PAD, pioneering event for Art and Design aficionados and collectors, has launched its next Parisian edition. As revealed last October during PAD London, a new visual identity was created for this event as well as a new structure in the heart of the Tuileries gardens, allowing for a prime selection of galleries, and novel editorial line, focusing on 20th Century Decorative Arts.
After freelancing as designer/illustrator/teacher in New York, Bob Gill emigrated to London on a whim and stayed 15 years. There, he founded Fletcher/Forbes/Gill later renamed Pentagram. Gill’s work has been exhibited in major museums around the world and his lectures on design are legendary.
Capitol Designer Studio (CDS) has commissioned Lily Jencks and Nathanael Dorent to create a pop-up installation in Primrose Hill to show people just what’s possible using a porcelain tile.
The Alan Cristea Gallery is proud to present a solo exhibition of works by Richard Woods from 29 April – 1 June 2013 at 34 Cork Street. The exhibition will feature a site-specific installation in which Woods will clad the gallery space from floor to ceiling.
8 Chairs, an exhibition by the London-based creative team Clarke & Reilly, is a poetic travelogue detailing the plight and fate of eight specially sourced chairs as they made their way from the designer's studio, to Peckham then California and back to London again.
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.
Benjamin Faga’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States, for which he has created a new site-specific multimedia installation. Faga’s art combines research and collaboration with local communities and for Authentic Syracuse he has focused on food as an indicator of cultural diversity and identity in order to question preconceived notions of authenticity.
The Alan Cristea Gallery is proud to present Land Sea Colour, a solo exhibition of works by Dutch artist Jan Dibbets from 21 March – 20 April 2013.
The exhibition will focus on two very distinct and enduring aspects of his work, namely the Land-Sea Horizons and Colour Studies, and will be held across both of the gallery’s Cork Street spaces.
‘If Alice in Wonderland had liked rock this is where she would have spent her days and nights…’ -Mathieu Lehanneur.
Electric, the new cultural platform in Paris, is already an event in itself: a 1,000 m2penthouse in which the designer has devised a canopy of sound suspended between heaven and earth, monumental electrical braids emerging like pitch black trees.
A group of leading contemporary ceramic artists will fill some of Sir John Soane’s finest rooms with brand new works inspired by the architect, his creations and collections, as a new exhibition tours Soane designed buildings in 2013.
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.