View all newsletters
Latest in Luxury - Sign up to our weekly newsletter
  1. Features
February 20, 2018

The Best of PAD London Art Fair

By Samantha Coles

This story originally appeared in the Elite Traveler Luxury Escapes Edition 2017/2018.

The internationally acclaimed art fair returned to London’s Mayfair for the 11th edition late last year. Set in Berkley Square, the show welcomed the chic, the bright, the weird and the wonderful…

Christopher Duffy, Abyss coffee table

Evoking the deep blue sea, the Abyss coffee table plays with depth perception and creates a 3D geological cross section. Crafted from sculptured glass, resin and wood, the table is limited to 25 pieces.

Hans Kotter, Point of View, Magic 8 Ball

The German artist’s light sculptures are a commentary on how light and color interact with the environment. This hanging sculpture, a cuboctahedron (a polyhedron made up of eight triangular faces and six square faces), is an intricate maze of light and shadow. Kotter creates one-off pieces, this one sold at Pad for $52,000.

Steffen Dam, Cabinet of Curiosities

Content from our partners
Clase Azul México Unveils New Mezcal
Elevate Your Wealth Experience with Whittier Trust
A Tailored Guide to Spain's Fashion History

The curious works of Steffen Dam are not what they seem—the creatures encapsulated in the glass jars are fictitious, imagined by Dam and created through his glassblowing and tool-making skills.

Valentin Loellmann, Copper corner bench

One of Valentin Loellmann’s main objectives is to get as close as possible to authenticity, and this copper corner bench was wrapped around a huge oak tree to accurately demonstrate this point. The bench, in charred oak and copper, won best contemporary design and was certainly drawing a crowd.

Select and enter your email address Be the first to know about the latest in luxury lifestyle. Get the latest news on hotel openings and in-depth travel guides. Get insider access to exclusive promotions and special offers from our luxury partners.
Visit our privacy Policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications.
Thank you

Thank you for subscribing to Elite Traveler.

Websites in our network