Graphic Design Festival Breda


Dates: April 17-27 2014
Location: Breda, see Graphic Design Festival Breda schedule
The 4th edition of the biennial Graphic Design Festival Breda (GDFB) will be held from April 17-27 2014 and ARTS THREAD is proud to be a media sponsor again this year.

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PARADOX: Positions in Norwegian video art 1980–2010


Dates: February 15 – August 18 2013
Location: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Bankplassen 4, Oslo
Since the 1980s, Norwegian video art has gone from being a marginal art form to a dominant discipline. This exhibition presents a selection of Norwegian video works from 1980 to 2010.

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84 projects from Yokoland


Dates: November 29 2012 – January 19 2013
Location: Kemistry Gallery, 43 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3PD
Design studio Yokoland are based in Oslo and work across various fields of graphic design, typography and illustration.

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Double Portrait: Paula Scher and Seymour Chwast, Graphic Designers


Location: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Building, Philadelphia
Dates: December 02 2012 – April 14 2013
With a shared sensibility and approach to design, the work of American graphic designer Paula Scher and illustrator Seymour Chwast is shown together for the first time.

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French Touch. Graphisme / vidéo / électro

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Location: 107 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris
Dates: October 10 2012 – March 31 2013
Never before in France had graphic design and music been closer than they were from the early 90s to the early 2000s; Les Arts Décoratifs explores through several hundred flyers, disk jackets and videos.

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Unfolding Landscape

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Location: Sotheby’s, 34-35 New Bond Street, London W1A 2AA
Dates: November 02-08 2012
Unfolding Landscape is the first Western exhibition of gradaute work from the Design School, CAFA – the prestigious China Central Academy of Fine Arts.

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Posters by Goddur


Location: Spark Design Space, Reykjavik
Dates: October 30 2012 – January 15 2013
An exhibition of poster designs by Goddur, also known as Guðmundur Oddur Magnússon, a professor of graphic design at the Iceland Academy of Arts, is on show at the Spark Design Space in Reykjavik.

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100 Years of Swiss Graphic Design


Venue: Museum für Gestaltung Zürich
Dates: February 10 – June 03 2012
Swiss graphic design – one of the country’s leading products – is encountered everywhere. While a single individual style cannot be identified, a certain common approach is evident. This is revealed in the striking awareness of quality in the works, in the skilled handcraft, as well as in the precision and reduction to essentials.

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Ken Garland: Galy Tots


Venue: Kemistry Gallery, London
Dates: March 22 – April 21 2012
Throughout a 20-year relationship with toy makers Galt, Ken Garland shaped the way in which the brand grew, in turn influencing an entire generation of children with honest design, playful innovation and desirable products for the post-war family.

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Ricard SA, since 1932


Venue: Les Arts Décoratifs – Publicité, Paris
Dates: March 29 – August 26 2012
Les Arts Décoratifs is celebrating the 80th anniversary of Ricard and the exhibition retraces the advertising campaigns that have marked its history.

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