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Olithas and Tertulia @ DWR – May 15th, 2010

DWR Presents: M+D+F Award Presentation
Saturday, May 15, 6-8pm

Modern + Design + Function/Austin Furniture Now is a juried exhibition designed to uncover

and promote innovative modern furniture by emerging designers in the Austin Area. Organized by

the DWR Austin Studio, M+D+F provides an opportunity for peer, public and professional recognition

for up-and-coming designers and firms. The jurors for 2010 are interior designer Tracey Overbeck Stead

(www.traceyoverbeckstead.com), furniture craftsman Mark Macek (www.macekfurniture.com) and

architect Michael Hsu, AIA (www.mhsudesign.com). Join us in the Studio to view the winning entries.

Refreshments will be served.

Tertulia Chair – Milano Salone Prototypes 2008

tertulia chair detail

Tertulia Chair Detail


‘Tertulia’  is the Spanish word for gathering, a conversational get together in which people simply

sit and exchange their ideas freely. Tertulias can happen in a moments notice. They can happen

anytime or anyplace, and for that reason a folding chair was simply the most natural departing

point typology for this project.

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