Sasha Bikoff references 1990s Versace campaigns for Design Miami exhibit

New York interior designer Sasha Bikoff has designed furniture that takes cues from looks in Versace’s old fashion campaigns for an exhibition in Miami. Called South Beach Stories, the Versace exhibit was located in a dim room at the Palm Court event space in the Miami Design District for this year’s Design Miami, which took […]

Porky Hefer’s Molecules are hanging seats modelled on chemical compounds

South African designer Porky Hefer has extended his collection of hanging chairs at this year’s Design Miami with a series of leathery seats that each represent a different molecular compound. Each Molecules chair are modelled on a different molecular compound, with the stitched leather colours representing a different atom The Molecules collection comprises three hanging […]

Daniel Arsham turns his Design Miami booth into a cabinet of curiosities

New York designer Daniel Arsham and design gallery Friedman Benda have installed a translucent green box to launch futuristic furnishings at this year’s Design Miami.  Rather than following the format of a traditional booth, Arsham created the colourful volume to be kunstkammer, or cabinet of curiosities, showcasing his latest collection. Green frosted-glass panels form the […]

Artist Leandro Erlich creates sand-covered traffic jam on Miami beach

Argentinian artist Leandro Erlich has created sand-covered sculptures of 66 cars and trucks, which he has arranged to resemble a traffic jam on Miami Beach in a bid to raise awareness of the climate-change crisis. Erlich created the temporary installation, titled the Order of Importance, on the oceanfront at Lincoln Road for this year’s Miami […]

Harry Nuriev stuffs vinyl sofa with old Balenciaga clothing

Crosby Studios’ founder Harry Nuriev has teamed up with Balenciaga to create a transparent vinyl couch filled with worn and discarded clothing from the French fashion brand. Architect and designer Nuriev and Balenciaga unveiled the oblong couch at this year’s Design Miami 2019. It is intended to promote “environmentally conscious design” by converting worn or disposed garments […]

Five installations at Miami art week 2019

With activities kicking off in Miami for this year’s art week, including Art Basel and Design Miami, we’ve selected the exhibitions and installations not-to-be missed, including an inflatable bubble gallery and a sand-covered traffic jam. Instagram’s @design booth by Studio Swine British-Japanese design duo Studio Swine has made inflatable bubbles to form the exhibition space for […]

Luminaire to exhibit works by Konstantin Grcic and Piero Lissoni at Design Miami

Dezeen promotion: design company Luminaire is hosting an exhibition at its Miami Design District showroom featuring works by industrial designer Konstantin Grcic, architect and designer Piero Lissoni and fashion designer Ann Demeulemeester. Piero Lissoni’s The Uncollected Collection will be among the items in the exhibit The Luminaire Lab exhibition will open on Thursday 5 December 2019 […]

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