Design Retrospective: Design Miami/ 2011

Carmen NatschkeTo the Trade: Design Shows & Events

Organic Shaped Light Vine | TheDecoratingDiva.com

LOOKING BACK:Design Miami/ 2011 – Top 3 Highlights  Design Miami/ 2011’s Most Memorable Design: Illuminated Beauty (1) Masterful light sculptures mimicking natures’ vines with blown glass bulbs as the delicate vine blooms.(Gallery: R20th Century) (2) Circular “tattooed” sofa combines traditional and more gritty street design elements to create an interesting visual design tension. ( Gallery: Carpenters Workshop ) (3) Color block (metallic … Read More

Design Retrospective: Design Miami/ 2010

Carmen NatschkeTo the Trade: Design Shows & Events

Jean Royere Furniture | TheDecoratingDiva.com

LOOKING BACK at Design Miami/ 2010 – Top 3 Highlights  Design Miami/ 2010’s Most Memorable Design: Vintage Inspired Style (1) I’ve always loved early to mid-20th Century design and was pleasantly surprised to see quite a few of the galleries exhibiting at Design Miami/ offering beautiful pieces. My favorite was the vignette showcasing iconic furniture from celebrated French designer Jean … Read More

Design Retrospective: Design Miami/ 2009

Carmen NatschkeTo the Trade: Design Shows & Events

Christian Louboutin Miami Design District | TheDecoratingDiva.com

LOOKING BACK at Design Miami/ 2009 – Top 3 Highlights  Design Miami/ 2009’s Most Memorable Design: Symbiotic Relationship of Fashion & Design(1) Though not within the Design Miami/ fair tent, the magnificent Christian Louboutin boutique (Design Miami/ Satellite ‘exhibit’) in the Miami Design District. The sofa and chair featured in the Louboutin boutique are from Bokja Design.  (2) Swarovski Crystal … Read More

Design Retrospective: Design Miami/ 2008

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Eames Chair in Garden Setting | TheDecoratingDiva.com

LOOKING BACK at Design Miami/ 2008 – Top 3 Highlights Design Miami/ 2008’s Most Memorable Design : Symbiotic Relationship of Design & Nature (1) Lush, sensuous, intriguing and alluring fantasy design landscapes created by landscape architect David Font for the Design Miami media conference area. (2) Aranda/Lasch’s tent architecture design mimics the intricate and delicate beauty of gracefully draped lace.  … Read More