Preview of Chinese Contemporary Design in Paris

We can’t help but peak ahead a bit even as we’re enjoying these wonderful summer days! There are some great shows and sales coming to Paris this fall and one that looks exciting is the Piasa sale of Contemporary Chinese … Continue reading

France’s unique and thrilling Hôtel Drouot

Drouot has always held an allure for collectors, amateurs and tourists alike and we also know it can also feel rather daunting. This week we explain what exactly ‘Hôtel’ Drouot is and how this operation works. Next time you’ll be ready! … 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

Recent Design Articles for the Evolving Collector

Interesting and inspiring article about how and why to commission works from artists and craftpeople via Christie’s. (Click image to link to the article.)   Sotheby’s announced results that beat out Christie’s in the end of 2014 for the first time … Continue reading

Pierre Cardin Design (and Art) sale in Bonnieux (Luberon)

 lot 14 Serge MANZON (1930-1998) pour Pierre CARDIN. Lampe Eclair. Réflecteur hémisphérique en métal chromé présentant un fût en bois laqué en forme d’ailette sur une base de forme libre en bronze, éclairant par une ampoule. Dimensions : 44,5×31,5×21 cm … Continue reading