Category: SHOPPERS GUIDE

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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WORKING FROM HOME IN STYLE PART 2: MCM OFFICE CHAIRS

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 […]

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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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7 OF THE BEST SIDEBOARDS (OR AS I LIKE TO SAY, CREDENZAS)

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 […]

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Arizona Microsuede Sofa

SHEEPSKIN RUGS, FLUFFY CUSHIONS AND COCOONING SOFAS

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 […]

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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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MID CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE: THE REST OF LONDON

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!

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SHOPPING FOR VINTAGE MID CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE ONLINE: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

SHOPPING FOR VINTAGE MID CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE ONLINE: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE If you’ve found your way here I will assume that you share my passion for mid century modern furniture. I abhor the way people speak of it as a “trend”. I love good mid century design the way I love the music of my […]

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Forest London

MID CENTURY SHOPPING IN EAST LONDON

MID CENTURY SHOPPING IN EAST LONDON. East London is a treasure trove for mid century design lovers. Since the 90s it has blossomed as a loft-living, design-loving paradise. From Stoke Newington all the way down to Clekenwell there are lots of vintage shops chock full of iconic furniture from the last century. It would take […]

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Dreamland Margate Mid Century

MID CENTURY MARGATE: A RETRO PARADISE

MID CENTURY MARGATE: A RETRO PARADISE Margate has had a bad press over the last 30 years or so and it’s not hard to see why. Once the package holiday to Spain became the affordable holiday of choice for British holidaymakers during the 70s and 80s Margate fell into decline. Its large Victorian housing that […]

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