PP162 Market Trends: Buying and Selling in the Design Market

Includes a Live Web Event on 07/16/2024 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

Webinar Description

Tuesday, July 16, 2024
1:00pm - 2:00pm Eastern US

Looking at trends in auctions, design fairs, and the increasingly nebulous fine line among art, design and craft, this talk will take a broad look at trends in the 20th and 21st century design marketplace, with particular focus on secondary market collecting. It will include shifts in activity for international makers and changes to the markets for various collecting categories and movements within design. The collector audience will also be examined in the context of these changes, and the trends occurring on the buyer side of the market.

Webinar Audience

Contemporary design and decorative arts appraisers or anyone with an interest in those topics.

General Webinar Information

Important login information will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the webinar. 

System Requirements

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Continuing Education (CE) Information

This webinar will award 1.2 CE hours.

If you are a designated member of the American Society of Appraisers, CE credit will automatically be entered into your record ONLY if you participate in the live webinar. Please allow approximately 2 weeks post-webinar for ASA to notify participants via email regarding a certificate of completion.

Learning Outcomes

After the webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Interpret trends for 20th century international works of design.
  • Analyze the role of buyers and sellers in the market shifts.
  • Identify the role of the contemporary art and design markets in shaping trends.
  • Anticipate new shifts and trends. 

Meaghan Roddy

Independent Curator, Senior Design and Ceramics Auction and Market Specialist

Based in Los Angeles, Meaghan Roddy boasts over two decades in the auction sector, notably as Senior VP of Design at Phillips. She successfully managed multiple record-setting auctions and collections and continues to privately advise collectors and institutions. Roddy is a respected voice in design and craft markets, contributing to publications and lecturing for esteemed organizations like The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and Design Miami/. A 2017 Curatorial Fellow at the Center for Craft, she co-curated the nationally touring exhibition "The Good Making of Good Things: Craft Horizons Magazine 1941-1979." Roddy's recent curatorial projects include "Apex," a contemporary fiber exhibition at Volume Gallery in Chicago January - February 2024, and "Implicit Explicit," an exhibition of artists working in materials-led processes, for Make Hauser & Wirth in Los Angeles, February - April 2024,  She sits on the Board of Directors at the Center for Craft and serves on the Design and Decorative Arts Acquisition Committee at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.


Live Webinar
07/16/2024 at 1:00 PM (EDT)  |  60 minutes
07/16/2024 at 1:00 PM (EDT)  |  60 minutes
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