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 […]

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 […]

Paul Rudolph’s Walker Guest House in coastal Florida goes up for auction

A red “cannonball” pulley system is among the distinctive features of a 1950s beach house by American architect Paul Rudolph that will be auctioned off next week by Sotheby’s. The Walker Guest House is a highlight of a design auction held twice yearly by Sotheby‘s, which is headquartered in New York. During the Important Design […]

Coldefy & Associés and RDAI win competition to build museum for Orlando Pulse shooting

French firms Coldefy & Associés and RDAI have beaten competition from Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Studio Libeskind to build a museum and memorial dedicated to the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida. Coldefy & Associés and RDAI‘s National Pulse Memorial & Museum will commemorate victims of the tragedy, which took place on 12 […]

Wavy white concrete roof tops Foster + Partners’ Apple Aventura store in Miami

Foster + Partners has completed its latest Apple Store in Miami with an undulating white concrete roof that draws on the city’s art deco buildings. The British architecture firm worked closely with former Apple chief design officer Jonathan Ive, who left the company earlier this year, on the project. Called Apple Aventura, the store is located […]

Coalition of survivors protest museum for Orlando Pulse shooting

A group of survivors from the deadly 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida are protesting the creation of a museum and memorial for the tragedy – which firms including Studio Libeskind and Diller Scofidio + Renfro are vying to build. The group, called Community Coalition Against a Pulse Museum, formed last month to demand […]

Frida Escobedo designs Ettore Sottsass exhibition at ICA Miami

Mexican architect Frida Escobedo has designed pink plinths and screens to showcase the work of Memphis group founder Ettore Sottsass in this retrospective exhibition at Miami’s Institute of Contemporary Art. Escobedo‘s layout of Ettore Sottsass and the Social Factory, which features five-decades of work created by the late Italian architect and designer, alludes to “Sottsass’ […]

Studio Drift’s drone performance lifts off at Kennedy Space Center

Studio Drift has recreated its flying sculpture Franchise Freedom at Kennedy Space Center, programming 300 drones to perform a routine marking the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission launch. The Amsterdam-based studio headed by artists Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta adapted the performative artwork to work in time with a performance by British rock […]

Museum creates deepfake Salvador Dalí to greet visitors

The Dalí Museum in St Petersburg, Florida has used a controversial artificial intelligence technique to “bring the master of surrealism back to life”. The art museum worked with San Francisco advertising agency Goodby Silverstein & Partners on the Dalí Lives video installation, which looks like it stars the real Salvador Dalí but is actually what’s known […]

UFC 240 Fight Live Reddit