JIX Blog / Art
Jun 30, 2016
Opening: AMERS, Biennale Art et Nature, Ile d'Oleron, France.
Le vernissage d'AMERS, Biennale Art et Nature sur l'Ile d'Oleron, aura lieu Vendredi 1er Juillet 2016 à 18h à Saint-Trojan-les-Bains, boulevard de la Plage, place de l'Éperon. Suivez l'évolution de POTAJIX* une oeuvre collaborative entre les artistes Michel Blazy et Patrick Martinez: http://www.amers-oleron.fr/edition2016/2016/06/29/patrick-martinez_installation-potajix-1-2/ *POTAJIX est une sculpture réalisée en pailles à boire et en connecteurs JIX au millieu de laquelle poussent des fruits et légumes grimpants. http://www.amers-oleron.fr https://www.facebook.com/amers.oleron AMERS, biennale Art et Nature sur l'ile d'Oleron, France, opens on friday july 1st, 2016 at 6pm, Boulevard de la Plage, place de l'Éperon in Saint-Trojan-les-Bains. Check out the evolution of POTAJIX* a collaborative piece between...
Jan 19, 2015
JIX wins the GOOD DESIGN Award
JIX wins the Chicago Athenaeum's "GOOD DESIGN Award 2014". https://chi-athenaeum.org/children-products-2014/ The U.S. GOOD DESIGN Awards is a design awards program organized annually by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design (Illinois) in cooperation with the European Center for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies. Now in its 65th year, GOOD DESIGN is the oldest and the most prestigious Awards Program organized worldwide. Founded in Chicago in 1950 by the former MoMA curator Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., together with such pioneers in modern design as Charles and Ray Eames, Russel Wright, George Nelson, and Eero Saarinen, GOOD DESIGN honors the yearly achievements...
Jan 12, 2015
JIX window display at the MoMA store
Still on view at the MoMA Design Store for one more week! MoMA Design Store. 11 West 53 Street, New York, NY Photo Credit: Caroline Rys
Aug 11, 2014
Last chance to see the JIX installation at STORY
On view until the end of the week. Go check it out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-Pap_UDdFQ&utm_source=Hi%21+From+STORY&utm_campaign=067396c6b9-MADE+IN+AMERICA+STORY+CONTINUES&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1142b23f95-067396c6b9-66535853
Jul 02, 2014
JIX workshop at STORY on July 7.
On 7/7 Join me @ThisisSTORY for a #JIX design + sculpture building workshop set inside my latest installation. http://bit.ly/1sKXu1p Photo Credit: Caroline Rys Photo Credit: Drew Innis Photo Credit: Drew Innis
Jun 21, 2014
JIX at STORY
A new JIX installation is visible at Story,144 10th Ave, New York NY 10011 (at 19th street) until mid-august. http://thisisstory.com/articles/how-creator-of-jix-makes-straws-really-cool/
May 24, 2014
2014 NEW YORK DESIGN AWARDS WINNER
I am pleased to announce that JIX is the 2014 New York Design Awards Winner in its category: http://newyorkdesignaward.com/nyc14/entry_details.asp?ID=12825&Category_ID=5897
May 24, 2014
JIX installation at the MoMA Store
On view at the MoMA Design Store in soho, 81 spring street, New York. Photo credit: Caroline Rys
May 18, 2014
MoMA store Events
1/ MoMA/Kickstarter event: In honor of NYCxDESIGN—New York City's official citywide celebration of design—the MoMA Design Store is pleased to present a suite of products brought to life by Kickstarter. These objects evince the qualities of Good Design ascribed by the Museum in their innovation of function, use of novel materials, and technological advancement. By involving the public in the creative process, Kickstarter uses the power of community to help designers take great ideas from concept to reality. MoMA Design Store is proud to honor these individuals and their designs as examples of how everyone is capable of making incredible things: https://www.kickstarter.com/blog/from-kickstarter-to-the-moma-design-store-how-it-happened-1?ref=email 2/...
May 18, 2014
2014 NEW YORK DESIGN AWARDS FINALIST
I am pleased to announce that JIX is a finalist in the 2014 New York Design Awards in the following two categories: Installation, Display, Exhibit & Set Design: http://nycdesignawards.com/NYC14/entry_details.asp?ID=12825&Category_ID=5897 Product Design-Home: http://nycdesignawards.com/NYC14/entry_details.asp?ID=12822&Category_ID=5910 Join us for the Awards Presentation. When Tuesday, May 20, 2014 From 7pm to 9:30pm Where: Steelcase 4 Columbus Circle, New York, 10019 Book now: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/new-york-design-awards-presentation-tickets-11581487541?ref=estw