Sara Isaksson From at Kiosk
Swedish ceramicist Sara Isaksson From, whose work will be on display at Kiosk through April 11, will be on hand to discuss her work.
Need help planning out your window boxes, planters or roof top gardens? Toni Ann Flanigan from Philadelphia Gardens, Inc will be at the Philadelphia DWR Studio to do a presentation on container gardening. She will focus on drought and shade tolerant varietals, soil recommendations and artistic arranging of plants. Annuals, perennials and vines will be shown and discussed. Stop by with your urban gardening questions.
As part of Archtober, AIA New York will be hosting the opening of Four Freedoms park, an exhibition in celebration of the opening of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island. The park will be open to the public starting October 24. Come for a special preview of the park prior to the exhibition opening, an Archtober Building of the Day open house takes place from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Aiko Cuneo, daughter of Ruth Asawa, who received her BFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY will give an intimate mulitmedia presentation on her mother's work. Held in conjunction with the exhibition Ruth Asawa: Drawing in Space opening at the Museum Saturday, September 19, 2009 and on view through Sunday, February 7, 2010.
The Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) is hosting its 54th annual conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 7-10, 2010. Seminars will be held on a variety of topics such as the ADA Update on State and Federal Requirements from United Spinal Association, Green Building Law, Sustainable Design, and Legal Issues. Other conference events include tours of Philadelphia's most significant architectural projects and an awards dinner honoring the work of Denise Scott-Brown, Robert Venturi, and Louis Kahn.
Bartels Showroom 1901 Tigertail Blvd Dania Beach, FL
Bartels and Dwell will host a presentation entitled Modern Spaces Divided. This exclusive event at the new Bartels showroom in Dania Beach, FL will be given by Dwell Media's Digital Content Director, Sara Ost. Sara will speak on a dozen smart, easy-to-apply tips for making the most of any space with versatile, affordable, stylish room dividers as well as the trend for mixed-use spaces and clever modifications that are enabling people to have more flexibility in their homes. A reception from 5:45-7:00pm follows the panel discussion.To RSVP, please click here.
6-8pm | Flexform | 155 East 56th Street | New York
Architects will talk about designing for retail, with input from the cutting-edge fashion designers whose brand they build in the three-dimensional space. Hear from the designers of iconic New York boutiques, like Alexander Wang, Phillip Lim, and Steven Alan. Moderated by Dwell editor Kelsey Keith, brothers Christopher and Dominic Leong of Leong Leong, designer Dror Benshetrit and TBD, the panel will discuss the process of creating rigorous design for a very tailored purpose. What do retailers look for in displaying fashion to a design-conscious public? Sponsored by Flexform.
Alessi, the renowned kitchen and housewares company, will be running a Holiday Promotion through the month of December. From December 1st to December 31st receive a $20 coupon for every $100 spent at Alessi. Use the coupon between January 1st and January 31st, 2012, towards purchases at the NYC and San Francisco store locations. Coupons cannot be used with any other promotion, and cannot be exchanged for cash. Offer void after January 31st, 2012.
Parsons The New School for Design is partnering with the Danish Design Centre and Consulate General of Denmark to present Danish Design Review New York: "Living the Legacy—Designing the Future." This event is free and open to the public.
This daylong symposium will feature presentations by eight young designers from Denmark—the winners and nominees of the Danish Design Award 2012—who will be led through a design review by Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art. The designers will present their work in a moderated discussion with Rama Chorpash, Director of Product Design at Parsons and Nille Juul Sorenson, Director of the Danish Design Centre in Copenhagen.
The symposium will also include a presentation of the current restoration of the Trusteeship Council Chamber at the United Nations, designed by Danish architect and designer Finn Juhl.