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Konstantin Grcic’s Man Machine at Galerie kreo Paris

Galerie kreo in Paris presents Man Machine (February 13-May 17, 2014), a new furniture collection by industrial designer Konstantin Grcic where he works exclusively in glass, a common material and yet one rarely seen in the field of contemporary design.

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In the Studio of Martino Gamper

When you talk to Martino Gamper, you sometimes wonder if he’s winging it.

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A Garden of Earthly Delights

The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Coral Gables has hosted numerous exhibitions by artists during Miami’s art and design fairs, including Roy Lichtenstein, Yayoi Kusama, and Will Ryman. But beginning last year, the 83-acre garden has also become the backdrop for design exhibitions…

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The Constructivists by David Amar

“Early 20th-century Russia was a time when artists thought that they needed to design, whereas today a lot of designers think that they need to create art,” says the designer David Amar. “Isn’t that an interesting circle?”

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The UN North Delegates Lounge

Jongerius was approached by the Dutch government in 2011 to renovate an informal meeting space in the UN Building, the headquarters of the international body, which had been constructed in the 1950s by a team including Niemeyer, Le Corbusier and Wallace Harrison…

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Eyal Burstein, Berlin

Based in Berlin, Eyal’s work is a symbiosis of art and design, resulting from long term research and expressed through the objects and spaces that develop from the process.

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Faye Toogood, North London

Faye Toogood: Tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor…

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Darryl Carter’s Favorite Work at Design Miami/ Basel 2013

“All good art-as-furniture – that which is sensual and sculptural – would reside…”

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Murray Moss’s Favorite Work at Design Miami/ Basel 2013

“The work which excites me the most is the Growth Chair by Mathias Bengtsson. A new icon of biomimicry, he employs several new process-driven technological breakthroughs…”

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Focus on George Nakashima

George Nakashima was a Japanese-American woodworker born in Spokane, Washington, who studied architecture at the esteemed École Américaine des Beaux Arts outside of Paris, and then received a Master’s degree in Architecture from M.I.T. Though this architectonic training would impact his woodwork and style, it was perhaps his forced internment during World War II which had one of the greatest effects.

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