Tendence 2012 at Messe Frankfurt: Talents 10 + 1

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August 27, 2012

Messe Frankfurt nurtures the young designers who come to its fairs—Tendence and Ambiente, namely—to exhibit their wares. From the prominent placement of the Talents exhibition (in the main hall for good visibility) to not charging booth fees for those who exhibit (unlike SaloneSatellite) to the assistance with exhibition design and booth set up, one can tell that the Messe Frankfurt team has much invested in the next generation of designers. Read Full Article

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  Sebastian Herkner exhibited the Nan 16 lighting design in 2008.
    Sebastian Herkner exhibited the Nan 16 lighting design in 2008.
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  This year, German manufacturer ClassiCon released Herkner's Bell Table.  Courtesy of: Copyright © 2012 Elias Hassos
    This year, German manufacturer ClassiCon released Herkner's Bell Table.

    Courtesy of: Copyright © 2012 Elias Hassos

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  This year Herkner also collaborated with famed Italian brand Moroso on the Coat Armchair and Bask Table.
    This year Herkner also collaborated with famed Italian brand Moroso on the Coat Armchair and Bask Table.
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  German designer Mark Braun first exhibited at Talents Tendence in 2006. Here are his Join lamp and dinnerware, a family of objects created early in his career. Northern Lighting now produces the Bell pendant lamp that is based on this form.
    German designer Mark Braun first exhibited at Talents Tendence in 2006. Here are his Join lamp and dinnerware, a family of objects created early in his career. Northern Lighting now produces the Bell pendant lamp that is based on this form.
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  The Lift furniture series was released in a wooden version this year. The volumes jigsaw together to create seating and table elements.
    The Lift furniture series was released in a wooden version this year. The volumes jigsaw together to create seating and table elements.
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  Designers Thio Schwer, Jens Pohlman, and Sybille Fleckenstein exhibited at Tendence in 2004. Their Ally cabinet won a Good Design Award in 2008 and they recently released a line of modern office furniture through Sedus Stoll AG.
    Designers Thio Schwer, Jens Pohlman, and Sybille Fleckenstein exhibited at Tendence in 2004. Their Ally cabinet won a Good Design Award in 2008 and they recently released a line of modern office furniture through Sedus Stoll AG.
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  A riff on the famous Rietveld chair, Studio Minale Maeda's Red Blue Lego Chair—which leans toward the conceptual end of the Talents spectrum—was designed in 2007 and exhibited at Ambiente the same year.
    A riff on the famous Rietveld chair, Studio Minale Maeda's Red Blue Lego Chair—which leans toward the conceptual end of the Talents spectrum—was designed in 2007 and exhibited at Ambiente the same year.
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  The duo of Mario Minale and Kuniko Maeda exhibited their 3D-printed vinyl flowers at Spazzio Rossana Orlandi at the Milan Salone del Mobile this April.
    The duo of Mario Minale and Kuniko Maeda exhibited their 3D-printed vinyl flowers at Spazzio Rossana Orlandi at the Milan Salone del Mobile this April.
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  DING3000 exhibited their Pimp My BIlly shelf at Tendence in 2005. The Ikea hack was inspired by MTV's Pimp My Ride.
    DING3000 exhibited their Pimp My BIlly shelf at Tendence in 2005. The Ikea hack was inspired by MTV's Pimp My Ride.
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  The Beater whisk was released this year by Normann Copenhagen.
    The Beater whisk was released this year by Normann Copenhagen.

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