Design to comfort body and soul

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Ruray desk light designed in 2012 by Shane Holland (€200-€300)

Scandinavian furniture is dominant and influential at the de Veres design auction later this month

The first person to use the word ‘comfort’ in the modern sense was 18th-century innovator Horace Walpole. Until then, the word meant aid given to someone in distress, and was never applied to home furnishings.

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