The Golden Age is the main theme of Design Miami 2022. We explored the fair and detected five trends: from ancient folklore revamp to phygital utopias.
Design Miami 2021 focuses on human-based projects. From ceramic vessels reinterpreting the African diaspora to ‘floral’ cabinets exploring ideas of ephemerality, decay, and more.
Hand-crafted insects are trapped in the lightbulbs of The Curiosity Cloud chandelier by Austrian duo mischer’traxler who invite to reflect on the relationship between man and nature, the impact of human activity and the importance of biodiversity.
DesignMiami/ 2020: from Shakers objects to Black Live Matters-inspired works, but also Native Indian textiles, the new generation of immigrant American designers and dinosaurs’ skeletons. Aric Chen curates DesignMiami/ Podium, the fair’s major phygital exhibition.
Champagne Perrier Jouët renews the dialogue between nature, champagne and design with Andrea Mancuso’s ‘Metamorphosis’ installation at DesignMiami/ 2019. The designer explores the metamorphoses of nature and the way the Maison transforms grapes into champagne using over 200 years of savoir-faire.
A 3D-printed champagne vine to chill out fancifully and a bioresponsive forest, a decompressing green-hub where people can connect and a Shakespearean secret garden. Relax, at four temporary gardens in London.
Perrier-Jouët Fleurs des Rêves: Bompas and Parr created colour changing flours for an dreamy installation that blends the vernaculars of French decadence, chemistry and an ultra-exotic flower shop.
At DesignMiami/ 2014, Perrier-Jouët installation by mischer’traxler featured a mechanical garden that bloomed when you moved away from it and botanical patterns that blossomed from mirrors to the walls as soon as you turned away.