Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Trashy DIFFA Divas!

CAN IT!!!

AUCTION OF ICONIC WASTE BINS
CUSTOMIZED BY LEADING ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS
TO MARK THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF VIPP WASTE CANS

AUCTION TO BENEFIT DIFFA: DESIGN INDUSTRIES FOUNDATION FIGHTING AIDS
(Invitation Only)

WHAT: Thirty-five leading figures in the worlds of architecture, art, design, fashion and entertainment have put their signature touch on the iconic VIPP bins to the celebrate CAN IT!!!, the 70th anniversary of the premier mini-waste can company. The bins will be on display for an exclusive press preview on Thursday, October 15th at DWR: Tools for Living and will be auctioned at a gala event on Wednesday, October 28th at the Design Within Reach flagship store, with all proceeds going to benefit DIFFA.

WHO: Calvin Klein, David Rockwell, David Stark, Evette Rios, Helena Christensen, Nigel Barker, Oscar de la Renta, Ralph Lauren, Robert Verdi, Veronica Webb and Yoko Ono.

Other participating designers include: Ami James, Avi Adler, Camilla Stærk, Cole & Garrett, Izhar Patkin, James Charles, Jes Gordon, John Baldessari, Jonas Hecksher - E-Types, Swathi Ghanta for Kidrobot, Lady Bunny, Lady Pink, Magnus Berger, Michael Aram, Mike Perry, Olaf Breuning, Razortooth, Richard Colman, Rikke Korff - The Furies, Robert Geller, Shelly Sabel, Sune Rose Wagner - The Raveonettes, The Selby and Yves Behar.

PRESS PREVIEW: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15TH

The 35 customized VIPP bins will be on display for a private press preview at DWR: Tools for Living located at 142 Wooster Street, from 9am-11am. RSVP information below.

WHERE: DWR: Tools for Living (142 Wooster Street between Houston and Prince, New York City)

WHEN: Thursday, October 15th from 9-11 AM





CAN IT!!! PUBLIC VIEWING AND BIDDING: OCTOBER 15-28TH

The 35 customized VIPP bins will be on display for public viewing and bidding at DWR: Tools for Living located at 142 Wooster Street, during regular store hours from 11am-7pm.

http://www.diffa.org/

4 comments:

Greet said...

Thank you for sharing this!!

Greet

custardbydesign said...

what a cool post...
cool cans too

GYPSYWOMAN said...

fabulous, dahling! simply fabulous!!!

Kwana said...

What fun cans!!