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Design August, 2 2010

The “Rietveld Year”

The Centraal Museum in Utrecht is celebrating the legacy of Gerritt Thomas Rietveld through a series of events staggered over the remainder of 2010. The events are separated by region, meaning they take individual stock of Rietveld’s influence in a given area via smaller installations. For example, beginning in October, Rietveld’s furniture will be given a comprehensive exhibition. Additionally, Canadian designer Maarten Meerman’s 1:144 scale model of the Red and White chair (and other miniatures) will be on display.

Design Boom has the full story. Make sure to visit them for all news related to the “Rietveld Year.”

More images of Rietveld design and inspired design after the jump.

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