Leading French auction house Tajan is preparing to present an outstanding selection of Design objects on June 2, 2016. Among the highlights are a sculpture armchair by Ron Aran, a plexiglass coffee table by Toyo Ito and a pair of tripod chairs by Steen Østergaard. Find the lots and bid here.

"Blo-Void 1" sculpture by RON ARAD (NÉ EN 1951) & GALERIE MOURMANS (ÉDITEUR) Height 43 1/4 IN - Length 77 1/8 IN - Width. 117 1/8 IN. Price est.: € 90,000-120,000
“Blo-Void 1” sculpture chair by RON ARAD (NÉ EN 1951) & GALERIE MOURMANS (ÉDITEUR) H: 110cm – L: 196cm – W: 43,5cm . Price est.: € 90,000-120,000 Tajan

This armchair sculpture is made from woven and polished aluminium which creates an infinite flow of industrial clean-cut metal. It is designed by the Israeli industrial designer, artist, and architect Ron Arad, who is famous for his designs the Rover chair and the Bookworm shelf.

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Pair of tripod chairs by Steen Østergaard. 1962. H: 66 cm – W: 70 cm – L: 55 cm. Price est: € 5000-7000. Tajan

Representing the elite of Scandinavian design, these tripodal oak arm chairs come with a formed structure of large bent blades of oak belts, assembled with a T mortise and tenon joint, covered with mottled beige wool upholstery. What makes them interesting on top of aesthetically beautiful is that they were created for the Danish TV show “TV-Huset”.

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Pair of tall table lamps by Giulio Roberto Rida (b. 1943). H: 43.4 cm – Diam. 19.7 cm. Price est.: € 6000 – 8000. Tajan

These Italian design lamps feature a jewel-like, green faceted glass block with blue reflections. They stand on a brass stem with a white opaline lampshade and a tapered shaft. The designer Giulio Roberto is known by working with colourful glass and golden brass, creating glamorous designs of curvilinear forms and open form sculpture.

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“Matsumoto four” coffee table by Toyo Ito & Metea (Éditeur). 2015. H: 30 cm – Surface: 100×200 cm. Tajan

This exceptional coffee table design is made from free-form, curved, translucent Plexiglas and has four ovoid cut volumes creating a stretched trilobé sculpture form. The designer Toyo Ito is a Japanese architect renowned for creating conceptual architecture, expressing the physical and the virtual simultaneously. Among other prestigious awards, Ito was awarded the Pritzker Prize in 2013. He designed the famous Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in 2002, which was defined by the gallery as “a lesson of imagination by a Japanese master”.

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