COS CELEBRATES NEW SPRING, MIAMI BY STUDIO SWINE
Last night COS hosted a celebration of their collaboration with Studio Swine. The global art and design community gathered at The Temple House to toast New Spring, Miami.
As a satellite of Design Miami/ the immersive, multisensory installation created by the London-based duo has been reconceived in response to its environment, drawing inspiration from the history and culture of Miami Beach.
COS Creative Director, Karin Gustafsson noted, “We are so thrilled to be in Miami this week and to have the opportunity to share New Spring with the incredible community of creatives that are the fibre of our brand.”
Guests were served champagne and Mezcal-infused cocktails and dinned on sashimi and tacos. DJ sets were from Hannah Bronfman & Brendan Fallis.
Notable attendees included:
● Karin Gustafsson and Atul Pathak, COS
● Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves, Studio Swine
● Rodman Primack, and Jen Roberts, Design Miami/
● Alex Mustonen, Snarkitecture
● Rafael de Cardenas, Architect
● Caroline Daur
● Candela Pelizza
● Pari Ehsan
The installation is located at The Temple House, 1415 Euclid Ave, Miami Beach from Wednesday 6 December until Sunday 10 December 2017.
Karin Gustafsson, Alexander Groves, Azusa Murakami and Atul Pathak
Caroline Daur | Rodman Primack and Jen Roberts
Pari Ehsan | Brendan Fallis and Hannah Bronfman
Candela Pelizza | Installation space
All images courtesy of COS
COS is a fashion brand for women and men who like modern, functional and considered design. We use traditional methods and new techniques to form understated collections made to last beyond the season. Committed to both timeless design and innovation, we have supported the arts since the launch of the brand through collaborations with established and emerging artists, galleries and creative studios. cosstores.com
ABOUT NEW SPRING
In April 2017 during Salone del Mobile in Milan, COS debuted New Spring, its collaboration with Studio Swine, and welcomed more than 20,000 visitors to the installation over the internationally renowned Design Week. The installation, which won the award for Most Engaging Exhibition during Milan Design Week, grew from an open brief from COS and exemplifies the Studio’s interdisciplinary sensibility. COS has participated in Salone del Mobile since 2012 with collaborations including Gary Card, Bonsoir Paris, Nendo, Snarkitecture, and Sou Fujimoto.
ABOUT STUDIO SWINE
Studio Swine (Super Wide Interdisciplinary New Explorers) is a collaboration between Japanese Architect Azusa Murakami and British Artist Alexander Groves. Creating works that span across disciplines of art, design and film, Studio Swine explores themes of regional identity and the future of resources in the context of globalisation. Studio Swine work manifests a deep research into materials and modern industrialisation. Studio Swine has been widely exhibited at institutions such as the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, Museum of Art and Design New York, and the Venice Art Biennale. studioswine.com
ABOUT DESIGN MIAMI/
Design Miami/ is the global forum for design. Each fair brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators, and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce. Occurring alongside the Art Basel fairs in Miami, Florida, each December and Basel, Switzerland, each June, Design Miami/ has become the premier venue for collecting, exhibiting, discussing, and creating collectible design. designmiami.com