An architect, interior designer and founder of the Memphis Group in 1980, Ettore Sottsass is perhaps best known for his Valentine portable typewriter designed for Olivetti in 1969, with a simplicity that is in contrast to the architectural geometries of his ceramics, which have been on show at Phillips auction house while the space would […]
"The many great gardens of the world, of literature and poetry, of painting and music, of religion and architecture, all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden. If you don't want paradise, you are not human; and if you are not human, you don't have a soul."
To be an architect means having a wide range of interests - architecture, art and creativity in all its variety of forms, sustainability, science and innovation. The greatest interest is often where these different worlds overlap and collide - that is when something imaginative often occurs that pushes us all forward to another place
"Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for example"
I hope to showcase contemporary design and innovation, including architecture, art, design, science, technology and sustainability, to those searching for architecture, design and art inspiration to create beauty. I hope you enjoy it and will contribute to it.
- Katrin Fridriks looks to a sustainable future at the JD Malat Gallery
- Power Plants – Hito Steyerl at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery
- Contemporary art in historic interiors: Sylvie Fleury and Gerwald Rockenschaub at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
- Blending ancient and contemporary: Two Italian artists: Giovanni Ozzola and Fabio Viale
- A fasccinating piece of art history: Mohamed Melehi and the Casablanca Art School
- America in 1977: William Eggleston’s photographs at David Zwirner in London
- Franz West and Tamura Sirbiladze come together at David Zwirner
- Imagine if Franz West had been an interior designer?
- The contrasting work of Spencer Finch and Channa Horwitz at Lisson Gallery
- The different worlds of Dorothea Tanning & Pierre Bonnard at Tate Modern
- Portraits of Modern Life: Chloe Wise at Almine Rich Gallery
- The contribution of immigrants to modern Britain: Yinka Shonibare at Tate Modern
- Two very different exhibitions at Bonham’s: Bentley Racing and Juergen Teller
- Rembrandt alongside Contemporary Artists at the Gagosian Gallery
- International art at the Lowe Art Museum at Miami University
- The best of Brazilian design: The Campana Brothers at Carpenters Workshop Gallery
- John Bellany and Alan Davie in a Cradle of Magic at Newport Street Gallery
- In the beginning, and at the end, was the machine: Dean Kenning at Beaconsfield
- Henry Moore’s smaller works at Christie’s
- 150 years of design history at the William Morris Gallery
- Ian Caldwell on Black and white snowy landscapes – Melanie Manchot at Parafin
- ufo 3d on Black and white snowy landscapes – Melanie Manchot at Parafin
- Deconstructing the classical architecture of the Royal Academy: Phyllida Barlow and architectural imagination on A national focus for the Venice Beinnale at the Giardini
- Milestones in the history of the film industry captured in posters. on Three generations of Spanish painters – Sorolla, Picasso and Paricio
- Three generations of Spanish painters – Sorolla, Picasso and Paricio on Colourful geometry: Pedro Paricio at the Halcyon Gallery