Hermes, Gucci, Louis Vuitton & More Designers Create Christmas Trees For Charity


above: Louis Vuitton 2009 Christmas Tree

The 14th Les Sapins de Noel des Createurs (Designer Christmas Trees) Charity Auction by the Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Foundation was held on December 8, 2009 in Paris, France. (more…)

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One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Treasure: Can It! The Vipp Charity Auction Of Artist Designed Cans.

Vipp Charity auction hero IIHIH copyDesign Within Reach is co-hosting CAN IT!, a charity auction to benefit DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS.

CAN IT! is being produced by Danish design company Vipp in celebration of their 70th anniversary. This noteworthy event will feature an exhibition and auction of Vipp trash bins that have been transformed by 35 leading figures in the worlds of architecture, art, design, fashion and entertainment. (more…)

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A Brush With Talent: The Charity Artist Brush Auction


above: many of the brushes have illustrated images by the artists who used them

The Rotofugi gallery, a designer toy store and gallery located in Chicago, Illinois, had this wonderful idea of auctioning off the actual used (and signed) art brushes of some of today’s hippest lowbrow surrealist, and underground artists and illustrators on ebay to benefit Gigi’s Playhouse. (more…)

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Vipp & Helena Christensen Get Designers To Do Trash For Charity.

Designer Vipp Trash Cans for Charity

Danish design company Vipp and Danish supermodel Helena Christensen join forces in raising money for children affected by the Chernobyl disaster, and for the poor of New York City. To mark the opening of a Vipp showroom in New York, Vipp is arranging a large-scale charity auction in collaboration with Danish supermodel Helena Christensen who also resides in New York. (more…)

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