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  • Financial Times Weekend features Andrew Duncanson

    The Financial Times Weekend features Andrew Duncanson and Modernity in the House & Home section Saturday September 24th. It tells the story of how Andrew became an Expat and about life as a dealer of 20th century Scandinavian design, living in Stockholm and in having a country home by the sea.

  • Modernity exhibits at PAD London in October

    Modernity welcomes you to visit the PAD-fair at Berkeley Square, London, during the first week of October. At this year's fair we will present a variety of furniture pieces by the celebrated Scandinavian designers Hans Wegner, Poul Henningsen, Ib Kofoed Larsen, Paavo Tynell, Axel Einar Hjorth and Josef Frank etc.

  • Modernity awarded two prizes at Masterpiece London

    Modernity exhibited at the Masterpiece fair in London in June/July and was awarded two prizes. One was for the best 20th century design object, the long case clock by Jens Jacob Bregnö, Denmark. The second price was for the best textile and carpets, a rare round rug by Barbro Nilsson for Märta Måås-Fjetterström, Sweden. We brought the finest pieces of Scandinavian design by masters such as Axel Salto, Peder Moos, Finn Juhl, Poul Kjaerholm, Börge Mogensen, Poul Henningsen etc, and contemporary pieces by Sandra Davolio and Carsten From Andersen.

  • Modernity featured on BBC’s The Art of Scandinavia

    Modernity is featured in BBC’s extensive program “The Art of Scandinavia”, broadcasted on BBC4 and BBC Worldwide. The presenter Andrew Graham-Dixon explores the history of Norway, Denmark and Sweden through the region’s art. The third film looks at Sweden as Scandinavia’s ‘modern miracle’ focusing on artists, designers and architects of the 20th century.

  • Modernity supplies international museums

    Modernity has once again sold important pieces of design to international museums. This time the famous Zig Zag chair by Gerrit Rietveld sold to the Milwaukee Art Museum in the US. The National Museum of Scotland has also recently purchased important pieces of jewellery.

  • Ilse Crawford’s collaboration with Modernity

    The world famous design icon Ilse Crawford has created a unique space within the Modernity showroom in Stockholm. Modernity is proud to present for the first time publicly in Sweden her brass cabinet and the Ilse sofa.

  • Peder Moos – Denmark’s master cabinetmaker

    Modernity has the privilege to present four unique pieces by the renowned Danish cabinet maker Peder Moos from 1949. The furniture were made to order and produced by himself. Peder Moos' furniture has been exhibited internationally at museums in Stockholm, the Hague and New York's MoMA.