This April in Milan at Salone del Mobile, there will be a special exhibition titled, “Where Architects Live”, which will allow visitors a peek into the living quarters of some of today’s most influential architects, including Zaha Hadid, David Chipperfield, and Shigeru Ban. Francesca Molteni, of Molteni & C, visited the private homes of eight world-renowned architects […]
We couldn’t close out 2012 without sharing some of our favorite people, places and moments of the year, making such a lasting impression that we promise we’ll still be talking about them well into ’13.
Zaha Hadid Architects has released new images of the British architect’s first built house, the soon-to-be completed Capital Hill residence, located in the hills of Barvikha, just west of Moscow. The spaceship-like house has been commissioned by Russian finance magnate Vladislav Doronin, who intends to present it as a wedding gift to his future bride, […]
Having so much enjoyed their first collaboration, a three wheeled Z car, American art dealer Kenny Schachter has commissioned once again British architect Zaha Hadid to create this all black, 7.5 meter vessel, the limited edition Z Boat. A must for anyone who loves fancy toys, only 12 boats and 4 prototypes will be built […]
Earlier this year Kids Company and the Bryan Adams Foundation hosted “Shoebox Art” a unique auction of art from leading artists. The artists each recreated an image from their childhood that would be auctioned in support o f Kids Company’s work with vulnerable children. The shoebox as the only restriction. 40 artists participated, my favorites […]
In 1955 Madame Coco Chanel launched the iconic, quilted ‘it’ bag 2.55. Now, fifty-three years later, Chanel have decided to make the bag the center of attention once again, namely the center of a traveling exhibition entitled Chanel Mobile Art. Twenty international contemporary artists have reinterpreted the classic Chanel hand bag and designed everything from a gold quilted guitar…