Conversations in Design: Designing Difference
A discussion about the importance of individuality in an increasingly homogenous world. How do artists and designers create work that stands out and speaks to the contemporary consumer? From hi-tech materials to cutting edge techniques via traditional craft skills, expect insights into work that goes far beyond the usual references.
Helen Amy Murray, Anna Garner and Rita Parniczky in conversation with writer and journalist Charlotte Abrahams
Hosted by FT How to Spend It
Location: Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, London SW10 0XE
One-off representation by Joanna Bird Collections and Contemporary Applied Arts at Collect 2017.
View an installation of large-scale works - evolved from Parniczky's Perrier-Jouët solo exhibition in summer 2016 - in the stunning setting of the Saatchi Gallery in London's Kings Road, Chelsea.
PR/press enquiries to Jayne@caa.org.uk and Samantha@joannabird.com
Celebrating the 100 most influential and innovative people working across Britain's creative industries. 10 categories, 10 nominees per category.
Nominated in Art, Design and Craft category by Rosy Greenlees OBE, Julie Lomax and Aneeqa Khan.
Rita Parniczky's first solo exhibition presents a selection of artworks including large scale and sculptural materials and photograms. Curated by Perrier-Jouët Arts Salon Member, Julia Royse. Presented by Perrier-Jouët Champagne.
Contemporary Applied Arts Gallery London SE1 0HX
Rita Parniczky wins Peter Collingwood Trust Award 2015 for innovation in loom-based materials.
Peter Collingwood was known for his innovative approach to weaving; the Trust encourages artists and designers to keep pushing the boundaries and discover the ‘next new thing’.
A new body of large-scale work, X-Ray Vault Series II No II, III & IV installed at Collect Open 2015.
In this installation, Rita Parniczky investigates the performance and capability of the monofilament warp threads to form shapes and patterns inspired by the architectural structure fan vaults.
Supported by Arts Council England.