE is a Paris-based cultural journal – Art, design, music, architecture, nature, photography, medias, gastronomy, style, sport and art de vivre – investigations, featuring 10 people to admire each issue. Biannual and bilingual, each issue features 10 portraits of anonymous, emerging, famous or iconic personalities. Featuring : 24 x 23...

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Julian Germain

15 Jun, 2012

This ongoing series by Julian Germain began  in schools in North East England in 2004 and was extended to schools throughout the UK the following year. Since 2005 the archive has grown to include schools from North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. Some more classrooms at read more.


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Studio Luc Derycke

13 Jun, 2012

Studio Luc Derycke is a Ghent based design studio with a focus on book design. It was founded in 2005 by Luc Derycke who started as a freelance graphic designer in 1993, after having worked as a publisher for Imschoot, Ghent setting up an imprint of artist books. A great...

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Afteroom

12 Jun, 2012

A nice little chair, but not to much information to be found about it. It is distributed by a swedish group called Afteroom, and, well thats about all I know. It still is a lovely chair, elegant, modern, minimalistic and timeless at the same time. Enjoy the rest of the...

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We need to talk…

10 Jun, 2012

“We need to talk…” is in part, a manifesto, adopting missing image icons all over the web as protest mark. The aim is to re-think how we engage with online art and design content, using the internet as a resource rather than a means to an end. Before the online...

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DMY 2012

10 Jun, 2012

One of the bigger design events in Berlin is the annual DMY  festival. From the 6th till the 10th of June, the halls of  the former airport ‘Tempelhof’ fill up with furniture and products, showcasing the best of contemporary design. Even tough one could question that last part, it was...

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Rolu

10 Jun, 2012

ROLU rosenlof/lucas, ro/lu is a design and art studio located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, that’s focused on designing and building furniture. Its practice also extends to landscape design, relational architectural projects, urban planning work and innovative collaborative public art. The studio, founded in 2003, currently consists of Matt Olson, Mike Brady and...

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Lentyna, self-publishing art event

7 Jun, 2012

  Vilnius self-publishing art event focusing on artist-led and self-published books, zines, magazines, journals, periodicals and other printed matter.Lentyna is organized by a group of Lithuanian artists to encourage people to express themselves via self-publishing culture. They have a wonderful line up and and some very nice speakers. Be sure to...

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THE FERNAND BAUDIN PRIZE 2011 IN AMSTERDAM

7 Jun, 2012

From 21st June until 15th July 2012, the Prize-Winning books of the Fernand Baudin Prize 2011 will be on display and available for purchase at bookshop Nijhof & Lee at the “Bijzondere Collecties”. On this occasion, a panel discussion between collaborators of the Prize-Winning books and Dutch book professionals will take place on 21st June at 4.00 pm at “Bijzondere Collecties” (the Heritage...

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The future of architecture

6 Jun, 2012

“The future of” is the first participatory book project initiated by crap is good (thats us!) and tries to provide an insight into the future role of architecture. Every architectural attempt starts by making a representation of an imaginative situation or design, which will happen or could happen in the future.  In...

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A pound of decency

5 Jun, 2012

Submitted by: Nick Liefhebber “Een Kilo Goed Fatsoen” or as the English call it “A Pound of Decency” is a small collection of Poems by Dutch poet Oscar Rambonnet about (amongst others) the Mona Lisa, wine and squatters. Clean type and pictures straight from life.