News about Ettore Sottsass
NEW YORK – Memphis was a bright confetti bomb that blew up in the face of late-postwar design, but there were no serious casualties. During (and long after) Memphis’ active lifespan of 1981-88, Artemide lighting kept selling out of its sober black Tizio task lamps. Self-conscious L.A. modernist dealers continued to scour the land for […]
CHICAGO – Dedicated to the most influential and important designs of the 20th century, Wright‘s Design sale, scheduled for Thursday, March 30, is a celebration of visionary creators from across the globe. From iconic standards to one-of-a-kind works, this highly vetted auction brings together the quality craftsmanship and ambitious vision that defined the past 100 years […]
OAKLAND, Calif. – Clars Auction Gallery will present the Spring Design auction on Thursday, March 16, featuring highlights across genres and countries. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK – Designers and lighting companies have been busy coming up with new ways to hold a lightbulb and project light, and winter is a great time to explore their latest solutions. Some are inspired by the skies overhead. Others by style eras, from Deco to disco. Still others are working with interesting materials around which […]