The Month Ahead: EXPO Milano, Collective & ICFF Hit New York, and More Design World Happenings
Our Month Ahead series rounds up noteworthy shows, news, and other happenings in the design and architecture communities.
OPENING / CLOSING
Across the U.S.:
Demisch Danant’s show “Difference and Repetition” closes on the 2nd to get ready for “Pierre Paulin: L’homme moderne,” which opens on the 12th. The show will feature the designer’s best-known works of the 1960s for Artifort, as well as several pieces that were originally designed for George Pompidou’s Presidential Apartment at the Élysée Palace in Paris.
It’s also last call for “Nathalie du Pasquier: It Is Hard to Get Excited About Growth of Less Than 3% With No Sign of Imminent Improvement” which closes on the 2nd at Chamber. Next up, opening on the 14th, is “Capsule Nº 2: ‘This Is Not a Duet,’” with works by Gala Fernández Montero and Sung Jan, curated by Maria Cristina Didero and Juan Garcia Mosqueda.
The Museum of Art and Design’s exhibition “Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft and Design, Midcentury and Today” just opened on the 28th of April. Don’t miss works by greats like Anni Albers, Ruth Asawa, Eva Ziesel, Sheila Hicks, and more—through September 27th.
“Emmett Moore: IN-SPACE” is a must-see! Patrick Parrish Gallery, in conjunction with Miami’s Gallery Diet, exhibits furniture and lighting by Moore made by 3D printing open-source files—on view through the 17th.
Last month, the Bellevue Arts Museum mounted a show of more than 30 emerging designers in their region called “The New Frontier: Young Designer-Makers in the Pacific Northwest,” on view through August 16th. (via Sight Unseen)
IN THE NEWS
Kickstarter’s art director Alex Proba has designed a line of rugs, available exclusively at the Cooper-Hewitt Shop (via AIGA Eye on Design).
Collective Design opens up at Skylight Clarkson Sq on Tuesday, May 13th and runs through Sunday the 17th. Check out the preview on Artsy starting Tuesday, May 5th.
Collective is part of the citywide celebration of design NYCxDESIGN, which encompasses a range of industry events throughout the city, including ICFF, WantedDesign, Sight Unseen OFFSITE, Tribeca Night, and more.