Michael C. Andrews TUFT at Volume Gallery

Michael C. Andrews TUFT at Volume Gallery

3 June - 8 July '17

Volume Gallery is pleased to announce its first solo exhibition with Michael C. Andrews, Tuft, opening June 3rd from 5-8 PM at 1709 W Chicago Ave, Chicago IL, 60622.

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V&A Exhibition Road Quarter to open 30 June

V&A Exhibition Road Quarter to open 30 June

Museum’s largest architectural intervention in the last 100 years

To coincide with the opening of the new courtyard the V&A has programmed REVEAL, a free, week-long public festival running from 30 June to 7 July 2017.

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China breaks ground on first “Forest City” that fights air pollution

China breaks ground on first “Forest City” that fights air pollution

News from the Web

A pollution-fighting green city unlike any before is springing to life in China. Designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti, the first “Forest City” is now under construction Liuzhou, Guangxi Province. The futuristic city will use renewable energy for self sufficiency and be blanketed in almost 1 million plants and 40,000 trees—a sea of greenery capable of absorbing nearly 10,000 tons of carbon dioxide and 57 tons of pollutants annually.

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"Red: The History of a Color" by Michel Pastoureau

"Red: The History of a Color" by Michel Pastoureau

DeTnk Bookshelf

It is now hard to imagine, but before the mid-1960s most books, and not only on art historical subjects, appeared without a speck of color. It was not as if color printing technology was unavailable, but we had been conditioned by the circulation of millions of black-and-white photographic images, starting in the middle of the 19th century, to what the French historian Michel Pastoureau calls a "black-and-white reality." Cinema extended this domination into the mid-20th century. Who can imagine Ingmar Bergman's The Seventh Seal in color?

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Frank Lloyd Wright Credited Japan for His All-American Aesthetic

Frank Lloyd Wright Credited Japan for His All-American Aesthetic

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To mark Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday, many will pay tribute to the architect’s unique gifts and contributions to the field.

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STILL FROM POWERS OF TEN.

"The Best for the Most for the Least" By Sarah Cowan

News from the Web

Though best known for their furniture designs, Charles and Ray Eames made more than 125 films—striking attempts “to get across an idea.”

The movie theater is a gauge for datedness. From the darkened seats, insurrectionary giggles further distance the audience from the screen, which plays on foolishly. Last month, when Metrograph screened a selection of films by the designers Charles and Ray Eames, the image of a white woman in a starched A-line dress, batting her eyelashes while caressing a S-73 Sofa Compact, hit a ten on the theater’s laugh-o-meter; it hadn’t aged well since 1954.

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Will Drones Lead to a Boom in Landscape Architecture?

Will Drones Lead to a Boom in Landscape Architecture?

News from the Web

Ian Siegel is a futurist. As founder and CEO for ZipRecruiter, the job-seeking site, he spends a lot of time thinking about what happens next in work. From his 11th-floor office in downtown Santa Monica, Siegel says, he can see seven different parking garages, each one capable of hosting north of 1,000 cars—none of which will be necessary in the future he foresees.

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Monocle 24: The Urbanist - ‘The New Urban Crisis’

Monocle 24: The Urbanist - ‘The New Urban Crisis’

Design Podcast

From gentrification to unaffordability, how do you fix a city in crisis? We speak to Richard Florida about his book ‘The New Urban Crisis’. We’re also in Paris to look at the mayor’s plans for an abandoned railway.

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DesignMiami/ Basel 2017

DesignMiami/ Basel 2017

13 - 18 June '17

Design Miami/ is the global forum for design. Each fair brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce.

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Phillips’ June Design Auction Achieves $3.5 Million

Phillips’ June Design Auction Achieves $3.5 Million

New York, 6 June 2017

Phillips’ June Design Auction Achieves $3.5 Million, Alex Heminway, Head of Design, Americas, and Cordelia Lembo, Head of Sale, Design said: “We are pleased to conclude Phillips’ spring season in New York with today’s solid results. There was strong demand for French postwar works across the board and we were delighted to see Jean Prouvé’s Cabinet, model no.

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‘Weight Class’ by Robert Stadler at Carpenters Workshop Gallery NYC

‘Weight Class’ by Robert Stadler at Carpenters Workshop Gallery NYC

27 April - 24 June '17

Carpenters Workshop Gallery is pleased to announce the solo exhibition of Robert Stadler taking place from 27 April to 24 June in its New York gallery. Entitled ‘Weight Class’, the exhibition will feature works from his acclaimed ‘Cut_Paste’ series as well as new suspension light fixtures incorporating Isamu Noguchi’s iconic 1950s Akari lamps.

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Praeteritum, Praesens et Futurum by Rowan Mersh at Gallery FUMI

Praeteritum, Praesens et Futurum by Rowan Mersh at Gallery FUMI

19 May — 01 July '17

After nine successful years in Shoreditch, Gallery FUMI has moved to Mayfair. At its new space on Hay Hill, FUMI will host an ambitious programme of exhibitions to showcase works by leading and emerging contemporary designers and artists.

Spread across two floors, the new gallery signals a radical new phase for Gallery FUMI, further strengthening its exposure to its client base.

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