Inside the Walls: Architects Design

2018

Published on the occasion of Friedman Benda's annual guest-curated exhibition Inside the Walls: Architects Design, a survey of seminal architect-designed furniture curated by Mark McDonald. With representations spanning over a century, the exhibition will present a broad range of pivotal architects from the US, Europe, and Asia—such as Marcel Breuer, Charles and Ray Eames, Frank Gehry, Philip Johnson, Charlotte Perriand, Warren Platner, Gio Ponti, Ettore Sottsass, Kenz┼Ź Tange, and Mies van der Rohe—with a focus on three groundbreaking figures—Gerrit Thomas Rietveld, Rudolph Schindler, and Frank Lloyd Wright, whose global reach continues today. Introductory essay by Mark McDonald.