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Ron Arad issue 04/03/10


Hello Dezeen mailing list and welcome to our special Ron Arad-flavoured issue of Dezeenmail!

We're proud to be online media partners of the Ron Arad: Restless exhibition, which opened at the Barbican in London last month.

To coincide with the show we're hosting a Dezeentalks event at the show on Thursday 11 March and have 100 tickets to give away to our readers.

Scroll down for more details about the Dezeentalks and how to win tickets, plus a roundup of our recent stories and movies about Ron Arad on Dezeen.


Dezeen were commissioned to make four films to coincide with the exhibition. In this first movie the Israeli-born designer shows us around his studio in Chalk Farm, London. Watch the movie »

Join us for Dezeentalks at the Barbican’s Ron Arad: Restless exhibition in London next Thursday, 11 March.

The event will feature leading design authors talking about their books and will culminate in a discussion about the state of design book publishing today.

Speakers are:

The evening will be chaired by Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs, author of Twenty-First Century Design (Carlton Books).

After the Dezeentalks, the authors will be signing copies of their books, which will be available for sale.

More details about the Dezeentalks »

We have 50 pairs of tickets (worth £10 each) to give away for the show and Dezeentalks on 11 March.

Tickets give access to both the exhibition and the event. The Dezeentalks start at 7pm and the gallery is open until 10pm that evening.

Enter the competition to win tickets »

In the second of four films we made for exhibition, we asked Ron Arad (above, pictured while studying at the Architectural Association) about his upbringing in Israel and how he found himself working as a furniture designer in London. Watch the movie »

Arad has created a limited-edition polycarbonate version of his famous Well Tempered Chair specially for the exhibition. More information in our Dezeen story »

Check out photos from the opening night at the Barbican here , here and here on our Facebook page.

We hope to see you at the Dezeentalks on 11 March in London!


Enter the competition to win tickets »


Love from Dezeen and the Barbican.


Ron Arad
on Dezeen


Here are links to all our stories about Ron Arad on Dezeen:


The Design Museum Holon in Israel, wrapped in layers of Corten steel, opens this month »


An exhibition of Arad's work called No Discipline was on show at MOMA in New York last year»


Arad presented Thumbprint (above) alongside the Bodyguard series at Timothy Taylor Gallery in London last April, »


Guarded Thoughts was an exhibition of Arad's work at the Friedmann Benda Gallery in New York in November 2008 »


Arad launched this rotating bath and shower for Teuco in Milan in 2008 »


Also called Restless, this collection was shown at Friedman Benda gallery in New York in 2007 »