Socrates Sculpture Park and The Architectural League of New York are pleased to announce this year’s winning proposal for Folly, an annual juried competition for architects and designers. The 2016 winner is the New York City-based firm Hou de Sousa, with their inventive proposal Sticks.
The « Chaînes » collection by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec represents a continuation of the formal vocabulary which the brothers have been developing for many years. Module, assembly, and the relationship with the surrounding space – central aspects of their research – characterize this new work.
Design Visionary SHoP Architects has developed a bold portfolio of projects that combine evocative architecture, philanthropic initiatives, sustainable development and innovative practices and entrepreneurship.
Fear and Love, the opening exhibition at the Design Museum in Kensington, presents eleven installations by some of the most innovative and thoughtprovoking designers and architects working today.
Design Miami/ returns to Miami Beach across from Art Basel for its twelfth edition as the meeting point of the design world’s elite with a distinctly new set of projects, partnerships and programming.
This autumn Ben Brown Fine Arts is delighted to present Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, a major exhibition devoted to the wonderful and whimsical work of French artists Claude and the late François-Xavier Lalanne. Choreographed by interior designer Manfredi della Gherardesca, the exhibition brings together almost 30 works by both artists, including Claude Lalanne's latest creations.
Hit the john!: There’s very little glamour in the way cities get rid of human waste. But it is important to see how they are doing this around the world: from loos at the carnival in Rio de Janeiro and the new public facilities in Madrid to a public toilet playing classical music in Vienna.
Dieter Rams (born 1932) is one of the most influential German designers of the past decades. His designs for the Braun company are legendary, and his design principles are more relevant today than ever. From 18 November 2016 to 12 March 2017, the Vitra Design Museum is presenting an exhibition of Rams’ work in the newly opened Vitra Schaudepot.
The first edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano Shanghai will take place in the Chinese metropolis at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre, an extremely prestigious venue hosting top-level cultural and artistic events, and a point of reference for the city, from 19th to 21st November.
This rare collection brings together unique works created by Emile Gallé. These pieces perfectly demonstrate the skillful way in which the artist interpreted the natural world using different shapes and shades of glass and crystal.
The BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead ihas announced the first iteration of a major new international artist award. The BALTIC Artists’ Award is the first worldwide biennial art award to be judged solely by artists. It has been established to recognise four artists deserving of an international platform and offers a step change moment in their career.
America’s leading essayist on the frantic retreat of democracy, in the fire and smoke of the war on terror
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.