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

Joris Laarman Lab

  “The red line that runs through all of my work [is that] everything I do has to have a functional reason for why it looks the way it does,” says Joris Laarmen. Combining functionalism, which is often associated with … Continue reading

Interview with Design-mkt.com’s co-founder Lionel Obadia

Gulp Light, circa 1960, Ingo Maurer.¬†Image courtesy of Design Market. Design Market is an impressive new marketplace for authentic Modern design¬†from the 1940s to 2000. For the last year and a half co-founders Lionel Obadia and David Mimouni have rounded … Continue reading