The Pink Swan Project: Designing for a Greater Good

The Pink Swan Project: Designing for a Greater Good

Mat Sanders
Sep 20, 2011

What do you get when you combine a classic piece of furniture, 19 big-name designers and a worthwhile cause? The Pink Swan Project - your chance to make a difference and own a custom piece of furniture by one of your favorite tastemakers.

This October, one-of-a-kind pieces by some of today's most celebrated designers will be auctioned off to the public to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Using Arne Jacobsen's iconic Swan Chair as their blank canvas, 19 top interior designers, architects and fashion designers have been given free reign to interpret the simple, mid-century piece in whatever way their heart desires. Designers include Nate Berkus, Karim Rashid, Jonathan Adler, Simon Doonan and many more.

This is your chance to not only own a truly unique piece of furniture from one of your favorite players in the industry, but also donate to a wonderful, worthwhile cause. The auction will be held October 1-31st at and is organized by SUITE New York - one of Manhattan's premiere showrooms for mid-century modern and contemporary furniture.

For more information and to find out how you can bid, visit

Swan chairs pictured above, clockwise: Simon Doonan, Madeline Weinrib, Nate Berkus, Campion Platt, Chris Kraig & Milly de Cabrol

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