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London Design Festival
Marmoreal By Max Lamb: A pictographic story of material making.
19-25 September 2015

4 Thurloe Place Mews
London SW7 2HL

Daily from 10:30am – 7:00pm
Reception Thursday, 24 September 6:00pm-9:00pm

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Following exhibitions in Milan, Beijing and Basel, Dzek brings Marmoreal to London as part of the Jane Withers curated Brompton Design District. Set in a South Kensington garage on Thurloe Place Mews, a stones throw from the V&A, this London Design Festival exhibition will present Marmoreal in the complete range of standard colours and formats, from full slabs and tiles to a selection of furnishings. The special presentation represents the first occasion to experience the large, three metre slab dimension. These Marmoreal formats will be shown alongside process images and text that will give visitors an in-depth insight into the progression from concept, to prototype, to production, to application.

Material Lab presents
'The Future of Luxury'.
20-23 September 2015

DECOREX 2015 – Stand ST0

Syon Park
West London
TW8 8JF

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Surface materials specialist, Material Lab,
has selected Dzek’s Marmoreal by Max Lamb
to be a part of their presentation on the “Future of Luxury.” The installation at Decorex International will showcase the latest in cutting edge techniques from 14 of the finest luxury surface design studios in the UK. 

Maison Kitsuné Collaboration

Dzek and Max Lamb have collaborated with Maison Kitsuné, Henry Architects + Nicolas Dorval-Bory Architects to create a new Marmoreal variant for use in their recently opened flagship space on Boulevard des Filles du Calvaire in the 11th arrondissement of Paris.

You can read more about this special collaboration here.

Image credit/ Henry architects + Nicolas Dorval-Bory Architects.

Dzek to present at Design Miami/ Basel
15-21 June 2015

Dzek is pleased to have been invited to present a Curio stand at Design Miami/ Basel from 16-21 June 2015. We will continue our collaboration with the British designer Max Lamb in the exhibition Marmoreal, Bathroom, Furniture.

Design Miami/ Basel
Stand C02
Hall 1 Süd
Messe Basel, Switzerland

Brent Dzekciorius for Modern Design Review

Modern Design Review’s second issue focuses on the themes of softeness and comfort. Laura Houseley, Editor-in-Chief of the biannual, invited Dzek’s Brent Dzekciorius to write on the virtues of hardness as a counter conversation.

You can read the full essay here.

Dzek + Max Lamb receive a 2015 Wallpaper* Design Award for Marmoreal

We are extremely pleased and grateful to have been honoured with a 2015 Wallpaper* Design Award under the Best Reuse category.

“Sustainability is now a key driver of material innovation. And that’s a good thing. So we’re very taken by ‘Marmoreal’, an engineered multicoloured marble devised by Max Lamb for Dzek. The marble is built to be suitable for flooring and wall covering, but can also be used to construct furniture.”

-Rosa Bertoli, Wallpaper* Magazine

Cultured Magazine + Artsy Collaboration

During the Christmas season we’ve been invited to collaborate with Cultured Magazine and Artsy to make a special Marmoreal by Max Lamb edition. We decided to make use of some of the last remaining prototype Marmoreal material for this small series of one-offs. You can read more about this collaboration here.

www.artsy.com

House Party with Dzek at Kate MacGarry
14 November - 20 December 2014

House Party is an exhibition of furniture, ceramics, painting, sculpture, jewellery and clothing by 24 artists and designers selected by Kate MacGarry and Brent Dzekciorius from Dzek.

Featuring works from 1882, Josh Blackwell, Yoko Brown, Karl Fritsch, Martino Gamper, Gemma Holt, Marc Hundley, Max Lamb, Philippe Malouin, Peter Marigold, Michael Marriott, Peter McDonald, Florian Meisenberg, Otto, Renee So, Andrew Stafford, Study O Portable, Harry Thaler, Faye Toogood & Francis Upritchard.

KATE MACGARRY- 27 Old Nichol Street – London E2 7HR

www.katemacgarry.com

Makers & Brothers Collaboration

Our good friend Jonathan Legge from Makers & Brothers was so excited by Marmoreal that he asked if we could realise an exclusive product together. You can read more about what unfolded for this collaboration here.

www.makersandbrothers.com

Broached Retreat
Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
From 24 May 2014

The Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing is putting on its first design exhibition this spring in cooperation with Lou Weis from Broached Commissions in Australia. Titled Broached Retreat, the exhibition invites international designers to collaborate on discussions on the history of design.  These discussions take place within a pavilion constructed out of paper, stone, and steel. The pavilion, entitled Broached Privacy, addresses the question of how we experience personal, interior spaces today.

Marmoreal by Max Lamb is featured in Broached Retreat as an architectural surface used within the pavillion for flooring and wall cladding as well as in the construction of exhibition designer Chen Lu’s own furniture designs.

Other participating designers include Broached founding members Adam Goodrum, Trent Jansen, and Charles Wilson alongside works by Keiji Ashizawa (Tokyo), Susan Dimasi (Melbourne), Naihan Li (Beijing), Azuma Makoto (Tokyo), and Lucy McRae (London).

http://ucca.org.cn/en/exhibition/broached-retreat/