New York, NY (May 29, 2024) — For the 2024 edition of Design Miami/ Basel, Friedman Benda is pleased to present a group installation, exploring sculptural impulses in contemporary design. The gallery examines idiosyncratic formal languages, material choices, and distinct processes by eight leading studios.

Participating artists include: Ini Archibong, Wendell Castle, Enrico Marone Cinzano, Carmen D’Apollonio, Misha Kahn, Samuel Ross, Ettore Sottsass, and Barbora Žilinskaitė.

For Design Miami/ Basel’s special tribute foyer to Gaetano Pesce (1939-2024), Friedman Benda will present two key historic works from the early 1970s, a rare Arca Desk and a unique version of the iconic Moloch floor lamp.

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Hall 1 Süd, Messe Basel, Switzerland

Preview Day | June 10

Regular Show Days | June 11 – 16

About Friedman Benda

Friedman Benda identifies and advances key narratives that intersect contemporary design, craft, architecture, fine art, and cutting-edge technological research. The gallery promotes synthesis between leading creative thinkers and makers by creating opportunities to advance new connections within the global design community. Friedman Benda is committed to a critical view of design history. We aim to expand the design dialogue from its established sources, exploring perspectives that have previously been marginalized. Spanning five continents and five generations, Friedman Benda represents a roster of seminal established and emerging designers, as well as historically significant estates. With locations in New York and Los Angeles, the gallery’s exhibitions, publications and collaborations with institutions have played a vital role in the development of the contemporary design market and scholarship since 2007. For further information please visit and the gallery’s Instagram @friedman_benda and YouTube channel @FriedmanBenda.


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