The cultural scene in South Florida is continuing to evolve and Miami is proving to be the hub for international art and design events that travel to America. This May, MAISON&OBJET AMERICAS, the design and lifestyle show that travels the world to bring together designers, architects, property developers, and other cultural influencers, returns to our city and the Miami District is the spot to experience one-of-a-kind installations, exhibitions and soirees. We’ve highlighted a few of the exhibits happening in the neighborhood.  The full program guide is available here. 

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The fourth annual Sunbrella® Future of Shade competition, celebrating innovation in shade and design, has an interesting proposition in store for the Miami Design District: a new shaded space for Paradise Plaza.

Nothing is what it seems with Louis Vuitton’s Objets Nomades, a collection of furniture and travel accessories that transforms, collapses, and folds into beautiful, geometrical abstract objects. Celebrating the new 3rd floor exhibition space of its Design District store, the iconic fashion house recently revealed an expanded edition of the Objets Nomades program—a collaboration with 10 designers, the latest of whichfeatured a foldable lounge chair by Dutch designer Marcel Wanders.  

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A well-dressed home is a beautiful thing. A well-dressed home with designer furnishings that cost less than half of the retail price with proceeds going to charity – glorious. Enter Housing Works’ Design On A Dime fundraiser. For the first time, Design On A Dime is heading to Miami and there’s no better place to host the 3-day event than the Miami Design District.

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Designer Toan Nguyen has a flair for simplicity.  Founder of an eponymous multidisciplinary atelier that examines furniture, lighting, and design technology for a range of products, the Red Dot Design award-winner was tapped in 2012 by Fendi Casa to create the Contemporary Collection.  The line has since evolved with the latest pieces unveiled during Art Basel Miami Beach week at the Luxury Living Miami Flagship showroom in the Design District.  At the intersection of minimalism and functionality, Nguyen’s tempered mathematical approach to design reads as more poetic for Fendi Casa, and wholly embraces the brand’s aesthetic.