cusp is a two day conference about the design of everything. it brings together thinkers, innovators, entrepreneurs, performers, skeptics, believers, visionaries and explorers from the arts, sciences, technology, business and design – for two days of broad thinking.
please join us for an intimate, lively, and thought-provoking mixer with dutch design master, piet boon, whose creations range from furniture, lighting, and luxury interior projects, to collaborations with porsche and land rover. piet will be presenting design insights of his furniture collection, and sharing his thoughts on the balance between functionality, aesthetics, and individuality in design.
the architecture & design film festival (adff) – the nation’s largest film festival devoted to the creative spirit that drives architecture and design – will take place in new york city from november 1-5 at cinépolis chelsea. through a curated selection of films, director q&as and panel discussions, adff creates an opportunity to educate, entertain and engage all who are excited about architecture and design.
mas context is organizing the fourth edition of mas context : analog, our one-day event of talks, exhibitions, and an onsite pop-up bookstore in chicago. the event is hosted by the joinery.
the first annual icff miami will bring luxury global designers, architects, developers, high end showrooms and retail influencers to miami, a leading market for affluent residential development and investment. like icff nyc, the miami show will showcase what’s next and best in design, but with an energy and style all its own.
plinth commissions unique artist products and limited editions from the world’s leading contemporary artists, photographers and designers. following the success of our first pop-up and critically acclaimed exhibition within a georgian townhouse in bloomsbury during spring 2016, plinth is delighted to announce their next project space. we’ll be moving into 10a thurloe place in south kensington, to offer an incredible exhibition and events programme, over september and october 2016.
spectacular vernacular is the first major solo exhibition of work by the design studio parsons & charlesworth. founded by jessica charlesworth and tim parsons, the exhibition uses the chicago rooms to show three distinct facets of their creative practice: observation, experimentation, and speculation.
sometimes a sketch is enough. so you see in this example the importance of the relationship.
an artist, educator, and writer who defied categorization, he expressed his theories in numerous influential writings that continue to inspire artists and designers today.
energizing the everyday recognizes the collecting vision of george r. kravis ii and its synergy with cooper hewitt’s broad and diverse collection of modern and contemporary design. the exhibition features highlights of the kravis collection dating from the early 20th century to the present.