DWR and Vipp Ask People to Can It!
A total of 35 architecture, art, design, fashion, and entertainment luminaries, including David Rockwell, Yves Behar, and Calvin Klein, customized Vipp trash bins for the auction.
Nicholas Tamarin -- Interior Design, 10/21/2009 12:00:00 AM
Designs from left: Magnus Berger, James Charles, Vipp, Razor Tooth, Lady Pink
They may be offering up waste baskets, but there is nothing trashy about the charity auction bin manufacturer Vipp and modern furnishings dealer Design Within Reach are co-hosting in New York for the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA).
Design by Cole and Garret
With 35 architecture, art, design, fashion, and entertainment luminaries, including David Rockwell, Yves Béhar, Ralph Lauren, Oscar de la Renta, Calvin Klein, and Yoko Ono putting their signature touches on Vipp's iconic white pedal models, celebrating their 70th anniversary, the auction is sure to be a boldface blowout.
Designs from left: Yoko Ono, Vipp, Jonas Hecksher Etypes, David Stark, Vipp, Robert Verdi
The event will be emceed by Veronica Webb and take place October 28 at DWR's SoHo store at 110 Greene Street in New York. The DWR: Tools for Living store at 142 Wooster Street currently has the customized rubbish receptacles currently on display for viewing and bidding until the date of the auction.
Designs by Daivd Rockwell and Evette Rios
All proceeds from the auction will be donated to DIFFA.
Images courtesy of Vippa and Design Within Reach.
Scott Hartkopf - 2009-10-24 12:00:00 EDT
Hightower Group has been appointed the exclusive North American for VIPP serving the commercial contract, hospitality and healthcare markets. For commercial project discounts contact Hightower. Vipp products are also on display at the Hightower showroom at the New York Design Center, 200 Lexington Avenue - Suite 1316.