Stockholm Design Week
The Swedish capital is transformed into a design hub this February. Filled with events, openings, seminars, exhibitions, workshops and parties, it’s an opportunity to buy, gain inspiration, showcase and sell, network or simply admire the latest in Scandi design. Until February 9.Add to Calendar
The famous Dutch port city opens its arms to the best in art, design and architecture, with a special emphasis, for the first time, on performance art. This year’s fair aims to promote and disseminate young artists, showcasing them in a series of exhibitions, lectures and tours. Until 9 February.Add to Calendar
On the Pulse
Fashion iconoclast Rei Kawakubo (Comme des Garçons) and Japanese pearl brand Mikimoto’s collaboration creates seven non-gendered, single-strand designs, which feature smaller (Akoya) or larger (South Sea) pearls, silver chain, pearl swag and Comme des Garçon insignia.
Public couture at Paris’s Musée Rodin – Dior’s Female Divine installation by American feminist artist Judy Chicago contains banners handcrafted by women at an Indian embroidery school.
Jewellery with provenance at Bonhams' London Jewels sale today. Remarkable items include Vita Sackville-West's 1912 Cartier pendant with antique Indian carved emerald and carved rock crystal, and pieces from novelist Barbara Taylor Bradford's collection, gifted by her late husband.