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CLERKENWELL DESIGN WEEK: HIGHLIGHTS AND INNOVATIONS

CLERKENWELL DESIGN WEEK: HIGHLIGHTS AND INNOVATIONS

EXPLORING CLERKENWELL’S CHURCHES, PRISONS & NIGHTCLUBS WITH A DESIGN TWIST: The eighth edition of Clerkenwell Design Week has certainly proven itself as a highlight of London’s design calendar for 2017. Once again focused on celebrating and highlighting the innovation and creativity stemming from London’s historic Clerkenwell quarter, CDW was home to over 250 exhibitors, spanning across more than 90 showrooms and six exhibition venues. [caption id="attachment_5654" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image Courtesy: Andy Hendry[/caption] The event also featured ten installations that blurred the line between design and art, along with a series of workshops, walks and talks that further showcased the best of new British and international design. We’ve gone through the whole festival and were thrilled to pick up some delightful new products, innovative designs...

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BEYOND BORDERS: ARCHITECTURE OPEN AT ELEPHANT AND CASTLE

A SHOWCASE OF EXCEPTIONAL ARCHITECTURAL PROPOSALS BY RIBA: Taking place from 7th until 25th June at East Street, Elephant & Castle in London, the ‘Beyond Borders’ exhibition will present Architecture Open proposals identified by the selection panel as particularly strong works, inviting participants to exhibit images and small models meant to communicate their innovative conceptions. The arrival of summer in London also marks RIBA’s habit of giving practicing architects and students the opportunity to display their ideas and projects through the Architecture Open. [caption id="attachment_5646" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image Credit: Anna Parker[/caption] Architecture has always been an international discipline, its purpose and ethos reaching beyond and between borders, its discourse always aimed at both function and form. This year’s open-call theme is titled ‘Beyond Borders’, prompting...

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PINK FLOYD: THEIR MORTAL REMAINS

AN EXHIBITION CELEBRATION THE CULTURAL IMPACT OF THE ICONIC BAND: Pink Floyd, the V&A Museum and Iconic Entertainment Studios have teamed up for “Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains”, an exhibition set to open 13th May at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. [caption id="attachment_5590" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Metal Heads, a recreation of Pink Floyd’s album art for The Division Bell at the V&A. Photograph: Tim P Whitby/Getty Images[/caption] The multimedia celebration of the band’s cultural impact on the world since the release of their first single “Arnold Layne” in 1967 consists of a comprehensive study of Pink Floyd’s 50 years of live rock performance and the 200 million records sold in the process. The exhibition was announced last year on 31st August outside the...

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COSHAMIE’S ADVANCED SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING CRASH COURSE FOR ART GALLERIES

EXPANDING OUR WORKSHOPS TO SUPPORT ART BRANDS IN DIGITAL MARKETING: We are pleased to announce that our next Advanced Social Media Marketing Crash Course will take place on 31st May, and will be focused on Art Galleries and Art Brands. Back in April we launched the first Advanced Social Media Marketing Crash Course for Interior Design Brands, as we saw a growing need from designers to better understand the ins and outs of a constantly developing new discipline: social media marketing, the surprisingly effective segment of digital marketing that deals with your brand’s online presence on platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn and so on. At first, social media marketing was quite superficial, interacting mostly with early adopters. Today, however, there are...

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NEW SHOWROOMS AT CLERKENWELL DESIGN WEEK 2017

THE 3-DAY FESTIVAL FORMAT EVENT RETURNS WITH NEW EXHIBITORS & INNOVATIVE DESIGNS: Spreading across multiple locations throughout Clerkenwell in the east-central part of London, Clerkenwell Design Week has quickly grown as a key event of the design industry and its physical manifestations in the UK. [caption id="attachment_5438" align="aligncenter" width="500"] CDW Presents: Aldworth James & Bond (Image Courtesy: Clerkenwell Design Week)[/caption] Home to a plethora of world-class design showrooms, the three-day festival bonanza will give its visitors the chance to explore new products, collaborations and installations from both emerging and iconic designers. [caption id="attachment_5445" align="aligncenter" width="500"] CDW Presents: Buzzispace (Image Courtesy: Clerkenwell Design Week)[/caption] Amongst the new names to grace Clerkenwell Design Week with their presence this year is Sven Christiansen, who will launch their new...

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ANISH KAPOOR AT LISSON GALLERY

ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL ARTISTS OF HIS GENERATION RETURNS TO LONDON:   Anish Kapoor has just opened a major exhibition of new work at Lisson Gallery London. Taking place from 31st March until 6th May, the show explores the affective nature of painting from the multiple perspectives of Kapoor’s varied working practice. His art evinces overlapping dimensions, at once image and object, illusion and representation, substance and skin, surface and depth. [caption id="attachment_5305" align="aligncenter" width="520"] First Site Studio, 2016; gouache on paper, 67 x 100.9cm (Image Courtesy of the Artist and Lisson Gallery London)[/caption] The exhibition debuts three large-scale, amorphous, hybrid forms that exist somewhere between paintings, sculptures and anamorphic objects. These signal an important development into sculptural objecthood from the expressive silicone...

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NEWPORT STREET GALLERY PRESENTS SHORT GROUP OF WORK FROM MURDERME COLLECTION

AS THE GAVIN TURK EXHIBITION IS EXTENDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND: The short display of works from Damien Hirst’s Murderme Collection of over 3,000 artworks by other artists will open on 29th March, following the extension of Gavin Turk’s show by one week (until 26th March). [caption id="attachment_5144" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Installation shot from a Murderme Collection exhibition at Serpentine Galleries in 2006 (Image Credit: Damien Hirst / Serpentine Galleries)[/caption] The Murderme exhibition will take place from 29th March until 17th April across two of Newport Street Gallery’s six gallery spaces, whilst the rest of the venue will be closed for the change-over between “Gavin Turk: Who, What, When, Where, How & Why” and “Ashley Bickerton: Ornamental Hysteria”, which is set to open on...

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CHRIS LEVINE TEAMS UP WITH HUAWEI FOR #SAATCHISELFIE

SELFIE TO SELF-EXPRESSION, AN INNOVATIVE EXHIBITION BY SAATCHI GALLERY: Huawei recently unveiled its newest smartphone, the Huawei P10, which was given an 87 rating out of 100 from renowned camera tester DxOMark. With a 5.1-inch display (and 5.5.-inch for the Plus model), Huawei means to bring serious competition to other flagship Android devices. Its camera in particular makes it stand out. Huawei Mobile has partnered with the Saatchi Gallery for a unique exhibition exploring self-portraits – a culture in its own right dating back centuries that has truly blossomed since the invention of the smartphone camera. The Huawei P10 has taken centre stage for this event, thanks to its impressive twin-lens Leica camera. [caption id="attachment_5112" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image Courtesy: Android Central[/caption] “Selfie to Self-Expression”...

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ZAHA HADID DESIGN AT DESIGN SHANGHAI

zaha hadid design at design shanghai

A SPECIAL EDITION TO CELEBRATE THE ICONIC ARCHITECT AND DESIGNER: Her career spanned four decades of extraordinary advances in the field of architecture and design, and her pioneering vision ultimately redefined both for the 21st century, capturing imaginations across the globe as the name Zaha Hadid became an icon. The renowned architect often collaborated with eminent brands to create exquisite, one-off and limited edition pieces, and most of them currently reside in some of the world’s most respected museum collections – consistently showcased in acclaimed retrospective exhibitions worldwide. [caption id="attachment_5029" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Aria Gold & Translucent Chandeliers for Slamp (Image Credit: Zaha Hadid)[/caption] The Zaha Hadid Edition celebrates all of these remarkable collaborations, once again reminding us of the priceless heritage left behind by...

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