Jewelry at Design Miami/ 2013

The jewelry on view at Design Miami/ 2013 represents the long tradition of artists creating wearable works, as well as the innovative directions of contemporary jewelry-making by creators from a range of disciplines.

Antonella Villanova Gallery, Caroline Van Hoek, Didier Ltd, Elisabetta Cipriani, Jewelry, Louisa Guinness Gallery, Ornamentum

Jean Prouvé’s Maison Demountable at Galerie Patrick Seguin

Jean Prouvé was a pioneering and self-taught designer and architect who altered the course of furniture and building production. A man of supreme technical acumen, he also pushed the various disciplines he worked within to have a greater humanistic agenda. Galerie Patrick Seguin is showing an iconic work by Prouvé, the Maison Demountable, here at Design Miami/ 2013.

Design Miami/ 2013, Galerie Patrick Seguin, Jean Prouvé

On Location/ Design and Architecture in Miami

Outside of Design Miami/, there’s a number of design and architectural landmarks, events and exhibitions to experience around town.

Adam Lindemann, Charlotte Perriand, Herzog & de Meuron, Maarten Baas, Marina Abramovic, Miami Design District, Miami Marine Stadium, Pérez Art Museum Miami, Tapas, Wolfsonian FIU

An Homage to Miami Style

This December, Design Miami/ 2013 will host several installations that celebrate and reflect upon Miami’s unique visual landscape…

Cristina Grajales Gallery, Design Commission, Design Miami/, Design Miami/ 2013, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens, Faye Toogood, formlessfinder, Galerie BSL, Guilherme Torres, Hugo França, Mark McDonald, Nacho Carbonell, R20th Century, Swarovski Crystal Palace, Walter Lamb

Sight Unseen / Snarkitecture Pumpkin Carving Contest

Yesterday, on Halloween eve, a group of artists, architects and designers got together at the studio of Snarkitecture in Greenpoint, Brooklyn to compete in a pumpkin carving contest.

Halloween, sculpture, Sight Unseen, Snarkitecture

formlessfinder’s TENT PILE for Design Miami/ 2013

Since 2008, Design Miami/ has commissioned emerging architecture practices to design unique architectural experiences at the fair. For Design Miami/ 2013, formlessfinder will fabricate a pavilion using a material near and dear to the residents and visitors of Miami…

aluminum, architecture, Design Miami/ 2013, formlessfinder, Miami, sand

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