Standout Installations From Miami Design Week 2016

Design Miami’s collectors’ lounge by Tabanlioglu Architects offered VIP a cotton candy pink rectangular room, segmented into zones, and furnished in abstract blocks nodding to Miami’s Art Deco architecture. Photography by James Harris.

Design Miami’s collectors’ lounge by Tabanlioglu Architects. Photography by James Harris.

Mexico City–based studio Pedro&Juana collaborated with Airbnb to explore shared indoor/outdoor space with the interactive Sobremesa. Visitors rearranged magnetic tiles in seafoam green to pastel pink on a perforated white partition, creating their own versions of Latin American hospitality. Photography by James Harris. 

Mexico City–based studio Pedro&Juana collaborated with Airbnb on Sobremesa. Photography by James Harris. 

Mexico City–based studio Pedro&Juana collaborated with Airbnb on Sobremesa. Photography by James Harris. 

Anne Spalter’s Miami Marbles, PULSE Art Fair’s inaugural commissioned installation, features digitally manipulated footage of Miami Beach printed on helium-filled orbs. A custom augmented reality app makes the spheres swirl kaleidoscope-style. Photography by Anne Spalter Studios. 

Anne Spalter’s Miami Marbles. Photography by Anne Spalter Studios. 

New York gourmet market Dean & DeLuca unveiled STAGE, a prototype by architect Ole Scheeren, which previews the company’s new fast-food concept. A rectangular volume of mirrored stainless steel frames a kitchen surrounded by white Corian countertops where various dishes are on display behind vitrines. Rendering courtesy of Buro-OS.

New York gourmet market Dean & DeLuca unveiled STAGE, a prototype by architect Ole Scheeren. Photography by Buro-OS.

New York gourmet market Dean & DeLuca unveiled STAGE, a prototype by architect Ole Scheeren. Photography by Buro-OS.

A chrome-clad immersive environment by Fabio Novembre inside Natuzzi’s Design District showroom featured a crimson leather-upholstered interior in the mold of a face, which engages in dialogue with a grid of the brand’s Revive lounge chairs. Photography by Emilio Cavollino. 

An immersive environment by Fabio Novembre inside Natuzzi’s Design District showroom. Photography by Emilio Cavollino. 

An immersive environment by Fabio Novembre inside Natuzzi’s Design District showroom. Photography by Emilio Cavollino. 

Design Miami’s largest commission to date, the 3-D printed canopy Flotsam and Jetsam by SHoP Architects greeted festival-goers with a lattice-like biomorphic structure that will be permanently installed in Miami’s Design District post-Basel. Photography by Robin Hill. 

Design Miami’s largest commission to date, the 3-D printed canopy Flotsam and Jetsam by SHoP Architects. Photography by Robin Hill.

Design Miami’s largest commission to date, the 3-D printed canopy Flotsam and Jetsam by SHoP Architects. Photography by Robin Hill. 

Colorfield, a metallic hand-woven canopy of Mylar ribbon by Stephen Burks, glistened 10 feet above the Dog, a week-long pop-up space near Wynwood. Designed in collaboration with graphic artist duo Mogollon, Colorfield immersed attendees in a veil of mirrored light. Photography by Molly Krause, courtesy of Molly Krause Communications. 

Colorfield, a metallic hand-woven canopy of Mylar ribbon by Stephen Burks in collaboration with graphic artist duo Mogollon. Photography by Molly Krause, courtesy of Molly Krause Communications. 

Colorfield, a metallic hand-woven canopy of Mylar ribbon by Stephen Burks in collaboration with graphic artist duo Mogollon. Photography by Ian Patrick O'Connor. 

Chinese artist Sun Xun channeled a pavilion, exhibition space, and artwork all in a wave-like bamboo structure—titled Reconstruction of the Universe—that occupies an entire oceanfront block across from the W Miami. Image courtesy of Audemars Piguet. 

Reconstruction of the Universe by Sun Xun. Image courtesy of Audemars Piguet. 

Reconstruction of the Universe by Sun Xun. Image courtesy of Audemars Piguet. 

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