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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.
This summer Design Log traveled to studios across the globe gaining insight into the practices and personalities of designers The Haas Brothers, Faye Toogood, Snarkitecture, Yuri Suzuki, and Eyal Burstein.
Snarkitecture is a collaborative practice operating in territories between the disciplines of art and architecture. Working within existing spaces or in collaboration with other artists and designers, the practice focuses on the investigation of structure, material and program and how these elements can be manipulated to serve new and imaginative purposes. Searching for sites within…
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…
The Museum of Art and Design (MAD) in New York City explores the contemporary territory of design, art and craft in a way that highlights the creative process instead of disciplinary distinctions. The current exhibition, titled After the Museum: The Home Front 2013, was organized by Jake Yuzna, the Manager of Public Programs at MAD, and Dan Rubinstein, Editor-in-Chief of Surface. The program presents U.S-based designers and collaborations that have democratized the experience for visitors and asks them to rethink the role of a post-millenial design museum.
The amount of activity at Design Miami/ 2012 was truly astounding. More than 30,000 design collectors and enthusiasts visited Design Miami/ 2012…
2012 has seen an increasing amount of American design activity. Both historical and contemporary design is experiencing a reawakening of sorts, and Design Miami/ 2012 is one of the sites where galleries and designers are focusing specifically on the American perspective.
The world’s climate and ecological systems are being increasingly recognized as fertile grounds for thought and practice in art and design.
“Snarkitecture is a New York-based firm by architect Alex Mustonen and artist Daniel Arsham. Together they explore, push, and challenge the boundaries of material, scale, and space. Not only are they designing this year’s entry pavilion for Design Miami/ but Volume Gallery is also showing one of my favorite pieces by them: ‘Float’, a 450 lbs., 1 1/2 x 5 ft. bench-like construct made of cast marble dust.”
FELIX BURRICHTER/ Editor and Creative Director of PIN-UP Magazine