Design Miami: Recap
Design Miami wrapped up on Sunday, and all told I’d say the fair was a mixed bag. Though I tend to have a good time wandering the aisles of Aranda\Lasch’s temporary tent taking in the latest and greatest of the world of one-off, rare and limited-edition design, there did appear to be a bit more filler this year than last.
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- Lotty Lindeman and Wouter Scheublin's wood and ceramics workshop is located within designer Piet Hein Eek’s building, a former Philips factory in Eindhoven that was remodeled in 2010 into a furniture…
- Last night was the Design Miami vernissage party, and my first look at the tent by architects Aranda\Lasch, and the dozens of gallerists and the high glitz of the Miami art and society set.
- One of the best bits of design I saw in Miami, when I was there last month for Design Miami and Art Basel Miami Beach, was well off the gallery-party-hotel circuit.
- “Form follows function” has been the go-to paradigm for evaluating good design since American architect Louis Sullivan articulated the idea more than a century ago.
The latest class of Dutch designers is creating poetic yet practical furniture, lighting, and goods that go way beyond wry humor. Veering away from the wit-first conceptual design that has defined the Netherlands for the last two decades—typified by übercollective Droog—young designers are once again making more objects for daily use. We searched the country and found fresh ideas in ateliers from Amsterdam to Duivendrecht to Eindhoven.
- Though Design Miami wrapped up a month ago, Moorhead & Moorhead's installation begs to be revisited.
- Whilst in London, we met three talents who are making their marks on the local design scene. Soon you’ll be uttering their names along side Morrison, Dixon, and Adjaye.
- As Andy Freeberg perused Chelsea's galleries he noticed an interesting phenomenon: at some of the most prominent galleries, the only human presence was a person's head poking from the top of an…