French Minimalism’s Love Affair With 1950s Architecture Explored at Galerie Pascal Cuisinier

  • Architectural & Minimalist: French Design of the Fifties runs from October 29 through December 31, 2015 at Galerie Pascal Cuisinier, Paris.

  • A new exhibition at Paris-based Galerie Pascal Cuisinier examines the motivation behind the close love affair and its influence.
  • The new show, “Architectural & Minimalist,” highlights about 30 select pieces, among them some of the most radical and minimalist designs of the era, across furniture, chair, and lamp design.
  • French minimalistic design and architecture have been married for years.
  • The gallery champions the first generation of French industrial designers – those with works produced between 1951 and 1961.


Can Design Change Society? Symposium and Exhibition in Berlin

  • Can Design Change Society? pop-up exhibition will run from 2 – 20 September in Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin.
  • Can Design Change Society? It is, indeed, the big question that has plagued the design profession right from the beginning.
  • The pop-up exhibition will present prototypical projects, both historical and contemporary, that have tried to use design for social change.
  • By what means can we approach design change and the future in a new way today?
  • Starting with the high aspirations of Bauhaus to use rational, humanist design to transform every aspect of life, the spectre of social change continues to haunt design.