In this recent article for The Art Newspaper, Brooks Mason surveys the design market through the month of June. With several major auctions alongside Design Miami Basel, the design market experienced several volatile movements.
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The New Designers summer exhibition runs from July 1 to July 11 in London. Now in its 25th year, the 2010 New Designers will feature a range of displays including textiles, fashion, ceramics, and furniture from UKs leading talent in the field of design.
New York City
The 11th annual Moma/P.S.1 Young Architects Program will open its summer exhibition June 30. The objective for the Young Architects Program is to provide visitors with an outdoor summer escape from the urban intensity of New York City by making use of the pre-existing space and available materials.
Joshua Prince-Ramus feels that architects can re-engineer their design process, and challenge the boundaries of design in a magnificent way as a result. Speaking at TEDxSMU, Dallas, he talks through his re-creation of the local Wyly Theater as a giant "theatrical machine" that reconfigures itself at the touch of a button.
LITERATURE: The Complete Kagan: A Lifetime of Avant-Garde Design, Kagan, ppg. 120-121