The design auctions season is opening in NY next week and I am going to highlights some of my favorites in the next week. At Sotheby’s annual sales of Important 20th Century Design, which will be held on December 18th, a rare and important desk and armchair that Frank Lloyd Wright designed for his iconic building for the S.C. Johnson and Son Administration Building in Racine, Wisconsin (desk est. $400/600,000, armchair est. $80/120,000). These rare works exemplify Wright’s design principles and stand today as defining icons of American Modernism. This particular desk design from the Johnson Commission has not appeared at auction in almost 30 years. Most of the desks from this commission are still at the Johnson offices, known from the numerous photographs that have documented these magnificent interiors.