Gaetano Pesce, Pratt Chair, 2020. Resin, 94 x 48.3 x 50.8 cm.
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Gaetano Pesce, Pratt Chair, 2020. Resin, 94 x 48.3 x 50.8 cm.
#2 Tin Laying Bubble Table Lamp by Nacho Carbonell (2019), presented by Carpenters Workshop Gallery
#3 Palmea Wall Unit by Khaled El Mays (2020), presented by House of Today and R & Company
#4 Wall Platter by Jaydan Moore (2020), presented by Ornamentum
#5 Ritual Calendar by Ini Archibong (2017), presented by Friedman Benda
#6 Nest 1 Chair by hettler.tüllmann (2015), presented by Mindy Solomon Gallery
#7 Island by Stuart Haygarth (2016), presented by Carpenters Workshop Gallery
#8 Ethereal Low Table by Marc Fish (2020), presented by Todd Merrill Studio
#9 Centerpiece by Iris Eichenberg (2020), presented by Ornamentum
#10 Surfing USA Chair by OrtaMiklos (2020), presented by Friedman Benda
The jury also recognised two Honorable Mentions: Basin by Donté Hayes (2020), presented by Mindy Solomon Gallery
The Party's Over by Michelle Erickson (2018), presented by the artist

The global forum for design is back bringing together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce. In its latest, virtual incarnation, Design Miami continues to broaden awareness of modern and contemporary design.

Here are this year’s top 10 contemporary designs selected by a stellar jury that included Miami design collector and connoisseur Al Eiber, Wolfsonian–FIU Chief Curator Silvia Barisione, Design Miami/ Director of Exhibitions Jillian Choi and New York architect and design expert Lee Mindel, who served as Jury Chair.
(more about the works in the gallery above)

#1 Pratt Chairs by Gaetano Pesce (2020), presented by Salon 94

Gaetano Pesce, Pratt Chair, 2020. Resin, 94 x 48.3 x 50.8 cm.
Gaetano Pesce, Pratt Chair, 2020. Resin, 94 x 48.3 x 50.8 cm.

#2 Tin Laying Bubble Table Lamp by Nacho Carbonell (2019), presented by Carpenters Workshop Gallery

#2 Tin Laying Bubble Table Lamp by Nacho Carbonell (2019), presented by Carpenters Workshop Gallery
Nacho Carbonell, Tin Laying Bubble Table Lamp, 2020. Recycled beer bottle glass, tin, metal wire, metal welded branch, concrete base, silicon cable, light fittings, 41 x 64 x 80 cm.

#3 Palmea Wall Unit by Khaled El Mays (2020), presented by House of Today and R & Company

#3 Palmea Wall Unit by Khaled El Mays (2020), presented by House of Today and R & Company
Khaled El Mays, Palmea Wall Unit, 2020. Wicker, wood, leather, brass with fur seat, 80 x 60 x 230 cm.

#4 Wall Platter by Jaydan Moore (2020), presented by Ornamentum

#4 Wall Platter by Jaydan Moore (2020), presented by Ornamentum
Jaydan Moore, Wall Platter, 2020. Found silver-plated platters, 182.9 x 182.9 x 5.1 cm.

#5 Ritual Calendar by Ini Archibong (2017), presented by Friedman Benda

#5 Ritual Calendar by Ini Archibong (2017), presented by Friedman Benda
Ini Archibong, Ritual Calendar, 2017. Creole beige marble, 36 x 36 x 124 cm.

#6 Nest 1 Chair by hettler.tüllmann (2015), presented by Mindy Solomon Gallery

#6 Nest 1 Chair by hettler.tüllmann (2015), presented by Mindy Solomon Gallery
hettler.tüllmann, Nest #1, 2015. Wood and natural fiber, 78 x 50 x 54 cm.

#7 Island by Stuart Haygarth (2016), presented by Carpenters Workshop Gallery

#7 Island by Stuart Haygarth (2016), presented by Carpenters Workshop Gallery
Stuart Haygarth, Island, 2016. Corian, Spun Metal Shade and Ceramic Birds Figurines, 40 x 40 x 55 cm.

#8 Ethereal Low Table by Marc Fish (2020), presented by Todd Merrill Studio

#8 Ethereal Low Table by Marc Fish (2020), presented by Todd Merrill Studio

#9 Centerpiece by Iris Eichenberg (2020), presented by Ornamentum

#9 Centerpiece by Iris Eichenberg (2020), presented by Ornamentum
Iris Eichenberg, Centerpiece, 2020. Wood, brass, leather, 53.3 x 73.7 x 91.4 cm.

#10 Surfing USA Chair by OrtaMiklos (2020), presented by Friedman Benda

#10 Surfing USA Chair by OrtaMiklos (2020), presented by Friedman Benda
OrtaMiklos, Surfing USA Chair,2020. Styrofoam, steel, fiberglass, polyester resin, paint, lacquer, 115.6 x 82.6 x 123.2cm.

The jury also recognised two Honorable Mentions:

Basin by Donté Hayes (2020), presented by Mindy Solomon Gallery

The jury also recognised two Honorable Mentions: Basin by Donté Hayes (2020), presented by Mindy Solomon Gallery
Donté Hayes, Basin, 2020. Stoneware (black clay body), 46 x 43 x 10 cm.

The Party’s Over by Michelle Erickson (2018), presented by the artist

The Party's Over by Michelle Erickson (2018), presented by the artist
Michelle Erickson, The Party’s Over, 2018. Slipcast porcelain, artist’s designed ceramic transfers, overglaze hand painted gold enamel and luster, L 45.72 W 35.56 H 5.08 cm.

Info is sourced from Design Miami’s website and press release.

Photos © Kris Tamburello for Design Miami, © World Red Eye, or courtesy of the exhibitor.

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