On 6th June 2013, the musée du quai Branly (designed by Jean Nouvel) inaugurated a permanent Aboriginal work painted by the artist Lena Nyadbi on the 700 m2 roof terrace of its multimedia library, in the pursuit of its policy of presenting the contemporary arts of Australia, initiated from its opening in 2006.
R 20th Century presents the work of The Haas Brothers, as well as Greta Magnusson Grossman, Joaquim Tenreiro, Christian Wassmann, David Wiseman and Jeff Zimmerman at DesignMiami/ Basel.
The second DeTnk report emerges at an interesting time for collectible design. On the one hand, the financial crisis appears to be deepening, with consequences for discretionary spending likely to be felt globally. On the other, the art market seems to rise ever higher above the fray, drawing the wealthy to invest with increasing enthusiasm in what appears a safe haven for capital.
￼The recent emergence of ‘Critical Design’ as a serious questioning of the traditional processes has highlighted an intriguing phenomenon. The idea that designers are increasingly feeling the need to impose a critical framework suggests that there might be a lack of criticism of design itself.
In the only program of its kind, design historian Daniella Ohad highlights such major areas in collecting design as French Art Deco, American Modernism, Contemporary Design, Italian, American, and French mid-century design and more. Ohad hosts some of the world’s leading experts who share their knowledge and passion about their areas of expertise.
MUBI is the fastest growing online destination for lovers of independent, foreign and classic film; an online cinema, anytime, anywhere.
Diederik Schneemann will be presenting his 'Mash-Up' collection at Ventura Lamrate during the Salone del Mobile, Milan 2013. The collection addresses important questions regarding 3D Printing.
José Lévy is an object and space narrator in the grand French tradition of interior designers. He never develops a single response to a question (like a designer), but a real narrative. For him it is impossible to create without narrating; he prefers to develop rather than summarize, opting for phrases rather than words.
DMY International Design Festival has opened its application for designers, companies and institutions to register for the 2013 festival.
For the first time, the Lane Crawford Joyce Group (Asia's leading luxury fashion retail Group) will house its four subsidiary companies (department store, fashion boutiques, leather goods and accessories, retail / brand management) under one roof creating their new, impressive headquarters in Hong Kong.