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September 2018
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  • “A Matter of Things” at London Design Biennale

    Somerset House

  • September 4 9:00 AM to September 23 5:00 PM
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  • The Strand, London, WC2R 1LA
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    4-23 September 2018 London Design Biennale Somerset House London WC2R 1LA BOOK NOW In 2018, Polish design will be represented by an installation investigating the phenomenology of human emotion. A selection of ten objects chosen from Polish history will reflect how these everyday items arouse strong feelings and explain their association with collective Polish euphoria, joy, anger or despair. The items chosen will resonate strongly with the Polish psyche, but as emblems, not necessarily obviously or rationally linked to the events they accompanied.…

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  • mini wonders exhibition – czech toys past and present

    Vitrínka - Czech Centre Gallery

  • September 14 6:30 PM to October 14 6:00 PM
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  • 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W84QY
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    From Fatra to Merkur, Czech toys have a long and successful history both in their homeland and abroad. The early 20th century saw their story begin, and it has been intensively explored and developed since then. Drawing attention to unique Czech craftmanship, the mini wonders exhibition presents modern toy design as well as designs dating back almost a hundred years. Since the first design was born in 1920, Czech toys have made a name for themselves internationally. They saw an…

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  • Hotel Praha by Sigmar and OKOLO

    First Floor

  • September 15 10:00 AM to September 23 6:00 PM
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  • 3 Yeoman's Row, London, SW3 2AL
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    London-based design gallery Sigmar and Czech creative collective OKOLO present a showcase of original pieces from the emblematic Hotel Praha in Prague, an architectural symbol of late communist rule, which was demolished in 2014. The exhibition presents the history and the architectural, design and art significance of this masterpiece of socialist hospitality, alongside selected furniture pieces that were created for the interiors of the hotel which survived the demolition. Completed in 1981, the hotel was commissioned by the Communist party…

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  • “Expansion” by Zieta

    Arthill Gallery

  • September 17 10:00 AM to September 23 5:00 PM
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  • Lourdes Apartments, North End Road, London,
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    Polish designer at London Design Festival 2018 17-23 September 2018 Arthill Gallery Ground Floor Lourdes Apartments North End Road London FREE “Expansion” is a story about the development of the company, products, finishes and technologies. This is a tale showing where we started and where we are going, told through experiments, prototypes, objects and sculptures that led to the creation of new projects and the company’s evolution. The works presented at the exhibition are an image of the design evolution.…

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  • Open House London: Polish Embassy building open to public

    Embassy of the Republic of Poland

  • September 22 10:00 AM to September 23 5:00 PM
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  • 47 Portland Place, London, W1B 1JH
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    22-23 September 2018, 10am-5pm Embassy of the Republic of Poland 47 Portland Place W1B 1JH London FREE, booking essential here Unique opportunity to see the interiors of the Polish Embassy. Georgian townhouse built by Robert and James Adam in the years 1773-1793, is a fine example of the Adam style of neoclassical interior design. Seat of the Polish Embassy in London since 1921, it also houses a collection of Polish artworks. History This Grade II* listed terraced townhouse is one…

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