max ingrand, fontana arte, lamps, sothebys, design

A Pair of Standard lamps

Designer
Max Ingrand for Fontana Arte

Ron Arad, Italian Fish, Sotheby's Design

Italian Fish chair

Designer
Ron Arad

Hugo Franca, Caapua armchair, sotheby's, design

'Caapua' Monumental Armchair

Designer
Hugo França

ljhorst side tables, dorotheum, design

Three Rare 'ljhorst' side tables

Designer
Constant van Nieuwenhuys

Lit.: t spectrum, 1956/57 winter catalogue, cover illustration and pp. 10/11, cat. no. 53 - J. Clarijs, t spectrum modern meubelvormgeving en naoorlogs idealisme, Rotterdam 2002, p. 19, p. 64.


pierre jeanneret, senate chairs, dorotheum, design

Set of four 'Senate' armchairs

Designer
Pierre Jeanneret

From the High Court in Chandigarh, India


Jean Prouve, compas table, Dorotheum, design

A 'Compas' work table

Designer
Jean Prouvé

A further “Compas” work table figures in the collection of the Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein. The latter was exhibited in: Jean Prouvé. Die Poetik des technischen Objekts (touring exhibition).

Provenance: Klaus Engelhorn Collection, Vienna, since 1998.


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China,  Son of Dragon seat/table, Dorotheum, Design

"The Son of Dragon" seat/table object, Shi Jianmin

Designer
China

No. 1 from the limited edition of 6 + 2 AP.
Provenance: private property, Switzerland.


Bruno Gironcoli, Untitled, Dorotheum, Design

Untitled

Designer
Bruno Gironcoli

No. 3 from the limited edition of 7. Provenance: private property, Vienna.


Bruno Gironcoli, Untitled, Dorotheum, Design

Dorotheum's Design sale

18 May '10, 5:00 pm

Dorotheum
Dorotheergasse 17, Vienna

On the 18th of May, Dorotheum in Vienna will hold its first 20th Century Design sale of 2010. Dorotheum has included many contemporary pieces in their sale

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Tassenkast by Lotty Lindeman, 2010

A New Handle On Luggage

Article by Nicole Swengley for the Financial Times

In her most recent article for the Financial Times, Nicole Swengley discusses the growing trend in contemporary design for “suitcase style” furniture.

The use of luggage as a decorative element in interior spaces is hardly a new idea. As Swengley points out, “interior designer Kelly Hoppen was stacking lacquered trunks in geometrically precise tiers more than a decade ago,” but many of the latest adaptations from designers go beyond the ornamental use of these travel cases by using them as material to create entirely new pieces of furniture.

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Inflatable Void, Toeri Treffers, Sotheby's, Design Academy Eindhoven

Questions: Eindhoven at Sotheby's

13-18 May '10

Sotheby's
New Bond Street, London

Janice Blackburn at Sotheby's is delighted to announce a collaboration between Sotheby's and the Design Academy Eindhoven. She and Anne Mieke Eggenkamp (Chairwoman Executive Board, Design Academy Eindhoven) and Ilse Crawford have currated the show together to form a unique opportunity for these students.

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Why Design Now?

14 May '10 - 9 January '11

Copper-Hewitt National Design Museum
New York City

On May 14, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City will open the fourth exhibition in their National Design Triennial series that began in 2000.

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Collecting Design Fair, Saatchi Gallery

Collect Design

14-17 May '10

Saatchi Gallery
London, UK

This week the Saatchi Gallery in London will host the Collect Design Fair London from May 14-17. The fair boasts an impressive selection of furniture, metalwork, ceramics, silver, jewelry and textiles from a wide range of countries including Japan, Germany, France, Australia, the Netherlands, and the UK.

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Centre Pompidou-Metz, Officially opened in May 2010

Centre Opens in Metz

12 May '10

Centre Pompidou
Metz, France

On Wednesday May 12 the Centre Pompidou will officially open its new satellite exhibition space, the Centre Pompidou-Metz. Designed by Shigeru Ban and Jean de Gastines,

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"LIFE CELLSPAD, UNE PLATEFORME DE VIE RETICULAIRE" designed by Matali Crasset, courtesy of Matali Crasset and Grand Hornu Ima

In Progress

9 May - 12 September '10

Grand-Hornu Images Centre
Hornu, Belgium

From May 9 to September 12 the Grand-Hornu Images Centre in Hornu, Belgium will present In Progress, an exhibition that explores the notion of innovation in contemporary design.

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