London, United Kingdom
BWA has designed the opening celebration of the new Serpentine/Sackler Gallery in Hyde Park, London. The event, sponsored by Vanity Fair and Bloomberg, took place in the newly unveiled Magazine Building, by Zaha Hadid Architects, and featured unique internally lit linear tables designed for the occasion in collaboration with Hadid’s London office.
Cap d’Antibes, France
BWA has consistently designed the annual Vanity Fair soirée at the Cannes Film Festival for the past 4 years. The glamorous affair is spotlighted by classic bespoke furniture, classy Continental décor, dramatic lighting effects and attended by the film-making elite.
West Hollywood, California
BWA is responsible for the design of what may be the most prestigious and exclusive annual private party in the world: The Annual Vanity Fair Oscar party, held during and after the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. 150 of Hollywood’s most prestigious and powerful movie industry figures are invited for to attend for dinner during the awards, followed by more than 1000 guests after the awards.
Each year following the Annual White House Correspondents Association dinner, BWA has designed an event which mingles 400 of the highest officials of the US Government, the White House Press Corps and popular movie stars at the mansion of the French Ambassador to the United States in the the Kalorama Heights district of Washington DC.
NYC, New York
BWA has enjoyed a long association with the Tribeca Film Festival in New York since its inception, having designed the renovations of the festival’s flagship movie house, The Tribeca Cinemas on Varick Street Manhattan. From the outset, BWA has also been responsible for the design of the annual opening party for the festival, which takes place at the historic Federal Courthouse at 60 Center Street. Now in its 10th year, the event continues to draw major national and international media attention as the official kick off of this now globally respected film festival.
Coffee table made of copper, mahogany and lucite with antique mirror and glass. The copper frames were fabricated and painted to achieve a blackened, aged look. Mahogany frames were then laid within the metal frames to hold glass and mirror. For the legs, clear extruded lucite bars are given a tennon and polished. The mahogany portions of the legs are mortised to accept the the frames and the lucite tennons. The legs are held together with a brass set-pin. Voila!
West Village – Made from museum board, foam-core, acrylic with a with a styrene lined plywood base. It was made to come apart floor by floor to review the interior details. Brick patterns and other interior details laser cut in-house.