The entire art world headed to the beautiful city of Basel by now. Although Art Basel is the biggest event, Design Miami is bringing the design. This year, the lineup includes “unique, rare, and one-of-a-kind works”, a focus on the contemporary trends. Modern Dining Tables focus on your dining area but is here today to present you some of the best art galleries featured on this amazing art and design event.
A globally respected gallerist and one of the leading forces and tastemakers within the collectible art/design market, Gabrielle Ammann founded ammann//gallery in Cologne in 2006. Known for her unique curatorial approach, she cultivates a cutting-edge program devoted to innovation and connoisseurship in the fields offine art, design, and architecture, including some of the most important artists and designers in the world like Ron Arad, Hélène Binet, Zaha Hadid, Rolf Sachs and Studio Nucleo.
Carpenters Workshop Gallery
Carpenters Workshop Gallery transcends classical borders of art and design, offering a precise symbiosis at the intersection of these two universes. Carpenters Workshop Gallery produces and exhibits functional sculptures by international rising and established artists and designers who work outside traditional territories of expression.
Demisch Danant specializes in twentieth-century french design with an emphasis on the late 1950s through the 1970s and represents the work of Maria Pergay, Pierre Paulin, Joseph-André Motte, Pierre Guariche, Michel Boyer, Philippon & Lecoq and René-Jean Caillette.
Galerie Philippe Gravier has developed two concepts: “Maisons d’Edition,” between art and architecture, and “Elements of Architecture,” between architecture and sculpture. “Maisons d’Edition” are small, nomadic homes imagined and designed by architects that must be movable and sustainable. “Elements of Architecture” are produced more as sculptures than as design, and demonstrate each architect’s signature style and excellence.
LIMITED EDITION FELTRI, BY GAETANO PESCE, FOR CASSINA, BY RAF SIMONS
Calvin Klein makes its debut at Design Miami/Basel with an installation celebrating Italian designer Gaetano Pesce’s work. The designer’s Feltri chair, designed in 1987 for Cassina, is presented in an environment inspired by an authentic barn and reinterpreted by creative director Raf Simons using one-of-a-kind American heirloom quilts from the 19th and 20th centuries.
TODD MERRILL STUDIO
Since 2000Todd 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.
Friedman Benda is dedicated to presenting established and emerging designers who create historically significant work and are at the forefront of their practice. Founded in 2007, the gallery’s exhibitions and publications have played a vital role in the development of the contemporary design market and education, and take a comprehensive approach to work that intersects the fields of design, craft, and art.