art, fashion collide in miami\'s emerging design district
It used to be a pineapple farm.
Then there is a rough industrial area overlooking the furniture area.
Today, the Miami Design area has become a mecca for upscale shopping and art.
The neighborhood is only a few miles from downtown and South Beach.
Its attractions include contemporary art installations, a parking lot for the head of a building
From Hermes to tomford\'s Turner and storefront luxury stores, jewelry and watch brands are gathered together.
\"We were able to provide them with space for brands to show their full creative expression, from the architecture and design of their stores to the range of their goods, craig Robbins, who says Miami\'s local developer and CEO of real estate firm dakra, is also seen as a hero in helping South Beach transform.
At the beginning of December, during the Basel art fair in Miami, the design area also became an important center when art took over the city.
At the end of 2016, 18-square-
The neighborhood will include more than 200 retailers, from Kristin Dior, rags and bones to Van Cleef Yabao, art galleries, design showrooms and restaurants, as well as boutique hotels and luxury residential apartments and lofts.
The late Buckminster Fuller of the art installation designed the fly-Eye Dome in 1965, calling it an \"autonomous residential machine \".
\"His vision for 24 hours
The foot fiberglass round dome, which can be used as a home, is given life at 140 NE 39 St.
Overlooking the dome is a bigger-than-
The resin sculpture of the late architect Le Corbusier of French artist Xavier Veihan.
Nearby are two murals created by co-op studio 2 × 4, including The Jungle, a tribute to the urban landscape of South Florida, with vivid colors, plants and animals painted on the walls;
And \"whirlpool\", it creates a visual illusion with round strokes in black and white. On a second-
The terrace on the 24 th floor is \"Netscape\"
German designer Konstanin Grcic\'s seat net for hanging chairs. A mixed-
Using a waterfall and rainstorm-inspired retail building designed by Japanese architect Fujimoto Sou, it will be completed in 2016. The two-
Extending from the roof to the open courtyard, the building will feature a glass fin.
Just a few blocks away from the contemporary art academy at 4040 Miami Second Avenue.
The garage next to the busy Interstate 95 is the City View Garage (
Enter NE 38 Street between NE Avenue and North Miami Avenue)Its golden wavesand titanium-
Glittering coated steel plates in the Miami sun.
The north and south sides are murals by artist John bardaisurrey, including the film image of swimmers, beach balls, etc. Another garage
Not completed yet)
Will be a sevenstory mixed-
Buildings using six different facades: recycling the walls on top of the car;
Another reflective traffic guardrail was redesigned into a dynamic screen dotted with flower boxes;
Dramatic Works of cartoon characters full of gorgeous Baroque details;
A corner panel consisting of interlocking volumes that evoke puzzles;
A series of cutting
Out, known as \"Ant Farm\", exposes what is happening inside;
Painted a mural where candles are burning at both ends.
Dining options include authentic food and drinks from chef Michael Schwartz and Michelle Bernstein\'s parchment crumbs for Michael.
In 2016, French chef Joel Robertson will open three restaurants in the region.
The design area is located between Wynwood/Buena Vista and Midtown, facing downtown Brickell.
The second avenue of NE is the main street that runs through the area;
40 Street and Second Avenue will be a good starting point for tourists.