This week, the $120,000 Art Basel banana art was removed and Foster + Partners introduced a sustainability manifesto

This week on Dezeen, Maurizio Cattelan’s $120,000 banana at Art Basel Miami Beach was removed from display and Foster + Partners launched its sustainability manifesto. A banana taped to a wall by Italian artist Cattelan, named Comedian, was removed from its display at Art Basel Miami Beach after “several uncontrollable crowd movements”, which included another […]

Maurizio Cattelan’s $120,000 banana removed from display

A banana taped to a wall by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan was removed from its display at Art Basel, Miami after “several uncontrollable crowd movements”, including someone eating it. Cattelan’s piece, called Comedian, was presented by Galerie Perrotin during the Art Basel fair in Miami last week where two of its three editions sold to […]

Elmgreen and Dragset builds a bent swimming pool in Miami

German designers Elmgreen and Dragset have installed a sculpture that looks like an U-shaped swimming pool outside the Miami Beach Convention Center. Unveiled as part of this year’s Miami design week events, the 20-foot-high (six-metre-high) Bent Pool comprises a matte-white lacquered rim that resembles a pool’s edge and a turquoise interior meant to convey the […]

Design Miami/Basel explores the anthropocene with Elements: Earth exhibition

Curator Aric Chen has explored how we will use materials in a new geological age, in the headline exhibition for this year’s Design Miami/Basel. Elements: Earth was a group exhibition featuring nine projects relating to the anthropocene – a proposed new age in which humans are the dominant force impacting the earth’s geology. On show […]

Lindsey Adelman presents “precarious and vulnerable” light at Design Miami/Basel

New York industrial designer Lindsey Adelman‘s latest light comprises a series of glass orbs that appear to dangle precariously together on a gridded metal frame. Adelman launched the light at this year’s edition of contemporary art fair Design Miami/Basel. Called Paradise City, it features dozens of differently designed bulbs that are attached to thin rods and […]

Adam Nathaniel Furman’s latest furniture collection is a “bourgeois’ nightmare”

London designer Adam Nathaniel Furman has collaborated with Abet Laminati to create a three-piece collection of unusually shaped and boldly coloured furniture for Camp Design Gallery. The collection, titled Three characters in the Second Act: The Royal Family, comprises two large cabinets, called Benevolente and Solidale, and a chair, named Gioioso. Each of the pieces […]

Philippe Malouin challenges office furniture archetypes with Industrial Office collection

Designer Philippe Malouin has used industrial materials including dyed nylon and polyurethane-coated steel to create an experimental collection of office furniture and accessories. Based on an in-depth study of how workplace furniture has evolved over the years, the Industrial Office collection comprises a complete executive office suite, containing everything from a desk and sideboard to a […]

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