Design Watch Members got an insider’s look at the 22nd annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair with Cooper-Hewitt’s deputy curatorial director Matilda McQuaid. Stops included: Areaware, Artek, Trove, Material ConneXion, INSIDENORWAY, Lobmeyr, and Metropolis with Emily Pilloton’s Design Revolution roadster. Watch this video of ActiveMATTER from Material ConneXion. Materials on the go!
Since the economic downfall the notion of luxury has come under attack. Pioneers of Change does not apply the luxury to an ethos of riches as such but to qualities now hard to come by, such as space, fresh air, respect, care, silence, slowness and time. Can we reach a new notion of luxury: a...