Plusdesign presents “Weaving” Traditions, a solo exhibition signed by the Dutch designer Kiki van Eijk, made in collaboration with the gallery Secondome of Rome, NODUS Milan and Bernhardt Design in North Carolina.
This past weekend 'David Hockney RA: A Bigger Picture' opened at the Royal Academy in London. This show is reported to be London's biggest blockbuster exhibition of the year- already selling out all advanced tickets for the next three months.
Prada presents the “24 h Museum“, designed by Francesco Vezzoli with AMO, Rem Koolhaas' think tank.
Fabrica, the Benetton Group’s communication research center, will present the MOBILE MUSEUM staged at the Design Museum in Helsinki as part of Designworld, an exhibition that considers design in terms of the basic needs of man and society, while reflecting the various ways in which design can influence matters in global perspective.
The exhibition Building the Revolution: Soviet Art and Architecture 1915–1935, at the Royal Academy, examines Russian avant-garde architecture made during a brief but intense period of construction and design that took place from c.1922 to 1935.
extended until February 25th
Berlin based pop-up gallery HELMRINDERKNECHT contemporary design comes to Zurich. A former entrance hall of an office building in the heart of Zurich is transformed in a temporary exhibition space.
Marsden Woo Gallery will start 2012 with their most ambitious group exhibition yet. 'Mixed Display' presents many of the galleries stable artists/designers will be showing alongside a group of invited artists and designers.
Volume Gallery will debut an exhibition of new works by designer Thaddeus Wolfe, titled: ASSEMBLAGE.
Volume Gallery will take over Gallery Two of Andrew Rafacz Gallery in an ongoing series highlighting work from American contemporary designers.
On the 15th of December 2011 at 12pm Wright will host 'Important Design' an auction featuring 20th and 21st century design. The auction has a nice selection of Gio Ponti pieces commissioned for Villa Arreaza, Caracas - which is one of the two complete residential commissions completed by the designer in Venezula.
On 13th of December 2011 at 4pm Phillips de Pury & Company will host a 'Design Masters' auction at their New York Park Avenue location. The auction is a selection of lots from some of the most collected designers in the market.
Shared glass was a workshop defined by the shared experience of MFA.Design students from VCUQatar, the residents from FABRICA Design department and the glass maker Massimo Lunardon (July 2011).
The collection is the outcome of group research interrogating glass objects of varied ethnic and historical origins including: Lebanese, Italian, Egyptian and French.
Earlier this fall Troika introduced their new commission 'Thixotropes' at London's iconic shopping centre, Selfridges. The sculpture consists of 320 metres of led banding making up 8 separate parts that are spinning at a speed of 360 rpm. The effect is an ethereal light sculpture that confronts busy holiday shoppers as they franticly search Selfridges for the perfect gift.