Showcase: available furniture + decor

MidModMen+friends offers authentic mid-century, modern and made-in-Minnesota furniture and decor at its best. We hand-select vintage items and then clean, rejuvenate or restore each one according to need. The emphasis is always on quality. Plus, we feature local artisans and artists whose creativity matches our versatile style.

Future Heirlooms featuring original paintings by Ann Sisel

MidModMen+friends is reviving its recurring showcase of local and regional creative talent with “Future Heirlooms: From Funky Flowers to Futuristic Homes.” The in-store exhibition features original acrylic paintings and watercolors by St. Paul artist Ann Sisel, whose art ranges from distinctive interpretations of nature and architecture to pure abstraction. “As an art plein painter, I…

The comeback kids: 6 seating rescues

There are multiple reasons to rescue and restore high-quality vintage and modern furniture. It’s absolutely environmentally sound and keeps materials out of the waste stream. Quality is another factor if you choose pieces that were well-constructed from the start. But we have to admit that we also love the creativity of restyling chairs, benches and…

Celebrating the timeless mid-century modern designs of Jens Risom

Aficionados of any era can be absolutists, and mid-century modern enthusiasts aren’t exempt. Some are fierce proponents of designs by Scandinavian masters like Hans Wegner, Grete Jalk, Folke Ohlsson and Arne Jacobsen. Some embrace the American icons including Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, Paul McCobb, and Florence Knoll among others. So it’s fitting that…

MidModMen+friends relaunches its mid-century and modern decor store

MidModMen+friends, a longstanding vintage retail presence in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, is reopening on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. The business has been closed since late September 2021 following a fire that damaged its storefront. “We’re a silver lining kind of people so we turned the negative of the fire into a positive,” said owner Neal…

Future Heirlooms: original giclee prints by Jeff Hinchee

Featuring local artists and artisans is core to the MidModMen+friends shopping experience. Each creative partner brings fresh energy, ideas and perspective to our take on modern living. In late 2021 Future Heirlooms showcased Jeff Hinchee, an artist and illustrator with a high-profile national portfolio. Blending 2-D and 3-D techniques, Jeff’s illustrations are an assemblage of…