Hindman Auctions will present its biannual MODERN DESIGN sale on May 20. One of the nation’s leading fine art auction houses, Hindman connects cities nationwide to the global art market and provides expertise across all categories, sales channels, and price points. The Modern Design sale will feature numerous iconic designers who played a crucial role in defining 20th-century design. The auction will celebrate the work of renowned designers including Finn Juhl, Eileen Gray, Martin Szekely, Mira Nakashima, Warren Platner, Paul Evans, and others. Scandinavian Design will be showcased with classic and illustrious ceramics and furniture by Wilhelm Kåge, Berndt Friberg, Gunnar Nylund, Bruno Mathsson, and Arne Jacobsen. Prominent Italian design will include works by Ettore Sottsass, Alfredo Barbini, and Angelo Lelii.
Modern American design also has a strong presence in the auction. Philip and Kelvin LaVerne’s Spring Festival console table made of etched, patinated, and polychromed bronze, and pewter and the duo’s Chan center/dining table are outstanding lots (estimates are $8,000 to $10,000 and $6,000 to $8,000 respectively). The LaVernes were known for creating limited-edition pieces by combining unique methods with ancient motifs.
Bidding for the May 20th sale begins at 10 a.m. CST. Bidders will be able to participate via absentee bid, by phone, or live online through the Digital Bid Room, Hindman’s recently launched online and mobile bidding platform. A private preview of the auction will be available at Hindman’s Chicago office by appointment only. For more information, visit hindmanauctions.com.
DAY OF BEAUTY
Many North Shore salons will offer complimentary beauty services for cancer survivors on June 1, in honor of CANCER SURVIVOR BEAUTY AND SUPPORT DAY. This nationwide and international all-volunteer event has been celebrated in fifty states and several countries since 2003. Although the event is celebrated the first Tuesday in June each year, it was not celebrated last year to due COVID-19. To find a salon near you that is participating this year, visit cancersurvivorbeautyandsupportday.org.
OUT OF THE BOX
FOXTROT is the digitally native evolution of the corner store. It is a one-stop-shop for those seeking thoughtful curation that is a reflection of themselves and their city. A collection of essentials are in store and can be delivered locally in under an hour and shipped nationwide. Foxtrot locations offer all the most loved aspects of neighborhood cafes— beautifully designed interiors that wrap you in the welcoming aroma of freshly brewed coffee, comfortable lounge areas to work and relax, and chef-prepared meals to snack on throughout the day—while bringing together mindful people, brands, and goods to create a community of discovery and joy. For more information, visit foxtrotco.com.