This winter, the Art Institute of Chicago presents German designer Konstantin Grcic‘s first US solo show. Grcic has made a career of subverting and reinterpreting familiar social and cultural references in such a way as to make them strangely, fascinatingly, unfamiliar. His minimalistic work sharpens the senses, making us question common objects we so often… Continue reading Konstantin Grcic at the AIC
Clear’s digital winter issue is up online now at www.clearmag.com. We’re really excited – and I’m personally pretty proud – to have collaborated with Designer of the Year Maarten Baas on the cover for the special Design Miami/Art Basel issue! In addition to Mr. Baas, the new issue features profiles of and new projects by… Continue reading Clear Magazine Issue 34 Now Online!
In Greek mythology, “Arcadia” was an idyllic, remote mountain region where man lived in perfect harmony with nature. Gestalten‘s new book by the same title – Arcadia: Cross Country Style, Architecture and Design – demonstrates how modern design continues to facilitate a lifestyle in tune with our natural surroundings, featuring incredible architecture, bespoke furniture and… Continue reading Arcadia
Jordan Cammarata, an Industrial Design student at Philadelphia University, recently earned top honors with his PULL lamp (above), winning the 2009 Collab Student Design Competition. Sponsored by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Collab winner was announced during last week’s Marcel Wanders opening at the Museum. As Cammarata explains it, the PULL lamp is a… Continue reading PULL by Jordan Cammarata
The “CurlyQ” multimedia group show opens this Friday, November 20th, 7-9pm. Hosted by Jack the Pelican Presents: 487 Driggs Ave., Brooklyn, NY. Featuring work by: Lars Kremer Rob Fisher Mary Ting Mark Joshua Epstein Ian Brownlee Joseph Cavalieri Nola Romano Matt Hansel Charles Birnbaum George Jenne Yuanyuan Yang Elia Alba Ira Eduardovna