eBay is still one of the best ways to find affordable, original mid-century modern pieces online.
But scoundrels and mislabeled items abound, making it difficult to seperate treasures from trash.
We do the sifting for you. This is a hand-picked showcase of the most interesting items on eBay. Updated daily.
If good design is a balance of aesthetics and utility, the craft peaked in the years between 1945–1970.
This era of modernism hit the design sweet spot: functional beauty. Finding harmony between the natural and the manmade, designers made objects that serve their purpose with organic grace.
This site is a tribute to the mid-century modern movement as both a historical milestone and a living ideal, reflected in today’s best furniture, architecture, and design. Learn more »
$100 each, Craigslist Bay Area
Nice price. Vinyl. Would be great recovered in fabric.
Does anyone know anything more about these chairs except that they are made in Norway? I have four of them and would really like to know more. They are so beutiful and very comfortable.
I have 9 of the same chairs in more of a camel/carmel color vinyl. They are beautiful and I liked them the minute I saw them. I have the dining table too. Would love to know more about them.
RSS feed for comments on this post.
This site is a tribute to the mid-century modern movement as both a historical milestone and a living ideal, reflected in today’s best furniture, architecture, and design. Read more »
Edited and designed by Stephen Coles, Chris Hamamoto, and Laura Serra with code from Daniel Pennypacker.