The "Salone del Mobile," Europe's biggest furniture fair is has opened. Established designers and newcomers cross paths here, such as award-winning Catalan designer Eugeni Quitllet .
Milan's Salone del Mobile is the world's top event in the design calendar. Here are some of this year's highlights.
Milan's Salone del Mobile is the world's top event in the design calendar. While some criticize the participation of big brands such as Google and Instagram, the fair remains a celebration of the "optimism" of design.
Spain's Eugeni Quitllet has been awarded the Designer of the Year title for next year's Maison&Objet design fair in Paris, for which he'll devise a bespoke exhibition. Quitllet calls himself a designer-dreamer.
The director of the German Film Museum, Ellen Harrington, has a particular connection to '2001, A Space Odyssey'. In an interview with DW, she talks about why she rented a whole cinema to see the film and why she still finds it so fascinating.
Generations of children have loved Judith Kerr's books, which have become school reading material worldwide. Kerr fled Nazi Germany with her family in 1933 — a personal tale she wove into "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit."
An opera singer with a rock star, a dead man with his daughter, a country star with a rapper: There have been a lot of unusual duet partners throughout pop music history that at first glance don't seem to fit together.
The #MeToo and Time's Up movements have shifted the balance of power in arts and culture. At DW's Global Media Forum in Bonn, a panel of prominent women from four different continents discusses the seismic changes underway.
So far, it has been difficult to get a hold of documents of the renowned composer. But that will be much easier after the Wagner National Archive has been digitized.
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