Archive for the ‘installation & exhibition’ category

The beach installation by Snarkitecture, Milan – Italy

March 29th, 2017

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, renowned concept store Colette pulls out all the stops to make it a memorable event, and one the highlights undoubtedly is the site-specific recreation of The beach a stone’s throw away at Musée des Arts Décoratifs.

Disobedient Bodies exhibition by JW Anderson at The Hepworth Wakefield gallery, Yorkshire – UK

March 28th, 2017

Anderson – whose work often explores ideas of gender and identity – has brought together over 100 examples of art, fashion, ceramics and design from the 20th and 21st centuries in the Disobedient Bodies exhibition.

Yizheng Experience Center by United Design Practice, Pujiang County – China

March 25th, 2017

This experience centre is situated in the factory, it is meant to be part of an entire sales journey. As such, the spatial layout and circulation is meant to enhance this experiential journey.

Mise au Poing exhibition by Bonsoir Paris, Paris – France

March 24th, 2017

The Mise au Poing exhibition reveals the faces of these invisible peoples in a dialogue between commissioned photo and video series documenting their lives and archival content.

Wall sculptures at Pace Gallery by Tara Donovan

March 23rd, 2017

Tara Donovan’s newest wall sculptures at Pace Gallery are composed of thousands of white styrene cards that are individually stacked, glued, and rotated 90 degrees. Each of the 30 works in the gallery feels absolutely impossible – the mathematics, the labor, and the result. A closer look reveals the inhuman complexity and precision of overlap.

“Kalaña” by Sofia Maldonado, Caguas – Puerto Rico

March 22nd, 2017

Entitled “Kalaña”, the polychromatic intervention is part of the artist’s wider “Cromática: Caguas a color” project, which sees Maldonado collaborate with six other artists to revitalize unused buildings and spaces through and for the use of art.

Iris flower installation at NOW Gallery by Rebecca Louise Law, London – UK

March 21st, 2017

Within NOW Gallery on London’s Greenwich peninsula, British artist Rebecca Louise Law has suspended 10,000 Fresh irises with copper wire, making them appear to float within the gallery space. “The Iris” continues Law’s ongoing investigation of Floral Forms and their gradual evolution through the stages of beauty and decay.

Artistic interpretations of Kengo Kuma’s “Tsumiki” triangles

March 14th, 2017

More than a year later, “Tsumiki” celebrates its US launch by hosting an exhibition of small-scale interpretations by New-York based artists Aranda Lasch, Sonia Rentsch, and Nanse Kawashima. As part of the show, Kuma is also presenting his own special art installation using the “Tsumiki” triangles.

ItalianoRio exhibition by Marina Piquet + OCO Arquitetura, Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

March 13th, 2017

Usually closed to the public, the Consulate’s terrace was opened during the event, so visitors could enjoy the incredible view of the Guanabara Bay and the Sugar Loaf. Access to the terrace was done through an installation where the walls were covered with the Brazilian-Portuguese words and expressions with Italian origin.

Ethereal installation by Snarkitecture and COS at Salone del Mobile, Milan – Italy

March 12th, 2017

Without using any of the brand’s garments, Snarkitecture still managed to capture COS’ unique simplicity through the use of white strips of fabric in varying lengths to create an undulating, cavernous installation. COS is also selling a limited edition collection of Snarkitecture-designed goods to coincide with the exhibition, called COS x Snarkitecture Objects.

Gaudi-inspired sculpture by SOFTlab + IBM, Barcelona – Spain

March 9th, 2017

New York-based creative studio SOFTlab collaborated with IBM to create an intricate and complex structure inspired by the iconic work of Antoni Gaudí, developed alongside IBM cognitive platform, Watson.

Nova C Back benches for Stockholmsmässan by Green Furniture Concept, Stockholm – Sweden

March 4th, 2017

The benches Nova C Back of Green Furniture Concept curves in the main entrance area, and together with our Radius Divider they divide the restaurant eating area with the entrance. Sit down, relax for a few minutes and charge your phone or laptop.

Full House exhibition by Stefan Diez, Cologne – Germany

March 2nd, 2017

Visitors to MAKK will get an inside look at key moments in Diez’s development processes of furniture, luminaires and accessories. Spanning 15 years, the exhibit showcases international award-winning projects as well as ongoing projects like the Guise luminaire for Vibia and the D1 and D2 chairs for Wagner.

ZANADU Travel Experience Space by Shishang Architecture, Shanghai – China

February 28th, 2017

ZANADU decided to create a permanent space where customers can experience their travel products in innovative ways, including VR technology. Value Retail, the world’s largest operator of luxury outlets, offered ZANADU a 600sqm space at the newly opened Shanghai Village in Shanghai Pudong, right next to Disney.

“The growroom” for IKEA by space10

February 26th, 2017

Space10 has now released The growroom as open source design that can be built with just a rubber hammer, 17 sheets of plywood, and a CNC milling machine. Produced from only one material, and conceived as serious alternative to the global food model, the design focuses on making assembly as easy and as intuitive as possible. Built as a sphere, the overlapping slices of the free-standing pavilion ensure that water and light can reach vegetation on every level.

Thom Browne Surf Shop installation, Tokyo – Japan

February 25th, 2017

Fully living up to its name, the installation not only features select men’s and women’s pieces from the collection, but also presents the longboards that were carried around by models in the presentation of Thom Browne’s s/s 2017 men’s collection in Paris.

Katuaq Cultural Centre by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, Greenland

February 24th, 2017

Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, Schmidt Hammer Lassen won an international competition in 1992 to design the building with a proposal intended to reflect Greenland’s dramatic landscape. The 4,800-square-metre Katuaq Cultural Centre of Greenland in Nuuk has survived two decades of the country’s unforgiving climate since opening in 1997.

“Hello, Robot” exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum

February 23rd, 2017

The Hello, Robot exhibition – the first at the German design museum to focus on robotics – explores the relationship between humans and the intelligent machines that increasingly feature in our lives. Its 200-plus exhibits include Star Wars’ R2D2, an automatic manifesto generator, a smart sofa and a robot-made pavilion.

VLISCO UN à UN exhibition by Studio Harm Rensink, Helmond – Netherlands

February 20th, 2017

The psychedelic exhibition space was designed by Studio Harm Rensink, who ‘skinned’ the walls and floor of each room with the designs of former Vlisco designer Michiel Schuurmans, enhancing the feeling of ‘stepping into’ Vlisco.

Forest of Numbers installation by Emmanuelle Moureaux, Tokyo – Japan

February 14th, 2017

More than 60,000 pieces of suspended numeral figures from 0 to 9 were regularly aligned in three dimensional grids. A section was removed, created a path that cut through the installation, invited visitors to wonder inside the colorful forest filled with numbers.