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    Vitra & Artek + Studio Ilse = Super Sweet Installation at Vitrahaus!

    16th May

    The first – and smokin’ hot – installation and collaboration between Vitra + Artek recently opened at VitraHaus loft in Weil am Rhein. Officially joining forces in 2013 after Vitra acquired Artek, the two furniture companies enlisted the help of Ilse Crawford of Studio Ilse who created a glorious space to introduce the union of the two brands. Rather than simply display their products alongside each other, the shared brand is introduced in the form of a story: an imaginary home of a fictitious Finnish-German couple, Harri and Astrid.



    FvF Apartment by Vitra and Freunde von Freunden // Berlin.

    11th April

    The FvF Apartment in Mulackstrasse, Berlin is a monster cool collaborative project between interview magazine Freunde von Freunden and Swiss furniture manufacturer Vitra. The apartment has been re-built and designed in a way that allows us to consider how “a creative, mobile and digitally-oriented generation lives”.



    Herman Miller Presents — George Nelson: Architect, Designer, Writer, Teacher.

    4th July

    Mid-century modern lovers – rejoice! I am excited to let you know that Herman Miller are bringing the exhibition “George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher” to Australia. George Nelson (1908-1986) was one of the most influential American designers of the twentieth century, and to this day his work continues to leave a lasting impact on the design community. A notable architect, prominent author, editor, lecturer, exhibition designer, and passionate photographer – this comprehensive retrospective of Nelson’s visionary work will open at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney on August 3rd…



    Yellowtrace Spotlight // November 2012.

    5th November

    Happy Monday dear readers! I would like to kick off the week by introducing you to a brand new regular column called “Yellowtrace Spotlight” – hooray! Each month I will bring you a whole bunch of good stuff I wouldn’t normally be able to share with you due to the limited number of posts. The column will feature all manner of things such as new products, art exhibitions, design events, lifestyle news and the like – many of those would normally suffocate under a large pile of emails and press releases I receive every day…



    London Design Festival 2011 | Part 02.

    5th October

    Mark Leib is back with his Part 02 roundup of the recent London Design Festival. Today he tells us about The Shoreditch Design Triangle, De La Espada at Tramshed, Ridley’s pop-up restaurant by The Decorators and Atelier ChanChan and Jean Prouvé by G-Star RAW for Vitra. Extreme love…



    Vitra Miniatures Chandelier | Paola Pivi.

    27th July

    The ‘Nice Ball’ (funny name) by Italian artist Paola Pivi, is a chandelier containing 80 iconic design furniture miniatures which are attached to an aluminum structure. Each light measures approximately 700 mm (28″) in diameter, made from a unique selection of the miniature iconic seats from the Vitra Design Museum. When lit, the light bulb within the sphere casts dazzling shadows on walls, allowing the viewer to experience these iconic designs in exaggerated 2D and 3D format…




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