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Moss presents Baas and De Lucchi

Design Miami update: New York's Moss Gallery has sent us images of specially commissioned pieces shown at Design Miami.

The collection includes new pieces commissioned by Murray Moss - who is perhaps the most influential design retailer in the world - from young Dutch designer Maarten Baas and legendary Memphis member Michele De Lucchi, which we are showing here.

Baas created several new pieces as part of his Smoke series of burnt furniture, including a charred version of Droog founder Gijs Bakker's 1993 Fruit Table With Holes and Chair With Holes (above).


Baas also produced a dining table (above) as an addition to his Clay series of furniture, which he first showed in during the furniture fair in Milan earlier this year.

The seven-legged, black-painted chair is made of synthetic clay, hand-modeled over a steel framework. The one-off sold for $31,000, a record for a piece by Baas.

De Lucchi presented a number of hand-carved wooden models of imaginary houses from his Walls & Heroic Sculptures series, which the Italian architect/designer describes as "experimental architectural studies" (below).


(Update: see more from the Moss show at Design Miami here)