Going funky can pay off

Can you make money from funky modern furniture and other design objects?

22nd January, 2005

Can you make money from funky modern furniture and other design objects? Yes, if you buy pieces that you hope will make it big or become classics in the future.

If you had been interested in the work of Irish designer Eileen Gray 20 years ago, when she was less fashionable, her famous circular glass and chrome bedside table, €1027, would have cost you about €1,000. “To purchase an original now costs at least €250,000,...

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