Tavs Jorgensen is showing work at the newly opened ‘Object Factory – the Art of industrial Ceramics’ exhibition at the Gardener Museum in Toronto Canada. The exhibition is curated by the ever-present dynamo of ceramic design Marek Cecula, and it is featuring work by over fifty artist and designers including Ettore Sottsass and Masahiro Mori, Hella Jongerius,

If you are in Toronto pop in and have a look at this very sleek looking show – the exhibition runs until September 7

More info on Marek Cecula’s website: www.modusdesign.com and the Gardener Museum: www.gardinermuseum.on.ca

 

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Glass pieces created by Autonomatic research fellow Tavs Jorgensen was on show in SuperStudio Piu at the recent Milan Furniture Fair.

A series of three ‘One Liner’ glass bowls was short listed for the Bombay Sapphire Glass Award which was on show in ‘MyOwnGallery’ in the Via Tortona Area in Central Milan. The show of 30 sort listed entries is now planned to tour for the next year. The complete list of venues is yet to be announce but ‘Miami art Bassel’ in the USA has been confirmed as one of the locations. Learn more about the competition at  http://Glass pieces created by Autonomatic research fellow Tavs Jorgensen was on show in SuperStudio Piu at the recent Milan Furniture Fair.

A series of three ‘One Liner’ glass bowls was short listed for the Bombay Sapphire Glass Award which was on show in ‘MyOwnGallery’ in the Via Tortona Area in Central Milan. The show of 30 sort listed entries is now planned to tour for the next year. The complete list of venues is yet to be announce but ‘Miami art Bassel’ in the USA has been confirmed as one of the locations. Learn more about the competition at  http://www.bombaysapphireprize.com

 

Tavs Jorgensen from Autonomatic was invited to present at the recent Material Knowledge Transfer Network’s Annual General Meeting at the Church House Conference Centre in Westminster. The theme of the meeting was advanced materials for use in space and the use of space age materials in consumer product. The event featured interesting keynote talks from the leading figures in the European Space agency.

Material KTN is umbrella organisation as an “overarching network of networks in Materials, set up to bring together the views of all in business, design, research and technology organizations, trade associations, the financial market, academia and others in the value network across the materials community”. MADE, the Material and Design Exchange is one of the subsidiaries under KTN. It was MADE along with the Crafts Council that organised the opening event of the London Design week last year with a discussion forum at the Festival Hall in London. At this event Autonomatic’s research fellow Tavs Jorgensen was again one of the invited speakers, more on the discussion on the craft councils website http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/whats-on/view/craft-creativity-and-the-computer-controlled/detail

To get more information on Materials KTN go to: www.materialsktn.net or check out the MADE web site at: http://www.iom3.org/MADE/index.htm

 

 

 

 

The current issue of the interior design magazine ‘MIX’ contains a feature about latest approach of using new technology in innovative design processes.

We were very pleased to be included in this feature. Go to http://www.globalcolor.co.uk/ to obtain your own copy of this inspiring read. 

 

 

GKS Bornholm – the leading glass and ceramic School in Scandinavia, was last week on a research tour to Autonomatic. The tour also included other UK institutions such at the RCA and the Craft Study Centre in Farnham. The purpose of the trip was to gather information before the school on the island of Bornholm (Denmark) formally merges with the Danish Design School in Copenhagen.

More info on the school at: www.glasogkeramikskolen.dk/Default.asp?m=128  
  

 

Take a look at the May/June 2008 edition of Crafts magazine for an article on Automake and FutureFactories exhibition at the Hub.