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Wed 27.4.

Milan 2011: ‘Brick Screen’ by Eileen Gray for ClassiCon (DE)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 27.04.2011 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

Eileen Gray's iconic hand-lacquered 'Brick Screen' has been reproduced by ClassiCon

As part of the ‘Classic’ series, German manufacturer ClassiCon has launched a a re-edition of the iconic ‘Brick Screen’ designed between 1922 and 1925 by the renowned Irish designer Eileen Gray.

Eileen Gray's understatedly elegant 'Brick Screen'

An undoubted pioneer of modern design, Gray was particularly interested in the centuries-old techniques and beauty of the traditional Japanese lacquerware. Having acquired her skills, she applied them to what would later become one of her most famous creations, the ‘Brick Screen’.

'Brick Screen' is part of the permanent design collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York

A true collector’s item, the hand-sanded and hand-laquered, painstakingly finished screen takes weeks to create and it is ClassiCon’s latest addition to the series of Gray’s design masterpieces reproduced by the manufacturer. The understatedly elegant screen was presented at this year’s Salone Internazionale del Mobile and it is is the first version authorised by The Worldwide Licence Holder Aram Designs Ltd., London.

'Brick Screen' is the latest addition to ClassiCon's series of Eileen Gray's timeless designs authorised by The Worldwide Licence Holder Aram Designs Ltd., London

to the ClassiCon collections on Architonic

 

 

to Eileen Gray’s designs on Architonic

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