Faye Toogood mounted Trade Show during this year’s London Design Festival. Opting out of a traditional furniture fair model to launch her Spade Chair, the multi-talented British designer established a barter system with 50 of the UK’s leading creatives. The resulting showcase resembled a cabinet de curiosité.
Breathing Heart is an installation by German multimedia artist Johanna Keimeyer that asks visitors to look inside themselves, literally. An inflated structure is matched by the sensorial qualities of light, sound, scent, and rhythm for full scenographic effect. First mounted during Art Basel, the project – captured in film – travels to New York this month.
Last weekend, Robert Wilson welcomed over 1,200 guests to the 24th Annual Watermill Center Summer Benefit, raising funds for the institution’s year-round programming. The event brought the creative and philanthropic worlds together for a night of performances, installations; an auction; dinner and dancing. Aptly, this year’s edition had a strong political focus.
French perfumer Guerlain’s new luxury boutiques are about creating a completely bespoke fragrance and bottle for every customer.