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Design Market Report – September 2011

No. Pages7
Report TypeMarket Report
MembershipAnalyst
Phillips de Pury loses its top place as market leader for contemporary design.

Notably, as Sotheby’s and Christie’s move forward aided by strong results in Paris. ArtTactic’s Art Market Reports profile key geographical areas of the art and design ecosystem.  Specifically, they provide an overarching survey of the unique characteristics of each specific market. Here we look at how Phillips de Pury loses its top place as market leader for contemporary design. This, as Sotheby’s and Christie’s move forward aided by strong results in Paris

High End lots still very much drive The Contemporary Design market. For a year in which no significant Marc Newson or Ron Arad works came to auction, it is surprising to see only a partial decline. Finally, seems that 2011 has shown a stabilisation of the market via the low to mid end of the market.

This is ArtTactic’s second Design Market Report after the July 2010 edition. The report profiles the efforts of the core Design galleries, museums and curators.