Design Miami/ is the global forum for design. Each fair brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce.
Crane TV interviews Marianne Goebl, Director of Design Miami/, in this behind-the-scenes look at the fair, presented by Perrier-Jouët.
Nilufar Gallery, in collaboration with Galerie Balice Hertling, presents the 3rd SQUAT Edition in Beirut. SQUAT is an innovative concept that combines design, art and architecture giving life to new original high standard domestic landscapes.
Shiro Kuramata (1934-1991) was one of the most influential Japanese designers of the 20th century. His unique approach married the traditional Japanese design aesthetic with Western design princi- ples of Postmodernism.
A highlight from the Dutch Design Week, Vapor II explores the most common of materials through the rediscovery and re-interpretation of an ancient technique. Amsterdam designer Pieke Bergmans delivered plastic lighting installations shaped through a technique similar to glass blowing, suggesting the landmark for further developments.
Alessandro Busana graduated in industrial design in 1999 from Scuola Italiana Design, and went on to found hOle designstudio”, a research and concept development agency that creates products for companies like Normann Copenhagen, Pedrali, Roche Bobois, Plust collection, and Smooth Plane.
Sotheby’s presents Les Lalanne: The Poetry of Sculpture, a selling exhibition featuring works by Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne, curated by Paul Kasmin and Michael Shvo, in the New York S|2 private sales gallery from 31 October through 22 November 2013.
Gallery Libby Sellers is showing Spaces In Between - a group show curated by the award-winning designer Aldo Bakker.
Oro Negro (black oil) is the new HQ offices of an important oil company located in Mexico DF. After working for several years with Herzog & de Meuron Abel Blancas set up his own studio in Mexico City in 2011 and ON HQ is his first completed work.
Mathieu Lehanneur and Pullman reinvents meetings with the “Business Playground” room as a perfect illustration of the “blurring” of private and professional life. This room reflects the brand’s “Work hard, Play hard” motto as well as its guests’ lifestyle.
A rich selection of more than three hundred works by designers from Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland is expected to be auctioned on 14th November. Wright, Chicago will deliver an outstanding organic of designs which, according to the auction house specialist Peter Jefferson, is unprecedented on the market.
Volume Gallery is pleased to present the Wrong Chairs by design collaborative Norman Kelley. Kelley’s Wrong Chairs purposefully disrupt the notion of “correctness” through the iconic Windsor chair.
Paul Cocksedge is a designer’s designer, artfully reimagining the world for us to make it a more thought-provoking and pleasing place to be. Punters can get a Cocksedge fix through his eponymous shop, which sells such items as a loudspeaker for a smartphone configured from a vinyl LP, and a spherical Styrene lamp made of heated-shrunk coffee cups).