Andirons

It is no secret that Mid Century Modern homes usually have some kind of fireplace in them. We all have seen the free standing Preway models that came in either wood or electric, and  the stone / brick floor to ceiling, wall to wall fireplaces right in the heart of the home. Well it is…

The perfect finishing touch |

See what designers and decorators are saying about settees Recently I read an article about how the decorator Kerry Joyce and the designer Penny Drue Baird consider settees the perfect finishing touch. Yes, you read right these nice pieces of upholstered furniture that are considered a cousin of the sofa are considered by the experts…

Blue storage boxes / stools |

One weekend in January my husband John and I were visiting places trying to find neat new vintage and Mid Century Modern items to add to our inventory.  While we browse stores and markets we usually go around, see everything and then we tell each other what we like in general and what we would…

About what we do |

We can’t help but notice that the mid-century marketplace is swamped with sellers. And by what they are selling and by way of their pricing we suspect that they will soon disappear after they unload grandmas furniture or after the flea market finds dry up. You probably can score some bargains of mid-century mediocrity from…

Decorating with accessories in layers

I often hear people saying “I would like to buy this but I don’t have a place to put it” even one of my family members recently told me this when we were looking at some lamps that he liked. I used to think how can you not have any room at home for one…