rietveld year
 
rietveld year
aug 02, 2010

rietveld year

‘red-blue’ armchair, 1918 image © designboom

the work of architect and designer gerrit rietveld is being celebrated through a series of events organized by the centraal museum in utrecht, the netherlands starting this month until january, 2010. this initiative titled the ‘rietveld year‘ includes such events as the ‘eye catcher series’ which highlights a different region each month where rietveld’s architectural design will be accessible to the public. additionally, an exhibition of his furniture, such as the red blue chair made on a scale of 1: 144 by canadian designer maarten meerman, and a display called ‘rietveld universe’ of his most iconic work will on view starting october through to the end of january.

rietveld year berlin chairs, 1923 image © designboom

rietveld year child’s chair design, 1918 image © designboom

rietveld year detail image © designboom

rietveld year trolley, 1923 image © designboom

rietveld year trolley, 1923 image © designboom

rietveld year side table, 1923 image © designboom

rietveld year sideboard design, 1919 image © designboom

rietveld year ‘the rietveld schröder house’ southwest facade image © designboom

rietveld year southeast facade image © designboom

rietveld year southeast facade image © designboom

rietveld year detail of southeast facade image © designboom

rietveld year minitiature ‘red blue’ chair by maarten meerman in scale 1:144.

rietveld year ‘steltman chairs’ in left and right-hand versions, with the end table in the middle in scale 1:144.

rietveld year miniature ‘zigzag’ chair by maarten meerman in scale 1:144.

rietveld year

rietveld year ‘rietveld routes’ take visitors to the most prominent of the architect’s more than 100 buildings in the netherlands via a recently released iphone application.

have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

comments policy

(5 articles)

PRODUCT LIBRARY

a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

design news

×
keep up with our daily and weekly stories
506,251 subscribers
- see sample
- see sample
designboom magazine