March 9, 2018
The 6 Best Galleries and Installations from Collective Design
From an inflatable desert oasis to furniture designed for touch (not sight), this year’s Collective Design didn’t disappoint.
Not one, but two inflatable architecture installations grace the showroom floor of Collective Design. One is a desert oasis (with real plants and sand) hidden behind enormous polyethylene cylinders. The other uses inflating compartments to flip two couches onto each other, creating a single bed (and rather awkward arrangement) for its two users. In this sense Collective Design, which runs through March 11 at Skylight Clarkson North in New York City, is no standard design fair.
But, in addition to its installations, it has its share of regular galleries. Metropolis stopped by the fair—here are some of our top picks:
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