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Mad About Mid Century Modern?

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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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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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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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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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Retro Ski Leg Sofa

THE BEST OF EBAY

THE BEST OF EBAY Well, I think I’ve found some corkers this month. The problem is, I want to buy them all myself and then there wouldn’t be anything left for you, would there? Oh well, I can’t really squeeze any more sofas in to my house anyway – unless I’m going to start a […]

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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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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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