Posts tagged "vulgarism"

Vulgarism at Milan Design Week?

I’m off to the Milan Design Week tomorrow morning. As always it will be nice to come to Milan and meet the spring (I’m from Sweden you know…). What interests me most is to see if the DesignArt, or Vulgarism trend as I prefer to call it, from lasts years Milan Design Week is as...

Designers that want to be artists 4

No 4 in my series “Designers that want to be artists” is probably the most obvious of them all, Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel of Studio Job. They are certainly one of the main riders of the media acclaimed design-art or Vulgarism trend. If you have the possibility to get hold of the last issue...

Designers that want to be artists 2

Below is another example of the ongoing trend where designers are entering the art world. This time it is a sculpture by Barber Osgerby that will be on display at The Old Royal Naval College in London 15 – 30 September during The London Design Festival. It seems like my “Designers that want to be...
A new design-art spectacle

A new design-art spectacle

As I reported in my latest bulletin called Vulgarism a new fair will start during the Frieze Art Fair. Originally it was called Design London but the fair showed its real face recently when they announced a new name; DesignArt London. Here are some words which I cut out from their press release: The calibre...

A discussion about Vulgarism

I would like to continue the discussion that I started in my latest David Report bulletin launched yesterday. The issue is called Vulgarism and concerns the ongoing convergence between design and art. At the recent Milan Furniture Fair we saw teapots in super size, huge Pinocchio dolls in mosaic, porcelain horse heads and knitted dogs....
New David Report bulletin called Vulgarism

New David Report bulletin called Vulgarism

We are happy to announce issue number 7 of David Report bulletin called Vulgarism. This new issue will take you on a trip into the ongoing convergence between design and art. Teapots in super size, huge Pinocchio dolls in mosaic, porcelain horse heads and knitted dogs. Is design flirting with art, or is it art...