These stunning 3-D printed hat designs by Gabriela Ligenza caught yours truly by surprise! Design thinking like this lightens our step and inspires a smile. We love Gabriela’s work. Molecule becomes an instant fan! Interview by Dezeen Magazine. Re-posted June 20, 2014 Milliner Gabriela Ligenza, who originally trained as an architect and interior designer, has launched… Read More Gabriela Ligenza launches 3-D printed hats for Ascot
Re-posted from ARCHITONIC by Simon Keane-Cowell, Zürich, Switzerland As the world’s busiest revolving door, New York is no stranger to new cultural sights and influences. The 2013 New York Design Week saw a raft of Latin American designers and design collectives exhibit their highly polished and conceptually impressive work to an enthusiastic audience. It’s hot in the city.… Read More The Heat is On: Latin American Design hits New York
Written by Ellen Berkovitch, October 11, 2012. Re-posted from Adobe Airstream Design Lab at Zane Bennett Contemporary Art last Friday night presented entries including a tornado house fantasy design for windy midwestern cities, an urban backyard chicken coop with implications for the biological clock of the chickens, and “intriguing innovations in form” across visionary… Read More Design Lab Awards Pre-Fab Architecture and Digital Dresses – Santa Fe, NM
Deadline has been extended to August 31st! This is a great juried design exhibition, first year in Santa Fe. Next year it will be national! Guys, consider submitting and tell your friends! Click here for details.
Artist and TED Fellow Aparna Rao re-imagines the familiar in surprising, often humorous ways. With her collaborator Soren Pors, Rao creates high-tech art installations — a typewriter that sends emails, a camera that tracks you through the room only to make you invisible on screen — that put a playful spin on ordinary objects and… Read More Aparna Rao: High-tech art (with a sense of humor)
Written by Nadine Rubin Nathan for Material Connexion, 2012. Marva Griffin, Founder and Curator of Salone Satellite at Salone del Mobile, and International Press Relations of Fondazione Cosmit Eventi from Milan. In 1999 designer Carlo Contin had the idea to arrange a group of uniform spokes into a simple geometric form. The result was an… Read More Marva Griffin, founder of Salone Satellite, Milan, Italy
The Art of Seating, organized by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville and the Jacobsen Collection of American Art, presents a survey of exceptional American chair design from the early 19th century to the present day. The chair is experienced not only as a functional item, but as sculptural in view—the chair as art. Each of… Read More The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design – Traveling Exhibition