Design Miami 2009

Design Miami, now in its fifth year, has become the forum for preeminent design. Housed in a temporary structure created this year by New York based Aranda/Lasch in the Wynwood design district.

Highlights include retrospective by Dutch designer Maarten Baas who received this year’s Designer of the Year award.

Greg Lynn’s Carbon Crystal Sails

Veuve Cliquot was one of the sponsors, made special edition lamps that were given away at the end of the fair. Ornamentum (Hudson) presented contemporary jewelry. The ears of these stuffed rabits are ornamented with beading by Iris Eichenberg.

Mitterrand + Cramer gallery from Geneve, showing emerging and mid-career designers. Like this gas mask flighterjet table by Studio Job.

CraftPunk sponsored by Fendi presented this design performance space combining low-tech design process with creative experimentation for this light and sound installation.

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