Collecting Design Advisory

Daniella Ohad is a leading design advisor with a special expertise in twentieth-century and contemporary decorative arts and design. She brings the highest level of scholarship and connoisseurship to vetting furniture and objects of design for her clients across the globe. Daniella earned her Ph.D. from the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, which is one of the world’s leading institutions that trains in the history of the decorative arts and design, cultural history, and museum practice. Since 1999, she has advised on building private and public collections in various areas of modern and contemporary design, providing both the new and the experienced collector with a wide range of professional services, from coverage of the art market to expert research and analysis when building comprehensive collections of design. Daniella’s services are designed for each client’s individual collecting objectives, desires, and home interiors. Areas of interest, aesthetic taste, and budget requirements, are all parameters that set to determine the style, furniture, and works of art. Daniella values all acquisitions according to their provenance, condition, global demand and supply, historical, and stylistic significance. She maintains customized databases for her clients, documenting condition, price information, provenance, exhibition history, bibliography, and other relevant data.