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 »
“more fiberglass”, recently submitted to our photo group by strictly_phals
I’m so pleased to see something new here! I was beginning to suspect that this blog was over, and I hate seeing things I enjoy so much disappearing.
What fantastic colors, shapes and texture!
i love these chairs. what a great photo! i just got a “new” chair like this – plucked off the garbage – love them!
I just picked one of these up for $5 at a yard sale, and am in the process of re-finishing it. I’m hoping to paint it black, with an obsidian effect.
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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 »
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