The Off-Piste bench, a one off design created for the first 1-OK club exhibition in 2015 has been acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria for their permanent collection. It can be viewed at the NGV international in the design gallery alongside works from Droog, Campana brothers and many more.
Ben-Tovim Design recently exhibited works at the Downtown Design exhibition as part of Dubai Design Week. Ben-Tovim Design was one of three studios chosen to represent Melbourne Design Week as part of the Melbourne Lights Up! show, curated by Anne-Maree Sargeant from the Snap Collective. Ben-Tovim Design exhibited alongside Christopher Boots and Andre Hnatojko of Lab De Stu.
Ben-Tovim Design was asked to create a one off piece for a new exhibition concept called 1-OK club. It is a platform for local Australian designers to exhibit and sell 1 off design pieces.
The piece, name Off-Piste Bench is an exploration of the aesthetics and material properties of snow skis, re-configured into a piece of furniture.
1-OK club has been set up by the guys from Lab De Stu, Dale Hardiman and Andre Hnatojko. The first collection, titled Works 1- 43 is being exhibited at the NGV Ian Potter Centre Design Shop until the 7th of September
Photo and styling credits to Nat Turnball and Elise Grace
Ben-Tovim Design took part in the 2014 Menske project. A curated exhibition of products for men situated in the All Press Studios in Collingwood.
Images 1,2,3 and 5 courtesy of Katie Goodwin, Copyright Menske
Ben-Tovim Design exhibtied the Up-Down Lights at the Object Future Exhibition recently curated by Dale Hardiman of Lab De Stu/ Dowel Jones and Suzannah Henty