ON MAY 19, 20, 21 AND 22 : 34° 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 17 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 2016, after 33 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 MAY 2016
After notably Andrea Branzi in 2014 and Pierre Paulin in 2015, the Puces du Design team up to the gallery The Modernist in spring 2016 to offer an exhibition of ceramics: a medium used by designers throughout the 20th century as a way single expression on the edge of art and design and whose prices, as congestion, are often les important than for furniture and are thus often an easy lead-in por first acquisition or early collection ...