Design August, 17 2009

MFAH | Recent Accessions in Design

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Open from yesterday, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston has a new exhibition highlighting recent accessions in design. Exemplary work from the 20th and 21st-century are included, part of the museum’s desire to collect and preserve items of aesthetic and technical significance in all media. Mathias Bengtsson’s “Slice” armchair (above) is one of the objects privileged in the exhibition

After the jump check out Japanese designer Shiro Kuramata’s “Glass Chair” and the “Flying Carpet Chair” by Ettore Sottsass.