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The Salon Art + Design poised for seventh edition in New York

Dezeen promotion: this year's The Salon Art + Design fair in New York City will take place 8-12 November 2018, and Dezeen readers can receive a discounted rate on day passes.

The seventh edition of the annual fair, organised by Sanford Smith + Associates, will return to the Park Avenue Armory on Manhattan's Upper East Side next month.

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Collectible art and design works at The Salon Art + Design 2018 will include these table by artist Misha Kahn, presented by Friedman Benda. Photograph by Timothy Doyon

Fifty-six galleries from 11 countries will showcase collectible art and design pieces, ranging from vintage to contemporary items across furniture, lighting, glass and ceramics, as well as decorative and fine art.

"The seventh edition of The Salon continues to exceed expectations with galleries participating from all around the globe, continuing to push the boundaries between furniture, design, architecture and decorative art enhanced by blue-chip modern art," said executive director Jill Bokor.

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Paris-based Galerie Chastal-Marèchal will showcase the oak and purple velvet Elephanteau armchair by Jean Royère

New galleries this year will include Heller Gallery and The Future Perfect, both from New York.

Highlights put forward by The Salon team include an exhibit of new works by Misha Kahn and Jonathan Trayte, presented by Friedman Benda.

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New galleries this year will include New York's Heller Gallery, representing artists like Toots Zynsky

Reinier Bosch's bench that appears to be melting (main image), presented by Priveekollektie Contemporary Art and Design; ceramics by Hitomi Hosono; and crafted furniture by late Italian architect Gio Ponti will also be among not-to-miss items.

The offering of vintage wares will span all of the major 20th-century movements, from art nouveau and art deco, through mid-century modern to the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.

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Among the vintage collector's items at The Salon will be this rare adjustable lamp by Poul Henningsen, designed for Louis Poulsen and displayed by Modernity, Stockholm

Examples like a 1931 adjustable lamp designed by Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen and a set of home products by Viennese Secessionist designer Kalomon Moser will feature.

"Our unparalleled exhibitors will bring the broadest range of material seen in any fair," said Bokor.

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Works by late Italian architect Gio Ponti, such as this cabinet, will be displayed by Nicholas Kilner

A set of site-specific installations will also be created for the event. The Armory's historic Library Room will be re-imagined by artist Yolande Batteau from Callidus Guild and gallery partner Jeff Lincoln Art + Design, while French crystal brand Lalique will take over The Parlor.

This year's collectors lounge will be bring together mid-century furniture and contemporary designs from London's Charles Burnand.

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Another of Friedman Benda's artists, Jonathan Trayte, will debut this piece titled Velvet Straight-Neck. Photograph by Timothy Doyon

Dezeen is media partner for The Salon Art + Design for the second year running. Our highlights from the 2017 edition included bumpy concrete-fibre benches by Beirut-based designer Najla El Zein, a light sculpture formed from porcelain shards by London artist Barnaby Barford, and ebonised walnut furniture by Ireland's Joseph Walsh.

This year, Dezeen readers can redeem 20 per cent off ticket prices by entering the discount code 18DEZEEN20, when purchasing online.

For more information about the fair and to buy tickets, visit The Salon Art + Design website.