Mid-Century Modern Ideas

08.01.10

West Elm Yellow

I’m lukewarm about West Elm. Their hollow, veneered case goods are at IKEA’s level but their prices are not. Still, I do have a few of their pieces and I’m...

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07.12.08

Eames Ornaments Hand-stitched by Angie Davis

They feature the classics from Eames and a couple Le Corbusier and Nelson pieces as well. They’d also make nice gift tags or geeky jacket patches for your favorite MCM lover.

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27.09.07

Katharine Hepburn on Buying Furniture

Coming soon on MCM is a look back at the studio set of the great Dick Cavett Show. But first, here’s a little teaser. Katharine Hepburn gives us all some...

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21.07.07

Mid-Century Modern and Victorian Can Get Along Just Fine

so dreamy, uploaded to Flickr by quibbly.

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21.04.07

OFFI Mag Table as TV and Laptop Stand

Slat table: vintage from Retro@Home. Rug: a gabbeh from G. Coles-Christensen. The OFFI Mag Table by San Francisco based Eric Pfeiffer is one of my favorite examples of the simple,...

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17.04.07

LA Furniture Shopping on KCRW's DnA

(DnA) Design and Architecture of LA’s excellent KCRW public radio often covers mid-century architecture and interior design. The latest show features David Keeps, the scout for the LA Times Home...

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