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Design Within Reach, Nick Cave & Knoll Present Auction for Artists
2023 by HFBusiness Staff in Business Strategy, Designer Weekly, Industry
On May 25th, in collaboration with Design Within Reach (DWR), Nick Cave and Knoll Textiles, Wright presents an auction of 12 limited-edition Saarinen Knoll chairs upholstered in fabrics from The Nick Cave Collection for Knoll Textiles.
Split among seven lots—a set of six Executive chairs, and six individual Womb chairs with ottomans, all signed by the artist—this special auction event brings together the best of art and design while supporting Nick Cave's foundation, Facility.
All proceeds from the auction will go to Facility which provides scholarships and opportunities for young and emerging artists through collaborations with established artists and partnerships with like-minded organizations and institutions.
To access the auction, interested collectors can visit wright20.com. Pre-bidding started, May 18 and will close in the evening on May 25.
Design Within Reach is your source for modern living. Founded in 1998 with a mission to provide access to the best in authentic design, the company curates classics from design icons and cultivates next generation talent to deliver an evolving breadth of product that can only be found at DWR.
With a solution-oriented approach, the company offers the expertise and services needed to support the way people live today. Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, DWR sells its furniture and accessories to residential and commercial customers through retail studios in North America and via the web at dwr.com. Design Within Reach, Inc., is part of the MillerKnoll collective.
Wright is the industry's leading auction house specializing in 20th century art and design. Richard Wright founded Wright in 2000. An innovator and pioneer in the auction world, Wright was named the “maverick of design” by The New York Times.
Wright is known around the world for its creativity and quality of presentation. From the sale of the iconic Four Seasons Restaurant interior to Marcel Breuer houses, Wright has successfully produced hundreds of auctions of art and design.
Photography: Design Within Reach