Mid-Century Modern Accessories & Decor


Vintage Ski Posters of Europe

High-end UK dealer Vintage Seekers is offering an expertly curated selection of mid-century posters featuring ski resorts throughout the Alps and other destinations.

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She & Him Go 1950s Americana in “Don’t Look Back” Video

Director Jeremy Konnor was clearly inspired by “American Look”, the 1958 film by Chevrolet, in this music video for She & Him’s “Don’t Look Back”. See both videos below.

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Mid-Century Sewing Boxes — More Cabinets of Curiosity

I’ve run across several other types of mid-century sewing boxes, each with its own clever way to store and reveal its contents, be they needles and string, or paints and brushes. Here are three favorites.

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Flip Clocks Inspired by the Solari Dator 5

Countless calendar clocks are inspired by the Dator 5 designed by Gino Valle and manufactured by Solari Udine in the mid- to late ’60s. Here is some tasty eye candy for flip clock fetishists.

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Oiva Tableware by Maija Louekari for Marimekko

Marimekko is about to celebrate its 60th birthday and it feels as young as it did when it took modern textile design by storm in the ’60s. The Legendary Finnish...

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George Nelson Table Clocks

Everyone knows George Nelson’s whimsical wall clocks, but not until I ran into Wright’s latest auction did I realize how many models he made for the desktop. Creating a clock...

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Investing in Melamine

Flickr group member brum b pulled in quite the harvest from the Utrecht Collectors Fair.

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Ceramic Planter by Lars Knudsen

This may be the greatest planter ever created. Praise be to Danish ceramicist Lars Knudsen for having the guts to fill the cranium of a powdered wig gentlemen with flowers....

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Bolle Bottles by Tapio Wirkkala for Venini

This series, designed by Tapio Wirkkala [the guy had a mug as impressive as his work] in 1968, employs the “Incalmo” technique wherein two different types of glass, worked separately,...

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Red and Blue Fans by Itho

“ ready ”, recently submitted to our photo group by kaylovesvintage Never seen a fan like this one by Itho , a company that doesn’t seem to make commercial tabletop products anymore. ... See also: Erres Fan

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Erres Fan

“ charity shop ”, recently submitted to our photo group by kaylovesvintage

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Teak Goblets

“ Modern Danish Style Teak Goblets ”, recently submitted to our photo group . ... The set of eight can be yours for $72 from his Etsy shop .

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