Arne Jacobsen

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The Nyhavn neighbourhood, which was originally a busy commercial port, is now a pretty neighbourhood filled with waterside bars and restaurants.

Copenhagen. A capital city crammed with culture. A city of sophistication. Of calm. Of cyclists. And for one weekend only next month, it will be host (...)

Lot 6, an Italian rosewood “T69” dining table, by Osvaldo Borsani and Eugenio Gerli for Tecno, Milan, dating from 1965

Heard about the “antiques auction” with no antiques? De Veres auction in Dublin on Sunday, October 15th, features not a single stick of Georgian or Vi(...)

 Design historian Linda King at home in North Strand, Dublin,   in her livingroom. Photograph: Alan Betson

Linda King is a design historian at IADT, Dún Laoghaire. She was a graphic designer before moving into education and research and has been a consulta(...)

A lounge chair designed by Charles and Ray Eames. An original produced by the Italian company Vitra will cost thousands; a version is for sale through Voga at €895

Furniture companies in the UK are upping sticks and moving to the Republic to circumvent strict new copyright laws introduced there which have – almos(...)

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
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  • 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(...)

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