The New Design Philosophy

An online platform for curated, collectable design has arrived – existing somewhere between a digital gallery and marketplace. But who are they and what have they set out to achieve?

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The Alchemy of Design

The alchemists hoped that with the Philosopher's Stone they would be able to transform base materials into gold. Artists and designers are in some ways like them, creating iconic pieces seemingly out of nothing. This upcoming design auction rounds up the best modern day alchemists of design.

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Scandinavian Chic

With fresh paintings, beautiful furniture and stunning objects, this Swedish auction house’s upcoming sales will make you want to pack up and move to Scandinavia.

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A Designer’s Dream Hotel Becomes a Reality

The calligrapher and designer Betty Soldi – currently undertaking a collaboration with several iconic Florentine luxury brands – is, together with architect Franceso Maestrelli and her husband Matteo Perduca, the brain and heart behind the two whimsical and extraordinary boutique hotels in Florence, AdAstra, SoprArno Suites and the newest edition Oltrarno Splendid.

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The Best in Design

A Parisian auction house has released an exceptional sale of design, reflecting the virtuosity of French, Scandinavian and Italian creation.

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Exemplary Design Pieces

Spring is officially here, which can mean only one thing: it’s out with the old and in with the new. And by new we mean secondhand, of course.

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A House of Fantasy

In the 1950s, Gio Ponti and Piero Fornasetti collaborated on an apartment project in Milan: Casa di Fantasia. Now, some of their specially-made designs will be auctioned in an exclusive joint sale organised by Phillips and Cambi.

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Alvar Aalto: a Finnish Hero

A modern design pioneer, Alvar Aalto is synonymous with Scandinavian Modern, the minimalist and functionalist aesthetic of Nordic countries in the mid 20th century.

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A Fair for All

The heart of London is being taken over by thousands of objects – and we’ve got your complimentary passes to check it out.