Monocle 24: The Urbanist The Urbanist - Density

Monocle 24: The Urbanist - Density

Design Podcast

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.

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Atmosphere for Enjoyment: Harry Bertoia’s Environment for Sound

Atmosphere for Enjoyment: Harry Bertoia’s Environment for Sound

3 May - 25 September '16

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.

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Design Miami/ and Swarovski Designers of the Future Award 2016 'Designing For Life and Future Living'

Design Miami/ and Swarovski Designers of the Future Award 2016 'Designing For Life and Future Living'

Design Miami/ 2016

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.

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Clovelly Bay enclosure, Clovelly, NSW. Photo: Abdul Moeez

Making a splash – The Pool

Australian Exhibition at the La Biennale di Venezia 2016

One of Australia’s greatest cultural symbols - The Pool - will form the foundation of the Australian Exhibition at the La Biennale di Venezia 2016, which will run from May 28 to November 27 2016.

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Triode Paris is Re-launching Finn Juhl’s France Chair

Triode Paris is Re-launching Finn Juhl’s France Chair

designed 1956, re-launched 2016

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.

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Jane Morris steps down, to be succeeded by deputy editor Javier Pes

The Art Newspaper Changes Editor

Jane Morris steps down, to be succeeded by deputy editor Javier Pes

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.

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Gufram & Paul Smith Psychedelic Cactus

Gufram & Paul Smith Psychedelic Cactus

Salone del Mobile 2016

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.

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Design Miami/ Announces Details of Design Curio and Design at Large Programs/

Design Miami/ Announces Details of Design Curio and Design at Large Programs/

14 - 19 June '16

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.

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The Roof Garden Commission: Cornelia Parker, Transitional Object (PsychoBarn)

The MET Roof Garden Commission: Cornelia Parker, Transitional Object (PsychoBarn)

19 April - 31 October '16

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.

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Time for Design: A Benefit Auction for the Design Museum

Time for Design: A Benefit Auction for the Design Museum

28 April '16

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.

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Lee Broom’s ‘SALONE DEL AUTOMOBILE’

Lee Broom’s ‘SALONE DEL AUTOMOBILE’

Salone del Mobile 2016

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.

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“light & shadow” and collections for Marsotto edizioni by nendo

“light & shadow” and collections for Marsotto edizioni by nendo

Salone del Mobile 2016

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

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Inside Hem’s Ice Cream Social During Salone del Mobile 2016

Inside Hem’s Ice Cream Social During Salone del Mobile 2016

Salone del Mobile 2016

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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At the Met Breuer by Hal Foster

At the Met Breuer by Hal Foster

DeTnk Reccomended Reading

Hal Foster dissects the recently inaugurated Met Breuer in his article At The Met Breuer published in Vol. 38 No. 7 of the London Review of Books on the 31st March 2016.

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Art/Talking.... A Monthly Project Led by Artist and Art Educator Nadia Berri

Art/Talking.... A Monthly Project Led by Artist and Art Educator Nadia Berri

Next Visit May 6th 2016

'art/talking' is a venue based, monthly project, aimed at exploring the variety and depth of the London Contemporary Art Scene as well key themes in current contemporary art practice.

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