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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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