Airbnb x Design Miami/ 

Belong. Here. Now.
December 2015

Clients: Airbnb / Civic Entertainment Group
Role: Executive Producer, Creative Producer, Programming Curator 

As lead sponsor and partner with Design Miami/, Airbnb joined forces with Civic Entertainment Group to commission emerging architects, Design With Co. to build a 3800 sq ft. interactive pavilion space neighboring the Design Miami/ venue. In addition to managing the space’s design and build, the team programmed “hosted stories” throughout the week. Each story featured one of 10 talented creatives from across the globe, who hosted magical, curated and share-worthy moments. Guests to the space were simply asked to be there, and be present.

Artist Collaborations with: Emilie Baltz, Yinka Ilori, Aurora Botanica, GT2P, Red Hong Yi, Hisham Bharoocha, Michael Birch-Pierce, Bina48, Kim Hastreiter with Thomas Lauderdale and China Forbes.

Project Description:
In a world that constantly chases what’s next, it’s easy to look past the reward of what’s now. At Design Miami/, one of the 20 official fairs of Art Basel Miami, Airbnb invited attendees to stop, look around, and take it all in. To experience the unexpected and Belong. Here. Now.

As a living space, Belong. Here. Now. hosted stories throughout the week by 10 talented creatives from across the globe who hosted magical, curated and share-worthy moments. And the only thing guests needed to do to be rewarded with the experience is to be there... and be present.

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