Zaha Hadid’s One Thousand Museum in Miami features private aquatic center and helipad

Zaha Hadid‘s recently completed Miami skyscraper One Thousand Museum – one of the late architect’s last buildings – is revealed in a short movie and photography. Completed at the end of last year, One Thousand Museum is a 62-storey residential skyscraper located on Biscayne Boulevard in Downtown Miami among a row of towers opposite Museum […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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’ […]

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