Design Miami

Miami Art Week 2015: Subverting Nature
Nature stands as the earliest form of inspiration and natural components found within became the tools of early artistic creation. In the ages since and amidst developments and extinctions, loss and discovery, artists continue to be inspired by the...
Design Miami 2015: Fernando Romero Enterprise's Replica of the Sun
It's impossible to deny the impact of the sun upon art. More than providing the light and igniting the colors for our eyes to interpret a piece, the sun has acted as a muse for centuries and across cultures. A new homage, by Mexico City-based architecture...
Miami Art Week 2013: Beasts and Birds
From the earliest noted iterations of art—paintings upon cave walls—to today's cat-obsessed internet, animals have provided the inspiration behind culture of all kinds. We are awash in imagery of beasts and birds and domesticated pets. But during...
Interview: Ambra Medda of L'ArcoBaleno
The name Ambra Medda is synonymous with success in the design world. After co-founding and directing the acclaimed fair Design Miami—which led to its sister show Design Miami/Basel in Switzerland—Medda has made her mark globally. Medda is now stepping...
Design Miami/Basel 2013: Casting Light
It could be argued that it doesn't matter what, or who, is in any room if the lighting isn't right. The following pieces—seen among the other wares at Design Miami/Basel—emit, warp or interact with light in exotic ways. Each piece embeds functionality...
Design Miami/Basel 2013: Resting Upon Imagination
Design Miami/Basel houses the extraordinary. Objects as ordinary as a chair, and as everyday as a bench to sit upon, wow at this annual celebration of collectible design. With deft artistry, designers re-envision the structure and function of day-to...
Highlights from Miami's Art Week 2009
Hitting the beach earlier this month to check out the festivities surrounding Art Basel Miami Beach, we of course met an overwhelming array of inspiring artists and designers who filled us in on the backstories behind their work. Below, we've gathered...
OK Go x Moritz Waldemeyer at Design Miami
Blending design, technology, music and fashion on one stage, German designer Moritz Waldemeyer and Silvia Venturini Fendi (of the fashion label that bears her name) created an interactive performance for the hard-working band OK Go. Wearing suits...
The All-New 2011 Audi A8 and Light Light by Tom Dixon
Audi invited us to Miami for the worldwide launch of the all-new A8, their flagship sedan, held in conjunction with the opening of Design Miami. Tom Dixon and Stefan Sielaff (Audi's Head of Design) were part of a panel that spoke about the importance...