The "Puces du Design", designer’s second hand goods of 20th Century in Paris October 13, 14 and 15 2006
The Puces du Design are a very popular event dedicated to designer’s second hand goods, it takes place twice a year in Montorgueil quarter, in the 2nd district of Paris.
Each time about forty demonstrators and dealers specialised in 20th century design come from the whole country and install their goods in the streets on.
At its creation, the event gathered about 10 antique dealers specialized in 20th century design.
This autumn, there will be almost 50 exhibitors coming from everywhere and rigourously selected. They will present in the streets the wonderfull pieces of ’50, ’60, ’70 and ’80 signed Eames, Panton, Paulin… or anonymous .
During 3 days, the dealers specialized in furniture and objects of the 20th Century sell unavoidable pieces of design, as the famous “Lounge Chair” designed by Eames or the great “Ant Chair” by Jacobsen, the “Tulipe” tables and chairs signed by Saarinen and the well-known “Panton chair”, pleasing visitors who find that designer’s second hand goods are financially accessible by everyone.
The event takes place in “a free access condition”, in a part of the Montorgueil Quarter which is often discovered by numerous visitors during the exhibition.
The 15th edition of the Puces du Design will take place “rue Montmartre” and “rue Bachaumont”, in the neighbourhood of the Montorgueil Quarter, Paris 2°
M° Etienne Marcel – Sentier
From 10am to 7pm
For further information, you can visit the following website:
The “Puces du Design”, designers’ second hand goods of 20th Century