The Double Club
7 Torrens Street, London
Carsten Holler is back in London, and this time with a fully functioning nightclub, bar and restaurant.
This latest pop-up installation, which runs for three months starting this friday, is yet another example of the blurring of lines between art, design, entertainment and hospitality.
Musée D’Art Moderne de Saint-Étienne Métropole
La Terrasse, St-Etienne France.
Since the early 90s, the Saint Etienne Metropole Museum of Modern Art has led an
active policy in acquiring design pieces and today possesses one of the biggest collections in France (1200 items).
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 West 53 Street, New York
Design is not always pretty. Sometimes it is blunt and aggressive, especially when it is meant to deliver a clear message or depart from tradition and express new ideas.
Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay of Raw-Edges Studio talk with Max Fraser about some of their most recent collaborations.
161 NE 40th Street - Mosaic Suite 100
For this year’s Design Miami Meta presents a unique installation of three new designs displayed alongside some of the finest historical pieces of furniture and objets d’art.
Musée des Manufactures de Dentelles
14th avenue de la gare, Retournac, France
For the duration of the Saint-Etienne Biennale Le Musée des Manufactures de Dentelles will present ‘Contours Around The Void’, an exhibition focusing on the use of lace in contemporary design.
All over the world there are people who are actively involved in projects which hope to contribute to the sustainability of our planet. How do these projects work? How can the examples they set be used to improve our own work?
What happens when material things become free? Long Tail author and Wired magazine editor Chris Anderson examines new models of wealth distribution and claims we’re moving from economies of scarcity to an age of abundance.
Every year sees a host of new products enter the marketplace. They are faster, smaller and more complex, and most claim to make our lives somewhat better. However, many of these products fail to meet our basic needs of usability, promptly becoming redundant and adding significantly to our burden on resources.
Further proof that 'there's still life left in old chair yet', is emerging Portugese designer Luís Porém Pires' Trico Chair.
Working with the aim to create functional and versatile furniture, Pires' most recent piece offers distinguishable simplicity and character as a result of the harmonious joining of wood, metal and textiles.