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Modernica’s Pets on Furniture Contest

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Modernica’s “Pets on Furniture” contest is back! If you are an animal lover and have a quick moment, check out the adorable Pets on Furniture contest on the Modernica blog.
Atticus on Eames Chair
Vote for your favorite pet on furniture or submit a photo of your pet on your favorite piece of furniture. Submissions will be […]

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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 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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How to Build a Case Study Inspired Bed

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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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How To Repair A Kay Bojesen Monkey

Mid century modern/Danish modern toys and knick-knacks (reproduction, “inspired” items – doesn’t matter) are my favorite things to receive as a gift. A few years ago, I received a small Kay Bojesen wooden toy monkey as a Christmas gift. This cute little monkey was designed in 1951 by Kay Bojesen. The one I received is […]

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Kid Made Modern by Todd Oldham

Kid Made Modern by Todd Oldham

Designer Todd Oldham’s book Handmade Modern has been a great source for me when it comes to mid century modern inspired DIY projects. Even if I am not planning on making anything, I like to flip through the pages time to time. Handmade Modern came out in 2005 and I had been wondering if he […]

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Mid Century Modern Books

There are countless books on mid century modern design, furniture, architecture, etc. Below is a list of my favorite 10 mid century modern books. I think anyone who is interested in the subject can enjoy these books as well. Chances are you may already own some (or all?) of these books. If you are just […]

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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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DIY With Make It! Mid Century Modern

Do you need more mid century modern inspired DIY project ideas? I found a perfect how-to book called “Make It! Mid-Century Modern” published by Curbly, the DIY Design Community. This 76-page book contains 12 original projects inspired by iconic mid century designers such as Charles Eames, Alexander Girard, and George Nelson.
Make It! Mid-Century Modern
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Rejuvenation’s New Mid Century Modern Inspired Light Fixtures

Have you been looking for the mid century modern hourglass shaped light fixtures? You may not have to look no further – On February 3, 2010, Rejuvenation is releasing “Hourglass Collection” as an addition to its popular Mid-Century Modern line.
Galaxy – Close Up
The Hourglass Collection features four handcrafted aluminum light fixtures: Galaxy, Asterix, Vektr, and […]

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