one of main venues in recent years during milan’s annual design week in april, ventura lambrate, has shut down. the crowds and content that came to the area has come with a price. gentrification. “the success of ventura lambrate also meant that the area came into development,” said margriet vollenberg, founder and curator of ventura projects.
this year’s design week is 7 days worth of programming and events dedicating to the topic at hand — a deep examination of the various intersections impacting the design world and our broader communities.
not a plethora of design galleries at the sixth edition of expo chicago but those who showed up are gems.
for the 2017 chicago biennial, sanaa teamed up with the illlinois institute of technology, college of architecture to explore scenarios for the development of the iit campus and how it might impact the surrounding neighborhoods.
the second edition of the chicago architecture biennial (cab) is the largest architecture and design exhibition in north america, showcasing the transformative global impact of creativity and innovation in these fields. this year’s biennial features over 141 practitioners from more than 20 countries addressing the 2017 theme “make new history.”
with a theme of design is business speakers are asked what they’re reading.
[ neocon’s 49th edition ] since 1969 neocon continues to serve as the world’s premier platform and most important event of the year for the commercial design industry. below are events with the merchandise mart as well as off-site satellite offerings. neocon at the merchandise mart | 222 west merchandise mart plaza chicago [ directions […]
lecture > tuesday, 13 june 6pm | museum of contemporary art chicago | 220 east chicago avenue [ RSVP ] ///// exhibition opening reception > tuesday, 13 june 7pm | luminaire chicago | 301 west superior street [ luminaire ] continues its commitment to viscerally connecting the public with contemporary design by hosting muti-disciplinary italian […]
22 > 25 september 2017 / navy pier / chicago
21 > 24 may 2017 | new york city