FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Works Department’s ‘Eames Inspiration’ Online Charity Auction to Benefit
Operation Design, a Creative Mentorship Program for NYC Public School Students
Limited-Edition Collection of Eames Chairs Re-Imagined by 20 Graffiti and Street Artists to be Featured in Barneys New York Windows.
May 11th through June 1st
Aakash Nihalani, Billi Kid, Blanco, Cake, Celso, Cern, Damon Ginandes, Darkcloud,
David Cooper, Elbow-Toe, James and Karla Murray, Joe Iurato, Matt Siren, NohJColey, Peru Ana Ana Peru, Skewville, Sofia Maldonado, Stikman, UR®New York and Veng.
April 14, 2010 (New York, NY) – The Eames Foundation, Eames Office and Herman Miller have teamed up with the Public Works Department of New York to present an online auction featuring a unique collection of iconic Eames® Molded Plywood Chairs as re-imagined by some of today’s most celebrated graffiti and street artists. Beginning May 11th, the limited edition “Eames Inspiration” collection will be on display in the windows of Barneys New York
(Madison Avenue and 61st Street) and auctioned online to benefit OPERATION DESIGN, a creative mentorship program that organizes architects, artists and related professionals to work with New York City public school students to create motivating and inspiring projects.
MORE INFO FOR THIS EVENT TO UPDATED LATER