Collapsed Rietveld Red and Blue

I found this tongue in cheek postcard of a collapsed Rietveld Red and Blue chair in a museumshop.

Aluminum Chair by Gerrit Rietveld

Aluminum Chair by Gerrit Rietveld I took the photo of the Aluminum Rietveld Chair in the Amsterdam Stedelijk Museum for Modern Art which has a large chair collection. I find the use of aluminum atypical for Rietveld, but he did research all sorts of material for his chairs. Vitra Design Museum has one as well … Continue reading “Aluminum Chair by Gerrit Rietveld”

Rietveld’s Berlin Chair

Rietveld’s Berlin Chair I’m kind of proud a Google search Berlin Chair by Rietveld results in a first place for a photo featured in a prior post. Finally I’ve my own photo’s of the very chair. The Stedelijk in Amsterdam has one. In addition there is one up for sale at Phillips today. Estimate £12,000 … Continue reading “Rietveld’s Berlin Chair”

Rietveld Red and Blue Extended by D-W-A

Rietveld Red and Blue Extended by D-W-A (1) Inspired by The 2011 Rietveld Year music inspired designers collective D-W-A has taken it up to reinterpret Rietveld’s Red and Blue Chair, inspired so by different music genres. The reDesign project is based on a 12” vinyl single release and is realized at a scale of 1:3 … Continue reading “Rietveld Red and Blue Extended by D-W-A”

Rietveld Chair by Ron Arad

Rietveld Chair by Ron Arad Didn’t notice this chair before I saw it being sold at Sotheby’s New York | 06 March 2013. Peculiar, a Rietveld interpretation by Ron Arad. 266 PROPERTY OF A LADY Ron Arad “RIETVELD” CHAIR Estimate: 80,000 – 120,000 USD LOT SOLD. 194,500 USD (Hammer Price with Buyer’s Premium) designed 1990-1992 … Continue reading “Rietveld Chair by Ron Arad”