Mid-Century Modern Dining


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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Swiss Plywood Dining Set

New on Bond & Bowery this week is a unique, unmarked dining table and chairs from Switzerland. I’ve never seen chairs quite like these, a graceful bent ply with dowel...

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Konditori Valand, Stockholm

Tiny, resolute German-born cafe owner Magdalena Åström is very much aware of the fact that Konditori Valand, in Stockholm’s “Surbrunnsgatan”, is a national treasure. Her Swedish husband Stellan designed the interior himself in 1954, and absolutely nothing has been changed since then: the dark beautiful “Royal Boards” covering the walls, well used tables and chairs made of teak, a unique black stonefloor imported directly from Italy.

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Cheese Tray with Ceramic Tile and Jars

Callooh Callay on Etsy boasts a huge stock of interesting vintage goods. On the “Sold” (sadly) list is this fantastic tray with a white ceramic tile, two white ceramic jars for jam or chutney, wooden lids, a stainless steel knife, and a plastic spoon.

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Service à Orangeade by Jean-Pierre Vitrac

Maxime Clair , whose opulent home I featured a few weeks ago, has two of these fantastic Serice à Orangeade for sale. Jean-Pierre’s Vitrac ’s design, a melamine pitcher with stacking mugs that fit neatly in its handle, foreshadows Massimo Vignelli’s popular Heller dinnerware by two years.

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360° Video of Hans Olsen Dining Set

Good photography can be the difference between a successful or ineffective eBay listing, and some sellers go to great lengths to capture their lots well, shooting at various angles in good light and staging tasteful scenes to put the item in context. ... Their Hans Olsen Dining Set (a unique delight that we’ve covered before ) is captured in HD Quality 1080 video, meticulously filmed over 3 minutes with a camera rig that captures the piece in 360° without human intrusion — until the slick demonstration at 1:10 of the table’s built-in expansion mechanism.

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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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Salt and Pepper Shakers

“ salt and pepper shakers ”, recently submitted to our photo group . ... bought these in Saugatuck, Michigan at a great retro shop called Swell Times...they remind me of somthing Jonathan Adler would do but these are vintage...

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Tulip Table and Panton Chairs

“ new dining table ”, recently submitted to our photo group by m.bibelot .

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Windows in Hollin Hills Virginia

“ HH Dining Interior ”, recently submitted to our photo group by Mr Biscuit These great windows bring in all the light and views of floor-to-ceiling glass while maintaining the benefit of waist-high sills. ...Learn more about the Hollin Hills community (smack in the middle of a historical colonial-themed area in Alexandria, Virginia) at the residents blog and see images of homes in their Flickr account .

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Saarinen Tulip Table and Eames DCM Chairs

dining area in Nashville loft , recently submitted to our photo group by reidrolls . Interior by Beth Haley .

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