Design Miami/Basel 2016: Day Two

Design Talks + Top Picks

Looking ahead at the upcoming Design Talks during this year’s Design Miami/Basel + today’s top pieces from around the web (gallery).

Designing For Future Living/, Wednesday, June 15/ 2:30 – 3:30pm

The recipients of this year’s Swarovski Designers of the Future Award speak with Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design Museum and Lidewij Edelkoort, trend forecaster and Dean of Hybrid Design Studies at Parsons School for Design, about their priorities, influences, inspiration and challenges when fulfilling Swarovski’s proposal to design for future living for the award’s commissions at Design Miami/ Basel 2016. With an introduction by Nadja Swarovski, Member of the Swarovski Executive Board.

House Is A House Is A House Is A House Is A House/, Wednesday, June 15/ 5 – 6pm

Johnston Marklee partner Mark Lee addresses the firm’s design process and engagement with contemporary art practices in a conversation with artists Marianne Mueller and Walead Beshty along with Reto Geiser, editor of their recent monograph House Is A House Is A House Is A House Is A House. The talk will be followed by a signing of the book.



Day two has drawn chatter about Ai WeiWei’s piece, John Prouvé’s house and Amsterdam-based Joris Laarman Lab


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