The marvel of mid-century modern furniture

Those in search of unusual pieces for the home can find them in Francis Street, Dublin.

20th July, 2014
French chairs from 1940.

Those in search of unusual pieces for the home can find them in Francis Street, Dublin with the Cross Gallery’s first exhibition of mid-century modern furniture, a style covering the period 1933-1960, now recognised as a significant design movement.

Highlights include a sculptural pair of low-slung 1940s armchairs designed by French furniture makers Audoux and Minet. Constructed from bentwood maple and rope - rope was the leitmotif on every piece that they made...

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