Design

Diego Giacometti Designed Furniture for Sale at Bonhams

Diego Giacometti Designed Furniture for Sale at Bonhams

Several pieces of furniture designed by the Swiss sculptor and designer, Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), the younger brother of Alberto (1901-1966), are to be sold at Bonhams, New Bond Street, as part of its sale of Post War and Contemporary Art and Design on 13 April. A stool, featuring a bronze frame and leather cushion, is […]

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Buck House Presents Metal Sculptures and Designs by Haresh Lalvani

XtraD an exhibition of metal sculptures and designs by Haresh Lalvani, opens at Buck House, 1318 Madison Avenue, on April 6 through April 29, 2011. Collaborating with the Brooklyn-based MILGO/BUFKIN, one of the foremost fabricators of custom architectural metals and fine art sculpture in the world, Lalvani’s exhibition is divided into two major series, AlgoRhythms […]

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Allen Jones 1972 Olympic Games Poster Design for Sale at Bonhams

Allen Jones 1972 Olympic Games Poster Design for Sale at Bonhams

The original preparatory painting for the acclaimed British painter, sculptor and printmaker Allen Jones’ poster for the ill-fated 1972 Munich Olympics is to be sold at Bonhams, Knightsbridge, as part of the Vision 21 sale on 16 March 2011. It has attracted a pre-sale estimate of £7,000 – 9,000. Jones was one of 35 leading […]

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Top Designers Come to Twin Cities for Insights 2011 Design Lecture Series

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, Insights, the annual design series presented by the Walker Art Center and AIGA, begins March 1 and runs every Tuesday through March 29. The series brings the world’s leading graphic designers to the Twin Cities to share their work, process, and experience. Lectures begin at 7 p.m. in the […]

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small architecture BIG LANDSCAPES at the Goldstein Museum of Design

The Goldstein Museum of Design presents small architecture, BIG LANDSCAPES on view through March 6, 2011 at HGA Gallery, Rapson Hall, Minneapolis Campus. One billion leftover people—typically called squatters or self-builders or homeless (it’s a big category)–claim leftover spaces in cities and live in unauthorized dwellings made of scavenged, leftover materials. Each of the works […]

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The Art of Seating 200 Years of American Design at the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville

The Art of Seating 200 Years of American Design at the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville

The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville presents The Art of Seating 200 Years of American Design on view January 21, 2011 — April 3, 2011. “The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design” at the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, a cultural resource of the University of North Florida, presents the history, innovation and […]

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Chairevolution 300 Years of Designing the Chair at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Chairevolution 300 Years of Designing the Chair at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

The Minneapolis Institute of Art presents Chairevolution! 300 Years of Designing the Chair on view through Sunday, February 6, 2011. Take a look at how design has evolved over 300 years with an examination of a single object: the chair. From the basic Tudor to Phillippe Starck’s Louis Ghost Armchair for Kartell, this exhibition of […]

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