To mark the 20th edition of Pad Paris, leading French and international art dealers have confirmed their participation at this pioneering event, bringing together collectors and lovers of art and design from around the world.

Pad Paris 2016 will feature the finest masterpieces of Modern Art, Historical and Contemporary Design, Jewellery and Tribal Art in an exceptionally refined and elegant setting. As a nod to the Pad London 10-year anniversary next October, Pad Paris 2016 will welcome a number of renowned British galleries. As part of the celebrations, Pad Paris 2016 will support young contemporary design galleries, showcased alongside a strong stable of established galleries at the Tuileries Garden.

Daniel Suduca and Thierry Mérillou will take the reins as artistic directors of the PAD 2016 Studio.

PAD, pioneering event for Art and Design aficionados and collectors, has been reinventing for the past 20 years the Cabinet d’Amateur and the notion of eclecticism, anticipating the esthetic aspirations of its time. Season after season, it offers an intimate cocoon to those who have made decorative arts and design the core of their collection, driven by passion and heritage.

Every edition evolves in aim to create an unprecedented dialogue between modern art, historical and contemporary design and jewellery. This year will give greater room to Primitive Art, and will highlight the vitality of raising such perspectives. The engaging aspect of PAD is its invitation to enter a personal collection, conceived by a selection of local and international art dealers – all of whom are leaders in their fields, eager to address each passionate collector in a unique manner. In this salon, mind is enlivened and imagination is exhilarated, as entering a place where the contemporary taste for 20th and 21st Century decorative art is born.