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Artists Design Bags for Fair Trade.
Auction & Exhibit next week!

Bags of Goodwill



twentytwentyone are honoured to launch Bags of Goodwill, an exhibition and auction to raise awareness and funds for the Fairtrade Foundation.

Bags of Goodwill will show one-off creations by 40 world-renowned designers during London Design Festival. 19-25 September. To be held at our River Street showroom, the event is being generously supported by Cappellini.

The unique bags will be available to purchase via sealed bid. The highest bidder will be contacted at the close of the exhibition, with all monies going to the Fairtrade Foundation.

Ross Lovegrove, below left: Eero Aarnio, below right:



The unique bags will be available to purchase via sealed bid.

We have approached important international furniture and product designers to customise or create a design directly onto twentytwentyone's cotton tote shopping bag. The only consideration being that their design reflects their philosophy towards design and makes a consideration towards responsible design.

The entire exhibition will be available to view online from 19 September 2007.
It will also be on display at the:

twentytwentyone
showroom from the 19 - 25 September from 10am - 5pm. (12pm - 5 pm on Sunday 23 September).

The following designers have committed to the project; Alexander Taylor, Alfredo Haeberli, Andrew Stafford, Arik Levy, Barber Osgerby, Claesson Kovisto Rune, Damian Williamson, Doshi Levien, Eero Aarnio, El Ultimo Grito, Ella Doran, Enzo Mari, Gijs Bakker, Gitta Gschwendtner, Giulio Cappellini, Harri Koskinen, Ineke Hans, Jasper Morrison, Jerszy Seymour, Kenneth Grange, Konstantin Grcic, Lucienne Day, Marcel Wanders, Mark Holmes, Matthew Hilton, Michael Marriott, Michael Sodeau, Michael Young, Naoto Fukasawa, Noways Says, Patrick Norguet, Pearson Lloyd, Robin Day, Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Ross Lovegrove, Sam Hecht & Kim Collin, Sebastian Wrong, Shin Azumi, Tom Dixon, Tomoko Azumi, Tord Boonjte.

Robin Day: Kenneth Grange:


Shin Azumi: Marcel Wanders:


El Ultimo Grito: Sam Hecht & Kim Collin:


Bids may be accepted until midnight on the 25th September via goodwill@twentytwentyone.com.

If you would like to receive a reply email notification at the launch of the online exhibition please email goodwill@twentytwentyone.com with the word launch in the subject line.

twentytwentyone
wanted to move away from using polythene shop-bags and have sourced a manufacturer to produce Fairtrade and organic certified cotton bag. We consider the bags to be a perfect blank canvas and envisaged a series of commissioned designs to reflect the activities of twentytwentyone. The idea for an auction to raise money for charity was borne out of this concept.

19-25 September

Bags of Goodwill
twentytwentyone
18cRiver St
London EC1R 1XN

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