Adrian Sassoon at the London House of Modernity Exhibition

There is a unique duality of styles in the Palladian style mansion at 14 Cavendish Square, where Swedish furniture gallery Modernity’s London showroom is located. One of two mansions built in 1770 on both sides of Dean's Mews in Mayfair, the five-story building reflects its dramatic proportions and classical traits on its Portland stone façade. However, what inspired the gallery to join forces with the city’s other design powerhouse Adrian Sassoon was its transformation to a Modernist architecture on its backside, which was rebuilt in 1950s following a World War II bombing. “The historically-charged interior with elaborate features suddenly changes into a minimalist environment with many curatorial opportunities,” says Modernity’s director Andrew Duncanson to Interior Design. Adrian Sassoon at the London House of Modernity is an exhibition of art, design…
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