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And the Oscars go…

The European Design Awards is the comprehensive annual awards organization acknowledging the best of graphic design, illustration and multimedia design in Europe.

It is based on a collaboration with 12 prestigious communication design magazines in Europe who have taken upon them to support and promote the event,

Representatives of these magazines will compose the jury. They are: 2+3D, CAP & Design, +design, étapes, Eye, idpure, Items, KAK, Linea Grafica, Novum, TYPO and Visual.

Admission works, January 1 – February 28, 2007.



Filed under: Events

Yo dije Pánico!

Asociación Proyecta lanza la nueva edición de su certamen “06.centre de disseny”, en el que muestra no sólo los mejores trabajos de estudiantes y futuras promesas del diseño de la provincia de Castellón, sino que también trae invitadas a las más destacadas escuelas de diseño del panorama nacional como son: CEU-San Pablo de Valencia, EINA y ELISAVA de Barcelona, Instituto Europeo di Design de Madrid, y como no la Escola de Arte de Castellón.

Descubrir la calidad de gente de nuestra ciudad es meritorio, salimos fuera y luego nos reconocen, desde ::AP:: recogen las imágenes olvidadas, las concentran en un paquetito y nos las muestran. Algo que perdió l´escola.

El certamen, que quiere convertirse en el punto de encuentro anual entre las diferentes escuelas de diseño y sus docentes y alumnos, se enmarca en el edificio del Museu de Belles Arts, un precioso edificio de Mansilla+Tuñón (premio FAD de arquitectura) que se convierte en un marco incomparable para el evento.

+ en asociación proyecta


Filed under: Events

Skating Gonzo!

To skate for the parquet of the study is something that these boys can do, but to develop in the city of New York as a comunication agency is really dificult, and these guys have obtained it.
Installed in Greenwith st, they create works for Atari, MTV, VH1, Sony, Microsoft..
The creative ones that form Code ant theory there are Marc, Gonzo, Will, and a friend, Roberto Gonzalez who alone does that to add quality to this group.


Filed under: Visuals & Digitals Media

Weimar Academy of Design

The school was founded by Gropius at the conservative city of Weimar in 1919, as a merger of the Weimar School of Arts and Crafts (Grossherzogliche Kunstgewerbeschule) and the Weimar Academy of Fine Arts (Grossherzogliche Hochschule für Bildende Kunst). His opening manifesto proclaimed:-

to create a new guild of craftsmen, without the class distinctions which raise an arrogant barrier between craftsmen and artist.(frampton p123)

Most of the contents of the workshops had been sold off during World War I. The early intention was for the Bauhaus to be a combined architecture school, crafts school, and academy of the arts. Much internal and external conflict followed.

Gropius argued that a new period of history had begun with the end of the war. He wanted to create a new architectural style to reflect this new era. His style in architecture and consumer goods was to be functional, cheap, and consistent with mass production. To these ends, Gropius wanted to reunite art and craft to arrive at high-end functional products with artistic pretensions. The Bauhaus issued a magazine called “Bauhaus” and a series of books called “Bauhausbücher”. Its head of printing and design was Herbert Bayer.

Many believe that German reform in art education was critical for economic reasons. Since the country lacked the quantity of raw materials that the United States and Great Britain had, they had to rely on the proficiency of its skilled labor force and ability to export innovative and high quality goods. Therefore designers were needed and so was a new type of art education. The school’s philosophy basically stated that the artist should be trained to work with the industry.

Funding for the Bauhaus was initially provided by the Thuringian state parliament. Parliamentary support for the school eminated from the Social Democratic party. In February 1924, the Social Democrats lost control of the state parliament to the nationalists, who were hostile to the Bauhaus’s leftist programme. September saw the Ministry of Education place the staff on six-month contracts and cut the school’s funding in half. For Gropius, who had already been looking for alternative sources of funding, this proved to be the last straw. Together with the Council of Masters he announced the closure of the Bauhaus from the end of March 1925. The SPD, who had governed in Dessau for years, offered to establish the Bauhaus in the city. Gropius and his staff moved there in 1926.

After the Bauhaus moved to Dessau, a school of industrial design with teachers and staff less antagonistic to the conservative political regime remained in Weimar. This school was eventually known as the Technical University of Architecture and Civil Engineering and in 1996 changed its name to Bauhaus University Weimar.

+ minusfive


Filed under: The Design & Arts

Humm! is simple

+ Via DESIGNWS.COM, designer Khodi Feiz has designed a foam chair for a project called NL-Lounge. Feiz investigated the possibilities of wire cutting to achieve a 3D form with only two 2D cuts in different directions. Five other Dutch designers: Roderick Vos, Richard Hutten, Satyendra Pakhalé, Kas Oosterhuis and Ilona Lénard were also asked to each design a suite of seating elements to jointly form a lounge landscape for NL-Lounge. Reminds us of Tom Dixon’s foam chair for 100% East.



Filed under: Furniture Collection

Nos gustan los colores, pero despacito!

Nos ha encantado, Joshua Davis nos recolecta su obra en un nuevo espacio, donde nos muestra como no es necesario abusar de los enormes efectos y movimientos que puede crear flash™, es simplemente agradable encontrarse con espacios donde los colores varían y se mueven como si de una orquesta sincronizada se tratará, aparte sigue sin esconder esos primeros proyectos de los que nos podemos avergonzar por que sean “pasteles a los que les falte la guinda”, todo es una evolución e incluso una web menos recargada no es complejo de inferioridad, echadle un vistazo.

We have been charmed with it, Joshua Davis us gathers your work in a new space, where ihe shows us since is not necessary to abuse the enormous effects and movements that flash can create, is simply agreeable to meet spaces where the colors change and move as if about a synchronized orchestra he will treat himself, apart he continues without hiding these first projects of which we can be ashamed for that there are ” pastry to which they lack the cherry “, everything is an evolution and even a less overloaded web is not a complex of inferiority, throw a glimpse.


Filed under: Designers