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EVENT: ‘PICK ME UP: GRAPHIC ARTS FESTIVAL’ AT SOMERSET HOUSE (ALDWYCH), 24th April – 5th May 2014

April 21st, 2014

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Pick Me Up returns to Somerset House for its fifth consecutive year celebrating graphic art in all of its forms. The UK’s original contemporary graphic arts festival showcases and sells affordable work from a myriad of names and collectives. A daily programme of lively events suitable for all ages and interests encourages everyone to get involved.

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EXHIBITION: ‘DESIGNS OF THE YEAR’ AT THE DESIGN MUSEUM (BERMONDSEY), 26th March–25th August 2014

April 6th, 2014

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Now in its seventh year, Designs of the Year at the Design Museum gathers together a year of cutting-edge innovation and original talent; showcasing the very best in global Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Furniture, Graphic, Product and Transport design.

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EXHIBITION: ‘STEWARTS LAW RCA SECRET’ AT ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART (BATTERSEA), 13th–22nd March 2014

March 13th, 2014

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The Royal College of Art’s annual anonymous postcard exhibition and fundraising sale returns for it’s 20th year. The Stewart Law RCA Secret sees works from over 2,500 artists and designers such as renowned architect Zaha Hadid, fashion designer Sir Paul Smith and photographer David Bailey.

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EVENT: ‘MIDCENTURY MODERN’ AT DULWICH COLLEGE (DULWICH) 16th March 2014

March 13th, 2014

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Midcentury Modern is back again for a one-day selling event at Dulwich College showing the very best in contemporary and 20th Century design. Staged by Modern Shows, the event offers a mixture of furniture, ceramics, fabrics and glass for midcentury lovers, whether you are a collector or looking for something for your home.

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EXHIBITION: ‘ANTON ALVAREZ – WRAPPER’S DELIGHT’ AT GALLERY LIBBY SELLERS (FITZROVIA), 6th March – 17th April 2014

March 4th, 2014

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Gallery Libby Sellers hosts a solo-exhibition of new works by Anton Alvarez. The exhibition’s title, ‘Wrapper’s Delight’ pays homage to the 1979 hit rap by Sugarhill Gang and perfectly encapsulates both the energetic spirit of these new works and Alvarez’s background in graffiti art.

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EXHIBITION: ‘MARTINO GAMPER: DESIGN IS A STATE OF MIND’ AT SERPENTINE SACKLER GALLERY (KENSINGTON), 5th March – 18th May 2014

February 25th, 2014

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Serpentine Galleries has invited the influential London-based Italian designer Martino Gamper to curate an exhibition entitled design is a state of mind held within the newly opened Serpentine Sackler Gallery, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects. The exhibition presents a landscape of shelving systems, telling the story of design objects and their impact on our lives.

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EXHIBITION: ‘DESIGNS BY MOTHER NATURE – BIOMIMETIC PRODUCTS’ AT ROCA LONDON GALLERY (FULHAM), 27TH FEBRUARY – 24TH MAY 2014

February 23rd, 2014

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Roca London Gallery hosts Designs by Mother Nature, an exhibition which highlights the many everyday products, objects and buildings that have used nature as a source of inspiration. Curated by sustainability experts, Estudi Ramon Folch together with Chris Lefteri and designed by FAT Architecture, the exhibition presents an intelligent, interactive and thought-provoking display of objects, videos and photographs that demonstrates the power of biomimicry.

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EXHIBITION: ‘UNITED VISUAL ARTISTS (UVA): MOMENTUM’ AT THE CURVE, BARBICAN CENTRE (BARBICAN), 13th February-1st June 2014

February 14th, 2014

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United Visual Artists (UVA) present Momentum, an immersive installation that combines light, sound and movement commissioned by the Barbican Centre. The exhibition is held in the Curve Gallery and coincides with the multi-disciplinary art and design studio’s 10th anniversary.

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EXHIBITION: ‘COLLAGE? BY RAE HIPPOLYTE’ AT FØREST LONDON (CLERKENWELL), 13th February – 29th March 2014

February 11th, 2014

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FØrest London presents Collage? The first solo exhibition by image maker Rae Hippolyte. Based in their Clerkenwell located showroom the exhibition displays a collection of photographs which explores ideas of collage wherein collage is used not as the medium but as the subject.

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SHOP: ‘DISCOVER: THE HEAL’S MODERN CRAFT MARKET’ AT HEAL’S (FITZROVIA), 3rd-16th February 2014

February 2nd, 2014

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Heal’s opens their Tottenham Court Road store for two weeks to celebrate the best in British contemporary design and craftsmanship. DISCOVER: The Heal’s Modern Craft Market is a curated space for customers to experience and purchase works from emerging independent talent as well as the WORKS collective. Discover also hosts a selection of events including demonstrations and workshops for all.

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