| Oct 21, 2009 |
DWR and Vipp host charity auction for designer trash cans
Boh staff
By Staff

Danish design company Vipp is celebrating its 70th anniversary this October by hosting Can It!!! - a charity auction in New York City in collaboration with design retailer Design Within Reach (DWR). The auction will benefit DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS. Thirty-five leading figures in the worlds of architecture, art, design, fashion and entertainment have put their signature touch on the iconic Vipp bin for the occasion.

From October 15 – 28, the 35 customized Vipp bins will be on display for public viewing and bidding at DWR: Tools for Living located at 142 Wooster Street, New York City, during regular store hours (11am–7pm). Those who place bids on one or more of the customized Vipp bins, will be invited to a special gala auction on Wednesday, October 28, hosted by Veronica Webb, Vipp, DWR and DIFFA.

Participating designers include: Ami James, Avi Adler, Calvin Klein, Camilla Stærk, Cole and Garrett, David Rockwell, David Stark, Evette Rios, Helena Christensen, Izhar Patkin, James Charles, Jes Gordon, John Baldessari, Jonas Hecksher/E-types, Lady Bunny, Lady Pink, Magnus Berger, Michael Aram, Mike Perry, Nigel Barker, Olaf Breuning, Oscar de la Renta, Ralph Lauren, Kiril Kirov/Razortooth, Richard Colman, Rikke Korff/The Furies, Robert Geller, Robert Verdi, Shelly Sabel, Sune Rose Wagner/The Raveonettes, Swathi Ghanta/Kidrobot, The Selby, Veronica Webb, Yoko Ono, Yves Béhar/Fuseproject.

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