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2019 AIA Memphis Design Auction

  • The Medicine Factory Virginia Avenue West Memphis, TN United States (map)
2017 Design Auction - photo courtesy of Mario Walker, Assoc. AIA

2017 Design Auction - photo courtesy of Mario Walker, Assoc. AIA

Click here to see photos from the 2017 event!

The Design Auction is a one of a kind event that features a curated collection of original work and authorized reproductions from iconic designers of our past, and great designers and makers of today hosted by the American Institute of Architects - Memphis. Each piece is selected by a review team of collectors, artists, and architects, and showcased exhibition style the evening of the event. Many of the pieces can be found in private and public collections around the world. Join us for an evening to explore the sophisticated and whimsical world of design.

2017 Featured Designers and Makers

Jens Risom

James Paulius


Kaufmann Mercantile

Kristian Vedel

Louis Poulsen

Pablo Pardo

Paper & Clay

Paul Anker Hansen

Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Philippe Starck

Riccardo Dalisi

Skinny Minx

Smart & Green

Stak Ceramics

Studio Nicco

VesseL USA Inc.



Anders Nørgaard


Arne Jacobsen         

Carmine Deganello   

Charles and Ray Eames


David Adjaye                

Donald Corey                                           

Doug Johnston                                      

Eva Zeisel                                       

Florence Knoll                                   

Fort Standard                                      

Fredericks & Mae                          

George Nelson                              


Hans Bølling

Impossible Project

Innit Design

Earlier Event: June 20
Third Thursday
Later Event: July 17
AIA TN Conference on Architecture