New auction is a venue for only good things. Iconic or anonymous, New Auction celebrates well-made, tactile, cerebral, and genuine objects from around the world. From important prototypes to simple utilitarian pieces, New Auction celebrates the diverse, creative output of the 20th Century. New Auction creates a space for discovery and inspiration for designers and collectors. Focusing primarily on Art and Design, New Auction brings local and International together to reveal themselves as never before. New Auction is filtered for your enjoyment.
Collecting and selling only fine examples of craftsmanship and design for the past 20 plus years, Porch Modern founder Colen Colthurst focuses on Historically Important Modern Design, Art, and ephemera from the mid-twentieth century. With an emphasis on American and Scandinavian Design, iconic pieces designed by Charles Eames, Tapio Wirkkala, Hans Wegner, Pierre Jeanneret, and Paavo Tynell share space in the by-appointment Geary Avenue showroom. Porch Modern also provides private consultation and curation for clients relating to both living spaces and collections.
Derreck Martin is the founder and owner of East Room. Established in 2014, East Room is a growing co-working and cultural space. Spanning 60,000 square feet in a turn of the century warehouse building, East Room harbours some of the top creatives in the city. Future plans include a retail space and an adjoining courtyard restaurant. Prior to East Room, Derreck served as president of 507 Antiques, a leader in its class in Canada. With a solid background rooted in the past and an eye to the future, Derreck rebranded the 20 year old business by implementing a forward thinking and modern digital transition.