How do you tackle overcrowding without expanding a city’s footprint? We explore a new study by Hassell and chat with Joel Kotkin, who’s challenging the conventional “pack-and-stack” and high-rise strategies. Plus: 60 years of designing Hong Kong.
Atmosphere for Enjoyment: Harry Bertoia's Environment for Sound takes a close look at Bertoia's sounding sculptures. He began to create these as well as gongs in the late 1960s during a quest to examine the relationship between sculpture and sound that would last the rest of his life.
In January 2016, Design Miami/ and Swarovski announced the recipients of the 2016 Swarovski Designers of the Future Award: sound artist Yuri Suzuki from Japan, based in London; glass artist Anjali Srinivasan from India, based in Dubai; and German-Icelandic design duo Studio Brynjar & Veronika, based in Berlin.
Finn Juhl‘s elegant France Chair makes a comeback. First presented in Milan at Salone del Mobile by Danish furniture manufacturer Onecollection, Finn Juhl’s stylish France Chair will be available at Triode next month in Paris. This particular chair played an important role in one of Danish design history’s biggest – but least known – adventures.
After almost eight years as editor of The Art Newspaper, Jane Morris is stepping down at the beginning of June. She joined The Art Newspaper in 2005, becoming co-editor of its art fair daily editions and working on the art market, museums and comment sections of the main paper, before becoming editor in 2008.
Gufram, one of Italian design world’ s most irreverent brands, continues its fiftieth birthday celebrationsat the Salone Del Mobile in Milan, presenting Gufram & Paul Smith Psychedelic Cactus. A special limited edition of the iconic Gufram Cactus designed by Drocco and Mello in 1972, developed in collaboration with Paul Smith.
Design Miami/ announces Design Curio and Design at Large participants, offering presentations that support and complement the fair's museum-quality Gallery Program and alternative viewpoints of collectible design.
A large-scale sculpture by acclaimed British artist Cornelia Parker, inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper and by two emblems of American architecture—the classic red barn and the Bates family’s sinister mansion from Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 film Psycho—will comprise the fourth annual installation of site-specific works commissioned for The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Iris and B.
The Design Museum is partnering with Phillips for a unique auction of design classics, contemporary masters and works from emerging talent, to support the creation of the new Design Museum in Kensington.
One year on from his resoundingly successful Milan exhibition, The Department Store (named one of the 15 best shows during Milan Design Week 2015), Broom has created a totally different compact and unique mobile installation. The interior - all in Lee Broom signature grey - with its ornate columns and architrave is an unexpected backdrop for the graphic new monochrome lighting collection.
The exhibition “light & shadow” and collections
for Marsotto edizioni in Milan 2016
light & shadow
A design for Marsotto edizioni’s exhibition space at the “Spazio Bigli“ during the Milan Design Week 2016.
First, attention was paid to the fact that that the company specializes in marble furniture, and that all of their products were made from a single
At this year's Salone del Mobile, Hem introduced six new products: the Bookmatch Table by Philippe Malouin; All Wood Stool by Karoline Fesser; Hide Table by Karoline Fesser; Zig Zag shelf by Studio DeForm, a new fabric for the Koti Sofa, Dash by Form Us With Love and a new splatter-painted version of Last Stool by Max Lamb.
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