26 APR 2014

'Inside Out' Webbs Modern Design Auction

Some early highlights from the upcoming auction 'Inside Out'. This is the first modern design auction for 2014 and the third year of collaboration between Webb's and Mr. Bigglesworthy.

The curated suite of pieces for auction centre on the theme of modernism and its expression in the post war lifestyle. It was an optimistic era for architects, designers and manufacturers who were influenced by the ideals of the Bauhaus and eager to create a bold new world embracing new forms and materials. There is a common theme to the best work produced during this creative renaissance - a desire for honesty and integrity of design. That is, to create objects stripped of superfluous decoration, revealing their true essence of form and function. Check out the online catalogue here. AUCTION Thursday 15 May, 6.30pm Mid century modern design auction Hosted by Webb's - 18 Manukau Road, Epsom PREVIEW Join us to preview 'Inside Out' on May 8, from 5.30 - 7.30pm at Webb's - 18 Manukau Road, Epsom. VIEWING Fri 9 May : 9am - 5:30pm Sat 10 May & Sun 11 May : 11am - 3pm Mon 12 May : 9am - 5:30pm Tue 13 May : 9am - 5:30pm Wed 14 May : 9am - 5:30pm Thu 15 May : 9am - 12 noon PICTURED HERE From top to bottom - United Furniture Sideboard in Walnut with Faceted Front - Osvaldo Borsani P40 Leather and Brass Chair for Tecno - Early Eames DAX Chairs for Herman Miller - Edward Wormley Globes with Walnut Stands (including one with an illuminated interior) - Lysgaard Mobler Rosewood Executive Desk - Eames Time Life Chairs for Herman Miller Wool rugs by Fane Flaws and Chiara Corbeletto for Dilana Rugs

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