origin modernism was formed in November 1999 We are based in Greenwich, viewing by appointment. We retail 20th Century furniture, objects and art, concentrating on modernist
You may recognise us from our shop 25 Camden Passage, Islington N1 8EA, where we were based from 2002-2010.
This website shows a selection of current and past pieces. Featured designers include: Alvar Aalto (1898-1976), Eero Aarnio (1932-), Kay Bojesen (1886-1958), Marcel Breuer (1902-1981), Hans Coray (1906-1991), Robin Day (1915-), Charles Eames (1907-1978), Ray Eames (1912-1988), Egon Eiermann (1932-), Carl Jacobs (1925-), Arne Jacobsen (1902-1971), Friso Kramer (1922-), Poul Kjaerholm (1929-1980), Ernest Race (1913-1964), Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969), Mart Stam (1899-1986), Bruno Mathesson (1907-1988), and Hans Wegner (1915-2007).
Please note - our selected pieces are vintage production.
I'm always more than happy to answer any enquiries, either by email, by telephone or alternatively via this contact form.
Origin Modernism helps with pre-purchase advice, in providing background to individual pieces and helping to select pieces for purchase. With our expertise we have helped collectors build up important collections over time.
If you would like advice in building a collection please contact us via the contact form or via email above.