Design Fair 2014, co-curated by Tatiana Bacci and Cecilia Márquez, features vintage modern objects of the 20th century, as well as examples of cutting-edge contemporary design. A wide selection of curated items will be available for purchase as part of the Design Fair, including furniture, glass, ceramics, lighting, books, metalwork and fashion. Visitors to the fair will be able to meet the designers and exhibitors for an up-close and personal look at the pace-setting designs of today and the mid-20th century.
The Texas Co-Op, a special section of the fair, features individual Texas-based designers offering one-of-a-kind products. These new and emerging product lines currently are in small-scale production and represent innovations in industrial and object design today.
New this year is the Talks Series. Houston is experiencing rapid growth and receiving international recognition for its art, culture, food and economy. From urban planning and institutional design to commercial and residential architecture, an educational section of the fair will highlight different design projects from all over the city through a series of short, informal talks.