Rafael de Cárdenas douses oasis with saturated hues at the Neon Jungle pop-up

MIAMI – Epitomised by the tropics, Rafael de Cárdenas' pop-up lounge at the Miami Design District was conceived with Alexandra Cunningham Cameron, Maharam and PopLab. 

Seemingly named as literally as possible, Neon Jungle cites the 'Wild' theme of this years' M&O Americas and fittingly hosts the celebration of Rafael de Cárdenas' designer of the year award. Based on de Cárdenas' reflection on the relativity of colour (, p.132) to a certain time period, this prismatic garden reflects Miami's current state of culture on pleasure and indulgence. 

An interior filled with tropical plants, mirrors, neon lights and a sweeping bar encompassed by custom-designed furniture modules is produced with Miami-based studio Deft Union. Key elements are positioned to correspond and create glossy impressions through colour and light. Neon signs placed between a mirror and a two-way mirror transcends the tubes into an infinity, while the surrounding foliage transports the lounge into a fragmented oasis founded on geometric blocks doused in saturated hues.  


Liked this article?
We've got more for you

Sign up to our newsletter for weekly updates. Or view the archive.

Latest Products

別れさせ屋 沖縄県