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Lighting Up With Rejuvenation’s Mid Century Modern Collection

Donald Installed!

I have always admired Rejuvenation’s mid-century modern collection since its introduction. Rejuvenation is America’s leading manufacturer of period-authentic lighting and house parts. The company started as an architectural salvage shop in 1977 by Jim Kelly. All of their lighting is assembled and finished in Portland, Oregon with as many as American-made parts as possible. My […]

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Paradise Palms – A Fabulous Mid-Century Modern Neighborhood in Las Vegas

Paradise Palms Las Vegas

A few days before I left for Las Vegas to attend the Photoshop World Conference, I received a fall issue of Atomic Ranch. Inside there was an article about the mid-century modern neighborhood called Paradise Palms in Las Vegas – what a perfect timing! My schedule was already tight, but I added it to my […]

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What’s Under Feet and Paws

Ready for Some Furniture!

When we bought our mid-century modern home, I pledged myself that I would restore as many original features as possible. One of such features was flooring. Our three bedrooms had the original 9” x 9” oak parquet flooring under the carpet which needed to be restored.
Fortunately, there was a flooring company (father and son team) […]

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Score or No Score?

Orange is my favorite color!

I am a firm believer of “one cannot have too many Eames shell chairs.” Over the years, I have acquired six Herman Miller Eames shell chairs. Other than the two I bought off eBay, they cost almost nothing. All six of them have been given TLC – I have Eames shell chairs in every room […]

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Herman Miller Semi-Annual Sale June, 2012

It’s finally here! Herman Miller Semi-Annual Sale is happening now through June 11th, 2012. All Herman Miller for The Home products including the work of Eames, Nelson, Noguchi and others are 15% off at many retailers.

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So It Begins…

We finally bought a house! It is a 1955 mid-century modern house in Lortondale, a mid-century modern neighborhood built between 1954 and 1956 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The house has three bedrooms, 1 & ½ baths, and a single-car carport. It also has an add-on in the back – yes, an add-on! I know it’s probably […]

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Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design

I always include as many as museums possible in my itinerary when I travel. Museum of Arts and Design in New York was one of the few I didn’t have time to visit when I visited New York City a few years back. When I heard about the “Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design” […]

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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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Handmade Houses: A Century of Earth-Friendly Home Design

Growing up, I dreamt of building my own house in the country and living like a hermit. I would have a garden and a lot of pet animals. As I got older, I realized that dream was, well… just a dream. When I heard about “Handmade Houses: A Century of Earth-Friendly Home Design,” I thought […]

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Atomic Ranch: Midcentury Interiors

Atomic Ranch Midcentury Interiors

At the last part of acknowledgement of newly published “Atomic Ranch: Midcentury Interiors” book, the author says “For those ardent Ranchers who’ve been eagerly anticipating this volume, hope it’s all that you expected and more.” I am one of those “ardent Ranchers” and this book is beyond my expectation and much more! I was just […]

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