Paul Evans (1931-1987), ‘ Chrome-Mirrored Bed and Desk, USA’, Design/Decorative Art, Todd Merrill Studio
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Chrome-Mirrored Bed and Desk, USA

36 × 60 × 105 in
91.4 × 152.4 × 266.7 cm
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New York
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Todd Merrill Studio
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Designed to float in the middle of a room, this bed with desk is an unusual and highly functional …

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Paul Evans (1931-1987)
American, 1931–1987
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A former metalworker, Paul Evans set up his own design studio in 1955 and, over the course of decades, became known for his sculpture, furniture, and contributions to the American Studio Craft Movement in the ’70s. The musician Lenny Kravitz once called Evans’s work, which he collects, “stunningly beautiful, stunningly ugly, stunningly tacky, stunningly sophisticated.” His career is divided into phases, each of which is defined by different styles and materials—the latter of which have included copper, bronze, pewter, sculpted steel, and argente. Hallmarks of his work include high relief, abstractly patterned surfaces, combining gilding, gnarled wood, and metal filigree. He also embraced and pioneered the integration of technology into design, including features such as remote-controlled doors and shelves in his creations.

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Designed to float in the middle of a room, this bed with desk is an unusual and highly functional custom design. A large full-mirrored chromed steel King-size headboard is attached to a steel and glass desk. The headboard is weighted to resist movement and comes with matte black frame for a king size bed.The ultra …

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Paul Evans (1931-1987)
American, 1931–1987
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A former metalworker, Paul Evans set up his own design studio in 1955 and, over the course of decades, became known for his sculpture, furniture, and contributions to the American Studio Craft Movement in the ’70s. The musician Lenny Kravitz once called Evans’s work, which he collects, “stunningly beautiful, stunningly ugly, stunningly tacky, stunningly sophisticated.” His career is divided into phases, each of which is defined by different styles and materials—the latter of which have included copper, bronze, pewter, sculpted steel, and argente. Hallmarks of his work include high relief, abstractly patterned surfaces, combining gilding, gnarled wood, and metal filigree. He also embraced and pioneered the integration of technology into design, including features such as remote-controlled doors and shelves in his creations.

Chrome-Mirrored Bed and Desk, USA

36 × 60 × 105 in
91.4 × 152.4 × 266.7 cm
Contact For Price
Location
New York
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