SHOWCASE: available furniture + decor

MidModMen+friends offers authentic mid-century modern furniture and decor at its best. The emphasis is always on quality, and every item is hand-selected then cleaned, rejuvenated or restored according to need. This showcase is a sampling of what’s currently available. There’s even more in the the store.

Getting cozy: 5 home essentials for fall (and what comes after)

With summer receding quickly, thoughts turn to preparing for the cold months ahead. If you only have visions of tuning up the snowblower, fiddling with the thermostat and buying ice melt, you’re missing the more pleasant aspects of getting cozy in your fall/winter shelter. Getting your home ready to counter weather’s tougher elements is also…

Rescuing a rare Lane Acclaim Plateau coffee table

At MidModMen+friends, the pleasure of offering mid-century modern furniture to new generations of customers comes in two ways. First is the discovery of smartly designed and thoughtfully built furniture that’s stood the test of time, even when there’s acute evidence of 50 or 60 years of use. That leads to the second pleasure: restoring vintage…

We never rest when it comes to creating a great in-store experience

We promised that something was up at the store, and here’s the reveal. We tapped the mighty skills of @handyjack to design and build a new checkout counter. He used his equally handy GoPro camera to capture the process – and result – for posterity. Come visit us to see and experience the space upgrade,…

Brief anatomy of a mid-century furniture transformation project

Restoring – and sometimes totally transforming – rescued 20th Century modern furniture is deep in the DNA at MidModMen+friends. It’s a process that sometimes requires as much creative imagination as it does physical determination. This well-worn but high-quality chest of drawers from the 1950s is a case in point. It began as a probable restoration,…

Three mid-century modern furniture transformations

  Buying vintage furniture has its advantages. Choose carefully and you’ll get pieces that are built to last. But let’s face it, with age comes wear and not all wear is charming – or even usable. At MidModMen+friends, we clean, rejuvenate or restore all of our offerings depending on the need. For sofas and chairs,…

New Year’s resolutions for your ‘stuff’

Every new year we make the same resolutions: exercise, eat better, make more time for the kids (or ourselves or our family or our friends), read more, volunteer and so on and so on. They’re all about you. But do you make any resolutions for your home or office or the stuff that’s in them?…