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2011

Slovenia celebrates twenty years

 

In 2011, Slovenia marked 20 years of independence. The Office was editing a thematic website www.twenty.si , which was covering chronological and historical information, an abundance of interactive content, etc. 

 

Silent Revolutions / Contemporary Design in Slovenia

 

The presentation of products selected for the exhibition includes designs that have marked the first two decades of Slovenian independence and have greatly added to the international competitiveness and establishment of the Slovenian economy, as well as promoting Slovenia abroad.

 

The exhibition presents a wide range of products and masterpieces: from filigree-made turntables by Franc Kuzma, and Black Cherry Lamps lighting solutions by the designer Nika Zupanc, to modular facade systems by Trimo Ltd., and the hybrid vehicle Greenline 33 Hybrid by Seaway Ltd. Visitors can also see Elan’s revolutionary WaveFlex skis, co-produced with the Gigodesign studio, the Racing Elite Nordic ski boots by Alpina, developed with the Jure Miklavc studio, and Gorenje’s Simplicity line of household appliances created in the Gorenje design studio.

 

 

 

Exhibition travels in 2011

 

 

- Silent Revolutions / Contemporary Design in Slovenia Exhibition in October presented in the Netherlands


22–30 October 2011 - Dutch Design Week, Zona Ventosa / Temporary Art Centre, Eindhoven, the Netherlands

 

After a successful premiere at London Design Festival 2011 in September the presentation of the exhibition Silent Revolutions: Contemporary Design in Slovenia will be presented to the Dutch public in October. The exhibition will be displayed from 22 to 30 October in Eindhoven at tenth edition of Dutch Design Week 2011, the important international design event with more than 300 design projects and 150000 visitors. The exhibition will be opened on Tuesday 25 October at 7 pm by the Slovenian Ambassador in the Netherlands Mr Leon Marc.

- Silent Revolutions / Contemporary Design in Slovenia, London Design Festival, 22-25 September 2011