Design Miami 2019 is a global forum for design, where they focus on bringing the most prestigious collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from all over the world. Happening simultaneously as the Art Basel Fair in Miami, this event celebrates all things design, celebrating the best of these subjects during 2019. Basel Shows will be showing you what you can expect from the event.
Happening between December 3rd-8th, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, it is located at the epicentre of every design event, since it’s a short walk from the Art Basel in Miami Beach. This exciting event attracts many types of attendees, from influential collectors, designers, curators, to critics. During these days many of the world’s top galleries will display high-quality exhibitions within the twentieth and twenty-first-century furniture, lighting, and objects d’art.
At Design Miami 2019 there are also several panels and lectures with luminaries from the worlds of design, architecture, art and fashion, and unique commissions from the world’s top emerging and established designers and architects. There is also the Design Talks program that presents the design world’s most compelling current topics, bringing together the creatives, collectors, and critics actively influencing design discourse and production.
Design Miami 2019 will also provide a special exhibition platform that invites designers, curators, innovators, and gallerists to present cabinets of curiosity throughout the fair. Curio is the name of this extraordinary platform, that focuses on the chronology of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Be prepared to see surprising installations of scientific and technological research alongside handcraft and creative production, perfectly embodying the concept of this design fair.
Then there’s also the Design Miami/ Visionary Award celebrates those who have significantly contributed to the field of design, such as designers, curators, architects, and luminaries who influence and are engaged in design in the broadest sense. These awards are a great way to celebrate design and art, as well as give a boost to these fields, searching for bigger and greater talents each year.