BASEL: Capital of Design
Until June 22, 2014 Basel was the navel of the world of design with Art Basel and Design Miami / Basel: fifty galleries from 18 different countries have resulted in the Swiss town the best of their collections and their proposals.
Lovers and industry experts have been able to admire new forms and materials proposed by some of the most important professionals in the field of design as Gio Ponti, the Campana Brothers, Ettore Sottsass, Studio Job and many more.
The novelties are numerous, and there were also some pavilions devoted to art collectors and where employees of art galleries or auction houses roamed in search of strong pieces.
In the meantime, the city is buzzing with numerous events and locations of installations of great artists who are based in perfectly with the urban space. Moreover, Basel has always been a point of reference in the sector of furniture and design with museums such as the Vitra Design Museum, one of the most important museums of architecture and industrial design in the world designed by Frank Gehry, or the Kunstmuseum Basel.