Furniture design company Thonet is producing a special edition chair, the 214k, for the upcoming Bauhaus exhibition, which is touring Germany from July to October, before going to New York in November. This year sees the 190th anniversary of the company’s founding by Michael Thonet, the 150th anniversary of the 214 chair, and the 120th anniversary of the factory’s founding.
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A reading initiative for young prisoners answering a Penguin brief was one of two projects to scoop the top prize, while 213 pencils in total were awarded to winning work.
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The platform has been developed in partnership with software developers and designers EPAM, and will be targeted at children and their families in Europe and Central Asia.