News and Events » design miami http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events Thu, 01 Sep 2016 15:43:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.10 Zaha Hadid Launches Volun Dining Pavillion at Design Miami http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/events-2/zaha-hadid-launches-volun-dining-pavillion-design-miami/ http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/events-2/zaha-hadid-launches-volun-dining-pavillion-design-miami/#comments Thu, 03 Dec 2015 17:26:49 +0000 http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/?p=3033 The Volu Dining Pavilion designed by Zaha Hadid is the first in a series of limited edition pre-crafted pavilions and homes launches at Design Miami 2015. Conceived by design and real estate developer Robbie Antonio, the revolution project unites more than 30 of the world’s preeminent architects, artists and designers to create a series of technologically advanced yet cost-efficient living spaces.

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Named ‘Volu’, the architect’s contribution to the collection is a contemporary dining pavilion. The structure presents a bold silhouette, forming a typical fusion of design, lightweight engineering and precision fabrication. Containing bespoke furniture, the design continues a rational, geometric production by embedding the tectonics of manufacture within the form itself.

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Complex and expressive forms were developed through the bending of flat sheet materials.

See Also: What to See at Design Miami 

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Defined by sophisticated digital processes, the pavilion has been developed in such a way that its components are, at most, singly curved. Such innovations were computer programmed to integrate fabrication constraints into the design, while enabling engineering feedback in an iterative delivery process. Consequently, this allows for comprehensive design development of complex and expressive forms through the bending of flat sheet materials.

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See Also: Metamorphosing Metal Furniture Sculptures by Janne Kyttanen Presented at Design Miami  

 

 

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METAMORPHOSING METAL FURNITURE SCULPTURES BY JANNE KYTTANEN PRESENTED AT DESIGN MIAMI http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/events-2/metamorphosing-metal-furniture-sculptures-janne-kyttanen-presented-design-miami/ http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/events-2/metamorphosing-metal-furniture-sculptures-janne-kyttanen-presented-design-miami/#comments Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:06:31 +0000 http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/?p=3006 Exploring and intersecting 3D printing, virtual and augmented reality, that can be the shortly definition of Digital sculptor Janne Kyttanen.

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At Design Miami/, gallery ALL unveils the finnish artist’s dynamic ‘metsidian’ — a piece that hovers between the boundaries of sculpture and furniture; an eruption that melds two divergent materials together.

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See also: 2015 EUROPEAN HOTEL DESIGN AWARDS – THE WINNERS

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The result is something of an organic volcanic obsidian that transforms into a clean, fluid metal mesh. in creating ‘metsidian’, Kyttanen explored alternative methods for combining paradoxical materials asking himself: ‘If we’re able to use explosion welding to join materials that wouldn’t naturally fuse together – what would happen if we could control this force digitally? What kind of hybrid matter could we create?‘ A compelling metamorphosis in which the impossible becomes reality, ‘metsidian’ is a harmonious union of otherworldly form and everyday function.

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See also: WHAT TO SEE AT DESIGN MIAMI

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Evidence of Kyttanen’s exploration of 3D printing in his creative practice, the ‘avoid stool’ is a copper plated seating object made using the additive manufacturing process to form an intricate, complex diamond structure influenced by lie sphere geometry.

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The ‘macedonia tray’ is one of Kyttanen’s signature designs and has been included in the permanent collection at MoMA. Taking its shape from the structures formed by soap bubbles, it is being exhibited at design miami/ in glossy bronze.

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Accompanying the ‘avoid stool’ is the ‘avoid chandelier’ — also realized using 3D printing. the circular light fixture similarly has an diamond structure, with an opulent, mirror-finish plated with 24 karat gold.

Janne Kyttanen’s presence at Design Miami/ displays his unique design aesthetic which he draws from forms found in nature and beyond. all works are available in limited editions of eight pieces (plus two artist proofs per edition).

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What to See at Design Miami http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/events-2/design-miami/ http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/events-2/design-miami/#comments Mon, 30 Nov 2015 16:51:39 +0000 http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/?p=2973 This week, Design Miami will play centre stage in what is one of the wealthiest cities in the world. This event attracts some of the world’s most influential designers, gallerists, and critics, as well as collectors and enthusiasts, attending everything from commercial projects to cultural programming. We’ve covered some of the works we’re most excited about and that you can see in the next few days.

R & Company 

R & Company, a gallery specialized in unique and historical works, will be showcasing pieces by contemporary designers.

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Patrick Parrish Gallery

Patrick Parrish Gallery is known for the “unusual new and sometimes overlooked modernist designers and artists”. With both larger furniture items and smaller accents, they will be plenty to mesmerize you. 

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Magen H Gallery 

Magen H Gallery in New York will present a selection of works that explore the aesthetic and tactile qualities of various design materials, from bronze and iron to glass and marble. The booth includes the liked of Jim Cole, Pierre Székely, Le Corbusier and Terence Main, whose Light Pods combine a mixture of materials in stylish but playful ways.

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Patek Philippe

And if you’re looking for something smaller but no less spectacular, Le Collection Heure specializes in rare and stunning watches, like this one from Patek Philippe. Only 349 of these timepieces were made between 1951 and 1985 separated into four series. This yellow-gold beauty is from the second series.

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Hostler Burrows 

Hostler Burrows  will show a selection of his speciality – mid-century Nordic design, including this example of Finnish ceramic Kristina Riska’s hand-formed large-scale works – a gorgeous, listing sculpture whose organic shape in muted tones, as well as its tiles, brings to mind muscle arms or an elongated neck.

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Firma Casa 

Since its founding in São Paulo, Firma Casa has been one of the biggest champions of the Campana brothers. Here the gallery will present the Brazilian designers’ new collection, Canganço, which, inspired bu Northeast Brazil, consists of leather and wicker furniture in mingling gem tones.

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Carpenters Workshop Gallery 

Lending a taste of whimsy to the scene, Carpenter Workshop Gallery will present Yinka Shonibare MBE’s wild Windy chair. Inspired by sails, the windswept batik-inspired blue and orange seat is a buoyant pop of color, which Schonibare designer to subtly address the heavier issue of Europe and Africa’s complicated cultural history.

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In short, Design Miami 2015 promises to be a jam-packed affair, with plenty to ogle, plenty to buy, and plenty to keep the design universe inspired until the fair’s next iteration.

See Also: Luxury Property – Miami Worldcenter

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ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH 2014 – NEW EXHIBITIONS http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/events-2/art-basel-miami-beach-2014-new-exhibitions/ http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/events-2/art-basel-miami-beach-2014-new-exhibitions/#comments Thu, 06 Nov 2014 13:56:54 +0000 http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/?p=992 From December 4th till 7th,  the most impressive artists and exibhitions arrives at Miami. We are talking about Art Basel.

ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH will draw more than 70,000 art dealers, artists, and art collectors to Miami Convention Center comprising 192 of the world’s leading galleries. Plus this, you will still find over 15 satellite fairs and plenty to enjoy at all parties and events throughout.

WHAT NOT TO MISS on THIS YEAR ART BASEL

This year will be marked by the launching of the NEW Survey sector. It will be dedicated to precise art-historical projects ranging from solo shows to thematic exhibitions.

Editions premieres this year will feature leading publishers of edition works and prints. Works on display include paintings, sculpture, drawings, photography, instalations, film, video and digital art.

. Nova exhibits that will feature new cutting edge works, while Kabinett will focus on a solo work of an artist or a themed group exhibition.

TRADE SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

Pérez Art Museum Miami will present the work of Mario Garcia Torres

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Wolfsonian at FIU will feature “Myth and Machine: The First World War in Visual Culture”

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BASS MUSEUM OF ART. Will exibhit  “One Way: Peter Marino”

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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will held a composition of Glass sculptures by renowned artist Dale Chihuly.

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The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at FIU hosts a Breakfast in the Park event where you will find all the art enthusiasts, collectors, gallery owners and artists that come to the city during this days.

Additionally, the Lowe Art Museum, MDC Museum of Art + Design, Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, Jewish Museum of Florida and Vizcaya Museum & Gardens will all host special events and exhibitions during this period.

WHAT NOT TO MISS ON THE SURROUNDINGS

Design Miami, will also be opening its doors from 4th to 7th Dec. don’t miss the chance to see the best collectible design. This year to celebrate the 10th anniversary, it will be in exhibition an expanded program focused in 20th and 21st century design.

The New World Center’s Soundscape Park is an exciting outdoor venue that will play video art under the stars on an enormous wall designed by Frank Gehry.

Showroom and office opening of the TOP Interior Designer François Fossard. In this new space the world known Interior Designer will make a marriage between an office space and a showroom for unique statement pieces. See some details of this opening at Miami Design Magazine.

Opening dates, 05 December on 278 NW 37th Street-Miami-Florida 33127.

SATELLITE ART FAIRS

From around all the city you will find interesting pop up events and exhibitions. Make sure you take enough time to get the most of these entire exhibitions.

. Pulse Miami,

. NADA and

. Art Untitled.

. Scope

. Art Miami

. Aqua

. Red Dot Art Fair

. Select Fair

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