How do you weave a wish?

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Please join DWR and Carl Hansen & Son for a special evening to celebrate the authentic Wishbone Chair and meet master craftsman Benny Hammer Larsen from the factory in Denmark. On the job for 20 years, Larsen will demonstrate his skill in weaving the paper cord that forms Wishbone’s distinctive seat. Carl Hansen & Son has been making the wishbone to Hans J. Wegner’s original specifications since its introduction in 1950. Wine and light fare will be served. One lucky guest will win a Wishbone Chair.
RSVP to pr@dwr.com by October 6.
Wednesday, October 8, 6pm, DWR SoHo Studio, 110 Greene St. (between Prince and Spring), New York, NY 10012, Phone: 212.475.0001.

David Trubridge North America Tour

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David Trubridge will be in North America in October, 2014. His visit includes a series of ”Huis held at showrooms across the US and Mexico as well as a speaking appearance at the SXSW Eco conference (Austin, TX), a reception hosted by the New Zealand Consul General (Los Angeles, CA) and presentations at the University of Texas at Austin and the Iberoamericana University (Mexico City, MX). David will be showing his work including new designs at the WestEdge Design Fair (Santa Monica, CA). MoreMore…

WestEdge Preview

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WantedDesign’s industry partner, WestEdge Design Fair, is happening soon (October 16-19, 2014). WestEdge gives the opportunity to shop from premium home furnishings brands-many new to the West Coast and meet the designers behind thousands of inspiring products. Attendees gain insight from leading names in the design industry with a full series of educational programs and special events. MoreMore…

Sebastian Errazuriz openings and events

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Last May, WantedDesign and Industry City invited Sebastian Errazuriz to create an installation during NYCxDesign, The Giant Golden Piñata. “I had just reached my first year of working at the new studio in Sunset Park and I wanted to create a piece that could be festive and be part of a celebration,” said Errazuriz. The Giant Golden Piñata was hung between buildings and filled with $1 bills; at the closing day of the event IC/Design people were invited to grab some red sticks and have a go at it. It was a blast! MoreMore…

The “Holy Stools” in Paris

Photo credit: Francis Dzikowski

WantedDesign is an international and transdisciplinary design platform that focuses on foster dialogues, establishing relationships and new collaborations along the year; and it’s proud to announce that the Holy Stools, by the furniture design company founded by François Chambard and based in Brooklyn, UM Project, will be part of Ensemblean exhibition organized by Serge Bensimon that will open on Friday, September 5, at the Gallery S. Bensimon in Paris. For more info visit www.gallerybensimon.com.