Mid Century Modern


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Neutra by Barbara Lamprecht

My first encounter with Ricahrd Neutra’s architecture was the Kaufmann House in Palm Springs, California. My husband and I made a day trip to Palm Springs while visiting his grandparents in Long Beach. Only a several hours to spare, the Kaufman House was to me the “must-see” place among all the  great things in Palm […]

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Vintage Aluminum Christmas Tree

Published by under Mid Century Modern Design

I had been looking for a vintage aluminum Christmas tree locally forever with no luck – so I finally broke down and recently bought one on eBay. I don’t know why I have waited for so long – after all, aluminum Christmas trees are like “must-have” item for any mid-century modern enthusiasts! My aluminum Christmas […]

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Norman Cherner and The Cherner Chair Company

Founded in 1999, the Cherner Chair Company has brought back into production Norman Cherner’s iconic mid century designs. The company reissues Norman Cherner’s molded plywood chairs, stools and tables using the original drawings and molds with the same attention to detail seen in the original handmade classics.
Cherner Armchair
Norman Cherner (1920 – 1987) was best known […]

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Palm Springs Mid-century Modern by Dolly Faibyshev

Palm Springs Mid-century Modern

“Palm Springs Mid-century Modern” by a New York based photographer Dolly Faibyshev features a stunning photographic collection of mid century modern architecture in Palm Springs, California. The book includes 178 color and black/white photos of residential, municipal, and commercial buildings designed by mid century modern architects including Donald Wexler, E. Stewart Williams, William Krisel, Albert […]

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Mid Century Modern Doors By Crestview Doors

Choosing a front door that will complement your mid century modern/ranch style home can be difficult – especially if you are looking locally. Crestview Doors make everything much easier for those who are in a market for a perfect mid century modern doors.
A door like this can be yours…
Crestview Doors offer a variety of affordable, […]

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Three Newly Reissued George Nelson Vitra Clocks

Vitra recently reissued three wall clocks: Flock of Butterflies clock (1955), Polygon clock (1961) and Wheel clock (1961). Vitra produces George Nelson Clocks using the same design specifications as their original manufacturer, the Howard Miller Clock Company.
Flock of Butterflies Clock
George Nelson clocks were originally manufactured by the Howard Miller Clock Company. When originally manufactured, […]

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George Nelson Clocks

When you think of mid century modern clocks, what comes to your mind? George Nelson clocks? I am a big fan of George Nelson clocks – they are unique, colorful, and aesthetic. All I knew was that they were designed by George Nelson (duh…), originally manufactured by Howard Miller and reintroduced by Vitra in the […]

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Limited Edition Eames Hang-It-All

The colorful, eye-catching Eames Hang-It-All has been a favorite accessory for many mid century modern enthusiasts. In the mid-1940s, Charles and Ray Eames began designing toys and furniture for children, including the Hang-It-All (1953). It was originally made for Tigrett Enterprises’ Playhouse Division. Herman Miller reissued it in 1994. The traditional Hang-It-All comes in white, […]

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Mid Century Modern Wallpapers

Are you looking for a perfect wallpaper for your mid century modern home? Bradbury & Bradbury Art Wallpapers offer a collection of mid century modern inspired wallpapers including the fun futuristic world of the 1950’s “Atomic Age.” Whatever the mid century modern style you are after (i.e. googie, tiki, geometric, sputnik), there are many styles […]

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Eames House Blocks

The Eames House Blocks by House Industries will be available on June 1, 2010. When the blocks are stacked together, they replicate the Eames House (Case Study No.8 House) and its adjacent studio in Pacific Palisades, California. The individual blocks feature letters, numerals, and symbols from House Industries’ Eames Century Modern font collection. Each set […]

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