You Know You’re Addicted To Facebook When..you have this day (?) bed…
As Apartment Therapy rightfully mentions, most of the time we’re trying to keep chocolate off of our furniture. But once at a cake tasting hosted by Kreemart and American Patrons of the Tate, it was the other way around – a slightly miniaturized cake replica of the iconic Mies van der Rohe’s leather Barcelona day bed was offered as an edible treat for guests!..
And in order to show that we also cover Chair News (sometimes):
A rebel fighter poses for a photo as he sits on a two seater couch with golden mermaid with the face of Aisha Gadhafi, the daughter of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi in her house in Tripoli, Libya, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011
Orgone Stretch Lounge (1993) by Marc Newson on auction May 14, 2010 with a whopping Estimate of $400,000-$600,000:
Polished aluminum, enameled aluminum. 24 3/8 x 70 1/2 x 32 5/8 in. (61.9 x 179.1 x 82.9 cm). Produced by POD Edition, UK. Artistâ€™s proof number one of two for the edition of six. Underside impressed with Pod logo and â€œMARC NEWSON/POD EDITION/AP 1.â€ This is the only example produced with black interior.
PROVENANCE The Gallery Mourmans, The Netherlands; Private Collection
LITERATURE Phil Starling, â€œAn Australian in Paris,â€ Blueprint, February 1994, front cover and p. 29; Volker Albus and Volker Fischer, 13 Nach Memphis: Design Zwichen Askese und Sinnlichkeit, Munich, 1995, p. 127; Alexander von Vegesack, et al., eds., 100 Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum Collection, exh. cat., Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, 1996, p. 172; Alice Rawsthorn, â€œMarc Newson,â€ I.D. Magazine, January/February 1996, p. 70; Alice Rawsthorn, Marc Newson, London, 1999, pp. 90-93; Museu do Design: Luxo, Pop, Cool, De 1937 AtÃ© Hoje, exh. cat., Museu do Design, Lisbon, 1999, fig. 224; Conway Lloyd Morgan, Marc Newson, London, 2002, pp. 144-145; Louise Neri, ed., Marc Newson, exh. cat., Gagosian Gallery, New York, 2007, p. 64