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DIFFA - Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS VIPP Gala Event
10/28/2009 - By Design Within Reach Studio

DIFFA - Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS VIPP Gala Event

Cocktails and auction, hosted by Veronica Webb, Vipp, DWR and DIFFA.

Danish design company Vipp celebrated its 70th anniversary this month by hosting Can It!!! - a charity auction in New York City in collaboration with design retailer Design Within Reach (DWR). The auction held on October 28, 2009 benefited DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS. Thirty-five leading figures in the worlds of architecture, art, design, fashion and entertainment put their signature touch on the iconic Vipp bin for the occasion.

Those who placed bids on one or more of the customized Vipp bins, were invited to a special gala auction on Wednesday, October 28, hosted by Veronica Webb, Vipp, DWR and DIFFA.

Participating Designers included:
Ami James, Avi Adler, Calvin Klein, Camilla Stærk, Cole and Garrett, David Rockwell, David Stark, Evette Rios, Helena Christensen, Izhar Patkin, James Charles, Jes Gordon, John Baldessari, Jonas Hecksher/E-types, Lady Bunny, Lady Pink, Magnus Berger, Michael Aram, Mike Perry, Nigel Barker, Olaf Breuning, Oscar de la Renta, Ralph Lauren, Kiril Kirov/Razortooth, Richard Colman, Rikke Korff/The Furies, Robert Geller, Robert Verdi, Shelly Sabel, Sune Rose Wagner/The Raveonettes, Swathi Ghanta/Kidrobot, The Selby, Veronica Webb, Yoko Ono, Yves Béhar/Fuseproject.

Photos: Annie Kohl

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