Paris, 12 June 2023 - The global forum for collectible design, Design Miami/ has announced the dates and location for its first Paris edition. As the sister fair to Art Basel, the inaugural Design Miami/ Paris fair will coincide with Paris+ par Art Basel over 17-22 October, 2023, joining the flagship fairs in Basel, Switzerland, and Miami Beach, Florida. Marking its debut in the Paris design scene, Design Miami/ will present its first Paris edition at L’hôtel de Maisons, situated in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, a cultural hub that is home to many of the world’s leading collectible design galleries. The 18th century mansion stands as an iconic landmark deeply rooted in Parisian history - previously home to Karl Lagerfeld and several generations of the Pozzo di Borgo family.
Craig Robins, Chairman and Co-Founder of Design Miami/, said: “We are thrilled to announce this significant milestone in Design Miami’s evolution with our new home in Paris. We look forward to expanding our invaluable and growing community in a landmark design city that stands at the epicenter of our core beliefs.”
Jen Roberts, CEO of Design Miami/, said: “Paris has always held great significance to Design Miami/. As a capital of collectible design, it is home to many of the celebrated galleries, partners and brands who have been so integral to the scholarship and evolution of this market. We are committed to the city’s vibrant and multifaceted creative landscape, and hope that the new Paris fair will continue Design Miami’s ongoing mission to bring together our influential community of designers and gallerists, curators and collectors, in celebration of design culture.”
Design Miami’s expansion to Paris marks a natural evolution for the fair, following a long history of collaboration with established galleries and partners across the city. The debut of Design Miami/ Paris exemplifies the fair’s continued commitment to cultivate a growing global design community - now, with the opportunity to contribute to the longstanding cultural heritage of Paris. The fair will showcase a robust program including an international lineup of galleries presenting the very best of historic and contemporary design.
Further details will be announced over the coming weeks and months.
NOTES TO EDITORS/
51 Rue de l’Université
75007 Paris, France
Schedule of Events/
Preview Day/ By Invitation Only/
Tuesday, October 17/
Wednesday, October 18 - Sunday, October 22/
About Design Miami/
Design Miami/ connects the world through extraordinary collectible design, with live fairs that bring together galleries, designers, brands, experts, collectors, and enthusiasts. Each edition of Design Miami/ features museum-quality 20th and 21st century furniture, lighting, and objets d’art from the world’s top, expertly vetted galleries, in addition to showcasing immersive design collaborations with celebrated brands. With flagship fairs taking place alongside Art Basel in Miami, Florida, each December and Basel, Switzerland, each June, Design Miami/ is also accessible 365-days a year through designmiami.com, a content-rich digital marketplace featuring works from leading galleries and original editorial and video content on Forum Magazine.
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