20th century Modern

The de Veres Design auction in Dublin next week blurs the boundary between furniture and art

4th October, 2015
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Philippe Starck’s 1960s leather armchairs

When did a piece of furniture last make you smile? Chances are, it was by Irish designer Patrick O’Reilly whose work in the de Veres Design auction in Dublin next week blurs the boundary between furniture and art. His tables would be at home in a sculpture gallery - practical pieces all, but imbued with just the right touch of subversive humour as in the Ementhal table, the Plumb-bob table - a piece a toddler...

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