#friedman-benda Stories

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Barbora Žilinskaitė

Barbora Žilinskaitė creates very “bodily” furniture—sculptural pieces seemingly made of...

DESIGN
Fernando Laposse Gets to the Root of His Materials

Known for questioning agricultural ethics and production through waste material, the France-born,...

DESIGN
Informed by the Past, Farrell Hundley Casts Relics of the Future

Using lost-wax casting to render mythological symbolism in memorable one-offs, William Farrell and...

DESIGN
Andrea Branzi Is Still Pushing Boundaries

An exhibition of inventive furniture by the Italian maestro breaks the barriers of biophilia.

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Jonathan Trayte

With his razor-sharp wit, Jonathan Trayte mines our everyday surroundings for the surreal to create

DESIGN
Daniel Arsham Dreams Up His Own Microcosm

The prolific New York artist reconstructs a bona fide kunstkammer at Design Miami/ to unveil a...

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day: Najla El Zein

Following a solo exhibition at Friedman Benda, the Lebanese designer shares how biomorphic stone...

NEW & NOTABLE
What’s New This Week, From Our List Members

The Future Perfect's San Francisco gallery hosts a Mociun trunk show, Friedman Benda's new "Blow...

DESIGN OF THE DAY
A Bench With a Very Surprising Bulge

Najla El Zein’s “Distortion” furniture series is marked by smooth, hollow humps.

Art
Weekend Cheat Sheet: July 23 – 29, 2018

Peter Marino shows off his personal art collection in Southampton, up-and-coming artists to watch...

DESIGN OF THE DAY
A Lamp, Rendered in Eye-Popping Colors, That Looks Good Enough to Eat

British designer Jonathan Trayte’s first U.S. solo exhibition is a feast for the eyes.

ART
At His Latest Exhibition, Misha Kahn Talks Trash

The Brooklyn artist used found and noble materials to create the objects in “Midden Heap,” his...

THE LIST
6 Ways to Get Your Fall Art Fix

These autumn exhibitions spotlight John Chamberlain, the Campana Brothers, Wade Guyton, and others.

Exhibition
Eleven Galleries to Visit at Design Miami in Basel

The Basel edition of the Miami-based design fair opened today. Forty-seven dealers from around the...

Recap
Best of Salone 2017: Part One

The people, places, and things that made an impression at Milan Design Week.

Events
Video: Highlights From Design Miami 2016

Designers and dealers at this year's Miami Beach edition of the fair tell us about some of the best

Letter From Miami
Letter From Art Basel Miami Beach 2016

A post-election malaise and concern over the Zika virus didn’t put a damper on this year’s art...

Studio Visit
Robots and 3-D Printers are Joris Laarman’s Tools of Choice

The Dutch designer lets us into his robotics factory, MX3D, which is spearheading programs that...

Exhibit
Ettore Sottsass: 1955-1969

A new show at Friedman Benda.