ON OCTOBER 8, 9, 10 AND 11 : 33° EDITION
In 1999, it was audacious, and whereas a little crazy, to propose in Paris streets a market of antique dealers specialized in 20th century design... This was however the bet of Fabien Bonillo and of his Puces du Design ! Since more than 15 years, the Puces du Design propose the better 20th century design in opening sky and if, in 1999, the idea is totally new and original, in 2014, after 32 editions, the initiative is still unique :
- The Puces du Design are the only design event of this size and quality (100 exhibitors among which 40% of non French gallerists ) to be in a free public access;
- this is also the unique specialized market that associates exigency of quality that seduce professionnal and an undeniable popular dimension.
ANTIQUE DEALERS SPECIALIZED IN FASHION AND DESIGN OF THE YEARS '50 TO 2 000
First European market exclusively devoted to after-war design, the Puces du Desin have built since 1999 an international reputation... Among the hundred of antique dealers, gallerists are coming from all over in France and Europe because they regard the Puces du Design as a major international vintage event. Their selections are showing the trends and specifities of their origine ; they are giving to the event a unique dimension. Specialized in a style or an epoch, they select for the fair pieces designed by the most famous designers - Eames, Panton, Saarinen, Matégot, Prouvé... - but they are always coming with treasures and surprises : objects that are not signed or designed by creators who are not yet reknown.
EVENT OCTOBER 2015
After notably ANDREA BRANZI and CHRISTIAN GHION in 2014, the Puces du Design will propose in October 2015 an exhibition dedicated to Pierre Paulin.
The gallerist Jean-Yves Allemand will present works dating from the fifties to the more recent period in order to show the modernity and innovation of Pierre Paulin's creations. If some of his seats are emblematic and recognizable by everybody, showing them in first editions, rare finitions or alongside of more confidential pieces will allow to understand all the richness of his design...
With this exhibition in opened sky and in a free public access, this is an alive tribute given to Pierre Paulin, major designer of 20th century who has crossed all the decades since the fifties with a lenght of avance !