Landscape Architecture. April 22nd, 2008. 6:30 p.m. Landscape architect Raymond Jungles will discuss his philosophy of garden design, illustrated with photos. His current projects include 1111 Lincoln Road with Herzog and de Meuron, The New World Symphony Campus South with Frank Gehry and Partners, the new Sonesta Key Biscayne Resort, The Brazilian Garden at the Naples Botanical Garden, and landscape redesign of … +
Yo Amo el Diseño / I Love Design. May 3rd, 2008. Open Doors, located in the Miami Modern District will present a weekend-long celebration of distinctive architecture, design and culture. Located in the former International Book Building constructed in 1964 on 7300 Biscayne Boulevard, the 4,000 square foot furniture and accessories boutique invites MiMo fest revelers to join in its Yo Amo … +
From Mar 26th through Mar 29th, 2008. Funkshion: Fashion Week Miami Beach celebrates its 10th season with one of the most impressive line-ups in recent years. The state of the art fashion pod will be built on the sand at 11th Street and Ocean Drive in Lummus Park in Miami Beach. The venue will feature three venues with a large court yard … +
By Alfred Browning Parker. March 29th, 2008. 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Bass Museum of Art presents Alfred Browning Parker’s Mid-Century in the Grove tour on March 29th. Board the bus for a tour of mid-century homes by one of Florida’s best known architects and a major figure in the landmark exhibition Promises of Paradise: Staging Mid-Century Miami: Alfred Browning Parker.
From Mar 12th through May 12th, 2008.For two months only, Luminaire X invites everyone to celebrate good design, browse first-rate literature, shop for clothes, check out new music, enjoy a beverage, or simply hang out in their WiFi video lounge. Luminaire X brings people from all over Miami together to share stories and connect with each other. Explore, experiment, experience – see … +
Ongoing. The Craig Robins Collection is a private contemporary art and design collection that includes works from John Baldessari, Richard Tuttle, Marlene Dumas, Paul McCarthy, Mike Kelley, Martin Kippenberger, Kai Althoff, Cosima von Bonin, Huang Yong Ping, and Paulina Olowska. Pieces in the collection represent a wide spectrum of artistic perspectives and encompass the disciplines of design, architecture, film, music and dance.
Bass Museum of Art. From Jan 18th through May 11th, 2008. The Henri and Flore Lesieur Pavilion at the Bass Museum of Art is unveiling this month the exhibition Lawrence Murray Dixon: Art Deco Master showcasing a group of beautiful and rare architectural renderings and vintage sepia-toned photographs from the Lawrence Murray Dixon archives.
Plaza Level Gallery. From Dec 1st, 2007 through Apr 6th, 2008. Work in Progress: Herzog and de Meuron’s Miami Art Museum offers an exciting glimpse into the award-winning architects’ still-evolving design for the new Miami Art Museum. Enjoy an insider’s access through the exhibition’s large-scale wallpaper murals, architectural models, floor plans, video projections and stereoscopic devices, and see how one of the … +
at the Poltrona Frau Showroom. From Dec 5th through Dec 9th, 2007. Mundus Vivendi, a collective of 15 emerging designers from the Naples area will present an exhibition at the Poltrona Frau showroom in the Miami Design District. The exhibition will invite visitors to discover how environmental factors can affect how a space or object is perceived. Interior Design will be on … +
Modern Paintings and Decorative Arts. The 20th Century Design Gallery, located at 5050 Biscayne Blvd in Miami, is exhibiting paintings by Pedro Friedeberg, an artist born in Florence, Italy who now lives and works in Guanajuato, Mexico. During World War II in 1940, Pedro and his mother immigrated to Mexico. In 1956, he entered Universidad Iberoamerica to study architecture and art under … +
This ninety-minute walking tour provides an introduction to the Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival, and Miami Modern styles found within the Miami Beach Architectural Historic District. Tours depart from the Art Deco Welcome Center located at 1001 Ocean Drive in Miami Beach, FL on the following schedule: Wed. and Fri-Sun. at 10:30 a.m.; Thurs. at 6:30 p.m. The Welcome Center is open daily … +
From Nov 8th through Dec 16th, 2007. Since its' inception in 1985 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, CasaDecor has been transforming abandoned landmarks, municipal buildings, churches and castles in Europe and Latin America into elegant, decorated, showhouses where discerning homeowners, decorators, designers and design enthusiasts experience new design trends and the latest technologies.
June, 2007. Ligne Roset, one of the world’s leading companies in luxury and contemporary furniture design, has closed its showroom in Coral Gables and relocated to the Miami Design District. Now located in Oak Plaza’s two-story Twery Building at 160 NE 40th Street, the new 4,650 square foot two-level showroom is set to open at the end of June 2007. Ligne Roset’s … +