The Design auction at Dorotheum on 7th November celebrates benchmark designs of the 20th century.
The collection presents items spanning from the Bauhaus to the Viennese Secession, from the early 20th century to the 2008 re-edition of the Sacco seat by Vanzetti in moulded concrete.
Institut Neerlandais, Paris
The outstanding presence of Li Edelkoort on the contemporary design scene is reformulated and completed under the uncovered light of the design collector.
The trend forecaster and actual Design Days Dubai Patron’s engagement is explored through the unusually intimate lens of personal inclination, exposing the ‘behind the scenes’ of a ruling taste.
Every angle of a Wendell Castle piece reveals new information. Viewed from afar, these hybrid forms seem to defy categorization. The voluminous organic curves that appear to grow from the floor itself are at once inviting and perplexing – what is our relation to the piece?
In 1913 the founder of the town Norwegian town, Rjukan, introduced the idea of a “Solspeil”, or sun mirror, above the town to bring it out of the shade from the nearby mountain. The founder, Sam Eyde, never completed the project; instead, his successors built a gondola in 1928 to transport Rjukan´s inhabitants to the winter sunshine.
Christian Bourdais, the instigator of the Solo Houses project (a collection of villas in spain by the new generation of international architects), unveils the house designed by the U.S. Agency Johnston Marklee soon to be build.
Industry Gallery presents the second solo exhibition of work by New York City-based designer Chris Rucker. For Rucker’s solo debut in Los Angeles, he has created a new series of his Quilt Slipcover Chairs–hand-sewn quilts made from packing blankets, tailored to fit over his basic chairs fabricated from oriented strand board (OSB).
30th October London will witness to the annual confrontation between Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Modern and Contemporary design movements, sharing the same stage at Christies' King Street venue. The auction will present an excellent variety of limited-edition pieces through over 120 lots, ideally drawing a continuum in design history from 1860 to our days and ambitiously stretching the estimates from £500-100,000.
Chatsworth, Derbyshire, England
Sotheby's Beyond Limits exhibition at historic Chatsworth House in Derbyshire features a spectacular selection of more than 20 monumental sculptures from around the world. From dramatic works by Jaume Plensa, Manolo Valdés, Mario Merz, Juan Muñoz, and Marc Quinn, to a magnificent pavilion by Thomas Heatherwick, Sotheby’s is honoured to present some of the finest contemporary sculpture in one of the world’s most historic garden settings.
From 27 September — 2 November 2013 Hedge will host the exhibition, Shadows by Welsh potter Paul Philp featuring 30 works, some of which have been released from the artist’s personal reserve and are being exhibited for the first time.
The Groninger Museum will present the first large-scale solo exhibition of the work of Jaime Hayon . Hayon is one of the most acclaimed designers of his generation. His work consists of autonomous and applied projects, across various disciplines such as ceramics, wood, glass, textiles, product, furniture and interior design.
Designer Claesson Koivisto Rune launched Medusa, Chinita, Bellota a wicker lamp collection at Design Junction during London Design Festival, September 2013.