Split Table by Ron Arad

Split Table

Designer
Ron Arad

Lot# 107 - Important Design - Wright Auction, June 2nd, 2009


Box in Four Movements prototype by Ron Arad

Box in Four Movements prototype

Designer
Ron Arad

Lot# 101 - Important Design - Wright Auctions, June 2nd, 2009.


Thonet café chair 'no 214'

Thonet Photo Contest: 214 x 214

Deadline 31st August '09

In honour of the 150th birthday of their café chair ‘no 214’, Thonet is hosting a photo competition to celebrate this unique moment in furniture history.

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Deyan Sudjic

Talk: Deyan Sudjic - The Language of Things

30th May '09, 10am

The Hay Festival in Wales
Venue: Guardian Stage

How did the design of a pistol influence a car? Why did a chair make a café the most fashionable place in Paris? What can we learn from a banknote, a police uniform or a typeface? As part of this year’s Guardian Hay Festival, the Director of the Design Museum explores our visual vocabulary.

Tickets are £8.00

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Catastrophe Vase by Maxim Velcovsky, 2007

Catastrophe Vase

by Maxim Velcovsky

Czech designer Maxim Velcovsky’s Catastrophe vases are a brilliant testament to the notion of raw beauty.

Conjuring up visions of stratigraphy and archaeology, the vases are the perfect juxtaposition to the nature and beauty of the flowers they hold.

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“Multidão” chair by Fernando and Humberto Campana, 2006

Design Auction: Phillips de Pury & Company, New York

3rd June '09, 11:00am

Phillips de Pury & Company, New York
450 W. 15th Street, New York, NY

Major works by cutting-edge contemporary designers Zaha Hadid, Marc Newson, Ron Arad and Fernando & Humberto Campana will be on offer at the upcoming Phillips de Pury & Company New York Design sale.

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'Big Easy Volume 2' chair by Ron Arad

'Big Easy Volume 2' chair

Designer
Ron Arad

Produced by the Gallery Mourmans, The Netherlands. Number two from an edition of 20 plus five artist’s proofs. 

Side of base incised with "Ron Arad 2 / 20."

Lot# 81 - Design Auction - Phillips de Pury & Company, June 3rd, 2009.

 


Plywood desk by Jasper Morrison

'Plywood' desk

Designer
Jasper Morrison

Produced by Galerie Néotù, France.

Lot# 97 - Design Auction - Phillips de Pury & Company, June 3rd, 2009.


Set of six prototype 'Clay' chairs by Maarten Baas

Set of six prototype 'Clay' chairs

Designer
Maarten Baas

Hand-made by Baas & den Herder, The Netherlands.  Each chair back inset with metal lettering “BAAS” (6).

Lot# 91 - Design Auction - Phillips de Pury & Company, June 3rd, 2009.


'Swash' Cabinet by Zaha Hadid

'Swash' cabinet

Designer
Zaha Hadid

Produced by Established & Sons, Ltd., UK, from the Seamless collection. 

Number two from an edition of eight.  Underside with two metal roundels stamped with “Established/& Sons/British Made” and “Designed by/Zaha Hadid/Seamless / 2006/Swash 2 / 8.”


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Grains de Café side chair by Claude Lalanne

Rare and important set of 12 'Grains de Café' side chairs

Designer
Claude Lalanne

Each chair back impressed with “CLAUDE LALANNE” and “84.” Originally designed for Olivier de la Baume (12).

Lot# 49 - Design Auction - Phillips de Pury & Company, June 3rd, 2009.

 

 


'Black Hole' table by Marc Newson

'Black Hole' table

Designer
Marc Newson

Produced by Marc Newson, France.  Number five from an edition of ten, plus two artist’s proofs and one prototype. 

Underside with metal roundel stamped with “MN/Black hole table/5 / 10” and signature.


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'Sonia Diniz' chair by Fernando and Humberto Campana

'Sonia Diniz' chair

Designer
Fernando and Humberto Campana

Produced by Estudio Campana, Brazil.  From an edition of 12 plus four artist’s proofs and two prototypes. Together with a certificate of authentcitiy from Estudio Campana.

Lot# 80 - Design Auction - Phillips de Pury & Company, June 3rd, 2009


'Over The Hills and Far Away' floor lamp by Committee

Unique 'Over The Hills and Far Away' floor lamp

Designer
Committee - Clare Page and Harry Richardson

Produced by Committee, UK, from the Kebab series. 

The binoculars signed in marker with “2007/Committee” and “Over the Hills and Far Away” and central rod signed in marker with “Over the Hills + Far Away.”


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'Bessie Smith Breakfast Chair' by Robert Wilson

'Bessie Smith Breakfast Chair'

Designer
Robert Wilson

Editioned by RW Work Ltd., USA and Luca Dosi Delfini, The Netherlands. 

Number ten from an edition of 12. Underside with manufacturer’s brass plaque impressed with “RW/WORK LTD/EDITIONS DOSI DELFINI” and incised with “Breakfast Chair/1 of 12/10.”

Originally designed for the theatrical production Cosmopolitan Greetings, 1988.


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