Mattia Bonetti

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Mattia Bonetti exhibit for Paul Kasmin Gallery

Mattia Bonetti exhibit for Paul Kasmin Gallery at Design Miami 2009 Blue and Gold Bonetti Armchair (2009) in patinated bronze, wood, and  upholstered in hide. “Alu”chair (2009) in lacquered aluminum, and upholstery with appliqué. Bonetti ”Meander” coffee table (2009) in patinated bronze and clear acrylic top. “Quasimodo” cabinet, (2009) in patinated resin, tinted wood, and patinated wrought-iron. “Frequency” cabinet, 2009 … Read More

Francois Azambourg

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Francois Azambourg Meuble Paris

Francois Azambourg is the modern embodiment of the quintessential renaissance man, Leonardo daVinci: part scientist, part inventor and full-fledged artist,designer, and visionary. His designs are birthed from his deep commitment to the lightness and economy of materials, re-imagining the construction of everyday objects and creating sophisticated forms that reference the many interesting, and complex organic structures found in nature. Azambourg’s  … Read More

Swarovski Crystal Palace Carbon Crystal Sails at Design Miami 2009

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Swarovski Crystal Palace Carbon Crystal Sails

Magnificent Swarovski Crystal Palace Carbon Crystal Sails designed by Greg Lynn. The Carbon Crystal Sails installation was located at the entrance to the Design Miami VIP lounge. Elegantly sparkling and billowing sails spanning more than 80 square meters, reaching heights of over 7 square meters, and encrusted with more than 1,500,000 Swarovski crystals, made the Swarovski Crystal Palace installation the … Read More

Maarten Baas Designer of the Year Design Miami 2009

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Martin Baas Design Miami 2009 designer of the year commission piece

Maarten Baas commission piece (exterior view)  for Design Miami 2009. Interior view of Maarten Baas designed wardrobe commissioned for Design Miami 2009. Baas furniture collections from left to right: Clay chair, The Chankley Bore, Plastic Chair in Wood, Sculpt Dining Chair, and Hey, Chair be a Bookshelf. The “Hey, Chair be a Bookshelf” is a composition of various furniture pieces … Read More