DeTnk is pleased to announce the publication of the 2016 DeTnk Collectible Design Market Report. The global collectible design market has shrunk across the board in 2015, with 4.3% less lots offered for sale and 9% less in total value of sales.
With ‘Origins’, Ingrid Donat will unveil six new sculptural pieces at Carpenters Workshop Gallery’s London space. The new works will include two commodes, a console table, bench, low table and a floor lamp; all created in Ingrid Donat’s signature intricate style.
Solva Woollen Mill claims to be the oldest working woollen mill in Pembrokeshire. There were 26 woollen mills in Pembrokeshire in 1900. Today Solva Woollen Mill is one of the two remaining woollen mills in the county.
When considering design one often strives to create the most beautiful solution to the design problem they are faced with. In Ugliness, in the cry of the beholder, written by Ian Ground for the Times Supplement in July 2016, Ground reminds us that sometimes ugly can be just as relevant.
The more our phones do, the more they demand of us. Sometimes it’s good to take a break. But until now, the only alternative to hyper-connected smartphones has been the kind of phone you find at the back of a drawer. The Punkt. MP 01 is a stylish, well-crafted mobile phone, designed by Jasper Morrison, which focuses on modern simplicity, inside and out. It makes phone calls and sends texts.
Eileen Gray started her career as a lacquer artist in Paris creating new furniture and living accessories with striking colors and understated shapes. Remaining stalwartly independent, Gray developed an opulent, luxuriant take on geometric forms and industrially produced materials.
The Swietokrzyskie Mountains are an unique place for geologists, as there are exposed rocks illustrating 560 million years of Earth's history located on a relatively small area. A few steps in this area is like turning back time by 100 million years. The fact that the layers of rocks of different ages located around Checiny are now on the surface, is a unique phenomenon on a European scale.
Terrace Wires revealed the eagerly anticipated Terrace Wires public art installation, Thought of Train of Thought, by Royal Academician Ron Arad at St Pancras International.
A unique opportunity to learn about the lives and creativity of the world's leading artists
Hans Ulrich Obrist has been conducting ongoing conversations with the world's greatest living artists since he began in Switzerland, aged 19, with Fischli and Weiss. Here he chooses nineteen of the greatest figures and presents their conversations, offering the reader intimacy with the artists and insight into their creative processes.
Ben Brown Fine Arts is pleased to announce its first solo exhibition in London of internationally acclaimed artist, designer and architect Ron Arad. Summer Exhibition is the culmination of Arad's most recent work, spanning sculpture, hand-crafted studio pieces and industrial design, and showcasing the artist's constant experimentation with the boundaries and possibilities of materials, from metals to wood and glass.
An exhibition highlighting the work of Oskar Hansen (1922-2005), architect, urban planner, and theorist, will open at the Yale School of Architecture (YSoA) on Sept. 1.
“Oskar Hansen: Open Form” traces the evolution of Hansen’s theory of Open Form from its origin in his own architectural projects to its application in film, visual games, and other artistic practices.
Published to coincide with the ICA exhibition Judy Blame: Never Again (29 June - 4 September 2016)