It’s Istanbul Design Week (Not Constantinople Design Week)

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Our Eastern correspondents have alerted us to what’s shaping up to be an amazing event should you find yourself in Turkey later this year. September 4-10 is Istanbul Design Week, where the thriving design community–named ‘Design City’ by Wallpaper* in their Design Awards 2007–takes over the city. The activities center on what might be the coolest venue ever, a historic bridge that was damaged by fire in 1992 and resurrected for the event by those forward-thinking designers. More speakers and events to be announced, but we’d suggest getting your tickets right about now.

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