The (RED) All-Diamond Ring by Jony Ive + Marc Newson

With somewhere between 2000 and 3000 facets, a ring designed by Apple‘s Jony Ive and acclaimed industrial designer Marc Newson will be laser-cut from one single diamond. The stone will be produced (from certified carbon neutral material, using proprietary tech) by San Francisco-based Diamond Foundry and the ring will be custom-made for the winner of the (RED) charity auction at this year’s Design Miami fair. Sotheby’s estimates it will …

Miami Art Week 2015: Subverting Nature

Works that warp source inspiration or materials, found across multiple fairs and exhibits

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 wonders of the natural world. And from their imaginations to their mediums, the art world is richer for it. The following six pieces were all seen …

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 …