Category: The Best Of Mid Century Style

Hendricks 3 Seater Sofa

SOFAS THAT CAN STILL BE YOURS IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS

Want a new sofa to snuggle on this Christmas? Worried you’ve left it too late? Don’t worry we’ve found all the best ones that can still be yours in time…if you hurry! And many have great offers on too. Beautiful leather sofas, luscious velvet and stylish fabrics; there is a mid century style sofa for […]

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Janeiro Mango Wood Desk

WORKING FROM HOME IN STYLE PART 1:THE BEST MID CENTURY MODERN DESKS

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 […]

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IS MID CENTURY MODERN OVER?! OVER MY DEAD BODY!

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 […]

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Frank Lloyd Wright AirBnB, Two Rivers, Wisconsin

STILL BEND: FABULOUS FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT HOUSE IN WISCONSIN ON AIRBNB

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 […]

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Palm Springs modernism week

MIDCENTURY MODERN PARADISE: PALM SPRINGS MODERNISM WEEK

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 […]

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retro wicker chairs

RETRO RATTAN FURNITURE IS MAKING A COME BACK

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 […]

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WHAT A BEAUTIFUL BAR YOU HAVE MRS ROBINSON

WHAT A BEAUTIFUL BAR YOU HAVE MRS ROBINSON. One wonders if Mrs Robinson would have made her move so readily while perched on a kitchen bar stool? Whatever happened to the delightfully decadent home cocktail bar? It’s not as though we’ve all stopped drinking at home, is it? But now we just glug wine while […]

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TWA MID CENTURY MODERN HOTEL.

TWA MID CENTURY MODERN HOTEL Much as I love the Jet Age I have never been a fan of transatlantic flights. Walter would never stump up for first class tickets, let alone Concorde. But I have now found some solace. When you step off the plane from London to New York (and your body is […]

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Stephens Folly Lounge

VELVET GOLDMINE:

Don’t worry darlings. I’m here to cheer your weary souls on this cold January day. VELVET GOLDMINE: OPULENT MCM INTERIORS When Christmas is over and the nights are long we need plush velvet interiors to cosset us. I can think of no better example of the opulent use of rich velvets than “Stephen’s Folly”, Palm […]

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Mid Century House

MOVING HOUSE? GRAB YOURSELF A MID CENTURY MASTERPIECE

MOVING HOUSE? GRAB YOURSELF A MID CENTURY MASTERPIECE Its all very well collecting all those beautiful items of mid century design but now you need that mid century architectural masterpiece in which to display it all. Here are some beauties. All located in the UK and to suit a variety of budgets. Now all you […]

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