A solo exhibition by British artist Greyson Perry has opened in Serpentine Gallery, London. It’s called The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever! Perry is best known for his social commentary and award winning ceramic work, but this exhibitions covers art using variety of materials: wood, stone, cast iron, bronze, printmaking and tapestry.
Flexible, colourful and cosy workspace was one of the key themes at this year’s Clerkenwell Design week. Many designs looks like they are meant for a relatively short ‘pitstop use’ with little emphasis on the ergonomics and more on lounging and relaxing than serious work. In this year’s show the exhibitions were more spread around the area than before, concentrating on furniture and less on traditional craft. Continue reading
Yrjö Kukkapuro’s classic rocking chair (1985) by Avarte Group
Habitare is the largest Interior and Furniture fair in Finland. The event has been around since 1970’s. It gives a comprehensive view on the Finnish and Nordic design at the moment. Continue reading
Here is a quick recap and an overview of major furniture trends that have come across this year’s collections before new launches in the fall. The selection is from high street retailers Made.com, John Lewis, Habitat, Heal’s and Dwell. Continue reading
The first major tribute at the Les Arts Décoratifs in Paris ever paid to Pierre Frey, who is a well known figure in interior decoration. It is a retrospective through eighty years since 1935, highlighting the skills and craft defining the Pierre Frey spirit and vision. Continue reading
Probably the best known Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei has used traditional Chinese kite-making techniques to create sculptures of mythological creatures inside Le Bon Marché department store in Paris. Continue reading
3D printed fashion by Iris Van Herpen is even more striking live as in photos.
Few things have changed as much as luxury in the last five years. An exhibition by Crafts Council at the V&A Museum in London interrogates ideas of luxury today. Continue reading