Launching 30 September, the 13th edition of PAD London will return to Berkeley Square with a showcase of contemporary and modern design, glass and ceramics, tribal art and antiquities, modern art and jewellery. In celebration of craftsmanship around the world, over 60 renowned international galleries are set to participate at the fair with 11 galleries making their debut.
Sabine Marcelis. Floor lamp model “Totem”. Manufactured by Sabine Marcelis. Produced exclusively for SIDE GALLERY Rotterdam, The Netherlands. 2018. Resin, Neon (+transformer) Four Sizes available. Limited edition of 12
Courtesy of SIDE Gallery
Founded by Patrick Perrin, the prestigious London edition of the fair has been an interactive platform for 20th century art, design and decorative arts since 2006. “The 13th edition will be an exciting one! Amongst major design and decorative arts highlights, we have the arrival of Southern Guild from Cape Town, Africa’s foremost gallery for collectible design; 20th century Latin American furniture experts Side Gallery from Barcelona, Todd Merrill Studio from New York, Portuondo, Wa Design and ceramics specialist Thomas Fritsch – Artrium from Paris,” says Perrin.
Brecht Wright Gander. Occlusion Wall. 2019. Pigmented concrete. 144hx216w in/365.76hx548.64w cm
Courtesy of Todd Merrill Studio
“I further look forward to discovering the presentations of a fine selection of new international jewellery galleries with new creations by Taffin and a fascinating array of contemporary creations by Anna Hu Haute Joaillerie, Fabio Salini and Boghossian. Luxury watches are making a first entry into the fair with The Beautiful Watch showcasing a selection of remarkable vintage luxury watches.”
Andile Dyalvane, Idlada Group. Terracotta clay sculptures. 32x32x60cm
Courtesy of Southern Guild
New galleries exhibiting at the fair include Cape Town-based Southern Guild, New York-based Todd Merrill Studio and Paris-based Wa Design, to name a few. Carpenters Workshop Gallery will present a beautiful chandelier by Spanish designer Nacho Carbonell, Priveekollektie Contemporary Art | Design will unveil brand new sculptural lamps made in alabaster stone by Barcelona-based Amarist Studio.
Noor Fares. Bespoke Sahasrasra Pendant. 2019. 18kt grey gold carved amethyst pendant with dark purple amethysts, coloured pave sapphires, mother of pearl and an array of enamel. 36cm long circa
Courtesy of Elisabetta Cipriani
Paris’ Galerie Bsl will present new tables from Chinese-French duo Studio MVW’s Jinye series, made of Patagonian quartzite, as well as lighting by Pia Maria Raeder from her Sea Anemones series made from bronze and natural beach rods.
Ring M, Ring W by Ai Wei Wei. 2018
Courtesy of Elisabetta Cipriani
For jewellery, UK-based Elisabetta Cipriani will unveil a Sahasrara Pendant by Lebanese jewellery designer Noor Fares, inspired by the talismanic and mystical qualities of gems. Also of note is the Kissing Emerald Cut Diamond and Pink Tourmaline Ring by Boghossian, part of the Maison’s Kissing collection comprising minimal designs and a harmonious blend of shapes and colours.
PAD London runs from 30 Sep until 6 October 2019 at Berkeley Square, London