515 West 26th Street, New York
May 4 - June 10, 2017
Friedman Benda, one of the world’s leading design galleries, announces dna10 its 10th anniversary exhibition. dna10 aims to look ahead by taking stock of the past ten years of projects and exhibitions. Reflecting on a decades’ worth of innovation, this survey will shine a light onto the beautiful chaos that is contemporary design.
Dna10 will include work from twenty-one designers and artists that span five continents and multiple generations including Ron Arad, Andrea Branzi, Humberto and Fernando Campana, Wendell Castle, Byung Hoon Choi, Paul Cocksedge, Andile Dyalvane, Front Design, gt2P, Misha Kahn, Shiro Kuramata, Joris Laarman, Forrest Myers, nendo, Gerrit Rietveld, Christopher Schanck, Adam Silverman, Ettore Sottsass, Faye Toogood, Marcel Wanders, Lebbeus Woods and Tadanori Yokoo.
The exhibition will feature one distinct piece from each studio practice and will look discretely at each designer’s process, highlighting their major contributions to contemporary design. Additionally, documentation in the form of drawings, sketches, videos and models will accompany the work on view.