A study in elegance
For those wanting a desk that fits in with the rest of their home décor, an antique can be the answer – which is why they’re becoming so popular
Antique desks are becoming a firm favourite when it comes to introducing functional working pieces to existing home décor. Demand has soared by 30 to 40 per cent, according to Mark Maguire, a partner at Connaught Antiques in Dublin’s Francis Street.
Many of his buyers are solicitors, spending an average of €3,000-€5,000 on what is now considered a piece of office furniture. These shoppers want something that fulfils that function but also fits...
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