Monday, December 10th, 2012

8:06 pm

Porsche 40 Years of Porsche Design Exhibit


The original Porsche Design Studio was founded in 1972 by Ferdinand Alexander Porsche and was relocated in 1974 to Austria. 40 years on, the Porsche Museum now houses a special exhibition to celebrate this anniversary. Besides the display of legendary cars like…

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Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

7:47 pm

Pitt Rivers Museum

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Ask a museum professional what there favorite museum is, and chances are you might here the same answer time and time again. The Pitt Rivers. A gem of anthropological wonders in Oxford, the Pitt Rivers gives visitors the chance to…

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Monday, March 16th, 2009

5:46 pm

BMW Museum

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The new BMW Museum opened in Munich back on June 21, 2008. Completing a trio of brand-focused activities (with a factory tour and the BMW Welt), the museum sets new standard for automotive museums. The assembly line display (see images…

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Saturday, February 7th, 2009

7:04 pm

The Sea Within Us

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Maine Maritime Museum, located in Bath, has recently opened The Sea Within Us: Iconically Maritime in Fashion & Design. From 19th-century naval uniforms to the children’s apparel they have inspired, the exhibition tackles a full range of sea inspired looks.…

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Ford’s Theater

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Known world-wide as the site of Lincoln’s assassination, Washington D.C.’s Ford’s Theater will reopen next week as part of a new museum complex. The timing is advantageous, the week marks Lincoln’s 200 birthday. Today the NYT reviews the new enterprise,…

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Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

11:52 pm

Bibliotheque Design

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A good exhibition isn’t just about the objects and analysis. There is a heavy degree of design savvy required to make things hum. It’s Nice That hips us to London’s Bibliotheque Design, the firm that devised the label system for…

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