designSWITZERLAND : Basel: Design Miami/ Basel
Seventh edition of Design Miami/ Basel
published : June 12 2012
category : highlights
The seventh edition of Design Miami/ Basel will take place from 12th to 17th of june 2012. Design Miami/ is the global forum for design. Each fair brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce.
Galleries // 35 of the world’s leading design galleries will present works from established and emerging design talent
Design On Site // 5 independent and emerging galleries will present works by individual designers or studios
W Hotels Designers of the Future Award // The 2012 Winners are Markus Kayser (Germany), Philippe Malouin (Canada) and Tom Foulsham (UK)
Design Performances // For the first time in Basel, FENDI presents Craftica by Formafantasma. FENDI has invited Italian design studio Formafantasma to create a new body of work exploring leathercraft in conversation with other handworked, natural materials.
Swarovski Crystal Palace // Swarovski will present Beta by Eyal Burstein. The Tel Aviv-born designer will unveil his latest exploration of the creative process
Design Talks // Design Miami/ Basel will see the introduction of the new Design Legacies series, which aims to explore prominent families that have had an impact on the world of collectible design.
AD France Master Class Talks Series// Design Miami/Basel has partnered with AD France to host a series of talks aimed at highlighting important movements in design history.
Satellite Exhibitions // A diverse selection of design is presented in the Design Miami/ Basel satellite exhibits, from rare works by pioneering modernists to one-off and limited edition pieces by cutting-edge contemporary designers. This year’s Satellite Exhibitions programme will include:
- BE OPEN Inside the Academy, An Installation and Prize for Achievements in Design Education
- DILMOS presents Domestic Nature by Andrea Salvetti
- do you read me?! One of the most eclectic magazine and book stores in the world.
Design Miami/ Blog // The 2012 will see the launch of the Design Log, the new Design Miami/ blog. Dedicated to exposing and examining the layered world of design, the site will publish commissioned criticism, market news, interviews, studio visits and more.
Image : « Naturoscopie » design Noe Duchaufour Lawrance for Gallery BSL (France)
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