PAD London

PAD stands for 'Pavilion of Art and Design'. It is a fair focusing on 20th century works that began in Paris in 2006 before launching a London edition.

The event takes place during London's Frieze week in October and is housed in a marquee in Berkeley Square.


PAD London welcomes 13 first-time exhibitors

02 October 2023

Among the London events coinciding with Frieze Masters is PAD London, the annual design fair that takes place in Berkeley Square.


PAD prepares for a joyful London return

03 October 2022

PAD London returns for its 14th staging at Berkeley Square, London, coinciding as usual with Frieze Week.

Coronavirus: Two more French fairs called off this autumn plus Fine Arts Paris rescheduled

17 September 2020

Three Parisian fairs have been called off or altered due to Covid-19 concerns.


PAD and Coinex fairs are latest to call off autumn events

10 July 2020

Two more stagings of London fairs have been cancelled due to Covid-19.


Fairs fend off the fear factor

21 October 2019

Despite the uncertainty, Frieze Week dealers enjoyed an enthusiastic response from buyers.


Towering sale during the recent London fairs

07 October 2019

An oil on panel of The Tower of Babel, 1604, by Abel Grimmer (1570-1618/19), offered at £1.35m by Johnny Van Haeften was one of the stand-out sales during last week’s host of London art and antique trade events.


PAD London: The prime design destination

09 September 2019

This Mayfair event provides an eclectic selection for professionals and public alike

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Rare Louis Poulsen Piano lamp to shine at 12th edition of PAD London (and five other highlights)

20 July 2018

This rare adjustable Piano lamp designed by Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen is one of the highlights on the stand of Modernity in Stockholm at the upcoming edition of PAD London.


Record attendance and modern art sales mark 11th PAD London

13 October 2017

Modern artworks were among the standout sales at PAD London last week.

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Slideshow: London lights up for Frieze Week 2017

06 October 2017

Frieze Week in London brings with it a host of events. Here ATG takes a look at the events around town so far with a focus on fairs and exhibitions.


Brazilian plywood chair awarded 20th century design prize at PAD London

03 October 2017

A plywood chair made in 1949 has been named the best example of 20th century design at the PAD London fair, which opened yesterday.


A look ahead to the PAD, BADA and Battersea decorative fairs

18 September 2017

At the start of October, London is in for a feeding frenzy as art collectors, curators and member of the trade descend on the city. This year, four major fairs open in the capital in the first week of October offering a huge selection of antiques, fine art, decorative and vintage.

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Exhibitor list for PAD London reveals 11 newcomers and increased design emphasis

12 June 2017

The 11th edition of PAD London hosts 67 galleries including 11 newcomers.

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Geneva is next stop for art and design fair PAD

19 May 2017

Design fair PAD is to expand to Switzerland with a new event planned for next year.

Vetting committee stands down at PAD in Paris

05 April 2017

Paris art and design fair PAD has lost its vetting committee following concerns about the brief time allowed to view stands.

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PAD power: London art and design fair reports sales across disciplines

18 October 2016

The 10th anniversary edition of PAD London closed on October 9 after a week of steady sales.

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Make way for Mayfair: local galleries winners at PAD London's 10th anniversary

04 October 2016

The Moët Hennessy-PAD London prize for best stand 2016 was split between two Mayfair galleries.

Frieze Week to move in 2016

28 October 2015

London’s Frieze Week, an annual high point of Modern and Contemporary art fairs and auctions, will take place one week earlier than usual in 2016, as the organisers of Frieze fairs have moved their dates forward to avoid clashing with the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur.

Fairs to share tent in Berkeley Square

10 April 2012

THE ‘LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair Berkeley Square’ (September 19-23) may have a great Mayfair location but, since its launch in 2009, it has struggled with how to fit the 90-odd exhibitors into a marquee within the tight confines of the site.