THIS WEEK AT BIO 21

22 October 2008
Ljubljana (Slovenia) - As part of this week's events at Bio 21, and Icograda endorsed event, visitors can attend the creative workshops, "Designing Useful Objects with an Emphasis on Recycling Materials", or visit exhibitions of work by Ettore Sottsass or Verner Paton.
Ljubljana (Slovenia) - As part of this week's events at Bio 21, an Icograda endorsed event, visitors can attend the creative workshops, "Designing Useful Objects with an Emphasis on Recycling Materials", or visit exhibitions of work by Ettore Sottsass or Verner Paton.



Creative workshops: Designing Useful Objects with an Emphasis on Recycling Materials
Friday, 24 October 2008, 11 am - 6 pm
Saturday, 25 October 2008, 11 am - 2 pm
Atelje 2050 - School for Creativity, Breg 12, Ljubljana

At these two workshops, the first of which is intended for preteens and young teens ages 11 to 15, the second for children (ages 7 to 10), participants will learn about the professions of industrial designer, graphic designer and photographer.

Participation in the workshop is free, but it is necessary to register in advance.
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Exhibition: Ettore Sottsass 1917–2007
1-25 October 2008
Salon Orion Intertrade d. o. o., Celovška 149 b, Ljubljana

The architect and designer Ettore Sottsass ranked among Italy's greatest designers. He became famous in the early 1970s with a series of original achievements in design, from professional office equipment to small, attractive typewriters aimed primarily at the general (and especially the younger) population.
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Exhibition: Verner Panton
21 October - 8 November 2008
Kresija Gallery, Stritarjeva 6, Ljubljana

Architect Verner Panton was one of the most innovative figures in 20th-century design and architecture. He was the master of a fluid, futuristic style that introduced the Pop Art aesthetic to the design of furniture and interiors. This exhibition presents an overview of Panton’s collaboration with the Swiss furniture manufacturer Vitra.
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About Bio 21
The Biennial of Industrial Design (BIO) is a comparative international exhibition of industrial design, visual communications and design concepts. It is a cultural event directly connected to industry, the economy, the design profession, innovation, education and development.

The BIO 21 exhibition, showcasing works that have been carefully selected and critically evaluated by an international jury, will remain open until 2 November 2008, from 10:00 am - 6:00pm daily.



For more information, contact:

Architecture Museum of Ljubljana
BIO Secretariat
T: +386 1 54 00 348
T/F: +386 1 54 00 344
E: bio@aml.si
W: www.bio.si