PAD London 2018

As the fair opens its doors in London’s Berkeley Square, we speak to the artists, makers, dealers and collectors who shape the event and report on the latest trends and sales

Many pieces at this year’s fair are inspired by natural forms

His wafer-thin vessels are created using only a hammer

This year’s exhibits range from 20th-century design and fine art to tribal objects, antiquities and jewellery

Plus: art and advisers go back in time; bionic eyes for online sales; bus route beauties at ‘Salon 63’; and alabaster at Ordovas

Savvy specialisation and online sales are paying off for many of the continental auction houses

Ahead of the 1-54 fair, we meet the father-daughter team promoting African and Middle Eastern art