Sophie Lovell, a contributor to the DeTnk Collectible Market Report, has authored As Little Design As Possible - The Work of Dieter Rams published by Phaidon. The book is a comprehensive monograph on highly influential product designer Dieter Rams (b.1932); including newly-commissioned photographs of Dieter Rams’s house and the Braun archive: a never-before-seen glimpse of the world’s most complete collection of Rams’s designs
Released to DeTnk Collectible Design Market Report Subscribers last month, we are pleased to announce to the public the DeTnk Market Report update.
The Design Market Report update includes data compiled from all design auction sales for the first five months of 2011 revealing the current trends of the collectible design market.
On invitation of Amnesty International, and in honor of the Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, Maarten Baas has designed The Empty Chair.
Amnesty International invited Maarten Baas to design a piece to support their campaign against the increased suppression of writers, journalists, artists and activists.
The Cube by Electrolux is a unique temporary dining concept that opened its doors for the first time on April 1st. The Electrolux “Cube” will pop up on a series of landmark sites across Europe over the course of 2011, starting with a placement on top of the Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels, Belgium.
The much-anticipated 2011 ICFF Editors Awards were bestowed in 16 categories. The ICFF Editors Awards Ceremony took place during the 23rd annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair [ICFF] at the ICFF Exhibitors Reception at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
Earlier this year the Museo Soumaya opened in the Polanco district of Mexico City. The museum was created to display the 66,000 piece fine art collection of the world's richest man Carlos Slim and his late wife Soumaya (after whom the museum is named).