VR Walkthrough: Design New York | Auction 7 June 2022
Join us for a virtual walkthrough of our Design auction from 432 Park Avenue. On view: Joris Laarman, Shiro Kuramata, Harry Bertoia, Josef Frank, Georges Jouve, and more.
The Performance of Perfection
"The New York Times Style Magazine" contributing editor Nick Haramis explores Shiro Kuramata’s iconic Miss Blanche chair.
Synthetic Biology: Joris Laarman's "Bone" Chair
Joris Laarman's nature-inspired, digitally designed chair embodies tensions between the artificial and the natural, the industrial and the handmade.
Sound Discoveries: David Moss on Harry Bertoia's "Sonambients"
The composer tells Design Specialist Kimberly Sørensen how his friendship with Bertoia led to a decades-long exploration of sonic possibility.
VR Walkthrough: Design, London | Auction 12 May 2022
Join us for a virtual walkthrough of our Design auction from 30 Berkeley Square. On view: Jean-Michel Frank, Magdalene Odundo, Jeroen Verhoeven, Georges Jouve, Gio Ponti, Finn Juhl, and more.
Two Remarkable Danish Sofas
One inspired year with decades of influence in design.
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News and Results
8 June 2022
Phillips’ June Design Sales Realize $5.1 MillionRead More
25 May 2022
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12 May 2022
Led by Jean-Michel Frank, Phillips’ Design Sale Realises £4.5 Million, with Six New Auction Records Set Including Angelo Lelii, and Barovier & TosoRead More
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Phillips' Design department offers exceptional examples of 20th and 21st century design including both functional furniture and conceptual works. We are a dominant global force, unified by an acute understanding of the market and international collecting trends. Our expertise includes European Modernism and Art Deco, French, Italian and Nordic Design, International and American Aesthetic Movement and Arts and Crafts, American Modernism and Studio Craft, contemporary design, architecture, glass and ceramics.
Phillips conducts seasonal Design sales in New York, London and Hong Kong. Expertly presented and thoughtfully curated, our auctions bring together sought-after works by masters such as Carlo Mollino, Gio Ponti, Carlo Scarpa, Jean-Michel Frank, Charlotte Perriand, Finn Juhl and Shiro Kuramata.
We have achieved world record prices at auction for Lucie Rie, Jean Royère, Isamu Noguchi, Poul Henningsen and Marcel Coard as well as celebrated contemporary designers Marc Newson and Joris Laarman.
Our team seamlessly works together to expand our global, and continually growing, client base. In 2016, we welcomed new buyers from around the world, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Russia and the Middle East.
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