Exhibitions

Watch: Microsoft Envision Highlights Steelcase Creative Spaces

Watch: Microsoft Envision Highlights Steelcase Creative Spaces

Microsoft Envision 2017 showcased cutting-edge technology and its impact on the cars we drive and the places we work. Keane and Gavin showcased Creative Spaces — an ecosystem of technology-enabled spaces designed to support all the stages of the creative process including focus, co-creation, ideation, experimentation and respite. The two leaders talked about their shared mission — to help people unlock their potential. They also demonstrated how by working together their teams designed spaces that help people get the most from their technology, allowing them to easily move from one setting to another without interrupting the flow of creative work.

Thom Browne Frames Fifteen of the most important Desks in Design History

Thom Browne Frames Fifteen of the most important Desks in Design History

In an intermingling of performance art, conceptual installation, and notable design history, Thom Browne is staging a scenographic tableau of historic desks at this year’s design miami/ basel. For the fair’s annual design at large program, the American fashion designer has assembled fifteen of the most significant desks from the last century — including pieces from the likes of jean prouvé and ron arad. Positioned opposite the vast grid of furniture is a conceptual landscape of trees and fabric animals, which Browne presented at his fall/winter men’s runway show back in 2014.

Staying power: Luminaire traces Antonio Citterio’s illustrious career

Staying power: Luminaire traces Antonio Citterio’s illustrious career

American design retailer Luminaire (now part of Haworth) is presenting a retrospective of Italian architect and designer Antonio Citterio in its Chicago showroom. Coinciding with design fair Neocon, the exhibition highlights the connections between processes, products and designs in Citterio’s work, putting his pieces for brands such as B&B Italia, Vitra and Kartell in the spotlight.