Design Miami: now is "not the best time for design" in the United States, according to designer, artist and architect Vito Acconci, who this week became the first American to receive Design Miami's Designer of the Year award (+ interview). More
Design Miami: London designer Asif Khan used Swarovski crystals to recreate an ice halo - an atmospheric effect most often seen in freezing northern climates - in this installation in the sub-tropical heat of Miami (+ slideshow). More
Design Miami: inspired by Gaudí's ingenious method to create the perfect curve, Anglo-Dutch design duo Glithero have hung loops of beaded chain over a shallow pool of water in an installation for champagne house Perrier-Jouët (+ slideshow). More
Design Miami: a hanging cabinet covered in leather tassels and a hammock inspired by pasta ribbons are among the objects created by designers including Fernando and Humberto Campana and Atelier Oï for French fashion house Louis Vuitton (+ slideshow). More
See our photos from the press day on Facebook or see all our stories about this year's edition of the design fair, including artist and architect Vito Acconci's plans for a playground in the Miami Design District after receiving the Designer of the Year Award.
Above image: Glithero's installation for Perrier-Jouët at Design Miami
Design Miami: architects and designers including Kengo Kuma, Toyo Ito, Shigeru Ban, MVRDV and Konstantin Grcic have designed a series of downloadable architectural structures that are just for dogs (+ slideshow). More
Design Miami: artist and architect Vito Acconci is to receive the Designer of the Year award at Design Miami in December and has designed a playground (above) to be installed in the Miami Design District. See our recent interview with Acconci. More