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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Galerie Anatome: call for support

We visited Galerie Anatome in 2010, in the period when we were preparing the exhibition Graphic Design Worlds, and we already wrote some notes about it in the blog A diary of an exhibition. Then we quoted the “Manifesto” launched in September 2009 by the association Galerie Anatome and expressing its commitment in promoting graphic […]

Behind and beyond. Graphic design in the white cube

Certainly graphic works entered the white cube well before 2006. However, the exhibition curated by graphic designer Peter Bil’ak that year at the Moravian Gallery on occasion of the 22nd International Biennale of Graphic Design in Brno (CZ), Graphic design in the white cube marked a significant moment for the relationship of graphic design with […]

100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design
Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich

100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich, CH February 10 – June 03, 2012 Statement: «Swiss graphic design – one of the country’s leading products – is encountered everywhere. While a single individual style cannot be identified, a certain common approach is evident. This is revealed in the striking awareness of quality […]

“That does not make design art”, Daniel van der Velden (Metahaven)

«… I still believe in a very romantic idea of art, and I also believe that design is not meant to be art: it has a different role. But art is recently providing sometimes a more interesting [space …]: “communication as a research question,” and not as an answer that is formulated by marketing people […]