Nov 29 | Friedman Benda At Design Miami Booth G31


NOV 29 – DEC 4  2022

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New York – For Design Miami / 2022, Friedman Benda will bring a group presentation of works by artists including Daniel Arsham, Wendell Castle, Carmen D’Apollonio, Najla El Zein, Misha Kahn, Fernando Laposse, Enrico Marone Cinzano, Raphael Navot, Darren Romanelli, Samuel Ross, Chris Schanck, Ettore Sottsass, Faye Toogood, Jonathan Trayte, Marcel Wanders, and Barbora Žilinskaitė.

The booth installation will feature three distinct seating areas with works by designers across the gallery’s roster. Highlights of work on view include:

  • Daniel Arsham “Dino Chair” in limited edition Orange and White (work debuted this summer at his Bridgehampton studio)
  • Wendell Castle “Wandering Mountain” is a monumental piece that represents Castle’s sculptural bronze typology
  • Carmen D’Apollonio “You don’t turn me on” – work created for this year’s Design Miami, showing her signature tongue-in-cheek spirit ceramic sculpture
  • Raphael Navot “Acrostic (Compass)” – from the Paris-based Israeli designer’s famed “acrostic series.” His first solo exhibition is currently on view at Friedman Benda
  • Darren Romanelli “DRx Quilted Pillow Chair and Sofa” – created for Design Miami, following his recent solo show at the gallery’s LA space
  • Ettore Sottsass “Esercizi” glass series from 1998
  • Faye Toogood “Plot II” – work from her latest collection Assemblage 7 “Lost and Found”
  • Marcel Wanders “Dysmorphophobia 5” mirror – first time on public view

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 four 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.