New Design At Large Program Curated by Dennis Freedman

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…

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…

Jamie Zigelbaum

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…

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

Rodman Primack Announced as New Executive Director of Design Miami/

Design Miami/ welcomes Rodman Primack who will serve as the fair’s new Executive Director beginning March 1, 2014.

Director, Rodman Primack

Design Miami/ Basel 2013 Highlights

The eighth edition of Design Miami/ Basel was in many ways the momentous fair to date. Over 25,000 visitors explored Hall 1 Süd…, Audi, Bethan Laura Wood, Daniel Arsham, Demisch Danant, Design Miami/ Basel, Design Miami/ Basel 2013, gabrielle ammann // gallery, Jean Prouvé, Jousse Entreprise, Kanye West, Perrier-Jouët, Salon 94, W Hotels Designers of the Future Award

The Swiss Presence at Design Miami/ Basel 2013

Three Design Satellites at the 2013 fair in Basel have exemplified Switzerland’s robust and radical commitment to design – and the initiatives that are needed to push and sustain it. These programs represent the dynamism and innovation of Swiss designers and cultural institutions…

Atelier Oï, Design Miami/ Basel, Design Miami/ Basel 2013, Design Satellites, ECAL, Phillipe Cramer, Swiss Architecture Museum, Swiss Design Engagement, Switzerland, Verbier Mountain Climbers

Works of Extraordinary Provenance at Design Miami/ Basel 2013

Every article of design has its story. The works present at Design Miami/ Basel 2013 weave fascinating narratives; they spring from all corners of the globe and span both centuries and custodial personalities. The provenance of the design works – who commissioned them and the lineage of ownership – imbues every work with a special quality.

Alberto Giacometti, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Galerie Eric Philippe, Galerie Jacques Lacoste, Jean-Michel Frank, Steinitz, W Hotels Designers of the Future Award

Jewelry by Artists at Design Miami/ Basel 2013

From prehistoric Egyptian armlets, to the crowns of European royalty, to glittery bling rocked by present day starlets and moguls – artists have been designing jewelry to adorn the human body for time immemorial. Jewelers occupy a special place as both artists and designers in many ways, and there is also a long tradition of visual artists creating works for the purposes of wearing.

Antonella Villanova Gallery, Didier Ltd, Elisabetta Cipriani, Louisa Guinness Gallery

Design Talk/ Choreography of Collaboration

Daniel Arsham and Judith Seng are two artists who live between worlds. Though their practices differ in key respects, Arsham and Seng have overarching theoretical preoccupations with materials, production, and the social mores that define and constrain their presentation on and off a stage. On Thursday, June 12, they had a conversation at Design Miami/ Basel 2013…

Daniel Arsham, Design Talks, Drift Pavilion, Jonah Baeker, Judith Seng, Merce Cunningham, Snarkitecture, Tamar Shafrir

Historical (Re)creations at Design Miami/ Basel

The pieces on display at Design Miami/ Basel 2013 have included groundbreaking new work – but a robust dialogue about global design culture would be incomplete without a discussion regarding historic innovation. Three booths in particular at this year’s fair have built powerful displays of highly significant interior designers.

Alvar Aalto, Design Miami/ Basel 2013, George Nakashima, Jacksons, Jousse Entreprise, Pierre Paulin, Sebastian + Barquet