“Why don’t you organize this fantastic event twice a year?” Questions like this and encouraging comments by enthusiastic design lovers still make the organizers smile. But Ute Mirbach and Jan Hasenberg stick to their strategy: DBD once a year, growing slowly and improving steadily.
When they started in 1999, there was just the idea and a 1800-square-metre industrial hall, no more - but 45 dealers and dedicated collector-friends followed the idea and formed the first Design Boerse – and it became a success! From the beginning it turned out to be a lively event, and the first Duesseldorf-based market exclusively for international vintage 20th Century Design Objects got off to a start. From then on the DBD attracted more and more people, dealers and visitors, and today, DESIGN BOERSE DUESSELDORF is THE annual German Fair for Modern Design Classics – with its 12th return end of November 2010 presenting more than 140 dealers over 4000 square metres.
Classic interior design pieces, furniture designed by architects, glass, ceramics, collector’s silver jewelry, modernism, Bauhaus, Memphis, Post-Modernism, mid-century – the programme is manifold, due to the variety of offering galleries and private collectors. What they think the visitor + design addict could love + wish to own – they bring it! From Bauhaus via Scandinavian and American Mid-century to Memphis – several hours are needed to cover the whole Design Boerse, a concentrated event that starts on late Saturday afternoon for the sellers (4 pm) and opens on Sunday morning for the public.
Sat Nov. 27, 2010 (preview + start build-up 16h00/end 21h00; special dealer's entry conditions),
public day Sun Nov. 28, 2010, 11h00 to 18h00, admission fee 6,- Euro/person.
Source: Design Boerse Duesseldorf
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