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Grassimesse 2012

Grassimesse 2012 is open! Until Sunday 28th October some 100 designers, artists and artisans are presenting the fruits of their labour and passion. Full details can be found at http://grassimesse.de and we’ll have reports and updates the coming days. But … Continue reading

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Grassimesse Leipzig 2012

Cheerless as the thought may be given the complete lack of summer – autumn will soon be with us, and with it Grassimesse Leipzig 2012. Which is at least one ray of light in the otherwise ubiquitous gloom. Established in … Continue reading

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Wilhelm Wagenfeld & the Vereinigten Lausitzer Glaswerke Weißwasser @ Grassimesse 1936

One of the true highlights of “Art Nouveau to Present“, the recently opened final section of the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig permanent exhibition is without question the recreation of the Vereinigten Lausitzer Glaswerke Weißwasser (VLG) stand from the … Continue reading

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Grassimesse Leipzig 2011

The doors are open and Grassimesse Leipzig 2011 is underway! Here a brief selection of some of the exhibits from this years show. Grassimesse Leipzig is open from Friday October 28th until Sunday October 30th from 10 am until 7pm … Continue reading

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Grassimesse 2010: Hiawatha Seiffert, Sparkasse Leipzig Grassipreis Winner 2010

Born in Marburg, Hiawatha Seiffert initially trained as a metal worker and qualified as a  Meister in 2003. In 1999 Hiawatha helped form the culture group “Raum 2″ which brought him into contact with and gave him his first experience … Continue reading

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Grassimesse 2010: Stefan Strube

For Vienna Design Week 2010 Claesson Koivisto Rune created a wonderful collection of tableware produced from glass and silver. At Grassimesse 2010 Hannover based designer Stefan Strube presented a wonderful collection of concrete and silver drinking vessels. Moulded in plastic … Continue reading

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Grassimesse 2010: Beate Eismann, TOTAL Deutschland Grassipreis Winner 2010

Born and raised in Halle Beate Eismann studied jewellery design at Burg Giebichenstein under Dorothea Prühl. Motivated by the fact that goldsmithing has changed little over the centuries Beate Eismann trained in the use of CNC technology, and since 2007 … Continue reading

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Grassimesse 2010: Salon Elfi

One of the exhibitors that really made us smile at Grassimesse 2010 was Berlin design studio Salon Elfi. Their textile and wood products just radiating a delicious mix of childhood innocence and early 1950s confidence in the future. What more … Continue reading

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Grassimesse 2010: Pfeilerhalle

Now that the Grassimesse 2010 is finished, we finally have time to reflect a little on the weekend. Whereas the work of the exhibitors normally stands in the spotlight, the real highlight of the 2010 Grassimesse was without question the … 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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