Design Miami 2015: Fernando Romero Enterprise’s Replica of the Sun

A multi-sensory sculpture made in collaboration with Swarovski

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 and design firm Fernando Romero Enterprise (FR-EE) offers a stunning new take on the depths of solar inspiration. The …

City Guide Spotlight: Miami

Food, drink, art and more in the ever-emerging cultural capital

If their vibrant, ever-growing hotel scene is any indicator, Miami continues to boom as a destination that’s more than sunshine-soaked. The beaches are fun, but the restaurants and bars are also world-class—a product of vast cultural fusion. As the Design District grows in prestige for luxe retailers, boutiques and concept shops, the art scene continues to blossom amidst beautiful museums and galleries with forward-thinking vision. …

Miami Art Week 2014: Splatters, Drips and Drops

Well-designed, colorful chaos across painting and sculpture at multiple fairs

There’s most likely thought behind every minute detail within an artist’s work—even if that stray droplet or bleeding line feels more like the product of chance. At this year’s Miami Art Week many pieces embraced—even celebrated—the chaos of fluidity and fluid impact. Whether that’s a drizzled glaze and the impact of gravity, a color that’s been spritzed, or an entire installation of rain-like pieces. Although …