In the first auctions the category to take place at 30 Berkeley Square, Phillips April Design Sales totalled £8,641,000 (comfortably in the middle of their estimated total of £6.7-9.9m ) selling 87% by value and 77% by lot.
The exhibition attracted three times as many visitors compared to the previous Design auctions in September 2014.
On 28 April Phillips will present the first Design Auction held in 30 Berkeley Square featuring over 250 lots with a pre-sale low estimate of £6.7m/$10m/€9.3m and a pre-sale high estimate of £9.9m/$14.7m/€13.8m.
Wright presents Blackman Cruz, a special auction organized in collaboration with the renowned Los Angeles dealers. Comprised of furniture, design and objects selected specifically for this sale, Blackman Cruz includes alluring and exquisite works characteristic of their selective and inquisitive eye.
The Berlin-based online art and auction house Auctionata will present the livestream auction ‘Design & Decorative Art of the 20th Century’ on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 6 PM CET. The auction will be broadcast live on auctionata.com, offering collectors worldwide the opportunity to bid live online.
On the 3rd of March 2015 Phillips will host a Contemporary Art & Design auction from 6pm at 450 Park Avenue, New York. Viewings for the auction begin on the 23rd of February 2015 and are open until the day of the auction. This sale brings together a small selection of artwork and design - a format pioneered by Wright in their 'Living Contemporary' sales.
Wright is delighted to present Shiro Kuramata and Hiroshi Sugimoto: Works from the Absent Past. This auction and exhibition celebrates two of the most creative minds of the 20th century, and will be presented entirely in New York.
The Collector: Icons of Design auction will take place at Phillips New York on 16 December 2014. The design auction contains 30 lots with a total pre-sale low estimate of $6,764,000 and a pre-sale high estimate of $9,695,000.
Sotheby's upcoming Arts Décoratifs du XXe siècle & Design auction will take place at the Galerie Charpentier in Paris on 25 November 2014 and features a strong selection of furniture and objects from the Art Nouveau period to the present day.
The Haas Brothers' 'Beast Series' is the first recommendation from a new series, The DeTnk Design Advisory. This series will consult the DeTnk Collectible Design Market Report alongside leaders in the design industry to recommend designs that are coming on the market.
Phillips is pleased to announce highlights from the forthcoming Spring Design Auction, featuring 115 lots with a pre-sale low estimate of $4,161,000 and a pre-sale high estimate of $5,857,000.
“The Architect at Phillips was the first exhibition and auction of its kind; celebrating many of the architects that have shaped and built our world over the last two centuries.
AUCTIONS TOTAL $11,159,688 / €8,101,933 / £6,851,379
Phillips’s New York Design sales ended the fall season with a successful run. The auctions totaled $11,159,688 / €8,101,933 / £6,851,379 selling 73% by lot and 80% by value to achieve the highest combined sale total to date.
A rich selection of more than three hundred works by designers from Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland is expected to be auctioned on 14th November. Wright, Chicago will deliver an outstanding organic of designs which, according to the auction house specialist Peter Jefferson, is unprecedented on the market.