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THE NEW gallery will be exhibiting at FOG Design+Art Fair, featuring new works by Videre Licet and CHRISTOPHER BOOTS. The event runs from January 11-14, 2018 in San Francisco.

About FOG: Celebrating today’s most significant creatives and leading contributors to the worlds of design and visual arts, the fair assembles 45 leading international galleries and also includes a weekend of relevant programming. FOG has become a focal point for the design and arts communities on the West Coast and further afield. The fair’s success and unique spirit is due to its bold hybrid approach and intimate presentation of art and design together.

About THE NEW: Established in 2016, THE NEW presents unique and limited edition works that cross disciplinary boundaries between art and design. In its dedicated gallery space next door to Twentieth’s landmark Neil Denari designed building, THE NEW features rotating exhibitions as well as hosts cultural events related to art, design and architecture. 

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Artist China Adams' series A Certain Period of Time is now on display at Twentieth.

Artsy.net says "Her conceptual art practice is both rigorously analytical and politically incisive—but manifests in an intuitive, formalist elegance rooted in the body. And it’s very funny."

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Tom Dixon Semi-Annual Sale 15% off all products from 10/2 - 10/16

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The Wingback Chair by Tom Dixon

In addition to the sale, Tom Dixon is celebrating one of their most iconic furniture and upholstery lines throughout the month of October. The Wingback is a seating series that builds upon a 17th century English archetype re-thought and updated for the 21st century. The extravagant and fully upholstered form has been tweaked and teased to give an even more rakish silhouette, the ergonomics adjusted for more comfort as well as the frame being re-tooled for industrial production. The result is an elegant functional sculpture fit for the members club, the hotel lobby or a special place in your home.

The collection includes an arm chair, a dining chair, sofas and an ottoman. Each chair's legs are made of solid oak or copper-plated steel. All are available in a wide range of colors and fabrics. 

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For more information contact sales@twentieth.net

The Equipal Chair by Luteca and Laurent 09 lamp by Lambert & Fils studio were recently featured on Behance for their Seasons article.

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Catch Lambert & Fils at Paris Design Week with their Réflecteur window display. A reinterpreted staging of their Laurent collection.

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Think Piece: Christopher Boots on the Healing Power of Minerals
Christopher Boots’s bronze folding screen shimmers with quartz and lapis lazuli

In his native Melbourne, industrial designer Christopher Boots grew up hunting rocks. His favorite find? Quartz. These days, hunks of the common crystal join a sprinkling of lapis lazuli in the Aussie’s first room divider. “I like to get my hands dirty,” says Boots, who cast the celestial screen in bronze using a lost-wax method to leave hand marks and a surface-of-the-moon texture on the limited edition of eight. Of his innate draw to minerals, the designer says: “I do believe in their healing power. We would probably improve as a species if we had more elements of nature in our interiors.” Available through Twentieth in Los Angeles.

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Christopher Boots, Vanity Screen, 2017
Lost wax bronze, clear quartz, smoky quartz & lapis lazuli
Edition of 8

Christopher Boots spectacular creation, Vanity Screen, is a project of love that has taken four years to realize. Presented at Collective Design in New York in May 2017, the room divider incorporates clear and smoky quartz crystal and lapis lazuli in contrast to a moon like surface cast in solid bronze. The celestial screen is the first in a limited edition of eight.

“In his native Melbourne, industrial designer Christopher Boots grew up hunting rocks. His favorite kind? Quartz. These days, hunks of the common crystal join a sprinkling of lapis lazuli in the Aussie's first room divider. 'I like to get my hands dirty,' says Boots, who cast the celestial screen in bronze using a lost-wax method to leave hand marks and a surface-of-the-moon texture on the limited edition of eight. Of his innate draw to minerals, the designer says: 'I do believe in their healing power. We would probably improve as a species if we had more elements of nature in our interiors.' " (Architectural Digest, September 2017)

Christopher Boots Studio produces a range of custom works both for clients and for design and process development. These pieces are intended to push the limits of the design process and explore materiality in order to advance the designer's craft and vision.

 

For more information please contact sales@twentieth.net

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