Celebrating its 40th anniversary of supporting French Design, Valorisation de l’Innovation dans l’Ameublement (VIA, Promotion of Innovation in Furniture Design), presents NO TASTE FOR BAD TASTE, in collaboration with the Embassy of France in Singapore. The exhibition has already traveled to many different countries, joining major international design events, sharing the very best of French Design.
The forty masterpieces exhibited have been carefully selected to represent the last ten years of French Design production, and showcase works by Philippe Starck, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Ronan et Erwan Bouroullec, matali crasset, Mathieu Lehanneur, Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance, Christian Liaigre and Jean Nouvel, in a poetic scenography by Jean Charles de Castelbajac.
Two activities will also be held alongside this exhibition:
1. “matali crasset, playful and political design”: A screening of a documentary on matali crasset followed by a Q&A session with the French designer is held on 17 Oct from 7pm to 9pm at the Auditorium of the National Design Centre (free admission). Event details here.
2. "matali crasset and Nathan Yong: a Design Dialogue": A panel discussion on the links and bridges between Singapore and France design scenes is held on 18 Oct from 7pm to 9pm at the Auditorium of the National Design Centre (free admission). Event details here.