• Theme: Furniture and Decoration

    New York City ballet at its finest, NYCB Art Series dances through time with spectacular dancers, and works with artists such as Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Julian Schnabel to generate energy on the Promenade of the David H. Koch Theater in the Lincoln Center. February 2015 the company had Brooklyn artist Dustin...

    Who doesn’t like CAKE? The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo [CAKE] spends a weekend celebrating independent comics, where Chicago-based artist Andrew Holmquist exhibited in June 2015. Prior to this event, Holmquist’s comic-book style art participated in Ground Floor, an ensemble of Chicago’s most promising emerging...

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    The interior design profession in Japan, as explained by designer Kita Toshiyuki in 2012, was nearly nonexistent. The lifestyle there simply wouldn’t allow it. Limited space and cluttered shelves pushed the average citizen away from inviting guests over to admire their lovely home. There is, however, a definite move...

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    International design boutiques are forging relationships with native Japanese makers in order to support Japanese values, or wabi-sabi. How do these international boutiques honor and promote the quality found in Japanese designs, representing the imperfections of life and reinforcing spiritual connection with...

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    From the moment you catch sight of the Fiii Fun House in the plush Belgrano neighborhood of Buenos Aires, you know it’s something different: The glass storefront reveals three mismatched wooden houses, specially designed for adults, children and babies. Peaceful and Chaotic “My premise was to create a space which...

    A 21st century cabinet of curiosities, New York’s Chamber boutique leads its second annual limited editions collection of unusual and experimental objects. “Human Nature,” curated by renowned photographer and filmmaker Andrew Zuckerman, follows the seasons with two separate installments, called Chapters. ‘Tis the...

    Personalized design just took a step beyond individual style: your DNA in printed form. Iona Inglesby, design consultant at GENEU, launched the startup Dot One in 2015 to be the world’s first DNA lab that uses microchip technology. Dot One engages design as a tool for the exchange of ideas. Inglesby was struck with...

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    “We use design to deal with waste,” Czech idea maker Jindrich Fialka told ArchiExpo. “We are a team of designers that give leftover materials from industrial production a new lease of life. We think it’s essential to be part of the solution to a growing problem.” The Thought Bubble It began with a dream, Fialka...

    The face is a canvas for Japanese artist Nobumichi Asai. He entitled his 2014 digital art performance Omote (Japanese for “face” or “mask”). In collaboration with makeup artist Hiroto Kuwahara and digital image engineer Paul Lacroix, they put virtual makeup on model Yuka Sekimizu. Asai and his team used innovative...

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    In 2014 a team of designers kick virtual reality in design up a notch. It’s called Gravity, the perfect solution to visualize your ideas from the first sketch. Composed only of a pen, a pad and augmented reality glasses, Gravity puts designs in 3-D form while drawing.   Click here to read a past issue on 3-D...

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