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11 T R O P I C M A G A Z I N E Held concurrently with Art | Basel | Miami Beach, Design Miami/ is the global forum for design. Each fair brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce. Design Miami/ has become the premier venue for collecting, exhibiting, discussing and creating collectible design. Design Miami/ is more than a marketplace for design, where the world's top galleries gather to present museum-quality exhibitions of twentieth and twenty-first century furniture, lighting and objets d'art. Located at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Design Miami is literally next door to Art | Basel | Miami Beach. Tickets are available through the website: designmiami.com Design MiaMi SPF (Small Press Fair) Fort Lauderdale is a day to celebrate print with small, regional presses, independent publishers, artists, designers, zinesters and the similarly afflicted and more. Organized by IS Projects and Girls' Club, SPF Fort Lauderdale is an op- portunity for the regional print-making, book-making and zine-making community to share ideas and showcase new work for one special day in Fort Lauderdale. SPF Fort Lauderdale includes a MARKET for exhibitors to share and exchange delectable print, book and zine goods, a STEAMROLLER event for artists to go giant on their print size, DEMO stations for master printers to demonstrate techniques and technologies, CREATION STA- TIONS for visitors to make and trade their own zines, and a STAGE for a forum of discussion and debate revolving around our sunny subcul- ture of independent print-, book- and zine-makers. 2015 saw UNBUILT, the entry canopy design by students at Harvard University's GSD, which featured experimental and speculative projects designed by members of the GSD community. SPF'16 November 12 12:00pm — 6:00pm ArtsUp at FATVillage 529 NW 1st Avenue spf-ftl.com Annually, the CINTAS Foundation awards fellowships to talented figures of Cuban heritage in architecture, music, literature and the visual arts. CINTAS came into being due to the generosity of Oscar B. Cintas, an arts patron and the former Cuban ambassador to the United States. This year's fellows will be announced to the public in a ceremony in November at the Miami Dade College's Freedom Tower in Miami. Lifetime achievement awards will also be made to composer Willy Chirino (considered the originator of the "Miami Sound" whose work has been recorded by the likes of Celia Cruz and the Gipsy Kings) and architect Raul de Armas. (Armas spent much of his career as a partner at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and is known for refined, modern design from Italy to Saudi Arabia.) Through December 30, work by the finalists in the visual arts category will be on display at MDC. Freedom Tower hosTs CINTAS FoundaTion awards SPF '16

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