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Save the date for Basel, June 17-22, 2014!

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Plant-in City at Design Miami/ 2013

For the Collector’s Lounge at Design Miami/ 2013, an installation was constructed by Plant-in City, a collaboration that builds terrariums which intersect sculpture, remote technology, and abundant plant life.

Collector's Lounge, Design Miami/ 2013, Plant-in City

Highlights of Design Miami/ 2013

Throughout the week, the ninth edition of Design Miami/ saw strong attendance, big sales, and captivating exhibitions. Visitors came from all over the world to view the best in 20th and 21st century collectible design, shown by an international roster of galleries.

Artsy, Audi, Cristina Grajales Gallery, Design Talks, Fendi, formlessfinder, gabrielle ammann // gallery, Galerie BSL, Galerie Downtown – Francois Laffanour, Galerie Jacques Lacoste, Galerie kreo, Galerie Patrick Seguin, Gallery Seomi, Heritage Gallery, Hostler Burrows, Industry Gallery, Jousse Entreprise, Magen H. Gallery, Maria Pergay, Moderne Gallery, Perrier-Jouët, Pierre Marie Giraud, Pilar Viladas, R 20th Century Gallery, Sebastian + Barquet, Simon Heijdens, Swarovski Crystal Palace, Victor Hunt Designart Dealer

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

Entertaining with Martha Stewart

After Design Miami’s liveliest Talk of the week, Craig Robins, Jackie Soffer, and Stefano Tonchi hosted a dinner at Robins’ home in honor of American entrepreneur and domestic lifestyle innovator Martha Stewart.

Craig Robins, Design Miami/ 2013, Martha Stewart, Stefano Tonchi

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

Four (4): New Visions for Living in Miami

In Spring of this year, a challenge was given to four architecture firms: conceptualize a high-end, mid-rise residential building in 30 days for the last remaining waterfront property in Coconut Grove.

Atelier Christian de Portzamparc, Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Design Miami/ 2013, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, OMA

Charlotte Perriand’s La Maison au bord de l’eau/ Louis Vuitton Tribute

Charlotte Perriand, a renowned figure of 20th century modernism for her work as an architect, designer, planner and photographer, first drafted the plans for La Maison au bord de l’eau (the “house by the water”) over eighty years ago in 1934.

Charlotte Perriand, Design Miami/ 2013, Louis Vuitton, The Raleigh Hotel

Design Talk/ Democratizing Design

Horacio Silva, Editor-in-Chief of Crane TV, liveblogs Democratizing Design, a conversation between Stefano Tonchi, Editor-in-Chief of W Magazine, and Martha Stewart about her role in changing the way Americans live with design. Click through to follow the event live!

Horacio Silva, Martha Stewart, Stefano Tonchi, W Magazine

Design Talk/ Interiors, Art and Design

Design Log/ liveblogs Interiors, Art and Design, a Talk about collecting and interiors with Margaret Russell, Architectural Digest’s Editor-in-Chief, and AD100 Designer Muriel Brandolini. Click through to follow the event live!

Architectural Digest, Design Talks, Margaret Russell, Muriel Brandolini