New Territories: Laboratories for Design, Craft and Art in Latin America

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Hammock, 2013, Rodrigo Almeida. Hand-made cotton fabric, perforated leather 
Courtesy of the artist. 
Photo: Studio Rodrigo Almeida. Brazil. 
From November 4, 2014 to April 6, 2015

The term “new territories,” as evoked by Italian architect and designer Gaetano Pesce, refers to the state of making in today’s globalized society, a phenomenon that has helped to spur a confluence of art, design and craft. The exhibition New Territories: Laboratories for Design, Craft and Art in Latin America will examine this trend in several distinct cities throughout Latin America, where some of the most pertinent new directions in arts and design are emerging today. More

WantedDesign goes to Mexico!

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WantedDesign was proud of having a consistent presence of Mexican design works last May. México Territorio Creativo, thanks to our partnership with Design Week Mexico (DWM), as well as Anahuac University and La Tlapaleria were successfully part of the Latin American dedicated area and had huge visibility in both the international market and press coverage. Centro Mexico was one school participating for the second year in the Design Schools Workshop program. More 

WantedDesign is Industry Partner of WestEdge Design Fair

700 X 350_BANNERWestEdge Design Fair Returns to Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar Oct. 16-19. The West Coast Design Event Set to Attract Influential Design Community and Enthusiasts with Curated Selection of Leading Brands, Series of Special Events, Panels and Workshops. After its successful debut last fall, WestEdge Design returns to The Barker Hangar for its second edition October 16-19, 2014. Over the four day event, attendees will be able to explore hundreds of products from leading names in the design industry (from furniture and lighting, to kitchen, bath, outdoor furnishings and other products for the home). More

Archtober and WantedDesign

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Are you ready for New York City’s architecture and design month? WantedDesign will co-host and support 2 events in association with Archtober, Architecture and Design month in New York City, in October 2014. After a successful fourth edition of WantedDesign and a program curated at Industry City in Brooklyn last May for NYCxDESIGN, now in preparation for 2015 at the Terminal Stores building in West Chelsea (May 15-18), the organization continues to nurture the design conversation during the year in New York. More

How do you weave a wish?

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Please join DWR and Carl Hansen & Son for a special evening to celebrate the authentic Wishbone Chair and meet master craftsman Benny Hammer Larsen from the factory in Denmark. On the job for 20 years, Larsen will demonstrate his skill in weaving the paper cord that forms Wishbone’s distinctive seat. Carl Hansen & Son has been making the wishbone to Hans J. Wegner’s original specifications since its introduction in 1950. Wine and light fare will be served. One lucky guest will win a Wishbone Chair.
RSVP to pr@dwr.com by October 6.
Wednesday, October 8, 6pm, DWR SoHo Studio, 110 Greene St. (between Prince and Spring), New York, NY 10012, Phone: 212.475.0001.