In art and antiques auctions you often come across really interesting design items like furniture and housewares. Some of the auctions have a special section with design and there are
even some auction houses that are specialized in design. A lot of the collectable design is made by well known companies and designers. These are just some of the most famous designers that have contributed to the way our households look nowadays.
There are many famous Italian designers, especially from the 1960's and onwards. Some of those Italian desigers that are often represented in auction are
There are a lot of famous Dutch designers and at design, art and antique auctions you might come across the works of designers like
Scandinavian designers have had a lot of succes around the world and you might find furniture and pieces of art of Scandinavian designers like
The United States have a lot of famous designers and some of those you might find designs of at auction, like
Charles and Ray Eames
Designers from other countries
Of course all countries have their own designers and some designers from around the world are
As said, these are just a few of the many internationally famous designers for furniture and housewares. Use the search function to look for more!