Tag Archives for Gerrit Rietveld

The UN North Delegates Lounge

Jongerius was approached by the Dutch government in 2011 to renovate an informal meeting space in the UN Building, the headquarters of the international body, which had been constructed in the 1950s by a team including Niemeyer, Le Corbusier and Wallace Harrison…

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Gallery Shows/ April

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Mark Lee’s Favorite Work at Design Miami/ 2012

“The Red and Blue Chair is perhaps one of the most iconic design objects of the twentieth century. The way the wooden members appear to ‘slip’ past one another while floating effortlessly in space, the way the primary colors suggest a spatial extension into a larger environment…”

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Current Museum Shows/ June

The Architectural Model – Tool, Fetish, Small Utopia
Deutsches Architekturmuseum
May 25 – September 2012
Frankfurt, Germany
The DAM presents a worldwide first with an exhibition that explores the use of architectural models in the twentieth and twenty-first century.  It attempts to study the opportunities afforded by models in terms of experimenting, impressing the observer and producing small-scale…

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