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Hidden Treasures: Gertrud Rennhard’s “Iran Collection”

On Sunday December 4th the GRASSI Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig is not only officially unveiling the restored Josef-Alber-Window on the main staircase and opening the Werner Bünck retrospective “Metall.Keramik.Stein”. The Pfeilerhalle is also hosting a new exhibition displaying some … Continue reading

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Dutch Design Week: Glass is More!

A regular exhibition at Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven is “Glass is More!” Wonderfully demonstrating glass’s versatility be it artistic, architectural or as a design object, “Glass is More !” is always staged in a disused boiler room in a … Continue reading

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Josef Albers Window – Intallation Underway

Visitors to the Grassi Museum Leipzig can currently experience the installation of the re-created Josef Albers window next to the main staircase. One of the largest examples of Bauhaus stained glass work, the Josef Albers window was destroyed during allied … Continue reading

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Expedition Burg 2011: Annual Show Burg Giebichenstein Halle

The weekend 15-17 July saw the annual end of year show at Burg Giebichenstein Halle. Under the title “Expedition Burg” students from all departments showed the results of their years’ work in numerous locations throughout the town. Here a few … Continue reading

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Josef Albers Window to be Recreated.

The 1927 exhibition „Europäisches Kunstgewerbe 1927″ was important for the Leipzig Grassi Museum in two respects. It helped establish the institutions reputation throughout Europe. Josef Albers won the competition to design the window of the main staircase in the Johannisplatz … Continue reading

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Grassi Blog in Eindhoven: Atelier Arnout Visser, Bottle Stories

Ahead of the 2010 Grassimesse we have taken a couple of days off to visit the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven. In addition to a lot of wonderful experimental design, one of the highlights for us was “Bottle Stories” by … Continue reading

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Grassi Blog @ Grassimesse 2010 – Reclaiming “Like”

For the Grassimesse 2010 the Grassi Blog are organising an online photo album – a pictorial documentation of the fair, the exhibits and the exhibitors. In our modern world “Like” is something one does with a click on facebook button … Continue reading

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Vienna Design Week 2010: Mark Braun and J & L Lobmeyr

A central feature of the Vienna Design Week is the so-called “Passionswege” – in which numerous traditional Viennese manufacturers cooperate with young designers on projects with an essentially experimental nature. This years Passionswege includes, for example, a series of white … Continue reading

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Vienna Design Week 2010: Vindobona by Claesson Koivisto Rune

As part of the Vienna Design Week exhibition “Barock Splendour and Stainless Steel” at the Liechtenstein Museum, the Stockholm design agency Claesson Koivisto Rune have created an exclusive range of tableware in cooperation with the Wiener Silber Manufactur and the … Continue reading

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