Design Miami/Basel (2012)

Design Miami/Basel returns for its seventh fair with renewed focus on contemporary design

Hall 5, Messe Basel, Switzerland
11–17 June 2012

Press release text by Design Miami/Basel

The June 2012 edition of Design Miami/ Basel will see a significant number of returning galleries, along with a selection of first-time exhibitors, all of which represent the world’s leading galleries specializing in collectible design. Important works held by a vibrant, international roster of over forty historic and contemporary galleries will be shown, amongst the fair’s cutting edge cultural programming, on two floors of Hall 5 in Basel’s Messe. Design Miami/ Basel 2012 will be held June 12-17, with a private preview on Monday, June 11.

Founded in 2005, Design Miami/ is the only fair dedicated to 20th and 21st century collectible design, unparalleled in its maturity while maintaining a unique ability to track top-quality emerging and blue-chip work. The fair draws influential collectors, museums and industry luminaries from around the world by presenting important design reflective of the fair’s rigorous proposal-based selection process.

This year’s returning exhibitors from Europe, the United States and Asia include Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Cristina Grajales Gallery, Dansk Møbelkunst Gallery, Demisch Danant, Galerie Downtown-François Laffanour, Galerie kreo, Galerie Patrick Seguin, Gallery SEOMI, Galerie Ulrich Fiedler, Hostler Burrows, Jousse Entreprise, Nilufar Gallery, Pierre Marie Giraud and R 20th Century.

First time exhibitors at Design Miami/ Basel’s gallery program include Caroline Van Hoek from Brussels; Franck Laigneau fom Paris; Galerie BSL from Paris; Galerie Dutko from Paris; Galerie Maria Wettergren from Paris; Galleria O. from Rome; Gallery Libby Sellers from London; Heritage Gallery from Moscow and Salon 94 from New York.



Caroline Van Hoek / Brussels
Carpenters Workshop Gallery / London & Paris
Cristina Grajales Gallery / New York
Dansk Møbelkunst Gallery / Copenhagen & Paris
Demisch Danant / New York
Didier Ltd / London
Dilmos Milano / Milan
Franck Laigneau / Paris
Gabrielle Ammann // Gallery / Cologne
Galerie Anne-Sophie Duval / Paris
Galerie BSL / Paris
Galerie Chastel-Maréchal / Paris
Galerie Downtown- François Laffanour / Paris
Galerie Dutko / Paris
Galerie Eric Philippe / Paris
Galerie Patrick Seguin / Paris
Galerie Jacques Lacoste / Paris
Galerie kreo / Paris
Galerie Maria Wettergren / Paris
Galerie Perrin / Paris
Galerie Ulrich Fiedler / Berlin
Galleria O. / Rome
Gallery Libby Sellers / London
Gallery SEOMI / Seoul
Heritage Gallery / Moscow
Hostler Burrows / New York
Jacksons / Stockholm & Berlin
Jousse Entreprise / Paris
Nilufar Gallery / Milan
Pierre Marie Giraud / Brussels
Priveekollektie Contemporary Art|Design / Heusden
R 20th Century / New York
Salon 94 / New York
Todd Merrill Twentieth Century / New York


Antonella Villanova / Florence presenting Manfred Bischoff
Armel Soyer / Paris presenting Pierre Gonalons
Erastudio Apartment-Gallery / Milan presenting Vincenzo De Cotiis
Granville Gallery / Paris presenting Matali Crasset
Victor Hunt Designart Dealer / Brussels presenting Humans Since 1982