Acconci Studio has been named the 2012 Designer of the Year by Design Miami. Vito Acconci founded Acconci Studio in 1988. The studio was born out of a progression of his focus on architecture and design. As part of the prize, the Acconci Studio will bring their Klein-Bottle Playground, to the Miami Design District by 2014.

In his teens, he flirted with professional windsurfing. While his pursuits are now rooted in the ground, landscape designer Nathan Browning has definitely caught a wave. BY MARC KRISTAL

When we first heard Cartier was moving into the District we were beyond excited as visions of Santos watches and Love bracelets danced in our heads. But everything changed as we learned of one of the house's most popular lines, Juste un Clou.