The designers looked through the vast natural history collections of the Museum and were inspired by the idea of preservation and display. In response the designers hung pieces from their Winter 2012 collection in sealed plastic bags. Even veiled, the textures and shapes were dramatic, and acid bright pops of neon gave a welcome jolt against the dim background. Elegant furniture partnered well with the fashionable shrouds, while incredibly clear digital images of shells and insects from the Natural History archives cycled on screens around the room.
Urbis Designday is back in 2015 with an event packed with creativity and inspiring installations.
Did you register your event wristband? You may have won this fabulous prize package.
A toast to celebrate the conclusion of Urbis Designday 2013.
Photographer Simon Devitt collaborated with the creators of capsules to produce a Designday installation.
A contemporary, clean-lined home in Cape Town, South Africa, embraces its site with ease.
An impressive new build responds to the rugged topography of West Vancouver, Canada.
We’re easing your back-to-work load by giving away a brand new Gable bag from The Brothers.
Urbis chats to a couple obsessed with mid-century modern design from all over the world.