Konstantin Grcic – Panorama

Konstantin Grcic – Panorama

22/03/ – 14/09/2014

Konstantin Grcic is one of the most influential designers of our time. With »Konstantin Grcic – Panorama«, the Vitra Design Museum is now presenting the largest solo exhibition on Grcic and his work to date. Specifically for this exhibition, Grcic has developed several large-scale installations rendering his personal visions for life in the future – situated on the cusp between present and future, reality and fiction. Read more

»The Notion of Industrial Design has changed...«

»The Notion of Industrial Design has changed...«

Opening Talk with Konstantin Grcic

In conjunction with the opening, Konstantin Grcic talked about his work and the exhibition with Mateo Kries, Director of the Vitra Design Museum. Topics of discussion include work processes, societal transformations and creative utopias that could shape the design of tomorrow. Video

Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

through the exhibition »Konstantin Grcic – Panorama«

Specifically for this exhibition, Grcic has developed several large-scale installations rendering his personal visions for life in the future: a home interior, a design studio and an urban environment. Accompany Konstantin Grcic und Mateo Kries on a virtual tour through the exhibition »Konstantin Grcic – Panorama«.

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Álvaro Siza  – The Alhambra Project

Álvaro Siza – The Alhambra Project

13.06.2014 – 12.10.2014

The Alhambra palace complex in the southern Spanish city of Granada is one of the most eminent monuments of Moorish culture and officially recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The exhibition »Álvaro Siza – The Alhambra Project« in the Vitra Design Museum Gallery is now presenting the design scheme by renowned architect Álvaro Siza for the new Alhambra visitor centre. The design was produced in col-laboration with the Spanish architect Juan Domingo Santos and emerged as the winner of an international competition in 2010. More

The exhibition newspaper

The exhibition newspaper

Background information on »Konstantin – Grcic Panorama«

The exhibition »Konstantin Grcic - Panorama« features much information pertaining to current debates on the future of living, working and public space. This research illustrates the framework within which Grcic views his work as a designer. It also shows how intensely – and at times controversially – the future of design is discussed and makes evident the ties to other disciplines such as urbanism, architecture, art, sociology and natural sciences. The newspaper that accompanies the exhibition contains examples of research relating to all these points. It can be downloaded as a PDF here.

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