This past year, we were able to cover even more design trade shows and art/design events than ever before thanks to some supportive sponsors and adventurous writers.
In January, Katie spent a few days in Paris for Maison & Objet where she spotted some trends and some fantastic highlights from Tom Dixon, Jaime Hayon and more. Above is a Campana Brothers exhibit at Maison et Objet that caught her eye.
Book Light by Barbara Vos
In April, Katie went to Milan for the Salone del Mobile furniture fair. She especially loved SaloneSatellite, Ventura Lambrate and the new MOST exhibition from Tom Dixon. But there are many more of her amazing discoveries here.
The Leif Petersen showroom in 220 Elm
We also went to High Point’s Spring Market over a rainy April weekend.
One of our faves: the colorful Kohler booth
During New York Design Week, I was able to check out Model Citizens NYC again.
Todd Bracher for 3M
A cool hut from Matt Gagnon
Nendo’s chair exhibit at the V&A
She went to The Joy of Living exhibition, where she found this great rainbow chair.
She stopped by 100% Norway, where these cute wooden birds by Lars Beller Fjetland made from leftover wood were a favorite.
Things were colorful in the Brompton Design District.
Katie also stopped by Tent London and found this little guy: The Detective Survival Guide Notebook by KIMU.
And, most recently, Caroline went to Milan for the Electrolux Design Lab 2012 event, back home, and then back to Europe again to the Arctic Circle with MINI to see them break a world record (and she got to meet Santa Claus!).
Phew! Are you exhausted yet? I am! But these are just the highlights – see all of our event coverage here. I can’t wait to find out where we travel next year!