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Design Talk | SHAPE: Defining Furniture in Michigan's Design Legacy

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TOM GIBBS STUDIO

2014 Hilton Road

Ferndale, MI 48220

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In Michigan's legacy of important furniture design, five disctinct practices stand out:

Material Experimention, Finding New Forms, Meat & Potatoes, Intelligent Minimalism, Technologic.

These themes set the precedent for furniture design innovation in the mid-20th century and are still carried on by designers today. Join NEXT:SPACE + TOM GIBBS STUDIO in a panel discussion examining the importance and impact of these themes in Michigan's furniture design legacy.

Part of the Michigan Design Icons series and the exhibition SHAPE: Defining Furniture in Michigan's Design Legacy - on view at the Shinola Canfield Flagship Store, September 7th-30th for Month of Design.

Debuting at Detroit's Month of Design, SHAPE is the six-part exhibition program produced by NEXT:SPACE + TOM GIBBS STUDIO to emphasize and explore these practices and what they mean for the future of Michigan's design legacy. Discover important design from iconic designers such as Charles & Ray Eames and Florence Knoll, carried on by today’s designers including: Alex Drew and NO ONE, Nina Cho, Colin Tury, Hunt & Noyer and more… through a carefully curated selection of original, mid century masterpieces and contemporary studio furniture.

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