Taslim Martin - Secret Dovetail, 2005

The Global Africa Project

17 November ’10 – 15 May ‘11

Museum of Art and Design
New York City, New York

In a unique exhibition, and possibly the first of its kind, the Museum of Art and Design present an exhibition celebrating contemporary African art, design, and craft worldwide.  The exhibition will feature over 100 artists of African descent or those inspired by African art working across the world.

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Hugo Franca - Itacira chair, Sotheby's

Upcoming Sotheby’s Design Sale

9 November ‘10

Sotheby’s
New Bond Street, London

On the 9th of November, Sotheby’s London will host a sale of Fine 20th Century Design. The sale comes as the forth important design sale since the summer breaks.  Coming after Christie’s, Phillips, and Wright, this sale serves as an important indicator for the future of the market.

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Studio Maarten Baas - The Shell

Catalysis for Life

29 October '10 - 30 January '11

The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan

The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo is hosting an exhibition titled 'Catalysis for Life - New Language of Dutch Art & Design.' 

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Daab: Dutch Design

DeTnk's Must Read Book of the Month

October '10

This month we highly recommend picking up a copy of Daab’s "Dutch Design". "Dutch Design" provides a comprehensive study of Dutch architects and designers and their creative solutions to the demands of modern society.

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Stephen Kanner, In and Out Burger design 2008

Stephen H. Kanner: A Retrospective

4 November ’10 – 16 January ‘11

A+D Architecture and Design Museum Los Angeles, California

The Stephen H. Kanner, FAIA retrospective exhibition takes place at the A+D Architecture and Design Museum, a museum that Stephen Kanner founded and ran himself. 

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Tokyo Designers Week 2010

Tokyo Designers Week 25th Anniversary

29 October - 3 November '10

Various Locations
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Designers Week has become a landmark on the international design calendar, a this year, being its 25th anniversary, promises to be its most impressive. The event expects over 100,000 visitors, and thousands of designers and artists.

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‘Moby Dick’ chaise by Alberto Rosselli, ca. 1969

Upcoming Christies’s Design Sale

26 October ‘10

Christie’s
King Street, London

On the 26th of October, Christie’s London will host a sale of 20th Century Decorative Art & Design. Their sale gives design collectors an opportunity to view and purchase many mid to early 20th century pieces.

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Opco Company - Ice Gun

The Ice Gun

Signed with printed mark to top: [The Ice Gun Mfd. By OPCO of Los Angeles] with molded marks to underside: [Pat. Pending].

Literature: American Modern 1925-1940: Design For A New Age, Johnson, pg. 135


George Nelson & Associates - Marshmallow Sofa

Marshmallow sofa, model 5670

This excellent example features original naugahyde. Signed with applied paper manufacturer’s label to reverse: [5670 Sofa].


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Gio Ponti - Desk

desk from the Administrative offices, Forlì

Desk features eight drawers. Sold with certificate of authenticity from the Gio Ponti Archives. Applied property label to side: [Amministrazione
Provinciale Forlì Numero D’inventario A257].

Literature: Arredamento, Grigioni, fig. 473

Provenance: Administrative offices, Forlì, Italy


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Listen-To-Me chaise, model 4873

Signed with applied gold rectangular manufacturer’s label to underside: [Dunbar Berne, Indiana].

Literature: Dunbar: Fine Furniture of the 1950s, Piña, ppg. 157, 200 Edward Wormley: The Other Face of Modernism, Gura, Kennedy and Weinberg, pg. 62


Robert Venturi - Sheraton chairs, pair

THE RESULTS ARE IN: Wright's Modern Design sale

12 October '10

Wright
Chicago

Wright's latest Important Design sale took place the 12th of October in Chicago and ended with telling results.  This sale titled, Modern Design, gave collectors an opportunity to focus purchases on high quality works.  

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Troika - Digital Zoetrope

Decode: Digital Design Sensations

19th October – 21 November ’10

Central Academy of Fine Arts
Beijing

On the 19th of October the Central Academy of Fine Arts will present ‘Decode: Digital Design Sensations’, an exhibition showcasing the latest developments in digital and interactive design previously featured at the V&A in 2009.

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Nucleo - Primitive Collection

Nucleo: Primitive Collection

21 October - 20 November '10

Secondome Gallery
Rome, Italy

Secondome and Nilufar present Primitive Collection designed by Nucleo exclusively for Nilufar.  Nucleo also added new elements to the works to enhance their monumental quality and harsh geometric forms. 

 

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Johnny Swing - All the King's Men

All the King's Men

October '10

244 x 137 x 68.5 cm
2009-2010

Materials for AP Half Dollars (3,867) and Stainless Steel super structure

"This piece is a return to asymmetrical shapes for me, after the Butterfly Chair and the Quarter Lounge. Like the Nickel Couch it is a balance of dissimilar but equal forms that coordinate to create multiple seating environments.

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