Jewellery Hyperreal. Cathy Cox & Susan Pietzsch (Eds.). Schmuck2

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The “Jewellery Hyperreal” publication on the question how jewellery could be transferred into hyperreality

includes interviews with Daniel Knorr, Yukinori Maeda, Schmidttakahashi, Magnus Ericson, Lisa Walker, Yu Yamada

and a special contribution by Akio Seki

Edition of 500
Designed by THe Simple Society

Since 1997 the artist and jewellery designer Susan Pietzsch installed with Schmuck2 a continous international exhibition programme. Schmuck2 takes a focus on unusual, diverse takes on the themes of “jewellery”, combining people with different cultural background such as artists, designers and art-theorists. The projects shape a multi-faced image for contemporary styles of jewellery, using unconventional concepts that move between fine and applied arts.


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Design Act. Sternberg Press

Posted in architecture, art, books, design, graphic design, politics, Uncategorized, writing on January 27th, 2012
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Design Act. Sternberg Press

Edited by Magnus Ericson, Ramia Mazé
Contributions by Magnus Ericson, Natasha Marie Llorens, Ramia Mazé Interviews with Ana Betancour, Otto von Busch, Mauricio Corbalan, Pelin Dervis, Anthony Dunne, Joseph Grima, Peter Lang, Yanki Lee, Tor Lindstrand, Helena Mattsson, Ou Ning, Doina Petrescu, Fiona Raby, Meike Schalk, Christina Zetterlund

Design Act: Socially and Politically Engaged Design Today—Critical Roles and Emerging Tactics is a project that presents and discusses contemporary design practices that engage with political and societal issues. Since 2009, the Iaspis project Design Act has been highlighting and discussing practices in which designers have been engaging critically as well as practically in such issues. Itself an example of applied critical thinking and experimental tactics, the process behind the Design Act project is considered as a curatorial, participatory and open-ended activity. Design Act has developed through an online archive, public events, and an international network.

Co-published with Iaspis
Design by Johanna Lewengard

D 19 €
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