Art and Design Fair, Berkeley Square W1, London, UK.
PAD London is the leading fair for 20th-century art, design, and decorative arts.
Inspiring a unique spirit of collecting, PAD epitomises how modern art, photography, design, decorative and tribal arts interact to reveal astonishing combinations and create the most individual and staggering interiors. Prominent international galleries from major cities across Europe, North America and Asia come together to offer an exceptional panorama of the most coveted and iconic works available on the market today. PAD is a place to discover and acquire pieces of museum quality with a distinct history. PAD cultivates eclecticism, authenticity and connoisseurship with passion and flair. Its boutique setting is designed to inspire collectors, art consultants, museum experts, interiors specialists, design practitioners and the public alike, making PAD the only event of its kind.
This year's fair brings together sixty-seven leading galleries showcasing masterpieces across disciplines and periods encompassing contemporary, modern and historical design, jewellery, tribal art and antiques. Eleven first-time exhibitors will further enrich the depth and scope of PAD 's exceptionally diverse offering: Anne Autegarden from Belgium; Avant-Scène, Alexandre Biaggi, Nicolas Bourriaud, Marcilhac, Ma Tei, Meubles et Lumières and Mouvements Modernes from France; DIMOREGALLERY and Rossana Orlandi from Italy; and Portuondo from the UK and Spain.
The edition reveals museum-quality works from experts from Contemporary to 20th century design.
This year, the PAD London Restaurant and Ruinart Champagne Bar will be adorned with luxury fabrics, furniture and wallpapers by French house Pierre Frey. Founded in 1935, the family-owned design house is dedicated to preserving traditional French techniques while drawing inspiration from four corners of the world.
The PAD London Prize returns with a prestigious panel of judges presided over by Jasper Conran. Three awards will be presented in the following categories: Best Contemporary Design, Best 20th Century Design and Best Stand.