At the core of Design Miami/  is a marketplace for collectible design, where the world’s leading design galleries present curated exhibitions of museum-quality furniture, lighting and  objets d’art. Design Miami/ regularly attracts the highest level of private and public collectors of historical and contemporary design. The galleries invited to exhibit at Design Miami/ deal mainly in exceptional design objects from the advent of Modernism (circa 1900) to the present day, with select galleries specializing in outstanding eighteenth and nineteenth century antiques.

Applications for Galleries to participate in the Basel fair in June 2018 closed November 3, 2017. Applications for Galleries to participate in the Miami Beach fair in December 2018 closed May 3, 2018.