Glasgow lteynationgl Festival of Design 8—24 Oct 1999
Below Left to right: Yoyo Adjustable Table by Zebra Design, Zanussi Red Rondo Fridge. Ursula Bath by Submarine and Textile Light by Elaine Bremner
School of Art
ART GALLERY 8: MUSEUM, KELVINGROVE Argyle Street. Kelvingrove. 287 2699. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun I lam—5pm.
Design Machine Until Sun 9 Jan. This interactive exhibition specially devised for children looks at the design process through a range of specially commissioned installatitms; GALLERY OF MODERN ART
Queen Street. 229 I996. Mon—Thu & Sat 10am—5pm: Fri & Sun 1 lam—5pm.
Alvar Aalto In Seven Buildings L'ntil Sun 10 Oct. A retrospective exhibition looking at seven key projects by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. illustrating his modernist approach to architecture. interiors. furniture anddesign; _ GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART
167 Renfrew Street. 353 4500. Mon—Thu 10am—8pm; Fri l0am—5 m. ‘ The Colour Theory Pach’age Mon 1 l—Fri 29 Oct. (Atrium Gallery). This interactive exhibition created by staff at GSA. features a series of lmac computers housed in colour co- ordinated workstations. Each computer is installed with ‘The Colour Theory Package‘. an educational CD-Rom exploring colour theory. _
Opposite Glasgow Green. 287 I999. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun I lam—5pm.
Home For The Future Expo Until Sun 24 Oct. A tour of the Homes For The Future site. a £10 million housing development comprising 100 homes all designed by leading architects from around the world. Both public and private housing has been constructed. created with the aim of combining innovative architecture with issues of urban renewal. Home L'ntil Sun 24 Oct. To complement the Homes For The Future. this exhibition looks at the project in the context of house building in the 20th century and addresses various aspects of home design for the future. THE LIGHTHOUSE
I 1 Mitchell Lane. 221 6362. Mon. Wed. Fri & Sat 10.30am—6pm; Tue 11am—6pm: Thu 10.30am—8pm; Sun noon—5pm.
Vanity Cases By Philippe Starck L'ntil Sun 31 Oct. A retrospective of the work of style guru Philippe Starck. a prodigious designer in the 80s who shows no sign of slowing down. The exhibition features examples of his designs in miniaturised form. displayed in specially made vanity cases.
First Batch: The Glasgow Collection Sat 9 Oct—Sun 9 Jan. Set up as part of the Glasgow 1999 celebrations. The Glasgow Collection has funded a range of new design products. taking them to prototype stage and beyond. Over 40 projects by emerging and established designers from Glasgow and beyond feature in the display. Included is ‘Chasm Chair' designed by Glasgow-based designers One Foot Taller. a digital hand-drum by GSA graduate Ben Smith and plastic seating for children by Craig Whittet. See feature.
The Shape Of Colour: RED Fri 15 Oct—Sun 16 Jan. The cultural and psychological meanings of the colour red are explored in this collection of objects which includes everything from a Swiss Army knife to a telephone box. See feature.
Working City DEGW Mon 18 Oct—Fri 5 Nov. An exhibition of ideas from leading young architects and designers who were challenged to investigate the future of living and working in Glasgow"s city centre.
International Cafe Challenge Fri 22—Tue 26 Oct. A workshop for international young designers with the brief to design an imaginary cafe in four days. The students will work with professional designers and the results of this session will be displayed in the Lighthouse‘s Education Gallery. __ w 7 - ST MUNGO MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS LIFE AND ART
2 Castle Street. 553 2557. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun I lam—5pm.
A Tea House For Glasgow: Tradition, Adaptation And Innovation Mon lS—Wed 27 Oct. A look at people's need for social spaces for quiet respite. tracing the history which reveals that 100 years ago. tea-rooms were more popular in Glasgow than any other UK city.
Talks & Events
Talks and events take place at The Lighthouse. l l Mitchell Lane. Glasgow. 01-11 22] 6362 and The Briggait Centre. 52 Bridgegate. Glasgow-.014] 552 3970. Tickets for all events are available from Glasgow 1999 on 01-11 287 1999.
Stuart MacDonald Fri 8 Oct. l2.30pm. Free. The Lighthouse. Director of The Lighthouse. Stuart MacDonald gives an insight and history of the building. which is the largest architecture and design education centre in Europe.
Bruce Wood Sat 9 Oct. 3pm. Free. The Lighthouse. The director of the Glasgow Collection and Glasgow‘s Second International Festival of Design. discusses the Festival. Josephine Green Mon 11 ()ct. lpm. £5 (£2.50). The Briggait Centre. Trends and Strategy Manager for Philips Design. Josephine Green looks at why product designers think in terms of consumer needs while city planners reason in terms of target user groups.
Wayne Hemingway Mon 1 1 ()ct. 6pm. £5 (£2.50). The Briggait Centre. The co-founder of Red Or Dead. Wayne Hemingway discusses what it takes to be a designer. See feature. Tomato Tue l2 Oct. 6pm. £5 (£2.50). The Briggait Centre. Having established an international reputation for their work with Adidas. Coca Cola. IBM. Levi's and Sony. Jason Kedgley and Michael Horsham from the Toman collective. talk about their work and discuss their new book BAREBACK. See feature.
Design Technology Day Wed 13 Oct. 10am. Free. The Lighthouse. A series of talks and presentations which looks at the state of the art technologies in design related applications. Jane Pavitt Thu 14 Oct. lpm. £3 (£2). The Lighthouse. University of Brighton Fellow at the Victoria and Albert Museum and curator of The Shape Of Colour: RED. J ane Pavitt discusses how designers use colour to convey meaning. See feature.
Peter Lawrence Fri 15 Oct. lpm. £5 (£2.50). The Briggait Centre. Chairman and founder of the Corporate Design Foundation in Boston. Peter Lawrence gives a presentation entitled ‘Designing Work'. which looks at how and why chief executives in the US are redesigning the workplace.
Italian Day Sat lo ()ct. £25 (£15). The Briggait Centre. Leading Italian designers Alberto Alessi. Piero Lisstmi. (iiot'gc‘ito Giugiaro and \r'ico Magistretti are among the guest designers at this special event.
Hans Maier-Aichen Mon l8 ()ct. lpm. £5 (£2.50). The Briggait Centre. The founder of ‘Authentics'. a brand which established itself with a series of moulded plastic products. Hans Maier-Aichen talks about the work of the company.
Lidewij Edelkoort Tue l9 ()ct. 6pm. £5 (£2.50). The Briggait Centre. The colour trend lifestyle forecaster Lidewij lidclkoort gives an insight into the theories behind colour forecasting and the future of colour.
Innes Fergusson Wed 20 ()ct. lpm. £5 (£2.50). The Briggait Centre. Product Design Manager at London 'l'ransport Innes Ferguson is responsible for commissioning product design projects and developing a series of design standards. In his talk ‘I)esigncd For London'. he asks why the London brand is important and explores the role of design in creating a cor )orate image.
Marcus Fiel Wed 20 ()ct. 6pm. £5 (£2.50). The Briggait Centre. Marcus Field. editor of Blueprint. a contemporary architecture. design and culture magazine. discusses ‘The Beauty Of The Future Is lmperfection'.
Feed Your Head: Winning Design's Mental Game Thu 2l ()ct. l0am~3pm. £55 (£45). The Lighthouse. Tickets from ()1 7| S3l 9777. A one-day conference organised by ('SD Scotland. which looks at the role of personality. personal goals and personal development in maintaining creative and professional success. Speakers include Doug Hamilton. I-ixecutive Creative Director of Wolff ()lins and Dr Raj Persaud (resident psychiatrist on lTV's This .I/Iomine).
Knud Holscher Thu 21 ()ct. 6pm. £5 (£2.50). The Briggait Centre. Danish architect and designer Knud Holscher. whose recent projects include office furniture for Munich Mobler and backstage building for the (NW (iasvoerk Theatre Denmark. gives a talk on ‘Architecture And Design — Space and ()bjects'.
Jens Bernsen Fri 22 ()ct. lpm. £5 (£2.50). The Briggait Centre. The director of the Danish Design Centre and the Danish Design Council. Jens Bernsen discusses the Danish Government‘s recent national policy for design. East Area Festival Sat 23 ()ct. l lam—4pm. \V’ellhouse Central. Wellhouse Crescent. liasterhouse. For further information call (ll-ll 287 73-13. The filial Glasgow I999 Area Festival taking place in the Iiast find of the city. Iintitled ‘Homing In‘. the festival looks at the places we live. the houses themselves and what we do to personalise them. Multi-Media Design Sun 24 ()ct. l.30—3.30pm. £5 (£2.50). The Lighthouse. Multi-media is a one of the thriving creative industries of design disciplines. Red Lemon. Black Information Design and Pictures ()n the Wall. are three up-and-coming companies. and here. their work is showcased. See feature.
For full programme of events, call 0141 287 7346