form 212 - January/February 2007
Our cover story: Collecting Design
The booming art market is now influencing design, too. More and more collectors are willing to pay prices for design objects that otherwise are only reached by painting, photography or sculpture. Borders between disciplines are blurred and at fairs like „Design Miami Basel“ and at auctions, prototypes and limited editions are especially sought-after. What impact does the phenomenon of Design-Art have on the design scene? We talk to protagonists of this new movement – such as Ron Arad.
It looks just like a paint roller, is operated the same way and yet produces results one would not have thought to be possible: Random International’s Pixelroller applies any digital image to wall and floor.
Detach and Reattach: Our calendar of events contains all dates that will be important in 2007 on handy stickers – exhibitions, fairs, competitions, conferences and events.