Design Auction at Sotheby's Paris

Design Auction at Sotheby's Paris

31 October '17

The Design autumnal sale will illustrate the diversity and the wealth of the creations of the 20th century: from the Art Nouveau ̶ with an impressive dining room table by Louis Majorelle, to the 50’s with many major works of Jean Royère such as the set of living room furniture Ours Polaire.

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Phillips’ September Design Auction Achieves £4 Million

Phillips’ September Design Auction Achieves £4 Million

London 20 September '17

“The global demand for unique and important pieces of design was illustrated time and again throughout today’s sale, which totaled over £4 million. The auction was led by Diego Giacometti’s ‘Pair of 'Têtes de Lionnes' armchairs’, which far exceeded the high estimate. Notable results were also achieved for the unprecedented offering of museum quality ceramics.

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The Salon Art + Design 2017

The Salon Art + Design 2017

9 - 13 November '17

Every November The Salon Art + Design welcomes the world's finest international galleries exhibiting historical, modern and contemporary furniture, groundbreaking design and late 19th through 21st century art. Visitors will find designs by the great 20th century masters, as well as creative works by today's most innovative young artists.

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'Norman said the president wants a pyramid': how starchitects built Astana

'Norman said the president wants a pyramid': how starchitects built Astana

News from the Web

If you could see through the forest of selfie-sticks, the view from the top of the central pavilion of the Astana Expo was a prospect like no other. It was strange enough to be standing on a glass footbridge at the summit of the tallest spherical building in the world – nicknamed the Death Star – with glass bubble elevators zooming up a central neon-lit atrium behind you and a precipitous void plunging beneath your feet. All that was missing was Luke Skywalker dangling from the bridge.

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Dutch Design Week 2017

Dutch Design Week 2017

21 - 29 October '17

For 9 whole days, DDW boosts 110 locations, presenting the processes, experiments and ideas, answers and solutions thought up by 2500 designers. Come and be amazed, surprised or astonished.

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'Domestikator' by Atelier Van Lieshout at the Centre Pompidou

'Domestikator' by Atelier Van Lieshout at the Centre Pompidou

18 - 22 October '17

Carpenters Workshop Gallery and Atelier Van Lieshout salute the decision of Bernard Blistène, curator and director of the Centre Pompidou, and Jennifer Flay, director of FIAC, to welcome the ‘Domestikator’ by the artist-sculptor Joep Van Lieshout on the piazza of Centre Pompidou, from 18 to 22 October as part of the FIAC Hors-les-Murs (Outdoors) program.

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Lucie Rie by Stenlake Publishing

Lucie Rie by Stenlake Publishing

DeTnk Bookshelf

A new and expanded edition of the biography which has been described as `the fullest account yet of Lucie Rie's personal life and friendships' (Ceramic Review), this edition also contains detailed descriptions of her working methods and the photography beautifully illustrates the entire range of her pottery from the 1920's to 1990.

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FIAC is re-introducing a design sector, with the participation of 5 galleries

FIAC is re-introducing a design sector, with the participation of 5 galleries

19 -22 October '17

For its 44th edition from 19 to 22 October 2017 in Paris, FIAC will host a carefully balanced selection of leading international galleries in the iconic Grand Palais.

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Landscape architects now design for mass shootings

Landscape architects now design for mass shootings

News from the Web

With mass shootings on the rise, an unexpected group of professionals is trying to make it easier for people to avoid getting killed in the melee: landscape architects. These are the people who place just so many oversized planters on a pedestrian thoroughfare to prevent an attack by car bomb from hitting the crowd or the buildings behind the barricades.

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The Best Book Designs 2016 at the Stedelijk

The Best Book Designs 2016 at the Stedelijk

29 September - 29 October '17

Perfectly produced books, very well-designed books, remarkable books, innovative books, designers cum publishers, self-publishing artists, etc. The submissions for the Best Book Designs 2016 were characterized by a wide variety of excellently designed books. The high average quality made the jury’s task of choosing between the 298 submissions a captivating process.

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Design: Living in a Material World at Sotheby's

Design: Living in a Material World at Sotheby's

5 October '17

This October, Sotheby’s will present ‘Living in a Material World’, an auction dedicated to exploring how leading designers have employed materials in new and cutting-edge ways.

Covering the full spectrum of post-war and contemporary design, the exhibition will be curated by Tony Chambers, Brand and Content Director at Wallpaper*.

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Katie Stout: Side Dish at R & Company

Katie Stout: Side Dish at R & Company

26 September - 26 October '17

R & Company is thrilled to announce Side Dish, a solo exhibition of Katie Stout opening in the lower level gallery September 26. This is Stout’s first comprehensive exhibition at R & Company and a presentation of all new works. For the exhibition, the designer has transformed the gallery space into an immersive environment that reflects her playful and spontaneous studio practice.

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An Eames Celebration at Vitra Design Museum

An Eames Celebration at Vitra Design Museum

30 September '17 - 25 February '18

Charles and Ray Eames are counted among the most important designers of the 20th century. With their furniture, films, books, exhibitions and media installations, they have influenced generations of designers and continue to shape our everyday culture.

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Galerie VIVID proudly presents Bob Bonies & Shiro Kuramata

Galerie VIVID proudly presents Bob Bonies & Shiro Kuramata

17 September - 5 November '17

Bob Bonies and Shiro Kuramata were both born before the worldwar II and started their career in the 60's. Both belonged to the avantgarde in the 1960's-'70. Kuramata, one of the most important Japanese designers had a strong connection with Holland. The Dutch brand Pastoe produced several of his designs. Unfortunateley he died in 1991 at an age of 56.

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Andrea Branzi at Carpenters Workshop Gallery

Andrea Branzi at Carpenters Workshop Gallery

2 October - 22 December '17

Carpenters Workshop Gallery is pleased to announce the exhibition ‘Sassi e Legni’ by the renowned Italian designer Andrea Branzi from October 2nd - December 22rd in the London venue of Carpenters Workshop Gallery. Architect and designer Branzi is known for his intellectual approach to design.

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