DS @ IMM 2008
Our two designers from gaeaforms/Turkey, Pinar Yar and Tugrul Govsa, about their very first time on an international design exhibition. Let´s take a look what they experienced here in Cologne.
Design + Emotion: Manfred Gotta
Twingo, Megaperls an Smart - Manfred Gotta is Germany´s name inventor number one.
KISD Graduation 2008: phase08
One of the older more cultivated traditions at the Köln International School of Design is to send the graduates of the design department off with a great display and even greater festivity and to celebrate with them an exhibition. DS TV took a look around.
PREVIEW imm cologne 09: Trend Board + trend book
The latest trend book edition for the imm cologne features the Interior Trends for 2009. The overwhelming response received in previous years demonstrates that this annual book provides a detailed reference work not only for exhibitors, visitors and journalists...
DS TV meets Prof. Michael Erlhoff
On this years´ graduation party of the Koeln International School of Design we met Prof. Dr. Michael Erlhoff. He told us some very interesting things about the brand new "Kölner Design Preis" which will be awarded on 6 November 2008.
Interieur 08 - 21. Design Biennale in Kortrijk/Belgium
The aim of the Interieur Foundation is to promote creativity in product development and design, through the means of a major international Biennale, which offers an overview of the most recent developments and the most successful projects in product development and design.
City + Country Portraits
ROADSPOTTER in Toronto: Model Citizen
In May 2008 DESIGNSPOTTER went on the road to Canada, realizing a brand new project called ROADSPOTTER. In Toronto we made an interview with Georgia and Julian from MODEL CITIZEN who are located in Kensington Market...
City + Country Portraits
ROADSPOTTER in Toronto: The Gladstone Hotel
The Gladstone Hotel is a unique urban hotel providing both travelers and Torontonians with a truly authentic experience of the local creative culture. We met Christina Zeidler, president of the Gladstone Hotel, and she told us about the hotel's thirty-seven artist-designed guest rooms and many more exclusive issues...
ROADSPOTTER in Toronto: Todd Falkowsky / Motherbrand
Starting February 2008, Michael Erdmann and Todd Falkowsky of Toronto-based design collective Motherbrand launched "The Souvenir Shop": a retail installation of souvenir Canadiana offering wares that are both provocative yet affordable. We met Todd at the Gladstone Hotel.
1. Kölner Design Preis: press conference
Today in the morning, on Nov 6, the press conference for the very first Cologne Design Award (1. Kölner Design Preis) took place at the Museum of Applied Arts in the centre of Cologne. We already got back from the award ceremony tonight, so here you see some first impressions. A further video with the award winners and impressions of the gala will follow soon...