DESIGN MIAMI/ 2014: Additional Programming
THE 10th ANNIVERSARY OF DESIGN MIAMI/ AMOUNTS TO A CELEBRATION OF DESIGN AROUND THE CITY
WITH EXCEPTIONAL PROGRAMMING AND COLLABORATIONS Key themes from participating gallery exhibitions to be investigated in Design Talks featuring notables in the field including Peter Marino, Joseph Dirand, Jeanne Gang, David Adjaye and Theaster Gates
Design Miami/ to host Design Collaborations with Audi, Swarovski, Fendi and Perrier-Jouët as well as a Pacific Northwest-themed Collectors Lounge designed by Olson Kundig Architects
November 2014 – Displays by 35 leading design galleries from around the world will form the centerpiece of an inspiring celebration of creativity and collecting this December. Design Miami/ is delighted to announce details of talks, commissions and events taking place around the 2014 fair, including ZAHA HADID/ Ten Years On, a retrospective presented by Miami Design District that will take place on site. At the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), design fans will be able to enjoy a newly-commissioned version of Konstantin Grcic’s Netscape (2010/14) and the restored 24-foot prototype of R. Buckminster Fuller’s Fly’s Eye Dome (1977), first presented as a Design Miami/ satellite exhibit in 2011. Other notable satellite events include the public unveiling of unrealized designs by Pierre Paulin for a modular living space, produced by Louis Vuitton.
Design collaborations for Design Miami 2014/ will be presented by Audi, Swarovski, Fendi and Perrier-Jouët, underlining their ongoing engagement with collectible design. The Collector’s lounge will occupy 38 Beams, a structure founded on salvaged mid-century wooden beams commissioned from Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects. The lounge will also host Designing Miami: Celebrating Ten Years, a portrait project with photographer Gesi Schilling documenting the designers, curators, gallerists, collectors and other prominent figures in the field as they visit the fair.
Design Miami/ 2014 Design Talks, presented by the Surf Club Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences, will take place Wednesday December 3 – Saturday December 6, and will touch on subjects including New York’s trailblazing 1980s Art et Industrie gallery, innovative retail design, the new wave of American designers and socially engaged architectural projects.
Art et Industrie/ Richard Kaufmann, Michele Oka Doner and Jim Cole/ Wednesday December 3rd at 3pm: Three leading figures of the radical 1980s Art et Industrie movement discuss the parts they played in it and how it is perceived today.
New Minimalism/ Joseph Dirand in conversation with Tom Delavan/ Wednesday December 3rd at 6pm: Architect Joseph Dirand shares with T Magazine’s design editor the evolution of his style and career.
Designing for the Environment/ Jeanne Gang and James Balog. Moderated by Joseph Grima/ Thursday December 4th at 3pm: Architect Jeanne Gang and nature photographer James Balog discuss art and design as instruments of collective salvation and the opportunities and responsibilities of designers and artists in an age of accelerated environmental change.
Convergences: Olson Kundig Architects/ Tom Kundig and Jim Olson in conversation with Pilar Viladas/ Thu December 4th at 4.30pm: From two very different modes of expression, based in a shared philosophy, the architects Jim Olson and Tom Kundig forged a lasting partnership.
Design Visionary/ Peter Marino in conversation with Rodman Primack/ Thursday December 4th at 6pm: The inaugural recipient of Design Miami’s Design Visionary award, Peter Marino, discusses his approach, his vision, his inspirations and his work.
Chicago is the Future/ David Adjaye and Theaster Gates in conversation with Joseph Grima and Sarah Herda/ Friday December 5th at 3pm: David Adjaye and Theaster Gates, two of the most prominent figures in the fields of architecture and contemporary art, discuss the relationship between architecture and social equity, their upcoming collaboration in Chicago and the city as a laboratory for innovation in honor of the 2015 inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial.
American by Design/ Jonathan Muecke, Adam Silverman, Jay Sae Jung Oh, Rebekah Frank and Matt Olson. Moderated by Glenn Adamson/ Friday December 5th at 6pm: Five contemporary American designers explore how their concepts and imaginative processes set them apart from international counterparts, their engagement with materials and physical fabrication, and the impact their work is making on the broader design scene.
Marella Agnelli: The Last Swan/ Marella Caracciolo Chia in conversation with Rodman Primack/ Saturday December 6th at 3pm: Marella Agnelli’s great niece and author of a recent book exploring her life discusses the woman who was by far one of the twentieth century’s most inspiring patronesses and muses of fashion and interior design.
Commissioned works for this year’s fair include a colorful and tranquil public pavilion in front of the entrance to the fairground, and a Collector’s Lounge made using massive salvaged mid century timbers. Design Miami Pavilion (DMP) by Jonathan Muecke/ This year’s Design Commission pavilion, supported by Coastal Construction Group is conceived by Minneapolis-based designer Jonathan Muecke for the tenth anniversary of Design Miami/.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 11am to 8pm (by invitation only)
Thursday, December 4, 2014, 11am to 3pm (by invitation only)
Thursday, December 4, 2014, 3pm to 8pm
Friday, December 5, 2014, 12 noon to 8pm
Saturday, December 6, 2014, 12 noon to 8pm
Sunday, December 7, 2014, 12 noon to 6pm
Day ticket: USD 45
Permanent ticket: USD 100
Reduced-Day ticket for students/seniors: USD 30
Miami Beach Convention Center
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