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We Need Your Help!

Dear Friends,
In September it is 45 years since we opened Design Quest in a twelve hundred square foot space, next to Remes Drug Store in Gaslight village. We will have a party on Thursday, October 26, 2017, 5:00 to 8:00 pm. We will exhibit furniture from the various periods corresponding to our five locations in Grand Rapids. For this we need your help.

If you have a piece of furniture you have purchased from us, that you will be willing to lend us for four weeks, we will make it part of a display signifying the best from the various Design Quest locations, in Gaslight Village, the Eastown Mall, the Grand Rapids Art Museum on Fulton, the Design Center, and our present location. We will pick the furniture up and deliver it back to you after the exhibit.

Please let us know what you have and would lend us, email us a picture at 45th@DesignQuest.biz or call 616-940-9911.

And then we look forward to seeing you at the party: enjoying the company, seeing the changes 45 years has brought, perhaps winning a prize. We hope you will participate, one way or another.

Sincerely yours,
The Design Quest Staff


Update: September 19

LOOKING FOR ICONS!

We are assembling an exhibit chronicling Design Quest’s 45 years in Grand Rapids. We have already many exciting pieces, some purchased as far back as 1972, but a few exceptional pieces are still missing. If you have, and are willing to lend us any of the pieces shown below, or if you have something unique that we have overlooked that you think should be included, we would appreciate hearing from you.

The exhibit will open on Thursday, October 26, and will run three weeks. We will arrange for pickup and delivery, and will take full responsibility of the care and safekeeping of your furniture.

The exhibit will open with a party celebrating forty-five years of business. You are invited. Come see the change over 45 years, meet friends and Design Quest staff, who were with us then, as well as those still with us today.

Please let us know what you have and would lend us, email us a picture at 45th@DesignQuest.biz or call 616-940-9911.

Sincerely yours,
The Design Quest Staff

meg and jorgen 1981

Original Ekornes Stressless Recliner

Dyrlund Flip Flap Table

Hans-Agne Jakobsson
Ellyset Lamps
(many designs produced)

Hans-Agne Jakobsson
Ellyset Lamps
(many designs produced)

Finn Juhl Chieftain's Chair

Hans Wagner J16 Rocking Chair





Update: July 7, 2017

Photo Gallery from past Design Quest locations

Original Ekornes Stressless Chair, Drylund Brazilian Rosewood Bar cart; Kasthall Rug

Design Quest showroom, Gaslight Village, 1972-73

Flip-Flap Dining Table, Manufactured by Dyrlund, Denmark; Korup Dining Chair

Design Quest showroom, Gaslight Village, 1972-73

Left Image: PH Artichoke Pendant Light by Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen; Pablo Picasso "Running of the Bulls" Art Rug by Ege - framed on wall; Cattelan "Tino" Dining Table; Sibau Dining Chairs

Right Image: Systema Wall System; Hyllinge Coffee Table; Reflex Møbler Lounge Chair

Design Quest showroom, current location - 28th Street, 1994-95

Verner Panton Lounge Chairs; Arne Jacobsen Swan Chair in foreground; HG Møbler Wallsystem

Design Quest showroom, Eastown, 1974-80

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