Carpenters Workshop Gallery | London is pleased to announce that renowned Italian architect and designer Vincenzo de Cotiis will be showcasing a selection of his works for the first time at the Mayfair gallery. The new inspiring furniture pieces taken from his Progetto Domestico collection will be presented as a solo exhibition called ‘POP NOUVEAU’.
David Adjaye calls this concept “narrative construction.” It’s a mode of architectural storytelling embodied in the museum’s façade, a three-tiered, trapezoidal structure inspired by the staggered crown of an early 20th century Yoruban sculpture that Adjaye encountered in a book from his personal library.
On the 21st of September 2016 Phillips brought in the fall with their Nordic Master & Design sale. The sale reached a total of £4.5m in value and set new action records for Lucie Rie, Ole Wanscher, Gino Sarfatti and Marion Dorn.
Roca London Gallery will be showcasing recent bathhouse projects by some of the world’s leading contemporary architects and designers. Soak, Steam, Dream explores a renewed interest in the connection between the physical, meditative and social aspects of bathing.
A three-part installation that explores architectural solutions to urban living as part of the brand’s MINI LIVING project. Three forest bathing spaces filled with plants have been inserted into Shoreditch’s busy city streets, offering locals places to connect create and relax.
As the sun begins to lower in the sky and the days begin to shorten, London awakens from the daze of summer and the design scene comes to life. DeTnk has been busy checking out the various exhibitions and events in order to create a series of walks for you to explore. We have chosen our favorites, the cream rises to the top!
For the London Design Festival 2016, Lina Kanafani curates ‘White Canvas,’ focusing on innovative designers whose approach is highly individualistic. Over 50 new and established designers have been chosen for their unique handcrafted skills working in a broad range of mediums. Such creative processes invariably result in compelling and collectable pieces.
Kartell opened its first Flagship Store in 2016 at 223 Brompton Road in London. Its collection comprises furnishings, tableware, lighting, fragrances, bathroom fittings and fashion accessories – a new concept for the multifaceted Kartell lifestyle.
A ‘round the water cooler’ exploration of future workspaces and open source production by designers Paula Arntzen, Adam Blencowe, James Shaw and Thor Ter Kulve in collaboration with Opendesk and Ineke Hans.
Furniture is Not Working is a collective of designers: James Shaw, Adam Blencowe, Thor ter Kulve, Paula Arntzen.
...ABC invites 6 practitioners to review the former exhibition using various media and methods. Each review will translate the original exhibition into 6 new versions, suggesting alternative ways of talking about the same set of objects and ideas.
French designers are known around the world for their talent, their sophistication and above all for their creativity. This year, 15 French showrooms are offering an exclusive opportunity to explore the inspiration and creative genius brought to London from across the channel.
'art/talking' is a venue based, monthly project, aimed at exploring the variety and depth of the London Contemporary Art Scene as well key themes in current contemporary art practice.
The next visit will be on Friday, 23 September from 2pm to 4pm and we will visit four young galleries around Fitzrovia: