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10.00 – 18.00 7 DAYS A WEEK

Designs of Modernity has been trading since 2005 from an 800 square foot shop space in the separate basement area at Crystal Palace Antiques and Modern, south London. The showroom is open seven days a week.

Designs Of Modernity prides itself in stocking quality, sympathetically restored, and often totally reupholstered classic original items. We use Kvadrat fabrics and quality leather hides for all our work. Restoration is always hand-finished and all lighting stock is re-wired and fully PAT tested to comply with modern safety standards. 

As well as our extensive inventory we specialise in sourcing and offering advice on specific pieces you may be searching for.

Throughout mainland UK we offer FREE DELIVERY included in the listed price of all our items. Delivery to central Europe and Scandinavia can be arranged at cost using our preferred carrier who leaves the UK once a month. Worldwide deliveries by arrangement.

Designs Of Modernity also supply to, and offer design advice for contract, office, shop and home – projects include: Roksanda Ilincic (offices), Ambassador Theatre Group (suites), Jimmy Choo (offices), White Stuff clothing chain (shops and offices), Lost boys international (offices), Not to scale (offices), Whistles (shops), Cossette (offices), P for Production (offices), London coffee shop, Gordon Ramseys Union street cafe, Joannas (Restaurants), Antic (bars) Soho House, Soho Farmhouse (hotels) and Vitamin (offices)

Furniture has also been supplied to ad campaigns for Toshiba, Sandersons fabrics and Penguin books; and for film – including both Batman and James Bond franchises, and the ABC olympic sports coverage television set.

Designs Of Modernity has been featured in Elle Decoration, Vogue's little black book, Stella Magazine, The Guardian, Evening Standard, ES magazine best boutique shops guide, The Sunday Telegraph, The Observer, Max Fraisers London design guide and Mid Century Magazine. 

Owner curator Ben Adams’ home interior has been featured in 25 Beautiful Homes, Absolute magazine, Living South and Mid Century magazine. He has contributed articles to Mid Century Magazine, the Daily Mail, Homes and Antiques magazine and The Antiques Gazette.

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