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Basilica Farm + Flea 2014
If Black Friday is synonymous with all that is wrong with capitalism, then the worthy antithesis to this unofficial sale-worshipping holiday is the Basilica Farm + Flea: an annual gathering of regional makers, farmers, food vendors and vintage collectors...
CULTURE
Moniker Art Fair 2014
Innovative art company Moniker Projects’ eponymous Moniker Art Fair just marked its fifth anniversary with a three-day show at The Truman Brewery in the creative and commercial center of East London. While attending the show, we recently caught...
DESIGN
London Design Festival 2014: New Highlights
Each year the London Design Festival joins together a city already bubbling with creativity to celebrate the best in design happening both at home and in studios abroad. While festival staples like DesignJunction, The Shoreditch Design Triangle, the...
DESIGN
London's New Designers 2014: Part 1
London's annual New Designers exhibition gives the public a chance to interact with the designers of tomorrow, bringing together graduates from the UK’s leading universities to showcase their products and make industry contacts. Innovative and inspirational...
DESIGN
F*Sho
Ohio's North Coast recently hosted the fourth annual contemporary furniture show F*Sho on Friday 7 September 2012. Held in a former drill warehouse on the city's east side, the one-day event featured work by 30 local furniture designers, including...
CULTURE
Institute of Intimate Museums
A collection of dioramas by artist Kenji Sugiyama, "Institute of Intimate Museums" proved to be one of the most engaging displays at Scope Basel 2012. Spanning the artist's output from 1999 to 2008, the works serve as clever variations on traditional...
CULTURE
Michael Bauer
Initially catching our eye at the recent NADA NYC fair, Michael Bauer has made an impression in the European art market for years with his energetically moody compositions. The German artist recently set up shop in New York, and in celebration...
CULTURE
Off the Wall
In our second look at NADA's first annual art fair in New York City, we take a step back from the white gallery wall and focus on some of the more colorful, sculptural showings. Materials like hair, blood, crystals, broccoli and fake fur had us and...
CULTURE
The Artis Shuk at NADA NYC
Popping up in Miami during Art Basel for nearly a decade now, New York-based NADA (New Art Dealers Alliance) brought the show closer to home this year. The non-profit wisely timed their alternative art fair to run alongside the NYC debut of Frieze...
CULTURE
Frieze New York
"I think of our fair as a discovery fair," explains Frieze co-founder Amanda Sharp. For the first US edition of Frieze Art Fair, Sharp and partner Matthew Slotover have taken over Randall's Island, a sprawling piece of land at the confluence of NYC...
DESIGN
WantedDesign 2012
When we attended WantedDesign's inaugural debut during NYC Design Week 2011, we knew that the fledgling venture was a force to be reckoned with. While ICFF remains the main attraction, WantedDesign drew our attention for bringing American and New...
CULTURE
Photo LA 2012
Photo LA was sprawled across the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium with as much bustle as the city itself. Wandering through the labyrinth of pop-up exhibitors, those that stood out most conveyed a strong cinematic narrative with a sense of humor...
CULTURE
Art + Design in Miami: The Art of Craft
In our second look at the common threads running through Art Basel and its satellite fairs, we shed light on the knitted, knotted, woven and other handywork that elevated traditional craft techniques to an artistic level. While we all were taken by...
CULTURE
Art + Design in Miami: Tricks On The Eye
Many themes emerged from the various galleries converged in Miami for Art Basel and the surrounding fairs this year, but unsurprisingly the one that stood out the loudest among the crew from Cool Hunting was work that played visual tricks on the viewer...
CULTURE
Pavilion of Art & Design New York
Founded 15 years ago in Paris, the Pavilion of Art & Design brings together some of Europe's most interesting galleries and dealers focused on modern, decorative and tribal art. In 2007 PAD co-founders Patrick Perrin and Stéphane Custot took the...
CULTURE
Five Objects in White
Now in its fifth year, the Pavilion of Art & Design gathers the most exclusive European galleries under one large, pink tent in Berkeley Square to show their beautiful objets d'art and design as part of the ever-growing London art week—with...
DESIGN
Swedish Love Stories
Milan will soon be swollen with darkly-clad design types as its mammoth Salone del Mobile furniture fair and plethora of off-site exhibitions, showrooms and installations open their doors to around one million visitors beginning Tuesday, 12 April...
DESIGN
Check In 11: Unpacked
With the world's press and monochrome-clad fans of design descending on Sweden for a glimpse of the distinctive "Scandi" style at Stockholm Design Week, we checked in on one of the most promising satellite shows, "Check In 11: Unpacked" to see...
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