Above: Attico: Christina Celestino
Pioneering online retailer Yoox marks the birth date of Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci, on April 15th, with an exclusive shop-able design exhibition at this year’s Salone del Mobile coined ‘MADE IN MILANO.’
Above: Attico: Christina Celestino
Swiss designer Adrien Rovero presents his latest work Aspartame, in Milan alongside eight key international studios, from April 14 — 19th. Rovero’s exhibition is part of BRAND NEW WORLD MILANO 2015 @DUŠAN, curated by Vesna and Jovan Jelovac. Don’t miss it. Continue Reading…
Above: New silhouette for the Join Collection in collaboration with laCividina designed by Form Us With Love.
Form Us With Love has added a seat with a higher backrest which follows the continuous curve of the soft and gentle shapes of the original design.
Above: Cage Table in collaboration with Menu.
The latest addition to the SS15 Cage Collection reconsiders how you place and store objects in the home. Continue Reading…
This year’s Secret 7“ event takes place at Somerset House next weekend from 10 April — 3 May. Each year Secret 7” take an iconic track from seven legendary musicians and press each one 100 times to vinyl. Every record receives a new sleeve from over 700 creatives.
The headline sleeve design contributors of 2015 are: Sir Peter Blake, Yoko Ono, Julian Opie, David Shrigley, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Paul Smith & Martin Parr.
Each sleeve sold on a first come, first served basis has the uniform price of £50. There is a catch — the buyer won’t know who designed the sleeve until they have made their purchase.
Doors will open at 10AM. Top tip — arrive early.
Design Shanghai opens its doors on Friday showcasing the most notable international design, top Chinese design talent and limited-edition pieces from galleries around the world. Thousands of architects and designers flocked to the first show in 2014 so if you are visiting avoid the phenomenal queues by registering in advance.
Related content: Diary: Design Shanghai 2015
Above: ‘Prologue’ by Fredrikson Stallard
The show runs from 27-30 March 2015
Register now at: Design Shanghai
Above: Gruppe has re-defined the gateways, edges and centre of Clerkenwell with ‘Vita Contemplativa.’
One of the biggest highlights of the design calendar Clerkenwell Design Week returns 19-21 May for the sixth edition showcasing pioneering installations, exclusive product launches and insights into contemporary design.
Set amid the historic area of Clerkenwell, the three-day annual festival features prominent design showrooms based in the locality, alongside four exhibitions –The Design Factory, Platform, Detail and Additions.
William Knight, Show Director says, “Clerkenwell Design Week is a true celebration of this exceptional and dynamic part of London. Our distinctive model of combining the commercial focus of the showrooms and exhibitions with the chance to match materials, creativity and use of urban public space makes the festival accessible and hugely popular. 2015 will see continued growth for one of the UK’s most exciting design events.”
The Design Factory: Based at The Farmiloe Building, will play host to some of the best contemporary furniture, lighting and product design brands from the UK and around the world.
Contemporary Hall: neri&hu
Next month Design Shanghai will showcase top brands from the East and West across the Collectible Design, Classic Design and Contemporary Design halls. Designers such as Lee Broom, Jaime Hayon in association with Fritz Hansen, Vitra, Wrong for HAY, Moroso André Fu, Foscarini, Arik Levy, Bally, DomusTiandi and Swarovski will be joining exciting Chinese designers at the event.
Above: Jean Prouvé 6X9 House
Major features of the show come from Bally who will be presenting an installation by Chinese artist Wang Yuyang alongside a site specific work responding to Bally’s restored Jean Prouvé 6X9 House, which will make its China debut in the Collectible Design hall. Continue Reading…
Above: Aballs by Jaime Hayon
Luxury brand lighting Parachilna’s minimal line preserves the techniques and knowledge of the few remaining metalsmiths, glass blowers, ceramicists that remain in Europe.
Don’t miss them on Stand: E2-95 in the Contemporary hall.
27-30 March 2015