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Call for designers!
Call for designers!

We’re pleased to announce a call for established and emerging designers for REFOUND, an exhibition that will explore how designers, reacted to, and were influenced by the trend of vintage and “second-hand” in the last years, as well as how the old and the new coexist together in the same context today. What we offer: 1. A [...]

REFOUND – Recontextualizing the past
REFOUND - Recontextualizing the past

Vintage furniture is not a new trend, especially not in Berlin where the antique decadence is not only a visual language but a way of living. Second hand shops are everywhere and young residents of Berlin would argue that many of their apartments are living time capsules. The question therefore is, how design, and local [...]

Welcome to the space!
Welcome to the space!

“We are interested in using design as a medium, to ask questions, provoke and stimulate people, designers and industry…We are exploring things that exist somewhere between reality and fiction”  Fiona Raby and Anthony Dunne. Who you are? platFORM is an initiative of Agora Collective to provide a breathing ground for German and international young designers [...]