Fahnen der Schweizergarde . Photo/Foto: Wikipedia.
30 October 2019
The Swiss Guard in the Vatican is expanded from 110 to 135 men. The small army is, therefore, looking for personnel, which is difficult to find nowadays, because they have to be catholic, male, unmarried and of Swiss nationality. The Guard was founded in 1506 and is the only military organization in another country where … Read more » “Staff Wanted”
Atlas of Furniture Design
M. Kries, J. Eisenbrand (Eds)., Atlas of Furniture Design. Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, 2019.
26 October 2019
In November 2019, the Vitra Design Museum will publish the Magnum Opus among design publications. The establishment of Bauhaus in 1919, the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the foundation of the Vitra Design Museum itself in the same year are momentous events. The year of the appearance of the English edition of … Read more » “Atlas of Furniture Design”
The Collection of the West Wing
Prunkstube Palazzo Pestalozzi, 1585, mit Spiegeln. Photo/Foto: TES.
10 October 2019
The renovation of the West Wing of the National Museum in Zurich has been completed. This wing of the museum has been restored to its 1898 conditions, but equipped with interactive media and made accessible to all target groups, in four languages. The Museum in Zurich is a kind of headquarter of three National Museums … Read more » “The Collection of the West Wing”