Supported by the Victorian Government and now entering its fifth edition, the 2010 State of Design Festival will be held 14 – 25 July.
The Festival events will be centered in metropolitan Melbourne, greater Melbourne and Victorian regional centres.
“I’m probably the worst director on earth because I keep my mouth shut,” says John Bock – one of the most important German artists of our time. His work oscillates between video, performance and installation art. A creative cycle that is always open-ended – at the “green border”…
Virgil Abloh held a Nike Reconstruction Workshop in the top level of Pop-Up space and those VIP guests lucky enough to have scored an invite got a personal insight into Virgil’s creative process, and got to flex their own creativity when they reconstructed their own pair of Nike kicks – right in front of his eyes.
Invited workshop participants ( and a few very lucky ” Kids” plucked at random from the long line queued out the front ) were each given a pair of Nike Air Force 1’s, some velcro, coloured swoosh’s, hammers and tools to create their own authentic shoes.
A communication works when it harnesses the sociology of the times, thus the Salone del Mobile.Milano is presenting a new image encompassing both past and future.
The stylised eye was the first symbol used by the Salone in 1961. It is its’ origin, its’ birth, and the graphic of its’ early successes.