• Modernity at Masterpiece London 2017

    "A stand of supreme elegance with a consistent aesthetic, bringing their top-quality Scandinavian design to the fore". The Masterpiece Jury granted Modernity the Joint Runner-Up Display Award.

  • Modernity at TEFAF Maastricht 2017

    Modernity was pleased to participate in the much anticipated 30th edition of one of the world's most prestigious art fairs. TEFAF takes place between March 10 and March 19, 2017, in the Netherlands, at the Maastricht Exhibition and Congress Centre (MECC), with a preview on March 9, from 12 pm to 9 pm.

  • Modernity at c/o Stockholm

    Modernity and six other art-, antique- and design galleries exhibited in a stunning private apartment in the city center of Stockholm, November 22 to 24, 2016.

  • 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 the Salon fair in New York in November

    Modernity exhibits at the Salon fair at the Park Avenue Armory in New York. The fair opens November 10th and runs through November 14th, and we will exhibit the finest pieces of Scandinavian design from the 20th Century of designers such as Kaare Klint, Josef Frank, Poul Henningsen, Peder Moos, Ib Kofoed Larsen and Märta Måås-Fjetterström.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Breakfast with Isaac Pineus and Andrew Duncanson

    The online publicaiton Barneby's feature Modernity's Andrew Duncanson and Isaac Pineus in an extensive interview about the Collective Design fair in New York, their business and trends within Scandinavian design.

  • Axel Salto (1889-1961) — Danish Master of Ceramic Art and Modernism

    Axel Salto was born in Copenhagen in 1889 and is known today as one of the finest masters of 20th century ceramic art. After studying at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and commencing an initial career in painting, the artist soon became intrigued by modernism and a progressive aesthetic.

  • Modernity exhibits at the Salon Art + Design fair in New York

    Modernity exhibits at the Salon fair at the Park Avenue Armory in New York November 13th-16th. We will show rare pieces by the Scandinavian masters such as Finn Juhl, Ib Kofoed Larsen, Poul Henningsen, Poul Kjaerholm and Axel Einar Hjorth. This year we will present unique pieces by the contemporary artist Carsten From Andersen, who we exhibit with for the first time.

  • Modernity exhibits at PAD-London in October

    Modernity exhibits at the Pavilion of Art & Design fair at Berkeley square in London from October 12-18th. We will show rare pieces by the Scandinavian masters such as Peder Moos, Kaare Klint, Josef Frank, Finn Juhl and Poul Henningsen. This year we will present unique pieces by contemporary artists such as Sandra Davolio, Mårten Medbo and Carsten From Andersen, who we exhibit with for the first time.

  • Modernity exhibited at 17th century palace

    Modernity exhibited together with five Stockholm galleries rare pieces of the finest quality at a private 17th century palace at Västra Trädgårdsgatan 9 in Stockholm city center in April 2015. It was a joint exhibition with contemporary art, antiques and modern design in a 17th century private palace.

  • Modernity exhibits at c/o Stockholm

    Modernity and five other art-, antique- and design galleries open the doors to a former police stable at Storgatan 23C in the city center of Stockholm. It is a joint exhibition with contemporary art, antiques and modern design in an exciting environment where we will exhibit rare pieces of the finest quality.

  • Modernity exhibits at the Collective design fair

    Modernity exhibits at the Collective design fair in New York with a VIP-opening Tuesday May 12th, and the fair closes May 17th. We will exhibit prime pieces by the Scandinavian masters, such as Peder Moos, Carl Bergsten, Axel Einar Hjorth, Märta Måås-Fjetterström, Hans Wegenr, Alvar Aalto and Poul Henningsen.

  • Carl Hörvik, cabinet and chairs

    Cabinet and armchairs by the architect Carl Hörvik, specially made for the Swedish pavilion at the Paris World Exhibition 1925. The pieces won the prize Grand Prix price.

  • 1stdibs article about Modernity

    Modernity is featured as 1stdibs’ October Gallery Introspective! We have kindly been named “one of the world's top sources for Scandinavian modern furniture” and “Sweden’s, if not the world’s, leading dealers in mid-century Scandinavian design”.

  • Modernity exhibits at the PAD Fair

    Modernity exhibits at the Pavilion of Art & Design fair in Paris with a VIP-opening Tuesday March 24th, and the fair closes March 29th. We will exhibit prime pieces by the Scandinavian masters. Please click to see a selection of our pieces at the fair.

  • Modernity awarded for best object

    Modernity received the award for the best historical object at the Pavilion of Art & Design in Paris in March. The jury chose the cabinet and two armchairs by the Swedish architect Carl Hörvik as the prime object at the fair.

  • Modernity exhibits in New York

    Modernity exhibits at the Salon Fair at the Park Avenue Armory in New York with major works by the Scandinavian masters from the 20th century. Open Thursday November 13th to Monday November 17th. Contact us in case you would like tickets.