Edited by Sheila Kim-Jamet -- Interior Design, 10/1/2004 12:00:00 AM
It's round two for reality-TV show The Apprentice. While the young professionals do their best to avoid being dismissed by the Donald, Varenna/Poliform is quietly getting the job done with the sleek Alea kitchen system, featured in this season's Trump Tower apartment.
Test Drive a Sub-Zero 700 Series
Need proof of the power of interior design? Mercedes-Benz has just discovered that a high-end fridge or sofa can be a marketing tool. When prospective car owners show up for a test drive at a LoveMercedes Tour site nationwide, they're also greeted by the products of the Sub-Zero Freezer Company and Flexform, among others. The tour concludes in Dallas, from October 22 to 24.
New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is presenting "Klee: His Years at the Bauhaus (1921-1931)," opening November 12. Created during Paul Klee's time at the school's two locations, the 30 pieces exemplify the Swiss artist's experimental, humorous, and metaphysical painting style.
Space To Soar
Architecture firm Spector Group is breaking ground on a 245,000-square-foot, seven-story addition to the National Museum of Naval Aviation and National Flight Academy in Pensacola, Florida. The plan features a theater, a restaurant, and classrooms and dormitories for academy students. Completion is slated for 2006.
The Good Old Days
Betting that local professionals are ready to incorporate older pieces in contemporary interiors, Caskey-Lees is launching the Los Angeles Interior Design & Antiques Show. The event runs from November 11 to 14 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, with an opening to benefit DIFFA.