Archive for September, 2008

KithKin Reveals

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

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The British design collective KithKin recently set up an interesting window display at the Selfridges flagship store in London. Each week from September through mid-October a new section of the display is revealed, designed by different artists. The final portion however, called ‘To Let’, is up for grabs. Interested folks can bid on their own piece of the window on ebay.

Reminder: PKN + DCM

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Two quick reminders:

  • Pecha Kucha Night Denver Volume 3 is tonight at Buntport Theater, 8 PM.
  • The deadline for the first challenge for the Denver Community Museum has been extended – bring your globes to PKN or stop by the museum from 5-7 PM on Tuesday evening or email to make arrangements.

Tom Price: Meltdown Chairs

Monday, September 29th, 2008

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New chairs from Tom Price. Part of his melted furniture series, these pieces were made by heating polyester fleece clothing with a steel form. As the fabric melts, it creates a blend of patterns and colors.

Announcements: DCM + PKN

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

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Two quick reminders:

  • Artifacts for the Denver Community Museum’s first exhibit, “The Missing Map” will be accepted this Friday and Saturday, 9/26 & 9/27 at the DCM from 12- 5 PM. Bring in your globes for the show, which will open Friday, October 3rd.
  • Next Monday, 9/29 is Volume 3 of Pecha Kucha Night in Denver. Another great round of presenters – get there at 8 PM!

Georg Baldele

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

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Nice lighting by British designer Georg Baldele. His ‘Buona Sera’ pendants are hand made with Nomex fire-resistant paper.

Swoc

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

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Swoc is a modular storage system built with fabric blocks. Designed by the German firm ett la benn. Too bad none of their shots show the system with stuff inside -I’m curious to see how it holds up.

Jethro Macey Part 2

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

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One more new item from Jethro Macey – the delicately decorated ‘Textile’ side unit has CNC milled doors and an oak base.

Jethro Macey

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

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These new powder coated bathroom cabinets by Jethro Macey have a built-in space for a special little object. Available in 2009.

Hanna Ehlers

Monday, September 15th, 2008

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These beautiful side tables by Finnish designer Hanna Ehlers are a nice balance of ceramics with wood.

Denver Community Museum

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

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I’m happy to announce a project I’ve been working on for quite some time, the Denver Community Museum (DCM). Carried out in the form of a pop-up gallery, the DCM will be a temporary arts institution located in downtown Denver, CO.

Contents for the museum’s monthly, rotating exhibitions will be based entirely on community submissions. Every month a new ‘Community Challenge’ is issued and the results will be put on display.

Submissions are now being accepted for the first Community Challenge, titled “The Missing Map”. The challenge is to: create a three-dimensional globe – of any size, using any material, sharing any narrative you desire. Submissions can be turned in 9.26 or 9.27 between 12-5 PM to the DCM at 1610 Little Raven St. Suite 120.

The DCM is free both to participate in and to visit. Submissions are welcome from people of all skill levels and ages, the only requirement is that you must be a resident of the City of Denver. The museum officially opens on Friday, October 3rd – future hours will be: Thursdays, 2 – 7 PM, Fridays and Saturdays, 12 – 5 PM and by appointment.

Much more to come, but for now visit the DCM website here. I will be gone for most of the week, regular posting will resume 9/15! Start making globes.

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