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The department of design derives from the enormous experience of over ten years of Cambi Auction House in sales dedicated to the taste and style of the Twentieth Century, collections of objects and furniture of classic and contemporary design that are truly timeless and immortal.

The selection of artworks in Cambi's design auctions, presented by our department every six months, includes a wide and careful selection of works, design furniture and objects of high interest such as lighting units, dressers, chaise longues, consoles, vases and decorative objects signed by some of the greatest names of contemporary Italian and international design. 

Some of the most important names of artists present in Cambi's design auctions are of great designers like Pietro Chiesa, Paolo Buffa, Gio Ponti, Gino Sarfatti, Ignazio Gardella, Max Ingrand, Angelo Lelli, Gabriella Crespi, Roberto Giulio Rida, Ettore Sotsass, Ignazio Gardella, and famous brands like Stilnovo, Fontana Arte, Techno, Arredoluce and many more.

Among the most important artworks proposed by Cambi's design auctions are found important works as a pair of walnut and fabric armchairs signed Gio Ponti sold at € 90,000, the rare chandelier signed Pietro Chiesa in tubular brass and stained glass sold for € 50,000, and the beautiful chandelier in polished brass and chrome plated, with curved glass tiles by Fontana Arte, sold at € 35,000.
Auctions of 'Design'
Top Lots

The Best Awards

Gio Ponti (1891-1979) ed Edina Altara (1898-1983) Cassettone, 1951 circa
€ 385.940,00
Amount including auction fees

Gio Ponti
€ 382.100,00
Amount including auction fees

Gio Ponti (1891-1979) ed Edina Altara (1898-1983) Cassettone, 1951 cir [..]
€ 288.500,00
Amount including auction fees

Gio Ponti (1891-1979), Piero Fornasetti (1913-1988), Edina Altara (189 [..]
€ 260.660,00
Amount including auction fees

Osvaldo Borsani e Lucio Fontana
€ 162.600,00
Amount including auction fees

Osvaldo Borsani e Lucio Fontana
€ 160.100,00
Amount including auction fees

Superstudio
€ 156.350,00
Amount including auction fees

Gio Ponti (1891-1979) Lampada da parete con Mano con decoro floreale, 1951 circa
€ 127.700,00
Amount including auction fees

Lucio Fontana e Osvaldo Borsani
€ 118.850,00
Amount including auction fees

Fausto Melotti (1901-1986) Gruppo di 285 piastrelle, 1951 circa
€ 116.100,00
Amount including auction fees

Gio Ponti
€ 112.600,00
Amount including auction fees

Max Ingrand
€ 106.350,00
Amount including auction fees

Lucio Fontana
€ 102.600,00
Amount including auction fees

Fausto Melotti (1901-1986) Cinque porta-sapone da parete, 1951 circa
€ 101.600,00
Amount including auction fees

Gio Ponti
€ 100.100,00
Amount including auction fees

Gio Ponti
€ 100.100,00
Amount including auction fees

Osvaldo Borsani e Lucio Fontana
€ 100.100,00
Amount including auction fees

Gio Ponti (1891-1979) Tavolo basso, 1951 circa
€ 94.350,00
Amount including auction fees

Gio Ponti (1891-1979) Grandi statuette di re e Regina, 1951 circa
€ 94.350,00
Amount including auction fees

Max Ingrand
€ 93.850,00
Amount including auction fees
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 13:47:33 +0000
Design Loves Milan – A Charity Auction to support Hospital Luigi Sacco in Milan
The fundraising online auction is a charity initiative spearheaded by creative agency Mr. Lawrence in collaboration with the auction house. The lots on sale feature contemporary [..]
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 14:38:00 +0000
Casa di Fantasia: a milestone in Ponti’s ouvre
  All the lots on cambiaste.com The Casa di Fantasia     “My solution for this small home was a reversible play on inlays and visions so that when you look [..]
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 15:22:21 +0000
Lenci: History of an Italian Manifacture
The story of the illustrious Turinese doll and ceramics manufacture     The beginnings and success     The brand “Ars Lenci” was registered n Turin [..]
Contacts
Piermaria Scagliola

Piermaria Scagliola

Director of Department
Walter Mondavilli

Walter Mondavilli

Senior Specialist
Sirio Candeloro

Sirio Candeloro

Specialist

Umberto Morgagni

Assistant

Giacomo Giani

Milan Assistant