Craig Robins Donates Netscape by Konstantin Grcic to Miami Art Museum


MIAMI, FL.- Craig Robins, co-founder of Design Miami /, has donated this year’s Designer of the Year installation to Miami Art Museum (MAM). Entitled Netscape, the large-scale outdoor seating installation was created by Konstantin Grcic as a centerpiece of the December 2010 edition of Design Miami /, a global forum for design. Robins made the donation with the Museum’s new, Herzog & de Meuron-designed facility in mind. The new Miami Art Museum is scheduled to open to the public in Downtown Miami’s Museum Park in 2013. As part of the honor of receiving the Design Miami / Designer of the Year Award, Grcic was invited to create a site-specific installation for the fair. Netscape features a star-shaped, modular steel structure, with hammock-like swings made of fiberglass and polypropylene netting which rock gently when used by visitors. Like the design for the new Miami Art Museum , Netscape was created with social interac