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Chaise Directeur Jean Prouvé

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As if it’s in the air I recently stumbled upon the news that Dutch jeans brand G Star and Swiss furniture manufacturer Vitra joined hands in launching an authorized reedition of Prouvé’s Chaise Directeur. I learned to appreciate  the work of Jean Prouvé some years ago while being an interior designer. This metalsmith-engineer-designer-maker, who even made it into mayor of Nancy, was one of the enigmatic forefathers of the Modernist movement and of design as we know it today.(Photo:MoMa)

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VitraHaus

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Sometimes something grabs you, in my case this often happens because of a love for architecture. This stroke of genious that I recently passed by is the VitraHaus for yes, famous Swiss furniture manufacturer Vitra, built by Swiss architects Herzog&de Meuron. Located next to Vitra’s production (assembly) plant in Weil am Rhein (DE).  It intrigues for many reasons,
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Innovatie Impuls Onderwijs

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(Innovation Impulse Education) In order to reassure a future flow of educational talent for primary and secondary schools, 44 schools came up with innovative ideas to boost talent and take a chance at winning the prize money to make their idea happen. 7 Winning ideas were rewarded during the awardshow organised at the Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam. The setting for the event designed by Who cares? and based on the visual identity, was made to also be reused for other events of IIO.

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OO Magazine

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In the framework of the development of the neighbourhood around the Olympisch Stadion in Amsterdam, The Beach organised an event and published a magazine ‘O’ to advocate and promote the local cultural rhizomes of this area and its potential within cityplanning. Who cares? was asked to come up with some ideas to physically link all the different activities that were part of the publication and the area during the launch of the magazine.

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KL Studio

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For this event organised by  Kennisland, Who cares? turned the venue (Studio K, Amsterdam) into a Knowledgeland.

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el Hema

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In cooperation with MediamaticWho cares? designed a pilot for el Hema to promote this wonderful project.

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Conran invites droog

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Every two years the Conran Foundation (UK) invites a designer to spend ₤ 30.000,- on things he or she likes to live with. In 2002 Renny Ramakers and Gijs Bakker of droog design were invited. The exhibition design Who cares? came up with underlined both the individual characters as well as the symbiosis of the two.

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