Design Miami/Basel 2024: A Celebration of Historic and Contemporary Design

Events & Exhibition

June 10, 2024

The highly anticipated eighteenth edition of Design Miami/Basel is set to take place from June 10-16 at Messe Basel, bringing together over 25 exhibitors, including several debut galleries, under one roof. This year promises a diverse and vibrant showcase of both historical and contemporary collectible design.
 

Design Miami CEO Jen Roberts emphasizes the significance of this year's event following a global rebrand and the inaugural Los Angeles edition. “Last year marked a milestone in Design Miami’s evolution, and this year’s Basel fair continues that momentum,” she said.

 

A standout feature this year is a tribute to the late Italian design legend Gaetano Pesce, presented by Pulp Galerie, Friedman Benda, and downtown+. The installation in the entrance hall honors Pesce’s innovative and experimental career.

SUNBATHER (2023) BY BARBORA ŽILINSKAITĖ, PRESENTED BY FRIEDMAN BENDA

Photo by Timothy Doyon; Courtesy of the artist and Friedman Benda

The fair will also host first-time exhibitors such as Galerie Eva Presenhuber, MAXIME FLATRY, and Objects with Narratives. The Curio program introduces new participants like Craft x Tech, Mameluca, Nolwa Studio, Nick Thomm, and Pulp Galerie, with Karry Berreby making its Basel debut.

HORIZON LAMP (2022) BY AMMAR KALO, PRESENTED BY NOLWA STUDIO

Photo courtesy of Nolwa Studio

Historical design enthusiasts can look forward to rare exhibits from Paris-based galleries. Highlights include Galerie Mitterrand’s works by François-Xavier and Claude Lalanne, and Thomas Fritsch-ARTRIUM’s French ceramics by artists such as Pablo Picasso and Georges Jouve. LAFFANOUR-Galerie Downtown and Galerie Patrick Seguin will showcase 20th-century icons like Jean Prouvé and Charlotte Perriand.

FAUTEUIL CROCODILE (2015) AND CHOUPATTE (1969-1970) BY CLAUDE LALANNE, PRESENTED BY GALERIE MITTERRAND

Photos by Rebecca Fanuele (left) and Aurélien Mole (right); Courtesy of Galerie Mitterrand

On the contemporary side, Spazio Nobile will present LUNISOLAR, while Galerie kreo will feature Konstantin Grcic’s TRANSFORMERS collection. Craft x Tech’s initiative, curated by Maria Cristina Didero, merges traditional Japanese craft with modern technology.

 

Design At Large will feature large-scale works like Rino Claessens’ Modular bench and Marie Piselli’s OUI CLOCK | AURORA digital piece, emphasizing shared experiences and emotions.

 

Design Miami/Basel is open to the public from June 11-16, with a special preview day on June 10. The fair promises an enriching experience for design enthusiasts and collectors alike. For more information and tickets, visit the Design Miami's website (https://designmiami.com/).

Newsletter

Subscribe to Porterium Magazine's newsletters.

There was an error submitting your message. Please try again.
Thank you! We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Follow us

Follow us on social media platforms.

©Copyright. All rights reserved.

Logo

We need your consent to load the translations

We use a third-party service to translate the website content that may collect data about your activity. Please review the details in the privacy policy and accept the service to view the translations.