Mid-Century Modern Storage


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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Treston Oy Palaset Storage System by Ristomatti Ratia

Lookmodern has four cubes of Palaset storage from the 1960s in excellent condition. These sturdy cubbies are a simple way to add color to the office or kid’s bedroom. And...

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Quetza Bookcase by Pirwi

Designed by the NEL collective and manufactured by avant-garde Mexico City-based design firm Pirwi, the Quetza is a bookshelf that roughly resembles the Aztec god Quetzalcoatl, who was shaped after...

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MASH Studios LUX Case Goods

One of my favorite new furniture designers is MASH Studios led by Bernard Brucha who has done work for Martha Stewart, Siemens, Ogilvy & Mather, Toyota, and MTV. ...And buy from the links above and you’ll support the Mid-Century Modernist with a little kick-back.

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Ikea’s Stockholm Collection

“ The entrance wall ”, recently submitted to our photo group by Eric P

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Boby Trolley by Joe Colombo for Bieffeplast

Design Museum says: Rather than simply modernising existing types of furniture, Colombo was intent on reinventing them as new concepts which would be better suited to a mobile, fluid late 1960s lifestyle. ... The following year he produced the Man-Woman Container, a futuristic version of a 19th century trunk, in which rails, shelves, drawers and mirrors are stashed inside two cupboards: one for a man, the other for a woman.

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Cross Credenza and Table by Matthew Hilton for DWR

While I appreciate its unconventional, mid-century inspired base, and its drawers of different sizes, $3600 seems a tad steep for “oak veneer top and fronts over particleboard ”. ... The beautiful Cross Extension Table is available in solid oak or wenge for $2,750 and extends to a grand 116", room enough for 10.

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Teak Cabinet of Curiosity

An eBay seller in Holland has posted this remarkable Danish modern cabinet with swinging compartments. Perhaps it was made to be a sewing stand, but the 14w x 23h x...

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Brave Space Design

Those looking for new designs made from sustainable materials will appreciate the work of Brave Space Design of Brooklyn who use bamboo for their handsomely simple dining tables, chairs, beds,...

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West Elm Angled Bench with Cushion

West Elm’s lovely little angled bench is on sale for $99. On a side note, I don’t know about the other stuff in the room, but I want that wood...

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Walnut Credenza by Lane

Walnut Credenza by Lane — on eBay from floretro Update: Sold for $780.

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