ANGELA WEBER MÖBEL ZURICH
"What I would like to see more of is the continued support of local traditions, styles and aesthetics that can act as a counterweight to the speed at which ideas are circulating. I see speed as dilutive rather than accretive to mankind."
ETAGE PROJECTS COPENHAGEN
"Choose an idea over something that is technically precise. It has always been ideas driving history."
INDIA MAHDAVI X WONDERGLASS
In Venice, WonderGlass launched two new designs created by designer India Mahdavi. Pistil incorporates Mahdavi’s iconic flower shape and consists of a transparent table top made with "pulegoso" glass supported by a metal base.
MERCADO MODERNO RIO DE JANEIRO
"The best advice is to collect what you like. There are lot of trends, the advantage of Brazilian vintage design is that the pieces use high quality materials, are well constructed, have amusing forms and carry a legacy and history by themselves."
OSCAR HUMPRIES & RÉMI GERBEAU
Carlo Mollino and Charlotte Perriand, though two fundamentally different artists, are bother acknowledged masters of 20th century design and architecture, linked by their shared love of the Alps. In St. Moritz,
Oscar Humphries & Rémi Gerbeau presented a selection of furniture by Mollino and Perriand.
RACHEL HAYES X ISTANBUL '74
"The setting in which art is presented has an immense influence on the perception of the artwork. Getting out of the white cube environments, pushing the boundaries to go beyond... This approach is the future of exhibiting art and design."
"Anyone creating their own environment is following an utopian vision. Mine is a brutalist fur on a brutalist rock next to a brutalist fire in a brutalist cave. Making furniture is my version of couture–it‘s time consuming artisanal work made with, and for, a life with my better half the hun."
ROSSELLA COLOMBARI MILAN
"You need to be curious, read, and be eager to visit all kinds of cultural events. My advice to both young as well as more experienced collectors is the the same: to study."
SPAZIO NOBILE BRUSSELS
"We started Spazio Nobile in 2016, as art historians seeking to create a gallery to (re)define as well as to connect contemporary applied art and fine art. This experimental cross-disciplinary approach runs through our exhibitions and magazine TLMag_True Living of Art & Design."