Design Galleries Heading to PAD Geneva

For the first time, visitors to the Pavilion of Art and Design fair can view an assortment of Scandinavian design, bespoke chandeliers and custom-designed furniture from the invited, distinguished design galleries.

Jan 23, 2018 | By LUXUO

Invited by the seventh edition of contemporary art fair Artgenève, PAD Geneva will bring in Italian Talent to the show and gather together prominent international galleries, hailing from France, the UK, the Netherlands and Switzerland to showcase jewellery, contemporary design, antiques and sculpture in Paris (for 21 years) and London (for 11 years.)

Here’s a look at some of the design galleries heading to the event:

Maria Wettergren


“Odds and Ends” by Ditte Hammerstrom. Ash, MDF, lacquer, 36.5 X 46.5 X 58 cm, limited edition of eight (+ 4 AP) | Image courtesy of Galerie Maria Wettergren / Ditte HAMMERSTROM

The gallery showcases limited editions and highlights unique works from the Paris-based and specialist of Scandinavian art and design, Galerie Maria Wettergren. The artists and designers’ works represented in dialogues, combining new technologies and traditional expertise.

Achille Salvagni

“White Spider” chandelier by Achille Salvagni, 2017, 20-piece limited edition. Six-arm chandelier with 24-karat gold plating, aged finish | Image courtesy of Achille Salvagni

Designer Achille Salvagni, who is apt in creating unique objects and bespoke furniture, will present a 20-piece limited edition gold-plated chandelier.

Armel Soyer

“O.R.P.” by Christopher Boots, chandelier, 8-piece limited edition, rock crystal, natural color fade, aged brass | Image courtesy of Christopher Boots / Armel Soyer

Parisian gallery, Galerie Armel Soyer specialises in 21st-century decorative arts and will present pieces from its gallery based in the Alps, with creations to furnish the chicest of chalets.

Galerie Italienne

“Spazio Tattile: Chapter 2 – The Collector’s House,” Galerie Italienne, Paris | Image courtesy of Marco Illuminati

The “Spazio Tattile” series of exhibitions from Italian art specialist Galerie Italienne exhibits pieces by artists that the gallery represents in dialogue with furniture pieces or other objects.


“Pyramids of Makkum” by Studio Job for Royal Tichelaar Makkum | Image courtesy of Studio Job / Priveekollektie

Focusing on artists straddling the worlds of art and design, Dutch gallery Priveekollektie presents work from rising stars plus well-known artists and designers.

PAD Geneva will run from February 1-4. For more information on artgenève & PAD Genève, please visit its official website here.

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