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The Moderne Line Collection by LilahV

Modern Line Collection

It is always a great pleasure to receive emails from readers. They are often artists and shop owners wondering if I would feature their artwork or stores. I greatly appreciate their submissions and admire what they offer.
I recently received an email from Amanda who lives in Pasadena, CA with her husband and two dogs. She […]

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Thrive Home Furnishing: Mid-Century Modern Inspired Furniture

Have you heard of Thrive Home Furnishing? I have seen their ad on Atomic Ranch and some other websites – I finally remembered to check them out and oh, I am so glad I did!
Eisenhower Sofa
Based in Los Angeles, California, Thrive Home Furnishing is a division of Versa Products, Inc. They offer mid-century modern 1950’s […]

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Nelson Basic Cabinet Series

Herman Miller, Inc. has reintroduced the George Nelson’s Basic Cabinet Series, a classic casework collection. Originally designed in 1946, the Basic Cabinet Series was produced as a modular storage system for the home or office. Individual pieces were interchangeable to fit and complement any space of the home or office.
Nelson Basic Cabinets with Nelson Platform […]

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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 It was originally made for Tigrett Enterprises’ Playhouse Division.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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2010 Herman Miller Semi-Annual Sale Starts June 4th

 Herman Miller Biggest Holiday SALE Ever

Thinking about buying Herman Miller products? Starting June 4th, 2010 and continuing through June 14th, 2010, all Herman Miller for The Home products including the work of Eames, Nelson, Noguchi and others are 15% off at many retailers.
Plan ahead and take advantage of this semi-annual sale. Some products are customizable and you can order free […]

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Eames Molded Plastic Chairs

Aqua Arm Chair with Eiffel Legs

Have you always wanted a Herman Miller Eames Molded Plastic Chair (not a fiberglass kind), but thought that the color choices were too limited? Compared to the vintage fiberglass ones (or Modernica Case Study Fiberglass Shell Chairs), there were only five color choices – black, white, light blue, lime yellow, red orange. Well, great news […]

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How to Build a Case Study Inspired Bed

Finished Product

I had no prior experience in building furniture. I had my husband help me build this bed and it took us two days to build it, excluding the drying time for the stain. The bed is a queen size measuring 64” W x 82” L. It is pretty sturdy and has no problem (so far) […]

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Buy and Sell Your Mid Century Modern Furniture on Lushpad

Sell your used designer and mid-century modern furniture on Lushpad!

Lushpad is an online marketplace where you can buy and sell your mid century modern and contemporary furniture and fine art. Lushpad also offers useful articles and information about design classics, mid century modern designers, book reviews, etc. – so, it is worth a visit even if you are not looking to buy/sell furniture.
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Hairpin Legs by Ian Maclean

Hairpin Legs by Ian Maclean

I have posted my bed building experience on this website and my Flickr page. I’d like to thank those who left nice comments on my bed. I’d also like to thank Ian Maclean, the owner of hairpinlegs.com. My bed would never have the classic mid century look without his hairpin legs. I ordered a set […]

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DIY Atomic Nightstands with Hairpin Legs

Her Side

So now the bed is complete, our next project was to build a pair of mid century modern inspired nightstands. Originally, I was going to buy a pair of nightstands. I wanted a pair of Paul McCobb nightstands that matched my dresser. I looked all possible sources, but could never find one within my budget. […]

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