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Design by Time
On view through September 13, 2020
Columbia Museum of Art
Columbia, South Carolina

Cutting-edge international designers explore how objects can embody the element of time in this poetic exhibition. Garments that grow, trees that sing, and objects that become their own miniature worlds encapsulate nature’s growth and decay.

Innovative studios in Austria, Cyprus, France, Germany, Iceland, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States are breaking boundaries and pushing design ideas into the 21st century. Part conceptual art, part sculpture, part real-world solutions, Design by Time is unlike any exhibition you have seen.

Organized by the Department of Exhibitions, Pratt institute, Brooklyn, New York, and is curated by Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of c2 curatorsquared.

Blow Away Vase, 2008
Glazed porcelain
Two vases, each 12 x 10 ¼ x 12 ½ inches (30.5 x 26 x 32 cm)
Produced by Royal Delft
Courtesy Moooi