Updates

Stay informed with the latest news about workshops, events, publications and specific articles from Pro Materia’s different key projects.

Moonlight Monks

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May, 24 2016

As we were looking for interview partners in the inner city district of Jakomini (start of the experimentation labs in Graz) we met two residents who have been living there since the 1940s.

Cieszyn co-creation briefing

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April, 29 2016

The first co-creation briefing of Human Cities in Cieszyn – Challenging the City Scale took place on the 9th-11th of November 2015. The meeting was devoted to the centre of Cieszyn,

The initial use of the interactive digital catalogue

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April, 29 2016

For many months designers and developers of FH Joanneum Graz had been working on the realisation of the interactive digital catalogue. On the occasion of the first Human Cities exhibition opening in Milan visitors and participants were able to use the catalogue app for the first time.

HC_Challenging the City Scale/ Milano

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April, 10 2016

Human Cities_Challenging the City Scale is significantly different in scale compared to the previous editions. It has established a truly European and international frame in order to create the best place to be for engaging design-driven initiatives to take place within public space and have a truly and positive impact on professionals and the general […]

The birth of C.H.O.S.E in Saint-Etienne

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February, 26 2016

How Saint-Etienne launched a Collective Humancitizens Office of StEtienne Experimentations (C.H.O.S.E) Saint-Etienne distinguishes itself by its design laboratory approach where some local actors develop their own actions and methodologies in order to question urban issues and to transform the city with its inhabitants. 

Glass is Tomorrow Exhibtion: Nationalmuseum Stockholm

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February, 22 2016

The “Glass is Tomorrow” exhibition was mounted at Nationalmuseum Design from 17 June to 23 August 2015.
The exhibition featured a selection of pieces from the various workshops, presented thematically by manufacturing method.

TF magazine #1

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February, 22 2016

This first edition of TF Magazine was developed in 2012. The function of a company goes far beyond the production of goods or services. Each company has a role to play,

TLmag Nasza Polska

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February, 16 2016

With Nasza Polska (translating as ‘our Poland), Pro Materia and TLmag brought contemporary Polish design into the spotlight. After an extensive tour in Warsaw, Cmielow, Lodz, Poznan, Wroclaw, Krakow and Szumin,

TF Magazine #2

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February, 16 2016

TF Carries Metal Work Further
Innovation takes shape in furniture, creative projects, cities and their users
In this second edition of TF magazine, you will find a series of articles and interviews with our customers,

TLmag Istanbul

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February, 16 2016

Istanbul – Emerging as a Centre of Design and Lifestyle

Stunning photography reveals Istanbul, its hidden know-how, treasures, impressive atmosphere and its design-led scene. Much more than a city guide, this edition offers an inspiring tour of Istanbul,

TLmag Norwegian Craft

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February, 16 2016

An Artistic Category Open to Experimentation
‘Rugged’ and ‘weathered’ is how Norway’s natural anthem characterises the country. the climate is harsh, and before oil made the inhabitants rich, their lifestyle was marked by austerity.