New Design At Large Program Curated by Dennis Freedman

Wood Ring by Chris Kabel

Design Miami/ Basel announces Design At Large, an exhibition platform that presents monumental installations that surpass the scope of the gallery booth. Stationed around the center oculus on Design Miami/ Basel’s first floor, the Design At Large program will reflect the diverse character of the fair itself, from the recreation of historic interiors to the latest in…

Categories / Anton Alvarez, Chris Kabel, Demisch Danant, Dennis Freedman, Dominic Harris, Eske Rex, Galerie kreo, Galerie Maria Wettergren, Gallery Libby Sellers, Jean Benjamin Maneval, Jousse Entreprise, Priveekollektie, Sheila Hicks

2014 Design Commission Triangular Series by Jamie Zigelbaum

This June, experience the 2014 Design Commission Triangular Series by Jamie Zigelbaum in Design Miami/ Basel’s Event Hall. The Design Commissions are a biannual event through which early-career architects or designers are offered a platform to create a monumental work for experimentation and engagement with an international audience.

Suspended from the ceiling of the entrance hall of…

Categories / Jamie Zigelbaum

Studio Drift/ Ala Champfest Magazine

Lonneke Gordijn & Ralph Nauta are Studio Drift, an Amsterdam-based creative studio responsible for some of the most fascinating projects you may have seen at Design Miami/ or Louis Vuitton Tokyo, just to name a few, and are respectively represented by the brilliant Carpenters Workshop Gallery in London. We came across the irrepressible duo upon their visit to Tokyo late 2013, and were instantly charmed by their talent and forward-thinking in both their creative output and design sensibility.

Categories / Amsterdam, Studio Drift

April Gallery Shows

Let Design Miami/ keep you updated on all things design with a scrolling exhibition calendar that highlights current and upcoming shows. Expect to find information about exhibitions at the most active design galleries from around the world.

Categories / Babs Haenen, Booo, Bruno Munari, Faye Toogood, Gagosian, Galerie Vivid, Jean Nouvel, Kristin McKirdy, London, Max Lamb, Ola Kolehmainen, Paul Jackson, Pierre Marie Giraud, ProjectB, Studio Formafantasma, Underkitchen

April Museum Shows

Let Design Miami/ keep you updated on all things design with a scrolling exhibition calendar that highlights current and upcoming shows. Expect to find information about exhibitions at the most active institutions around the world.

Categories / Agnes Varis Art Center, Jeff Zimmerman, Konstantin Grcic, MAD, MAK Vienna, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Victoria & Albert Museum, Vitra Design Museum

Martino Gamper’s design is a state of mind

Andrea Branzi's 2011 Wall bookshelf stocked with Daniel Eatock's collection of drinking glasses IMAGE Hugo Glendinning

Sampling is apt when discussing Martino Gamper. Much of his design work revolves around references. He draws in the objects of others, churns them up, and then rebuilds them into surprising and reinvigorating forms.

Categories / London, Martino Gamper, Serpentine Sackler Gallery

Glithero, London

Studio Glithero consists of British designer Tim Simpson and Dutch designer Sarah van Gameren, who met and studied at the Royal College of Art. From their studio in London they design time-based processes that give birth to unique and wonderful products, furniture, and installations.

Categories / Glithero, London, Lost Time, Perrier-Jouët, Sarah van Gameren, Tim Simpson

Kengo Kuma

A collection of rhetoric gems from issues past. This time: Kengo Kuma, the architect who found the beauty in using local materials.

Categories / architecture, Kengo Kuma, PIN-UP

Philippe Jousse in Marfa/ An Unlikely Art and Design Oasis

Marfa (founded in 1880, pop. 1,899) is a small town in Texas located between the Davis Mountains and Big Bend National Park. Small in size and big on creative, Marfa has become a destination for artisans and historians alike. Rising amongst the dramatic western Texas landscape, the town has created an identity that includes art…

Categories / Art, Chinati Foundation, design, Donald Judd, Gallery Jousse Enterprise, Marfa, Philippe Jousse, Texas

Design Miami/ Basel 2014 Returns with Program of Unsurpassed Quality

The annual highlight of the global design calendar returns to Basel, June 17-22, 2014, with an exhibition and events program studded with fresh perspectives on collectible design. More than 50 galleries from across North America, Europe and as far afield as Seoul, Moscow, Western Cape and Shanghai are coming together to present exceptional contemporary, modern…

Categories / 2014, Africa, Asia, Design Miami/ Basel, Europe, Galleries, North America, Save the Date