‘cleanliness is next to godliness’ by studio makkink & beyshanghai’s contrasts gallery will be showing three individual exhibitions during the upcoming design miami/ basel 2008 in basel, switzerland. maarten baas, shao fan and studio makkink & bey (a joint venture between rianne makkink and jurgen bey) will all be showcasing their work at the exhibition from june 2-5.

studio makkink & bey will be showing, ‘cleanliness is next to godliness’ as series of cleaning cabinets influenced by the art of chinese propaganda posters. meanwhile, shao fan will be exhibiting pieces such as ‘work no. 2 of year 2006’ an assemblage of chinese antiques and modern materials. finally, dutch designer maarten baas will present ‘plastic chair in wood’ a mixture of chinese crafts and the concept of ‘knock-offs’. this project was previously featured at baas’ milan design week show.

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contrasts gallery at design miami/ basel 2008 ‘work no. 2 of year 2006’ by shao fan

contrasts gallery at design miami/ basel 2008 ‘plastic chair in wood’ by maarten baas

contrasts gallery at design miami/ basel 2008 ‘plastic chair in wood’ by maarten baas (at baas’ milan design week exhibition)