Miami Art Week is known for bringing together the art community’s biggest buyers, gallerists, and some of the world’s heftiest price tags. But just a few steps from the 1.4 million-square-foot Art Basel Miami Beach, art enthusiasts can wander over to Design Miami, a smaller gathering of design connoisseurs featuring collectible design galleries and meticulously crafted exhibitions.
This year, designers at Inedito combined new and traditional materials, reinvented sculptural forms, and diversified the functionality of common objects, establishing trends for what is to come in Mexican furniture design. To follow are some standouts from 2018’s Inédito. designweekmexico.com
Now in its 10th edition, Design House is probably the most popular event if you’re attending October’s Design Week Mexico, with more than 20 interior design and architecture firms joining together to transform an abandoned house into a fabulous weekend getaway.
Taking place inside London’s impressive neoclassical landmark, Somerset House, and with the theme ‘Emotional States,’ the month-long international forum gives reason to why societies are becoming ever more aware the power of design as an agent of social change and economic growth, highlighting a number of hot topics that demonstrate how design affects each aspect of our lives, from social equality, sustainability and pollution to migration, energy and innovative urban solutions.
Colombiamoda begins tonight in Medellin with Spanish designer Custo Barcelona’s inaugural runway show for Colombian retail giant Éxito’s Arkitect line. Organized by Inexmoda, the country’s premiere fashion fair features four days (July 23-26) of runway shows, 500 exhibiting brands, 13,000 buyers, and a whopping 56,000 visitors.
Diseño Colombia is an initiative by Artesanías de Colombia that carefully curates contemporary artisan design in Colombia, selecting emerging and established designers whose distinct style is linked to the artisanal techniques of the ancient Colombian masters.
Medellin Design Week’s primary satellite fair is Bodega Central, which this year presented over fifty instances of local and international design in an open-air warehouse in downtown Medellin. Here are kriteria’s top four.
This year’s Medellin Design Week brought world-renowned designer Karim Rashid to Medellín, a testament to the success and innovation the city has been credited with in recent years, one that has furthered its worldwide notoriety to rival that of other design-famous cities.
A recap of Latin American design at Milan Design Week, starting with Africa & Latin America Rising Design/ Design Emergente at the SaloneSatellite.