Luxury > Colour > Texture > The Estate of David Collins at Christies, King Street, London, Announced for 4th November, 2014
“Christie’s is pleased to announce the collection of renowned interior architect David Collins will be offered at auction at Christie’s King Street on 4 November, 2014.”
“Following his untimely death in 2013, the estate sale crystallises his subtle yet distinctive vision that now pervades the contemporary aesthetic and urban landscape. His imagination and creativity brought to fruition luxury interior design and architectural projects across the globe.
The projects created by his eponymous Studio represent deeply-textured interiors that feel simultaneously contemporary yet established, rooted in the life and traditions of their respective locations and exemplifying the designer’s extraordinary capacity to reinvent and reinterpret the past.
Comprising 200 lots and with estimates ranging from £300 to £60,000, the sale is expected to realise in the region of £1 million. Among the furniture, lighting, works of art, photographs and pictures by major 20th Century designers and artists included in the sale are works by Marc du Plantier, Jean Royère, Fontana Arte, Christian Bérard, Line Vautrin Ado Chale, Wolfgang Tillmans, Steven Klein, Nicolas Aubagnac, and Mario Testino.These are complemented by works conceived by the late David Collins and his eponymous Studio, in their signature style.”
The e-catalogue is due to be published in October.