Posts in the category design

bauhaus 98 & counting. the 100th anniversary of the founding of the bauhaus, in weimar, is in two years in 2019. photography: matthew burger . . .

bauhaus 98 & counting . . .

bauhaus 98 & counting . . .
the 100th anniversary of the founding of the bauhaus, in weimar, is in two years . . .
a mere three years before the beginnings of the bauhaus in 1916, the founding father of the assembly line, of mass-production, and the ford motor company,
henry ford, proclaimed that “history [...]

posted 4 July 2017

categories design, education

calatrava’s world trade center oculus in manhattan. photography: matthew burger

calatrava’s oculus . . .

calatrava’s world trade center oculus, in manhattan on an autumn sunday . . .
calatrava’s oculus

posted 21 September 2016

categories design

nemo propheta in patria • alvar aalto, artek exhibit at the bard graduate center gallery. photography: matthew burger

nemo propheta in patria . . .

nemo propheta in patria (no-one is a prophet in their own land) . . .
attributed to alvar aalto
artek & the aaltos information. bard graduate center gallery
artek & the aaltos: creating a modern world, exibition at the bard graduate center from april 22nd until october 2nd, 2016:artek & the aaltos at the bard

posted 21 August 2016

categories design

details from the exhibit mariscal’s world at leeren beutel, regensburg. photography: matthew burger

mariscal’s bavarian venues . . .

javier mariscal came to visit regensburg in conjunction with two special venues; the screening of his film, chico & rita, as well as the opening of a one man exhibit at leeren beutel called, mariscal’s world. monday may 30th; 150th day of the year in the gregorian calendar was the third special venue. on that [...]

posted 31 May 2016

categories design, education

lubok books in bavaria 2016

lubok in bavaria . . .

this past week i went to schwandorf’s oberpfälzer künstlerhaus to see lubok book’s bavarian exhibit twice (once with daniela d. and jnés b. and again with bernhard l.). the first time i became aware of lubok was at the museum of modern art’s ps1 art books fair in new york. then i was able to [...]

posted 15 May 2016

categories design, photos

vienna venues: josef frank & estrid ericson photography: lennart nilsson, svenskt tenn. fabric detail, svenskt tenn photography: matthew burger

vienna design venues . . .

from casual conversations this week came improvised invitations from professor erich pröd and viennese designer katharina erich to participate in current venues in vienna. the first suggestion was to participate in the forward festival for creativity, design & communication, but unfortunately that wasn’t possible. the second suggestion was listening to pentagram’s michael bierut talk for [...]

posted 10 April 2016

categories design

less is more than more. iD bachelor projects exhibit in regensburg. photography: matthew burger

less is more than more . . .

less > more:
iD bachelor projects at the municipal museum leerer beutel, in regensburg, bavaria
iD participants:
aaron vander bee • andreas wagner • anna knaut • benedikt bandtlow • bianca bauer jörg • ina turinsky • jinny martens • jonna breitenhuber • johanna brunner • kevin • konstantin beitsch • laura wittmann • lukas walzer • lukas [...]

posted 9 March 2016

categories design, education

4 from 23 works in progress & konstantin beitsch’s autumn leaves experimental material

design concepts • work in progress . . .

four from twenty-three design concepts • work in progress of iD bachelor projects at gallery konstantin b., regensburg bavaria:
• konstantin beitsch
• simon budich
• ina turinsky
• laura wittmann
design, as a primary form of artistic invention and expression, embraces not only artifact making, but also the meaning we associate with objects through their shaping of our [...]

posted 26 February 2016

categories design, education

twenty two stops to the city, coney island winter . . . garland jeffreys. photography: matthew burger

coney island winter . . .

new york city impressions from a brief moment in time from twenty–nine faculty, friends & iD students of the university of applied sciences regensburg’s department of architecture. participants in this adventure:
andreas völkl • anja lindner • bernhard löffler • catharina hoffmann • christiane hilmer • christine kindermann • daniela deutzer • daniela penagos höck [...]

posted 25 February 2016

categories design, education

descending stairs & turning around from the animal locomotion series, by eadweard muybridge 1884-1885

ascending & descending a staircase . . .

pascale wettenschwiler and i went this week to the cooper hewitt to view the heatherwick exhibit, provocations. what i found to be one the more interesting parts of the rather extensive exhibit was heaterwick’s study for the first double decker bus for london in fifty years. the stairwell artifact / production component, which was placed [...]

posted 28 December 2015

categories design