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Giuseppe Zambonini papersOpen Atelier of Design Lecture Series ➔ Non-Specialization in Design

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Lecture: Ward Bennett
(event series)

Related people/organizations

Jasper Johns (subject)
Robert Rauschenberg (subject)
Pratt Institute. School of Architecture (subject)
Joe D'Urso (subject)
H. Hofmann (subject)
Charles Gwathmey (subject)
Jack Lenor Larsen (subject)
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (subject)
Calvin Klein (subject)
Knoll International, inc (subject)
Giuseppe Zambonini (speaker)
Ward Bennett (speaker)
Philip Johnson (subject)




Ward Bennett describes his early career (fashion, teaching; studies with Hans Hofmann). Total design. Design/production of glass, textiles, furniture. Research. Relationship with architecture community. Market for designed furniture. Proportions of a proper chair (not Eames). Shows drawings. Question and answer with Zambonini and Open Atelier of Design (OAD) students. 01:02:24 Side B Bennett discusses the pitch of his furniture; lighting; interiors.



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