Monday, May 26, 2008

Design Museums exhibit in Istanbul

During the ‘Design Cities’ festival the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art opened an exhibition with 109 masterpieces from the London Design Museum, Vitra Design Museum, London Victoria & Albert Museum, Thonet Museum and Centre Pompidou showing the work of 64 designers including William Morris, Owen Jones, Christopher Dresser, Adolf Loos, Le Corbusier, Eileen Gray, Achille Castiglioni, Ettore Sottsass, Gio Ponti, Otto Wagner and Josef Hoffman. Source:fibre2fashion

It is the first world class design exhibition in Turkey, and -who knows- perhaps a first step towards a Turkish Design Museum. During the last years a lot of new design impulses came from Turkey, with designers like Aziz Sariyer or companies like Nurus.

Website of the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art

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