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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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Featured Store: Deja Vu in Long Beach, California

If you ever have a chance to visit Long Beach, California, be sure to stop by the mid-century modern and Danish modern furniture store called “Deja Vu.” The store is located on what is known as “Retro Row,” the three-block collection of many vintage/retro clothing and furniture stores on 4th Street between Cherry Avenue and […]

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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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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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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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Eames Fiberglass Shell Chair Restoration Project

My First Eames Fiberglass Chair

My First Eames Fiberglass Chair
Now that I learned how to restore the Eames fiberglass shell chairs, I decided to tackle another project. I was going to restore one of the two orange arm shells I purchased online a few years ago. I have been using one with a rocker base and the other with an […]

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Herman Miller Sale

If you are thinking about buying Herman Miller products, now is the good time. Herman Miller’s semi-annual sale is currently running through June 20th, 2009. All Herman Miller products including the work of Eames, Nelson, Noguchi and others are 15% off at many retailers, such as SmartFurniture.com.
SmartFurniture.com also offers free shipping on many of their […]

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Tips for Selling Your Mid Century Modern Furniture

Do you have an extra mid century modern couch sitting in your garage? Are you thinking about selling your mid century modern furniture you have now, so that you can upgrade with that extra cash? Are you moving to a smaller place and unable to fit all of your pieces? Whatever the reasons, here are […]

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Where to Find Mid Century Modern Furniture

Eames Side Shell Chair

Now you know what to look for when buying mid century modern furniture, you will need to know where to find your special mid century modern pieces. Always keep your eyes wide open – I’ve heard some stories about finding some of the most sought mid century modern furniture pieces at very unusual places, from […]

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Harry Bertoia

Published by under Mid Century Modern Designers

Photo by m.bibelot

Photo by m.bibelotHarry Bertoia (1915 – 1978), an Italian-born furniture designer and sculptor, attended Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, where he later taught painting and metal crafts between 1937 and 1943. He then worked with Charles Eames in California to assist in developing Eames’s molded plywood chairs. In 1950, he joined Knoll […]

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