Design Miami is the flagship US event for collectibles and design.
Even before Design Miami 2019 opened its doors, sofa Balenciaga, created jointly with Garry Nuriev, managed to attract the closest attention.
Held annually from December 3rd to 8th, Design Miami is the flagship event in the United States for collectibles, attracting the attention of art and gallery design enthusiasts from across the country and even from around the world. In 2019, the event, traditionally held in Miami Beach, has already become the 15th in a row. Every year it becomes more and more famous and interesting, where you can see works from famous design studios, as well as from young but promising designers.
Also at Design Miami you can see collaborations of famous brands with various design studios. They create projects conceived by inspiring minds that push the boundaries of the industry and set the standard for years to come.
So, at Design Miami 2019, a huge number of interesting and unusual works were presented (however, everything is always unusual at this event), the description of which will require more than one impressive article, but rather a full book. Here were collected avant-garde furniture and unusual lamps, art objects and simply unexpected views on familiar things from famous masters.
Swell Wave Shelf
Louis Vuitton Objets Nomades is an ever-expanding collection of limited edition collectible furniture. Famous designers from all over the world take part in its creation. On that Louis Vuitton collection was supplemented by two hanging shelves in a wave-shaped, fastened with straps, which were designed by designer Andrew Kudless (Andrew Kudless). Attached floor and hanging version. Only natural materials are involved in their creation - polished oak boards fastened with leather straps. Also at the exhibition were some other objects from Objets Nomades, developed earlier.
Experiments with interior design and Fendi. The work was done by the German design studio Kueng Caputo, which was inspired by the architecture of the iconic Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana building on the outskirts of Rome, which serves as the headquarters of the famous brand. The resulting collection of a dozen items reflects the essence Fendiexpressed in the combination of traditional craft with innovation. When creating these items of unusual shape, designers used the brand's traditional materials, processed with innovative technologies.
Brand Swarovski presented his own interior solution, developing the theme of natural elements and, in particular, the water element. Created in collaboration with designer Tord Boontje, the installation transforms the space into a fantasy space filled with the energy of the forest and water currents. The unusual decision is intended to recall the history of the brand itself, which was created in Austria, a region known for its Alpine rivers.
Who said that only fashion brands can deal with interior solutions? The Japanese also decided to try their hand automaker Lexuscommissioned a breathtaking multimedia installation from designer Nao Tamura, known for works that are imbued with grace, beauty and emotion. At the same time, the installation is intended to draw additional attention to the Lexus LC Convertible concept car.