Mid Century wallpaper fans rejoice! The Queen’s Gambit on Netflix is a feast for the eyes! From genuine MCM interiors to the full glory of 1950s chintz there is something for every lover of vintage fashions and interiors. And on top of all that it is a brilliant show with a fascinating storyline and wonderful […]
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Mid Century Modern office chairs are a stylish addition to any room. They range from masculine leather and steel designs to velvet tub chairs that would look just as good at a dressing table. Here are our favourites on the market right now. The Hailey Swivel Office Chair in walnut and black leather has a […]
Mid century modern office furniture for the home workspace is having a real moment. Until Coronavirus, 70% of the population of the UK had never worked from home before. Now, an estimated 20 million people have swapped the commute to the office for a hot desk in their home! Trips to the gym became a […]
Sideboards are a girl’s best friend as Marylin liked to say. Well, she was American so I’m sure she would have used the term Credenza. Just saying the word credenza makes me get a little hot under the collar. It acts like a kind of portal to the jet age. Any 1950s house would have […]
Whether we’re in full lockdown or maybe just a little restricted we are going to be spending a LOT of time at home this winter. So let’s embrace it. It will probably be raining outside so why don’t we curl up under a lovely blanket and watch all movies? You don’t get much cosier than […]
Mid Century Modern which began (as you may guess from the name!) in the mid 20th century, had a huge resurgence in the late 90s and the trend simply refuses to fade away. But it is morphing a little. Here’s how… In the late 90s shows like Frazier showed the Eames chair in all it’s […]
In a previous post we looked at mid century shopping options specifically in East London. This time we’ve thrown the net wider to see what else there is. There is a lot!
Frank Lloyd Wright AirBnB, Two Rivers, Wisconsin Last summer one of my dreams came true; to live in a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. And, (thanks to the wonders of Airbnb) for three brief but wonderful days in July, Still Bend in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, was our family home. It was designed for a […]
Palm Springs is the top holiday destination for mid century modern enthusiasts at any time. Nowhere has the the saying “build it and they will come” been more apt. Slap bang in the middle of the desert with mountains that look like giant boulders surrounding it, this winter playground and Shangri-la for Hollywood’s rich and […]
Retro rattan furniture is making a come back. And it’s stepping indoors. It has done it before. In the 1960s and 70s it invaded the house. And this is the perfect timing for a second invasion. Why? Because ushers in Hawaiian charm (think a sun filled Tiki bar), Edwardian glamour (My Fair Lady) and even […]