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INGRESSI DI MILANO

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Most of Milan’s beauty is behind closed doors. The designs of these these portals—by Gio Ponti, Giovanni Muzio, Piero Portaluppi, Luigi Caccia Dominioni and others—have been brought together in a book of photographs edited by Karl Kolbitz.   ENTRYWAYS OF MILAN—INGRESSI DI MILANO By Karl Kolbitz (Cologne: Taschen, 2017) taschen.com/entryways_of_milan_ingressi_di_milano See Kolbitz’ interview with Sven […]

CALVIN KLEIN IN BASEL

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At Design Miami/Basel, Calvin Klein and its chief creative officer Raf Simons collaborated with Cassina to showcase a limited edition of Feltri chairs—originally designed in 1987 by Gaetano Pesce—upholstered in an American quilting motif, set around a barn papered with images of AndyWarhol’s Electric Chair. Armchairs numbered 1–50 will be available for purchase at the fair, […]

FLORENT ROUSSEAU’S MAPPLETHORPE

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In 2014, Florent Rousseau transformed Robert Mapplethorpe’s 1988 Whitney Museum catalogue into a masterpiece of bookbinding. See: bibliotheque-gay.blogspot.com/robert-mapplethorpe-habille-par-florent Also see: vanityfair.com/robert-mapplethorpe-dominick-dunne

LIBBY SELLERS IN BASEL

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On the occasion of the publication of WOMEN DESIGN, author and former Design Museum curator Libby Sellers will talk with Betil Dagdelen, Marianne Goebl, and Nina Yashar about the fields of study and landmark work brought to life in her new book.   LIBBY SELLERS—DESIGN MIAMI/BASEL, Hall 1 Süd, Messe Basel. basel2018.designmiami.com/women-design quartoknows.com/Women-Design libbysellers.com/ Image credit: […]

MILTON GLASER POSTERS

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MILTON GLASER POSTERS, a 700-page compendium of over 400 works by the master, is out now from Abrams. Thick as a brick, this compact, paperbound edition is an essential reference for anyone interested in the history of graphic design. MILTON GLASER POSTERS – 427 EXAMPLES FROM 1965 TO 2017 (New York: Abrams Books, 2018) abramsbooks.com/milton-glaser-posters […]

ROBERT STADLER

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In conjunction with NYC x DESIGN, Paris-based designer Robert Stadler will join Pin-Up editor Felix Burrichter for a conversation about Stadler’s practice, his recent exhibition at the Noguchi Museum, and Typecasting, the show Stadler curated at Milan Design Week 2018.   ROBERT STADLER and FELIX BURRICHTER IN CONVERSATION, Sunday, May 20, at 5 pm. 100 […]

KOOLHAAS TORRE AT FONDAZIONE PRADA

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The new Rem Koolhaas-designed tower at Fondazione Prada officially opened during last week’s Salone del Mobile. The new gallery space inside the tower will house Miuccia Prada’s private collection of contemporary art.   TORRE – FONDAZIONE PRADA, Largo Isarco 2, Milano. fondazioneprada.org/milan Image credit: Fondazione Prada.