Monocle have released their report from the Milan Furniture Fair 2011. They point out the the rise of LED lighting, specifically the Phillips booth, where they highlighted the broad possibilities of LED. The dominance of Phillips lead Monocle to question the role of Italian manufacturers in the future of lighting design.
Rachely Rotem and Phu Hoang joined forces to create an award-winning temporary installation, Exhale: Seven miles of reflective and phosphorescent rope, influenced by bioluminescent algae found amongst the Miami sea life, which they designed for the Oceanfront Pavilion at Art Basel Miami Beach 2010.
Back in December we posted some images of a festive and interactive light installation called ‘KISS’ by internationally acclaimed designer Paul Cocksedge.
In light of the most recent holiday here is a short video clip of ‘KISS’ that we thought you might enjoy.
In this video recently posted on TedTalks, renowned collector and emerging markets investor, Ravin Agrawai gives a presentation of his picks for the 10 most important young Indian artists to watch.
Working in a variety of media that merge the spheres of fine art and design, each of these contemporary artists draws on their local culture for inspiration in their innovative projects.
We were lucky enough to snag a few minutes in our studio with legendary designer Karim Rashid.
In conversation with Max Fraser, Rashid offers his views on the systems of consumption, the culture of celebrity, finishing off with a message to young designers.
Now that we have finally come to the end of editing all of our videos taken during this year’s Milan Design Week, we thought we would pull out some highlights for you – in case you missed them the first time round.