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Newsletter #103


Newsletter #103

Design.nl takes a winter journey around Europe to bring you this week's stories: a new villa in Mallorca, a fashion collection inspired by Berlin, a new gallery in Antwerp and the year's first furniture fair in Cologne. Rietveld students hit the mainstream in a corporate collaboration programme that showed that art school isn’t where the real differences are being made and we hear how the fashion and design establishment decry the lack of hard-hitting theory in education and how a new course in Amsterdam is being created to help pave the way to change.


Thinking Academically About Design

Thinking Academically About Design

Too practical and devoid of the sort of hard-hitting academic theory that gives disciplines like architecture such credibility are what design's leading thinkers say must change.  And that starts with education....

Casa Son Vida

Casa Son Vida

Spain's Mallorca is the undisputed island home of sun and summer parties, and now, a decadent Marcel Wanders-designed luxury villa.

Rietveld Gets Real

Rietveld Gets Real

Design students from the Rietveld Academy have just finished a collaborative assignment with Center Parcs, a chain of commercial family holiday venues.  Despite early reservations, it's been a resounding success for...

Edgar Vos (1931-2010) and Bob Noorda (1927-2010)

Edgar Vos (1931-2010) and Bob Noorda (1927-2010)

Design.nl is sad to announce the passing of two Dutch design maestros this week: couturier Edgar Vos and Milan-based graphic designer Bob Noorda.

The new Eight week fashion cycle

The new Eight week fashion cycle

Moving away from the tradition of bi-annual seasonal collections, designer Ursula Pelt’s new fashion schedule now revolves around designing a new collection every eight weeks.

Cologne Furniture Fair 2010

Cologne Furniture Fair 2010

No rest for the wicked: the international design calendar gets ready to fire off again with the start of the Cologne Furniture Fair in Germany this January.

Studio Job opens new gallery in Antwerp

Studio Job opens new gallery in Antwerp

Late last year, Studio Job opened their own gallery in Antwerp which acts as a 'chameleonic' exhibition space/platform/refuge for their work and others they admire.

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