Fine Arts

Choosing classic design is a wonderful way to reduce, reuse and recycle

Saving the planet can be a pleasure if you can do it by buying some of the mid-century furniture on offer at deVere’s Art & Design auction

Lot 18_a Tanned Leather Three Piece Modular Desede Suite Estimate €8,000-€12,000

The beautiful, functional designs conceived of by designers such as Eeero Saarinen, Mies van Der Roh and Arne Jacobsen in the 1950s and ’60s not only were ground-breaking – as they still are today – but they also serve as inspiration for the circular economy in the field of furniture design and production.

Their valuable blueprints and tangible examples of great and innovative design have, over the decades, been used, reused, recycled and reconditioned. Take, ...