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Category Archives: Contemporary

Solution Greece? Zak Group

Solution Greece? Zak Group OMMU, Athens, Greece May 25 – June 16, 2012 Statement: «OMMU presents the first exhibition in Greece by the London-based design office Zak Group. For the exhibition, Zak Group presents the Sternberg Press Solution series, edited by Ingo Niermann and designed by Zak Group beginning in 2008. The Solution series invites […]

RISD MFA Graphic Design exhibition 2012

Rhode Island School of Design MFA Graphic Design exhibition 2012 RI Convention Center, Providence May 19 – June 1, 2012 Statement: «GRAPHIC DESIGN MFA 2012 is an exhibition of books, printed matter, websites, interactive works, and videos from this year’s graduating class of MFA graphic design students at RISD. In order to stay in line […]

Yale MFA Graphic Design Grad Show 2011

Catalog Yale MFA Graphic Design Grad Show 2011 Green Hall Gallery of the School of Art, located at 1156 Chapel Street in New Haven, Connecticut Statement: As both noun and verb, book and exhibition, CATALOG recasts the deconstructed components of finished design projects as new work. The result is an exhibition that is an exploded […]

Zak Kyes Working With…

Zak Kyes Working With… Architectural Association, London, April 28 – May 26, 2012 See the older post about Zak Kyes Working With… in Leipzig.

ABC Primer – Rainbow Series
Magazijn, Amsterdam

ABC Primer — Rainbow Series Magazijn, Amsterdam, NL March 30 – April 1, 2012 Designer: Cobbenhagen Hendriksen ABC Primer – Rainbow Series includes 26 silkscreened posters (A–Z), size 72 X 102 cm in different print runs, in a total of 900 posters, which are for sale and on view at Magazijn. Statement: «Using the ABC-Primer […]

Richard Hollis

Richard Hollis traveling exhibition, first held at the Libby Sellars Gallery, London, March 23 – April 28, 2012 (later held at: Centre Pompidou, Paris [February 2013]; ECAL, Lausanne [April 2013]; and Artists Space, New York [September 2013]) Curator: Emily King Statement: «As part of the team that turned John Berger’s epochal BBC TV series Ways […]

Unplugged. Mirko Borsche. Design Works!
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

Unplugged. Mirko Borsche. Design Works! Pinakothek der Moderne, Die Neue Sammlung – The International Design Museum, Munich, DE January 13 – March 18, 2012 Statement: «Graphic design for the Bayerische Rundfunk Symphony Orchestra and Die Neue Sammlung – The International Design Museum Munich – but also for Munich’s subcultures. For the Bavarian State Opera – […]

The Popup Generation: Design between Dimensions

The Pop Up Generation: Design Between Dimensions Graphic Design Museum Breda, NL December 13, 2011 – April 12, 2012 Curator: Lidewij Edelkoort Statement: «In 2010, the Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake first presented a ground-breaking collection called 132 5. Working closely with a computer scientist, mathematical algorithms were designed into 3D shapes that are then […]

Zak Kyes Working With
GFZK, Leipzig

Zak Kyes Working With Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Lepzig, DE [INFORM Award for Conceptual Design] December 10, 2011 – March 30, 2012 Curator: Barbara Steiner Statement: «Zak Kyes is the recipient of the 2010 INFORM Award, the annual accolade presented to graphic designers who develop a practice within the context of applied and contemporary art. […]


Archizines traveling exhibition, first held at the Architectural Association, London, November 5 – December 14 2011 (see schedule online) Curator: Elias Redstone Statement: «ARCHIZINES celebrates the resurgence of alternative and independent architectural publishing around the world. The touring exhibition, curated by Elias Redstone and initiated in collaboration with the Architectural Association, features architecture magazines, fanzines […]