Upcoming Event – WANTEDDESIGN 2014

Upcoming Event – WANTEDDesign 2014

WANTEDDesign, the inspirational and energetic platform for the design community, students, the media, design institutions, and design lovers alike, takes place May 16th-19th in NYC.

Adding fresh direction to this year’s show, programs will follow the daily themes of Design Around the World, Designing, Making, Transforming, and What’s Next in the U.S.A.?, with each day featuring supporting conversations.

Beyond the talks, set to take place in Grimshaw’s Conversation Room, and the show’s nearly 60+ exhibitors, attendees can preview prototype products in the Launch Pad and check out the visionary outcomes from the Design Schools Workskhop – “The Future of Paper”– that includes participating schools from around the world.

Part of NYCxDESIGN, WANTEDDesign will officially open on Friday, May 16th, to press, bloggers, interior designers, and VIPs. All programs take place during the three days from May 17th to May 19th at the Terminal Stores – The Tunnel, 269 11th Avenue, between 27th and 28th streets in New York City.

The event is free to the trade (registration required); general public ($20 online, $25 at the door).

Visitors’ information – at a glance:

Friday, May 16
• Starting 12pm — Bloggers “First Look”
• Starting 2pm — Press preview
• Starting 4pm — VIP Interior designers preview
• 7am–10pm — VIP opening night celebration (by invitation only)

Saturday/Sunday, May 17/18
• 10–7pm (trade and general public)

Monday, May 19
• 10–7pm – (trade)

 

 

 

Upcoming Event – Art Basel Hong Kong

Upcoming Event – Art Basel Hong Kong
May 15-18, 2014

The newest Art Basel Show, Art Basel Hong Kong,  is on target for being one of the hottest art events in the world.

Image Courtesy Doug Aitken/303 Gallery/Art Basel Hong Kong Galleries 2014
Image Courtesy Doug Aitken/303 Gallery/Art Basel Hong Kong Galleries 2014

About Art Basel in Hong Kong
The second edition of Art Basel in Hong Kong, Lead Partner UBS, will take place from May 15 to 18, 2014 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. The show will present 245 of the leading galleries from Asia, Europe, the Americas and the rest of the world and more than 3,000 artists, ranging from young emerging artists to the Modern masters from both Asia and the West. 50 percent of galleries presented at the show have exhibition spaces in Asia and the Asia-Pacific region, showcasing a strong combination of high-quality works from the East and
the West and underscoring Art Basel’s commitment to the region.

Image Courtesy Adrian Wong/Rhona Hoffman Gallery/Art Basel Hong Kong
Image Courtesy Adrian Wong/Rhona Hoffman Gallery/Art Basel Hong Kong

The main sector, Galleries, presents premier established galleries from across the world, while Insights is dedicated to presenting precise contextual and thematic presentations by artists from across the art scenes in Asia and the Asia-Pacific. The Discoveries sector provides a platform for younger galleries and Encounters shows large-scale sculptural installations by leading artists from around the
world. The show will include for the first time a Film sector, curated by Li Zhenhua, and hosted in collaboration with the Hong Kong Arts Centre.The show will be accompanied by strong public programming, including Art Basel’s popular talks programs, Conversations and Salon.

Additionally, collaborations with local and international partners will ensure a diverse range of arts programming, with hundreds of cultural events hosted across the city throughout the week like the Pearl Lam Galleries Exhibition at the Pedder Building space, curated by Paul Moorhouse of London’s National Portrait Gallery, which will feature lacquer sculptural abstract paintings by Chinese artist Su Xioabai.

Asprey : 2013 EE BAFTA Nominees’ Party

Asprey : 2013 EE BAFTA Nominees’ Party

All the stars where out at the Asprey 2013 EE BAFTA Nominees’ Party including the gorgeous Lupita Nyong’o, Samuel Jackson, Sally Field, Helen Mirren, Marion Cotillard and Ben Affleck.