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Works of famous designers in art and antique auctions


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.

Italian designers
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 Ettore Sottsass.

Dutch designers
There are a lot of famous Dutch designers and at design, art and antique auctions you might come across the works of designers like Adriaan Dekker, Cees Braakman, Hella Jongerius, H.P. Berlage and Marcel Wanders.

Scandinavian designers
Scandinavian designers have had a lot of succes around the world and you might find furniture and pieces of art of Scandinavian designers like Alvar Aalto, Kaj Franck, Oiva Toikka, Tapio Wirkkala and Verner Panton.

American designers
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 and George Nelson.

Designers from other countries
Of course all countries have their own designers and some designers from around the world are Ron Arad.

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!
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