Themes and Thoughts about Collecting Design

What are some of the characteristics that make a great collector? Access – cultural and monetary, sustained interest, superior ‘taste’, patronage, and desire for self expression through objects are few that come to mind. As design has been formalized into … Continue reading

Exciting finds at Artcurial’s 20th Century Interiors sale

  Artcurial has a very exciting and accessible two part sale coming up on the 4th of October.  You have lots of time to browse and make careful choices!  There are over 500 lots just in the day sale! We’ve … Continue reading

Curated Spaces

Expanding on the traditional ‘decorator interiors’ Christie’s and Sotheby’s hosted influential bloggers and top designers in there exhibition spaces this fall, asking them to compose interiors using objects in their design sales mixed with Modern and Contemporary artwork. The results are truly inspiring! It … Continue reading

FRIDAY FINDS: Collecting with flair – Yves Saint Laurent and Jacques Doucet

Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé’s rue de Babylon appartment in Paris. The legendary Eileen Gray Dragon Chair (1917-1919) is in the foreground. Image courtesy of Nicolas Mathéus ….. JACQUES DOUCET (1853-1929) and YVES SAINT LAURENT (1935-2008) The current exhibition … Continue reading

Henry Dakak Jr. – HHD

Guided by his intuition and imagination young Lebanese designer Henry Dakak spontaneously employs his knowledge of historical techniques to create contemporary furniture and lighting. His laboratory in Beirut is in the old factory of his grandfather’s furniture company. He is … Continue reading

‘Paulin, Paulin, Paulin’ at Galerie Perrotin

“I am what you could call a para-artist. Someone somewhere between the artistic and the technical spheres. And this only works if it excels in both”. Pierre Paulin. ‘Cathedral Table’, 1981 in lacquered aluminum and glass by Paulin, Edition 2014; … Continue reading

Friday Finds! AD Interiors Paris 2015

  The 6th edition of AD Interiors opens in the beautiful Palais d’Iena this weekend (5-20 September).  The theme is ‘A l’avant garde du style’ and 15 designers and interior architects will be imagining and creating the ‘interiors of the future’. … Continue reading

Les Puces de Nice

To receive our full coverage of events and market news and special offers sign up for our weekly newsletter under the banner above! ~~ Last year we visited the Cours Saleya in Nice for the flea market, which is there … Continue reading

Friday Finds! TEFAF 2015

Pierre Paulin, One of a Pair of Armchairs, 1984, Lacquered wood, foam, original fabric   Image courtesy of Gallery Demisch Denant When we read that Demish Denant will be presenting work at TEFAF Design this year we were very excited to see what here-to-fore unseen … Continue reading

Friday Finds! 19 Sept 2014

Are you looking for a light or pair of chairs by a specific designer or from a certain period? Have you been dreaming of owning a …? You fill in the blank and Artecase will help you find it!  ~~ The … Continue reading