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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.

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Design Miami/ Basel 2013 Gallery Listing

For its eighth edition, Design Miami/ Basel returns with an enhanced gallery selection, showing museum-quality works spanning five centuries of design. See the complete list of Design Galleries and Design On/Site Programs as well as some preview shots of the pieces to be shown.

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Joseph Frank/ Cabinet of Curiosities

During Design Miami/ Basel this past June, Stockholm-based gallery Jackson’s exhibited a unique set of cabinets designed by twentieth-century architect-designer Josef Frank. Produced in 1958 by Swedish interiors company Svensk Tenn for a private residence in São Paulo, these objects are a perfect embodiment of Frank’s approach to design. While throughout his long career Frank upheld a principled and progressive design philosophy that kept modern human needs at the forefront, he disparaged the austere environments and puritanical aesthetics endorsed by modernists of his day.

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Rare Hans Wegner at Design Miami/ Basel

With his love of natural materials and his deep understanding of the need for furniture to be functional as well as beautiful, Hans J. Wegner made mid-century Danish design popular on an international scale.  One of his chairs from 1953 is being prominently exhibited at this year’s fair by Jacksons Gallery.  Wegner began his career…

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