Design Miami/ 2017 – The Most Renowned International Design Galleries ⇒ The leading venue Design Miami/ commemorates the best achievements in design from all around the world. The most edition commenced on December 6th and saw its conclusion on the 10th. One of the most important focus of the event is design galleries. Each edition, they selected the most renowned international design galleries to present curated exhibitions of museum-quality furniture, lighting, and objects of art. As a result, Design Miami attracts the highest level of private and public collectors of historical and contemporary design.
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The galleries that are invited to exhibit deal mainly in exceptional design objects from the advent of Modernism (circa 1900) to the present day, with others specialised in outstanding antiques from the 18th- and 19th-centuries. Now, you can discover more about twenty design galleries that enthusiastically showcased at the influential trade fair.
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The Future Perfect was founded by David Alhadeff in 2003 as a platform for distinguished and emerging contemporary designers. The Gallery has also been a pioneer in introducing international designers to the American audience.
Owner: David Alhadeff
Addresses: 55 Great Jones Street, New York, NY 10012 USA
3085 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA 94115 USA
For more than twenty-five years, Galerie Patrick Seguin has worked strenuously to promote the demountable houses of Jean Prouvé.
Owner: Patrick Seguin
Address: 45–47 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K 4HN United Kingdom
5 rue des Taillandiers Paris 75011 France
Living at the intersection of design and art, the emerging and the rediscovered, the gallery has garnered international acclaim for its exhibitions and publications and its commitment to preserving history through its archives, library, and private collection.
Owner: Zesty Meyers and Evan Snyderman
Address: 82 Franklin Street, New York, NY 10013 USA
Carpenters Workshop Gallery, with spaces in London, New York, and Paris, transcends classical borders of art and design, offering a precise symbiosis at the intersection of these two universes.
Owners: Loic Le Gaillard & Julien Lombrail
Addresses: 3 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4HE, United Kingdom
693 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022, USA
54 rue de la Verrerie, Paris 75004, France
At Galerie Kreo, Clémence and Didier Krzentowski produce and present vintage lighting and contemporary limited-edition pieces by the greatest contemporary designers, including Pierre Charpin, Jamie Hayon, Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, and several others.
Owners: Didier and Clémence Krzentowski
Addresses: 14A Hay Hill, London W1J 8NZ, United Kingdom
31 rue Dauphine, Paris 75006, France
Friedman Benda is dedicated to presenting established and emerging designers who create historically significant work and are at the forefront of their practice.
Owners: Marc Benda and Jennifer Olshin
Address: 515 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001 USA
Patrick Parrish opened his eponymous gallery in New York’s Tribeca neighbourhood in 2014. He exhibits the unusual, new, and sometimes overlooked modernist designers and artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Owners: Patrick Parrish
Address: 50 Lispenard Street New York, NY 10013 USA
Demisch Danant specializes in twentieth-century French design with an emphasis on the late 1950s through the 1970s. Curated exhibitions on historical work are presented within environments that reference architecture and interiors of the era.
Owners: Suzanne Demisch and Stephane Danant
Address: 30 West 12th Street New York, NY 10011 USA
Galerie Downtown specialises above all on twentieth-century French design with a specific focus on postwar and midcentury and contemporary design.
Owner: François Laffanour
Address: 18 rue de Seine, Paris 75006 France
Erastudio Apartment-Gallery presents Tenti’s favourite eras of Italian Radical Architecture of the 1960s–80s and is committed to creating the right environment for every piece within a space.
Owner: Patrizia Tenti
Address: Via Palermo 5, Brera Design District Milan 20121 Italy
Volume Gallery focuses on American design with a strong emphasis on emerging contemporary designers. Volume Gallery asks critical questions of what it means to be an American designer in a culture that is rapidly becoming more global while simultaneously examining the American experience.
Owner: Claire Warner & Sam Vinz
Address: 1709 W. Chicago Ave, 2nd Floor Chicago, IL 60622 USA
Southern Guild has spearheaded the high-end design category in Africa, propelling artists and designers to make spirited, challenging, and complex work.
Directors: Trevyn and Julian McGowan
Addresses: Shop 5B, Silo 5, V&A Waterfront Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001 South Africa
Trumpet Building, 19 Keyes Avenue, Keyes Art Mile Rosebank, Johannesburg South Africa
Since the gallery’s inception in 2008, the collection has grown throughout all object typologies, representing a carefully curated collection of cutting-edge contemporary design.
Owner: Alexis Ryngaert
Address: Emile Claus 51 B-1050 Brussels
Founded in 1974, Maison Gerard specializes in fine French Art Deco, twentieth-century, and contemporary design, furniture, lighting, and objets d’art.
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Gallery Principal: Benoist Drut
Address: 43 and 53 East 10th Street New York, NY 10003 USA
Since its opening, Louisa Guinness Gallery has commissioned jewellery from leading contemporary artists and historic artist-made jewellery.
Owner: Louisa Guinness
Address: 45 Conduit Street Mayfair, London, W1S 2YN United Kingdom
Since 2000, Todd Merrill Studio has been renowned for its glamorous and eclectic mix of twentieth-century design. As one of the first gallerists to realize the significance of postwar American studio design, Merrill has dramatically increased its popularity.
Owner: Todd Merrill
Address: 80 Lafayette Street New York, NY 10013 USA
Specialising in contemporary decorative arts, Pierre Marie Giraud represents international artists working with glass, ceramics, and silver, and collaborates with designers for the production of unique objects and limited editions.
Owner: Pierre Marie Giraud
Address: 7 rue de Praetere Brussels 1050Belgium
Gallery ALL is a curation-led, commissioning design gallery with expertise on Contemporary design with a specific focus on Chinese design. Based between Beijing and Los Angeles, Gallery ALL is focused on working with designers who operate within a local context, with an eye on the effects of globalization.
Owners: Xiao Lu and Yu Wang
Addresses: Building A9-1, 751 D Park, no. 4 of Jiuxianqiao Road Beijing, 100015 China
915 Mateo Street, Suite 208 Los Angeles, CA 90021 USA
With special emphasis given to French postwar designers, the collection progresses the artistic dialogue between these historically significant works and contemporaries.
Owner: Hugues Magen
Address: 54 East 11th Street New York, NY 10003USA
Mercado Moderno (MeMo) is a store-gallery dedicated to Brazilian design. Its main speciality is vintage design from the 1950s to 1980s, collecting incredible original pieces.
Owners: Marcelo Vasconcellos and Alberto Vicente
Address: Rua do Lavradio, 130 Centro Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20230-070 Brazil
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