Streamlined quality: a set of four Model 78 chairs by Niels Moller (Danish, 1960s) in rosewood with tan leather upholstered seats and tapering legs, for auction with an estimate of €1,000-€1,500)

The red chair in the window of deVeres auction house on Kildare Street gives a flavour of the lots on offer in its upcoming design auction of classic (...)

Nicholas Roche’s apartment in Paris. Photograph: Vincent Thibert

When you think of designer furniture, household names that spring to mind tend to be mid-century Scandinavians or Americans. The French brand Roche B(...)

Glór music centre in Ennis, Co Clare, is one of Des McMahon’s designs. Photograph: Frank Miller

Architect Des McMahon continually places emphasis on community and social democracy when discussing his work. His inclusive nature starts with the J(...)

Sunday Morning: Return to eternal summer inside the humid tropical forest of the Biod™me, a glass-roofed nature preserve containing multiple ecosystems. You might glimpse iguanas, frogs, bats, snakes, sloths and other exotic creatures as you wend your way among the dense vegetation, streams and stone caverns. Photograph: Robert Wright / The New York Times
Weekend in . . . Montreal
  • Travel
  • November 28, 2015, 04:00

W inter is right around the corner, and when the going gets cold – like -17 degrees cold – Montrealers get resourceful. Some dodge Canadian win(...)

The Apartment by designer Tina Seidenfaden Busck in Copenhagen

Since the 1950s Scandinavian design has been to the forefront of the international modern movement. Of all the names the work of Danish trio Arne J(...)

A pair of Pratfall chairs by Philippe Starck, €1,400-€1,800 at de Veres

As “brown furniture” continues to struggle in the auction rooms, there’s been a surge of interest in 20th-century furniture, some of which is o(...)

Mira Koymari in her Dream Space made of newspapers
Arctic flowering in Finland

A tree grows in the tower at one end of the long, stainless steel dining table and, at the other, dangling in a turret are lamps whose shades were (...)

Striped Jug and Flowers by Anne Redpath

A busy week in Dublin salerooms begins with Adam’s “Sunday Interiors” auction tomorrow at 11am with more than 600 lots including furniture, sil(...)

In the sitting room of the Moloney’s home in Monkstown, Co Dublin, sits a limited edition Egg chair, made to celebrate the Arne Jacobsen design(...)