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Richard Hutten

Playing with Tradition, 2011

Handknotted wool, silk and cotton rug
157 1/2 × 118 1/10 in
400 × 300 cm
Edition of 7 + 1AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
$23,500
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Priveekollektie Contemporary Art | Design
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I have an antique persian carpet at my home, which I still find the best carpets to have. The idea …

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I have an antique persian carpet at my home, which I still find the best carpets to have. The idea behind the carpet was to build a bridge between the old and the new, east meets west. I came up with the idea to stretch the carpet at a certain point. I found out it’s very important where to start the stretching. On …

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Richard Hutten
Dutch, b. 1967
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Since opening his own studio in Rotterdam in 1991, designer Richard Hutten has paid strict heed to his own rule: “No sign of design.” His furniture and objects—many of them multi-functional—are typically monochromatic and elegant in geometry: an office set in which the chair is cut from the desk, or a child’s drinking cup with comically oversized handles that resemble “Dumbo” ears. One of the most internationally recognized Dutch designers, Hutten’s work belongs to permanent collections in museums all over the world, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

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Priveekollektie Contemporary Art | Design
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I have an antique persian carpet at my home, which I still find the best carpets to have. The idea …

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I have an antique persian carpet at my home, which I still find the best carpets to have. The idea behind the carpet was to build a bridge between the old and the new, east meets west. I came up with the idea to stretch the carpet at a certain point. I found out it’s very important where to start the stretching. On …

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Design/Decorative Art
Richard Hutten
Dutch, b. 1967
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Since opening his own studio in Rotterdam in 1991, designer Richard Hutten has paid strict heed to his own rule: “No sign of design.” His furniture and objects—many of them multi-functional—are typically monochromatic and elegant in geometry: an office set in which the chair is cut from the desk, or a child’s drinking cup with comically oversized handles that resemble “Dumbo” ears. One of the most internationally recognized Dutch designers, Hutten’s work belongs to permanent collections in museums all over the world, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

Richard Hutten

Playing with Tradition, 2011

Handknotted wool, silk and cotton rug
157 1/2 × 118 1/10 in
400 × 300 cm
Edition of 7 + 1AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
$23,500
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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