Meuble de rangement by Eileen Gray

Les Collections du Château de Gourdon

Day 3

March 31 '11
Palais de Tokyo
Paris

On March 31 '11 Christies is holding the final three auctions of Les Collections du Château de Gourdon. The morning and afternoon auctions are focusing on the collection's antiques and paintings. In the evening, at 6pm, bidders will be presented with a wonderful collection of art nouveau and art deco design.

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Amanda Levete Architects - V&A Museum redevelopment

Amanda Levete Architects to design V&A Museum redevelopment

London

Amanda Levete Architects have proposed a £35 million ($56 million) plan that will include a large courtyard featuring an irregular geometric motif that will respond to the V&A's historic façade.

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Jean Dunand's Les Palmiers

Les Collections du Château de Gourdon

Day One

March 29 '11
Palais de Tokyo
Paris

Tomorrow, March 29 '11, the first day of the sale of Les Collections du Château de Gourdon begins at 7 pm at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. This day focuses on the chief 20th century works from this collection.

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The Everyday at the Marsden Woo Project Space

The Everyday

24 March - 30 April '11

Marsden Woo Project Space
London EC1

The Marsden Woo Project Space have brought together 3 artists and designers to create work that reconsiders the 'everyday'. As a theme that has been explored in great detail over the past decade, this show adds three new perspectives to the discussion.

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Monkey Bench by Judy Kensley Mckie

Auction Results: 20th Century Decorative Art & Design at Christie's

March 11 '11

New York

Following the design auction at Sotheby's on March 10th, Christie's hosted their first annual Decorative Art & Design auction on March 11th in New York.

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Tweety table lamp

The Tweety table lamp, designed by Bonaguro Giorgio has a simple and intuitive design.

The Lamp is made up of two main parts - the light and the body.

These two elements are combined without using screws or joints but by simply letting the bulb hang from its body, making it easy to clean, assemble and package.

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Campana Brothers 'Cake Stool'

Campana Brothers 'Cake Stool' at Themes & variations

Review and Analysis

London

The Themes & variations gallery based in Notting Hill has announced their newest addition to the shop - the 'Cake Stool' by the Campana Brothers.

The Brazilian design duo selected various predatory animal stuffed toys fusing them together to form a chair that resembles the corner of my childhood bedroom.

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FAUTEUIL 'TRANSAT' by Eileen Gray

Les Collections du Château de Gourdon at Christie's Paris

29-31 March '11

Palais de Tokyo
Paris

It is not often that a collection the breadth and scale of Les Collections du Château de Gourdon comes to auction in its entirety. Spread over three days the auction presents buyers with hundreds of lots with a total estimated value of 40 to 60 million euros.

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DeTnk Market Report 2011

DeTnk Market Report 2011

The Rise of the Collectible Design Market

2005-2011

We are delighted to announce the launch of the first annual DeTnk Collectible Design Market Report, a holistic analysis of the emerging collectible design market. Since 2005, the collectible design market has grown by over 350%. This incredible increase in sales and interest of collectors prompted us to produce the Market Report.

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Octopus Table by Mark Brazier Jones

Auction Results: 20th Century Design at Sotheby's

March 10 '11

New York

On March 10th Sotheby's New York hosted the first design auction of 2011. The sale total for the day reached $3,551,816, $3,390,253 of which can be attributed to specific designers.

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bol A Zampa by Giacomo Moor

bol A Zampa

Burnt wood always catches my eye. The shimmering shades of black that only fire can bring to life are contained inside of these neorustic bowls created by designer Giacomo Moor.

He describes the material as -
Olive-tree wood section’s cut into the middle and carved in exterior. Inside is burn with fire and cover by an epoxy resin

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