As the spring season is beginning it's decent on the northern hemisphere, it is time to get outside for picnics in the park and reading in the sun. This month DeTnk recommends Deluxe: How Luxury Lost its Lustre By Dana Thomas, an enjoyable read on how the luxury industry has evolved in the past couple decades.
In the shadow of Les Collections du Château de Gourdon, Phillips de Pury will host their first design auction of the year on the 7th of April in London. The auction features 154 lots with a low estimate of £1,934,500 and a high estimate of £ 2,912,500.
This year’s Pavilion is the 11th commission in the Gallery’s annual series, the world’s first and most ambitious architectural programme of its kind. It will be the architect’s first completed building in the UK and will include a specially created garden by the influential Dutch designer Piet Oudolf.
During Salone del Mobile in Milan in 2011, Droog will present furniture and accessories designed for download by EventArchitectuur and Minale-Maeda, including CNC cut tables, cupboards, desks, side tables, shelves, couches and 3D printed electrical outlets, flowers and charms.
Amanda Levete Architects have proposed a £35 million ($56 million) plan that will include a large courtyard featuring an irregular geometric motif that will respond to the V&A's historic façade.
The Themes & variations gallery based in Notting Hill has announced their newest addition to the shop - the 'Cake Stool' by the Campana Brothers.
The Brazilian design duo selected various predatory animal stuffed toys fusing them together to form a chair that resembles the corner of my childhood bedroom.
We are delighted to announce the launch of the first annual DeTnk Collectible Design Market Report, a holistic analysis of the emerging collectible design market. Since 2005, the collectible design market has grown by over 350%. This incredible increase in sales and interest of collectors prompted us to produce the Market Report.
Galerie Gosserez is presenting "l'Etreinte" by Elise Gabriel, a series of furniture (table, chair and lights) whose main theme is researching Zelfo, a new material composed of cellulose* whose great propensity to reduce, to model itself on curvilinear shapes and to embrace the material, allows it to fit tightly round and to assemble together the elements on which it dries.
Designers Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby won an international competitive tender launched last year by LOCOG and the Design Council to create the Torch, along with the celebration cauldrons to be used at the lunchtime stops and evening celebrations during the Olympic Torch Relay.
Located on a steep slope overlooking the most beautiful of Greenland’s fjords, the 3000 m2 National Gallery designed by BIG will serve as a cultural and architectural icon for the people of Greenland.
Ehrlich Architects, a firm from Los Angeles, were selected above industry all stars Foster + Partners, Massimiliano Fuksas Architects, and Zaha Hadid Architects to design the United Arab Emirates future parliament building.