The picturesque city of Riga, Latvia currently has museums dedicated to automobiles, aviation, porcelain, and railways — but none that explicitly focus solely on contemporary art. That should… More ›
Posts Categorized: Design
— Gagosian and Qatar in Legal Feud Over Picasso Bust: Dealer Larry Gagosian has asserted his rightful ownership of Picasso’s “Bust of a Woman,” 1931, against a legal claim made by attorneys… More ›
Known as a forward thinker and bold designer, Rafael de Cárdenas has been grabbing headlines and turning heads ever since he opened his SoHo-based Architecture at Large firm in 2006.
From its beginnings as a website and summer pop-up at the Southstreet Seaport, One Grand has grown into a properly handsome shop in Narrowsburg, New York, about a two-and-a-half hour drive from… More ›
One of the coolest pop-up projects at in Miami this week isn’t sponsored by a luxury auto brand, or even a gallery. It was staged by San Francisco’s startup darling Airbnb, a vacation rental website.
In collaboration with Maison de Mode, New York’s Paul Kasmin Gallery brings its PK SHOP to Miami this week, launching this afternoon with a swank, invite-only event at the Faena District Miami… More ›
Forever irreverent Devin Troy Strother is the subject of a pop-up shop on New York’s Lower East Side that opens tonight, celebrating a fashion collaboration between the artist and Del Toro… More ›
A rendering of the proposed pool in the East River.
The Bard Center for Curatorial Studies (CCS) in Red Hook, New York has long been a hotbed for interdisciplinary approaches to contemporary art, and its latest journal, aCCeSsions, is no exception…. More ›
Lina Bo Bardi’s project at the Ladeira da Misericordia in Salvador, Brazil — abandoned for over two decades — is on the 2016 watchlist.
Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the most infamous triad in contemporary American architecture, have just announced that they’re bringing a +1 into the partnership. Benjamin Gilmartin, a principal… More ›
New York plays host to a wide swathe of film festivals, and the Architecture + Design Film Festival — which runs through Sunday — is one of the city’s more focused such celebrations. That… More ›
Mexican architect Enrique Norten’s latest project — a state of the art campus for Centro, Mexico City’s foremost design school — was in full glory as the 11-year-old college inaugurated its… More ›
Sometimes in our intrepid weekly Instagram-scanning, we get peeks into artists’ personal lives — works mid-progress, eye-catching ephemera, ill-advised party selfies, etc. But this week, it was… More ›
Design Miami/, the world’s leading collectible design fair, has announced participants for its upcoming winter edition, slated to take place from December 2 to 6 in Miami, where 35 of the… More ›
Billed as the first “museum-led incubator” and a “co-working space designed to encourage collaboration and spark ideas from the synthesis of different disciplines,” the New Museum’s NEW INC… More ›
Market Art + Design, the fair formerly known as Art Market Hamptons, complements its new title with a new location, right on the waterfront at Fairview Farm through Sunday, July 12. But perhaps the… More ›
Though the Venice Architecture Biennale has yet to announce a creative director or a theme for next year’s edition of the exhibition, national pavilions have nonetheless begun announcing their… More ›
With only a month to go until the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art opens its much-anticipated new building in Moscow, the museum has released a celebratory video (see below) to preview the… More ›
Nearly three years after Garage Museum of Contemporary Art founder Dasha Zhukova and architect Rem Koolhaas first revealed designs for the Moscow museum’s new building in Gorky Park, Garage has… More ›
Actress, writer, director, performance artist, app designer, and all-around mistress of quirk Miranda July now has another title to add to her expansive resume, and that title is “handbag… More ›
The Notre Dame de Paris just got an electronic facelift. Last week, tech company Royal Philips supplied the 13th century Gothic cathedral with a brand new LED lighting scheme that exposes details… More ›
A collection of furniture designed by eighteenth century Italian architect Giovanni Battista Piranesi has been realized for the first time using 3-D printing. Currently part of an exhibition at… More ›
The auction house Sotheby’s in New York has informed us that they’ve decided to remove from Wednesday’s important 20th century design auction a desk and chair designed by architect… More ›