Next week, Christie’s London will offer works from the collection of the late architect and designer David Collins. Collins, who passed away in 2013. Collins, known for his affinity for shades of blue created sophisticated and luxurious interiors for a swath residences, restaurants, hotels, and high-end retailers.
Some of Collins' most celebrated projects include the Old World-inspired Wolseley restaurant in London, the Berkeley Hotel’s striking Blue Bar (also in London), and The Charles, which houses some of New York City’s most coveted private residences. The sale, entitled “Luxury–Colour–Texture” comprises 192 lots from his Kensington property and includes furniture, lighting, and works of art by such icons as Marc du Plantier, Jean Royère, Fontana Arte, and Mario Testino.