Modern design is the ‘Rising Star’ of the auction and collecting worlds. Pieces that are indicative of an era and style movement have the greatest appeal. Examples of style movements include Modernism, Futurism, Bauhaus, Surrealism, Scandinavian, Minimalism and Post Modern Design.
Examples of some international designers are Florence Knoll Bassett, Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, Charles and Ray Eames, Arne Jacobsen, Vico Magistretti, Hans Wegner, Philippe Starck. Australian designers of note are Douglas Snelling, Grant Featherston, Roger McLay, Marc Newson, Johnny Chamaki. New Zealand designers of note are Len Castle, David Trubridge, Broadhead Bros, Bruce Watt, Michael Payne, Jon Jansen, Otto Larsen and Ann Robinson. Contemporary design houses of note are B&B Italia, Cassina, Vitra, Knoll Studio, Ligne Roset and Poltrona Frau. If you'd like to find out more about your item in this category, contact us today for a free assessment.