October 7, 2016 | Coshamie
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PAD London – An Insightfully Artful Affair

HIGHLIGHTS AND IMPRESSIONS FROM THE UK'S LEADING 'DESIGN ART' EVENT For ten years, PAD London has been a landmark event for the heart of Mayfair, unravelling its aesthetic of a Cabinet of Curiosities in Berkeley Square and bringing out the most beautiful and fascinating design collectibles from galleries worldwide. For ten years, PAD has been actively promoting cross-collecting and it has bolstered Mayfair’s transformation into a leading destination for both art and design. Originating in France, PAD first launched in 2007 and it became the first London fair to bring art and design together under one roof. It is deeply rooted in the tradition of French Decorative Arts and it constantly pursues the exhibition of one-off creations that walk the thin...

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Newport Street Gallery Awarded RIBA Stirling Prize One Year After Opening

Upon Its First Birthday, the Best New Building Has Great Reason to Celebrate Newport Street Gallery, which celebrates its first birthday this weekend, has been awarded the respected RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building of the year. Designed by Caruso St John, the gallery presents exhibitions of work drawn from Damien Hirst’s collection. Now in its 21st year, the RIBA Stirling Prize is the UK’s most prestigious architecture prize. [caption id="attachment_3086" align="aligncenter" width="593"] Newport Street Gallery, London (Photo Credit: Dezeen)[/caption] Since opening last October, Newport Street Gallery has seen over 120k visitors and opened a restaurant in collaboration with Mark Hix, designed entirely by Hirst and named Pharmacy 2. The gallery is one of Vauxhall’s key attractions today, spanning five...

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#InTheNews: The Latest from Architects, Designers and Artists Worldwide

Your Weekly Curated Selection of Industry News Issam Fares Institute by Zaha Hadid Architects wins Aga Khan Award for Architecture: The Aga Khan Award for Architecture was established by the Aga Khan in 1977 and recognises examples of architectural excellence in the fields of contemporary design, social housing, community improvement and development, historic preservation, reuse and area conservation, as well as landscape design and improvement of the environment. From the 19 projects shortlisted, the Issam Fares Institute at the American University of Beirut, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, was among those honoured with the Aga Khan Award this year. The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) was established as a neutral,...

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