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Design Meets Art: BD Barcelona in Clerkenwell

SEEN loved visiting the BD Barcelona showroom during Clerkenwell Design Week 2017 recently. The showroom displayed the playful and vibrant designs of Jaime Hayon, the Campana Brothers, Doshi Levien and Färg & Blanche, very much espousing the brand’s motto of Design Meets Art.

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Showtime: Jaime Hayon and BD Barcelona at Milan Design Week 2017

Last year was the 10th anniversary of the launch of the Showtime furniture line. It was a great series. For this season, acclaimed designer Jaime Hayon has been working with the Spanish brand BD Barcelona Design and relaunched new versions. Designs have been revamped with new materials, fabrics and finishes. As ever, Hayon’s quirky, fun take has been embodied in a line that has lots of personality.

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Sónar Barcelona 2017: ‘The’ Music Festival

June is the time to visit Barcelona, including SEEN’s favourite place, the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion (where a sound installation will be on show) for the celebration of the 24th edition of Sónar, Barcelona’s pioneering event and international dance and electronic music festival. It will be taking place for a whole week, from the 12th to the 18th of June.

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MUJI Celebrates 25 Years in Europe and its 25 Most Iconic Products

MUJI is celebrating twenty-five years since the first store opened in Europe in London’s Liberty department store. To celebrate their silver jubilee milestone and its 25 most iconic products, they will be holding a series of events across Europe for 10 days at the end of the month, inviting their customers and fans of the brand to recall and reminisce their all-time MUJI favourites.

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Picasso at the National Portrait Gallery

Over 75 Picasso portraits, ranging from well-known masterpieces to works that have never been shown in Britain before, are displayed at the National Portrait Gallery.
It is the first large-scale exhibition devoted to his portraiture since Picasso and Portraiture at the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Grand Palais, Paris in 1996. Now it is in London until 5th February 2017, sponsored by Goldman Sachs, in association with the Museu Picasso, Barcelona, and curated by Elizabeth Cowling, Emeritus Professor of the History of Art at the University of Edinburgh.