You know something?  The creation myth behind George Nelsons Ball Clocks has to be one of my favorite ever.  Why, you ask?  Well because it involved creativitys nectar, booze, and the genius of not one designer, Nelson, but four designers.  As the story goes:   we’d had a little bit too much to drink- […]

Also known as the E-1027 Table, this circular glass table was designed with Eileen Grays E-1027 House (in southern France, near Monaco)  Now, if youre curious what those numbers mean, its a code for the people who collaborated on the design of the house and who also just happened to be lovers:  Eileen Gray + Jean Badovici.  Read more […]

  image via hive modern (seen here, stools A, B. C)  Constructed of solid walnut, Ray Eames Walnut Stool was originally constructed for the Times Life Studio in NYC over 50 years ago.  Ray drew upon her talents as a sculptor to create gorgeous stools in three different profiles.  Use them as stools, side tables, plant holders, accent […]

  Todays post on the Egg Chair, should be a treat.  It  was designed by Jacobsen and is made of aluminium, foam and upholstery.  Many of the reissues of this design have taken great liberties with that last fact, and have found new and creative (some successful, some not so much) ways to play with […]

The RAR Rocker, designed in 1948, is said to be one of the most significant furniture designs of the 20th century. It features a durable molded polypropylene shell with a deep seat pocket, integrated armrests, high backrest and waterfall seat edge for lounge-quality comfort. The iconic wire base is set atop two maple runners for […]

  So, Ive had this in-store for a few weeks now, but Ive been so busy that I almost forgot to feature this Modern Classic from my favorite mid-century modern designer.  Geez!   The great thing about the Hang It All is that it fits right in with the Eames modus operandi, fun, functional, sleek. […]

Today, Im taking it old school.  Mariano Fortuny is a famous Spanish designer of one of my favorite mid-century modern pieces:  the Fortuny floor lamp.  Now, just to be clear, Fortuny was (and still is) revered for many, many things.  Although the term should be used sparingly, he was a true renaissance man.  He began […]

  In the past, I had to search all kinds of websites to find the right mix of high-quality replica and original pieces that I could afford. It was not easy. Now, I’ve done all the legwork for you and created my own store, bringing you the best of Mid-Century Modern style. I have hand-selected […]

Our Lounge Chair & Ottoman is manufactured painstakingly, with attention to the smallest detail. We use the highest quality materials including genuine Top-Grain Italian Leather, Plywood Frame and Die-Cast Aluminum Base.   Product Details Materials: Top-grain Italian leather, molded plywood shell, cast aluminium base and fittings, leather buttons and piping Dimensions:  Chair: Height: 33″, Width: 33″, […]

 Todays Design Notebook is all about Hans Wegners CH24 and.its one of the newest additions to my catalog of mid-century modern replicas!  The CH24, designed in 1949 and produced by Carl Hansen & Son.  It was nicknamed the Wishbone Chair because the shape of its back resembles a wishbone.   The Wishbone Chair is a […]