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Here Now, a $25,000 Frank Gehry-Designed Chess Set

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Frank Gehry has just added a chess set to his much-established line for Tiffany & Co. According to Gizmodo, the architect took a prominent role in the design process, rendering the bone-china pieces into his signature deconstructivist forms based on what they do in the game; for instance, "the soft curves of the queen contrast the sharp angles of the king, while the pawns have all been equipped with cannons atop them." Buy the game for $25,000 through special order—roughly the cost of two months' rent for one of the three-bedroom, one-bathroom units at the Gehry's 8 Spruce Street tower in Manhattan.

· Frank Gehry's Tiffany Chess Set is a Miniature Architectural Marvel [Gizmodo via Geekosystem]