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Bertoia’s Diamond Chair in ‘The Beales Bequest’ exhibition

Harry Bertoia, an Italian-American sculptor, university lecturer and furniture designer, created The Diamond Chair in 1952 for the firm Knoll International. It comprises of a series containing a small and large version of the chair, a chair with an raised … Continue reading

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The opening of The Beales Bequest exhibition

On Saturday 10 January, The Ken Stradling Collection will be holding a private view of their latest exhibition, The Beales Bequest. This exhibition revolves around the eclectic objects that a Bristol architect and founding trustee of The Ken Stradling Collection … Continue reading

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First Post from The Ken Stradling Collection Blog

Welcome to the Ken Stradling Collection Blog. This is an¬†extraordinary collection of design and applied arts amassed by Ken Stradling over more than 60 years as a retailer and patron. From 1948 to the present, Ken has been involved in … Continue reading

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