Tony Smith installation in Seattle’s Olympic Sculpture Park, circa 2009.
For a slightly more up-to-date catalog of things to see in Seattle over a summer weekend, WSJ has a good roundup.∞
Hopewell: machine washable modern quilts. The company was founded by an architectural designer and a painter and is based in LA.∞
Knoll has reissued Charles Pollock’s 657 leather sling chair and it’s a beaut. The seat was actually the first that the famously reclusive designer showed to Florence Knoll, and later overshadowed by its later kin, Pollock’s Executive Chair from 1965.
[Memories of the late, great designer, for Artforum, here.]∞
Face it: The likelihood of owning a vintage Gunta Stölzl wall hanging (right) is slim. A closer bet? Ordering one from Christopher Farr, who licenses wool versions based on Stölzl’s original sketches.∞