Would you take a nap hugging a polar bear or finding a comfy space between a white shark jaws? Probably YES if your cuddling mate is one of Porky Hefer’s creations!
Artificial flowers empowering urban bees, quirky warrior panda bear sculptures and birds-friendly mirrored houses are among the selected projects on show at the ‘Can creativity save animals’ lives? ’ exhibition Archipanic has curated for Monkey 47.
Molecules, ‘Magodi’ hairstyles and heroic grandmas inspired South African designers launching African-pop furnitures in Miami.
Copper and gold vessels mirroring dysfunctional relationships, furniture made with discarded flowers, a re-interpreted windowless office for Russian interns and Walt Disney’s 1930’s animation studios. 12 out-of-the-box designs at DesignMiami 2018, starting from an installation supporting immigrants’ families divided at the US-Mexico Border.
An up-cycled jumping whale, shark-shaped alcoves and high-tech sustainable fishing nets saving dolphins’ lives. 7 marine-inspired design projects delivering responsible messages and supporting environmental issues.
Snuggle-up alcoves within endangered monsters’ hugs, bespoke thrones in a barn and ‘watercoloured’ furniture… 7 poetic designs debuting at Design Miami/ Basel 2018.
DesignMiami/ 2016 kicked off. We selected ten unexpected creatures on show: from Nordic leprechauns to golden mammoth skeletons but also funky African monsters and in-wonderland cabinets.
Inaugural London Design Biennale goes on show during London Design Festival and focuses on “Utopia by Design”. From the United Kingdom to Europe but also Turkey, India, Chile and South Africa.
South African designers Porky Hefer created hanging seatings inspired by marine creatures. The series supports local makers with an environmental message.