Adorno Editorial: News

Adorno reports and covers key events at the global collectible design scene. Exploring and contextualizing the best contemporary design. Bringing the best of the local to the global stage.

Best of Contemporary Design Market 2020:
Top 10 Collectible Pieces from Curator Elien Haentjens

Over the past three weeks and continuing into next week, Brussels Design September 2020 has hosted cultural and commercial events for design enthusiasts across the city. This years theme, as described by Design September and in line with the ongoing uncertainty of the world, is change, with a “focus … on responsible consumption, keeping our…

Best of DesignMarch 2020:
Top 10 Collectible Pieces from Curators Hlín Helga Guðlaugsdóttir & María Kristín Jónsdótti

Despite this year’s uncertainty, the Reykjavík-based festival DesignMarch 2020 recently showcased the best of Iceland’s innovative and multifaceted design scene. The Festival, which is usually held in March, was postponed this year due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Iceland, however, was successful in its response to the virus and was able to go forward with…

NOVI-VIXX – Design-Art at Adorno

We are constantly looking for new directions within visual expressions. Every decade brings in new crafts and technologies which are absorbed into culture and become artistic media. Every decade we also look back to rediscover, and fall in love with, old techniques and then use them in new ways. The designers that I have selected, for…

NOW OPEN: ADORNO GALLERY

We are very delighted to invite you to Adorno’s gallery space in Nordhavn, and the premiere of the documentary film ‘Now Nordic – an investigation of the Contemporary Nordic Design and Crafts Culture.’ An updated edition of the ‘Now Nordic’ exhibition will populate the 450m2 space showcasing works of leading designers from Iceland, Sweden, Finland,…

10 must-see locations during 3daysofdesign

3daysofdesign is Denmark’s annual design event, attracting architects, designers, journalists, bloggers, buyers and design enthusiasts from around the world to Copenhagen. An exclusive event that’s open to the public, it’s the ideal opportunity to experience new, inspiring concepts in lifestyle, lighting, furniture and interior design from some of the major players behind the Danish design…

ADORNO x MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2018

A lot of the talented designers and studios from our collaboration are exhibiting during Milan Design Week 2018. We have collected some addresses to give you a curated tour around the city to ensure that you won’t miss the best things to see. Every designer and piece from the collaboration are curated by our local…

Open call for Independent + Emergent Designers – Beirut Design Week 2018

Every year, Beirut Design Week shines a spotlight on independent and emerging regional designers, giving them a platform to present their work to the local and international design community. Since 2012, many designers who have shown at the opening night of BDW have gone on to become major names on the design scene, both in Lebanon and worldwide.…