MidModMen+friends offers classic modern decor at its best. We hand-select each item and then clean, rejuvenate or restore it according to need. All you have to do is take it home and enjoy it. This is a sampling of what’s currently available, and there’s always more in the the store. We refresh this page daily, and you can keep up to date on incoming items on Facebook and Instagram .
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EXPANDING WALNUT DINING TABLE | $1,095 Here’s a dining table that takes you from intimate seating for two all the way to a big family gathering for ten. Drop leaf design that opens to a generous flattened oval. Two additional external leaves, plus full table pads. Professionally restored. Dimensions are 27″L with both drop leaves DOWN + 67.75″L with both drop leaves UP x 41″D x 30″H. The two leaves are 12″W each.
Danish Rosewood Adjustable Tray Table | $595 Practical and stylish portable, adjustable table made in Denmark with rosewood surfaces and chrome-plated steel tubing for the base. The entire unit adjusts in height and the large table top tilts in either direction. Perfect for laptops or tablets, in a lounge chair or in bed.
DILLINGHAM ‘ESPRIT’ TRIPLE DRESSER | $1,495 Dillingham tapped designer Merton Gershun to create its Esprit line of furniture, characterized in the line’s promotional brochure as an example of “classic simplicity and refined good taste.” Made of American Walnut with ebony accents and white lacquered internal drawer fronts. Freshly restored with a multi-layer walnut oil finish. Dimensions are 72″L x 19″D x 30″H.
8-DRAWER DRESSER IN FIGURED ROSEWOOD | $1,795 Sleek eight-drawer dresser in highly figured rosewood veneer (over hardwood) with solid rosewood drawer pulls and rosewood plinth base. In exceptional condition with freshly restored top. Made by Westnofa of Norway. Dimensions are 71.5″L x 18″D x 30″H.
DANISH TEAK NIGHTSTAND PAIR | $595 This Danish teak nightstand pair feature clean, modern style and great utility with two drawers in each. Freshly cleaned and rejuvenated. Perfect alongside platform height beds. Dimensions are 21″W x 16.25″D x 17.75″H.
COMPACT DANISH SOFA BY ERIK JORGENSEN | $1,095 This compact sofa by Danish maker Erik Jorgensen is an example of the timelessness of simple, clean design. Upholstered in its original high-quality wool with down-filled cushions. It’s exceptionally clean and the upholstery shows almost no wear. Dimensions are 65.5″L x 30″D x 30.5″H.
BERNHARD PEDERSEN & SON TEAK WRITING DESK | $1,095 This compact desk is a model of style and efficiency. Made in Denmark by Bernhard Pedersen & Son, it’s well-built with an emphasis on quality materials and design details. The desk front drops down to reveal a generous work surface (which is retractable) and a grouping of drawers and cubbies. Below are three standard sized drawers. The desktop and one inner drawer can be locked (keys included). Freshly restored. Dimensions are 35″W x 17.75″D x 45″H.
EKORNES LOUNGE-ACCENT CHAIR | $295 Simply designed teak bent wood chair with blue leather upholstery and that highly desired Ekornes (Norway) quality and comfort.
ROSEWOOD DOUBLE BOOKCASE BY POUL HUNDEVAD | $895 Handsome rosewood double bookcase made in Denmark by Poul Hundevad. There are 12 shelves in total and eight of them are adjustable. Dimensions are 54.5″W x 12″D x 77″H.
LANE SILHOUETTE ACCENT TABLE | $285 The 1960s Silhouette series from Lane Furniture channeled inspiration from leading edge designers of the time like Vladimir Kagan and Adrian Pearsall. This piece is completely restored and has a brand new glass top. Dimensions are 23″W x 30″D x 19.75″H.
DANISH TEAK DINING SET: TABLE + 4 CHAIRS | $1,195 This classic Danish modern teak dining set adjusts to your changing needs. The table offers compact but comfortable seating for four, but expands to seat eight when you extend the self-storing leaves. The chairs by Findahl are solid teak with the original wool upholstery – all in excellent condition. Table dimensions 51″L leaves closed | 90″L leaves extended x 33″D x 29″H.
DISTINCTIVE ARMCHAIRS BY FOSTER-McDAVID | $1,795 PAIR These vintage modern chairs by Foster-McDavid call the shots in a room design. We restored from top to bottom: rejuvenated frames, new cane side panels and fresh upholstery. Available as a pair.
CURTIS JERE WALL SCULPTURE SIGNED & DATED | $295 This Curtis Jere wall sculpture dates to 2004, when the name was revitalized and new pieces were being designed. This one is more abstract with the feel of Joan Miro and Alexander Calder. Enameled steel and patinized copper pieces dance in front of a curved steel frame. Dimensions are 50″L x 29″H x 5″D.
We curate and offer a diverse selection of vintage and current pottery, sculpture, art glass and decorative objects. Our selection is always changing, so visit the store often for the latest selection.
KENT COFFEY PERSPECTA 9-DRAWER LOWBOY | $745 Fresh from restoration is this nine-drawer dresser from Kent Coffey’s Perspecta line. The cabinet and drawer fronts are walnut and the sculpted drawer pulls are rosewood. Dimensions are 64″L x 19″D x 30.75″H.
LANE PERCEPTION CREDENZA | $645 Versatile case good piece circa 1965 from Lane Furniture’s Perception series. It was designed as a sideboard. Yet its combination of drawers and cabinet allow it to work well in an entryway, bedroom or home office. Fully restored. Dimensions are 54″L x 18″D (19″D including drawer handles) x 30″H.
SOLID TEAK & LEATHER LOVESEAT | $1,095 This compact sofa was made in Denmark by EMC Mobler. It features a frame made from ingeniously joined solid teak panels. The six cushions are full grain leather dyed dark brown. In excellent condition and freshly rejuvenated. Dimensions are 58″L x 30″D x 30″H.
BOLD, BEAUTIFUL DISPLAY CABINET IN GLASS, WALNUT & STEEL | $1,295 This is the perfect marriage of vintage and modern. Wood and steel. Soft and hard. Our partner Ferrous Furnishings has breathed new life into a dramatic china hutch – with three sides of glass – by adding a custom crafted steel base. The result is a one-of-a-kind piece of furniture that commands attention. The cabinet is all walnut, with four-panel glass fronts, glass side panels and all glass internal shelves. The cabinet is perched atop a hand-crafted, solid steel base that’s been blasted and seal-coated to a uniform raw finish. Dimensions are 68″L 14″D 60″H.
LANE RHYTHM SQUARE COFFEE TABLE | $385 The early 1960s Rhythm series from Lane Furniture was one of its most popular – for understated style, quality materials and superior craftsmanship. This square coffee table uses two shades of figured walnut for the top and pecan accents. Fully restored. Dimensions are 31″ square x 14.25″ high.
TEAK & TILE ACCENT TABLES BY GANGSO | $245 EACH These 1980s vintage accent tables were made in Denmark by Gangso Mobler. They feature solid teak frames and tile inlaid tops. Console table 42.5″L x 18.75″D x 25.5″H Side table 27″SQ x 18.5″H
FLEXSTEEL CLUB CHAIRS REINVENTED | $745 EACH A Flexsteel frame is a forever thing. They’re so well built we rarely pass up the opportunity to rescue one – or in this case two. These club chairs were reupholstered in a cut velvet fabric. We added extra detailing like button tufting on the back cushions and inside of the arms. Dimensions are 31.5″W x 33.5″D x 29″H to the top of the back cushion. Two chairs available.
DAVID CRESSEY POTTERY LAMPS | $395 EACH These 1970s vintage pottery lamps came from the studio of David Cressey, a renowned California pottery craftsman. The body of each is heavy, hand thrown pottery with a vertically ridged design. Bases are solid wood and the necks are brass-plated. Excellent condition with minor tarnishing on the brass necks. Lamp height to the top of the socket is 27″. Shades are NOT included if the lamps are shipped. Two lamps available.
KAI KRISTIANSEN 4-DRAWER TEAK CONSOLE | $695 This 1960s Danish modern teak console table could be the solution anywhere you need a little extra storage. Features four independent drawers. Designed by Kai Kristiansen for Feldballe Møbelfabrik (Denmark). Dimensions are 33.75″L x 20″D x 19″H.
We have a great selection of dining sets (tables and matching chairs), as well as individual tables and chairs. Many are offsite awaiting restoration, but we’re happy to share options and then restore the pieces your choose.
DANISH ROSEWOOD DINING SET | $2,995 Classic Danish modern dining set in all rosewood. The freshly restored dining table was made in Denmark by Vejle Stole Mobelfabrik. The four companion chairs were designed by Erik Buch and made in Denmark by Benny Linden. They are freshly reupholstered. Table dimensions are 67″L (both leaves down) | 85″L (one leaf up) | 105″L (both leaves up) x 39.5″D x 29″H. All pieces are in top-notch condition and sold only as a set.
CUSTOM BUILT WALNUT CREDENZA CIRCA 1967-1968 | $1,695 This walnut credenza is a room-definer, as well as a storage superstar. It was custom-built in the late 1960s by a local furniture maker. Features two sliding doors that open to reveal [LEFT] a series of shallow drawers perfect for linens or anything you’d like to store flat and [RIGHT] a large utility drawer and divided storage. The inserts are removable. Hand-rubbed walnut oil finish. Dimensions are 78.75″L x 22″D x 33″H.
STOW AND DAVIS TRIANGLE CHAIRS | $445 SET OF 4 The “Triangle” chair was an award-winning design by Robert DeFuccio for Stow and Davis, which produced them from 1975 to 1985. The continuous bent frames were a design innovation and define their modern profile. This set features solid blue and multi-colored fabrics. The backs are modular, so you can use the chairs in mixed fabric as shown or make them uniform.
DANISH TEAK DINING CHAIRS | $395 PAIR Pair of handsome solid teak frame chairs with original black upholstered seats in excellent condition. Sold only as a pair.
RESTORED TALLBOY CHEST WITH BOWED FRONT | $645 This tallboy chest of drawers is a step away from the ordinary – a step in the right direction for distinction, style and quality. Made by Huntley Furniture and restored in our workshop. Dimensions are 38W”L x 20″D x 45.5″H.
RESTORED LOWBOY DRESSER WITH BOWED FRONT | $795 This vintage modern lowboy dresser from Huntley makes a strong style statement with details like a sweeping bowed front, use of vertical ridges, tapered legs and distinctive drawer handles. Built using rich walnut with solid wood accents. It’s slightly deeper and taller than average, which adds storage volume. Dimensions are 66″L x 20″D x 31″H.
KENT COFFEY ‘AUBURN’ STACKED CHEST OF DRAWERS | $745 Furniture maker Kent Coffey was known for the quality of its pieces and also for tits design flare it. The “Auburn” line of bedroom furniture is an exciting example. This tallboy is a double stack of drawers (chest on chest) with a distinctive setback, flared exterior legs and jeweled drawer handles. Freshly restored in our workshop. Dimensions are 40″W x 20″D x 48.25″H.
AMERICAN OF MARTINSVILLE TALLBOY CHEST | $645 Strapping specimen of a mid-century tallboy chest of drawers in book-matched walnut with ash accents. Professionally restored. Dimensions are 40″L x 20″D x 46″H.
EXOTIC “TAMERLANE” CHEST OF DRAWERS FROM THOMASVILLE | $895 The Tamerlane line from Thomasville Furniture in the 1960s took mid-century modern on a global trip. The cabinet is all modern, but the styling of the hardware, drawer pulls and base give it an Asian vibe. Four drawers on the lower portion and scoop-front drawers behind the double doors in top. Fully restored. Dimensions are 38″L x 20″D x 47.75″H.
3-DRAWER BACHELOR CHEST | $395 This three-drawer chest of drawers (alternatively known as a bachelor chest) uses sheer simplicity to show its modern style. Our full restoration revealed complex figuring in the wood. Dimension are 36″W x 16.25″D x 29″H.
DISTINCTIVE WALNUT LOWBOY DRESSER | $695 This nine-drawer lowboy dresser has a distinctly masculine feel with symmetrical drawer stacks, cross-beam style base and boxed silver drawer pulls. All drawers open smoothly, and this piece is fully refinished with a walnut stain. Dimensions are 60″L x 18″D x 30″H.
FOUR-DRAWER TEAK CHEST BY SCOVA | $295 Practical and stylish teak four-drawer chest with simple Danish modern styling and quality construction. Dimensions are 32″L x 18″D x 29″H.
ITALIAN MODERN VALET/BUTLER CHAIR | $245 Handsome and practical accent piece for the man or woman who likes order in the dressing room. Solid wood frame with brass accents plus a padded black seat that lifts up to reveal a storage compartment. Marked “Made in Italy.”
SOFAS & CHAIRS
KROEHLER LOUNGE CHAIRS IN BLUE CAMIRA WOOL | $895 EACH These premium quality Kroehler chairs already were channeling a strong Scandinavian vibe. But KL Upholstery decided to boost the connection by reupholstering them in blue Camira wool. Wood accents are also restored, making these chairs as close to new as possible.
RADICALLY RED LOUNGE CHAIR | $845 This transformed mid-century modern lounge chair went from blah to wow with the miracle of professional upholstery and use of exceptional fabric. We used deep red linen-weave fabric and duplicated all of the chair’s original tailoring.
DANISH-STYLE FRAME CHAIR WITH POP | $445 Why sit in a generic chair when you can chill in piece of Pop Art? We restored this classic mid-century wood frame chair from top to bottom. The new cushions are upholstered in a textured cotton duck fabric.
DANISH STYLE WOOD FRAME LOUNGE CHAIR | $445 This smaller scaled mid-century lounge chair has an organic feel with contoured arms, wishbone back and vintage green tattersall cushions.
LITTLE RED CORVETTES | $445 EACH These restored lounge chairs don’t sacrifice comfort or style despite their smaller than average footprint. Simple, boxed walnut frames are rejuvenated. The deep red linen-like upholstery is all new. Two chairs available.
RE-IMAGINGED HOLLYWOOD REGENCY BARREL CHAIR | $745 Sometimes a piece of furniture outside our usual style stokes our imaginations. We brought this mid-century barrel chair with a Moroccan vibe into the 21st Century with a complete makeover: + Fully restored solid wood frame + All new cushions in a subtly patterned turquoise and white fabric + A pair of accent cushions + New seat foundation webbing The result is chair with beautiful finishes and head-turning presence.
HERMAN MILLER FIBERGLASS CHAIR – ZENITH ROPE EDGE | $1,195 Early production molded fiberglass arm chair designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. This chair features the original rope edge production technique. Mounted on a four-point, swiveling, wheeled base. Shell, shock mounts and base are in excellent condition.
COFFEE | ACCENT TABLES
LANE ‘ACCENT’ ROUND COFFEE TABLE | $425 Lane Furniture’s Accent series pieces borrow heavily – and successfully – from Danish modern designs of the time. This table is all original and in exceptional condition. It features richly figured American walnut with a lacquered finish, two-way tapered legs, subtle wood inlays and a slatted lower shelf. Measures 36″ across x 14″ high.
LANE ‘ACCENT’ SQUARE COFFEE TABLE | $365 Lane Furniture’s Accent series pieces borrow heavily – and successfully – from Danish modern designs of the time. This table is all original, with richly figured American walnut, a lacquered finish, two-way tapered legs, subtle wood inlays and a slatted lower shelf. Measures 30″ across x 14″ high.
LANE ‘ESTEEM’ END TABLES WITH DRAWERS | $495 PAIR These Esteem line tables from Lane Furniture circa early 1960s are ideal in a seating group but could also be used as nightstands. Featuring a floating top design, American walnut with inlays and slim utility drawers with woven cane faces. Fully restored. Dimensions are 22″W x 32″D x 22.25″H. Offered as a pair.
GRETE JALK TEAK END TABLE PAIR | $1,295 SET These classic Danish modern accent tables were designed by Grete Jalk and manufactured for Glostrup Mobelfabrik in Denmark. They’re all teak and in excellent condition – freshly rejuvenated with a hand-rubbed teak oil finish. Dimensions are 27.5″L x 19.75″D x 18.5″H.
GRETE JALK TEAK COFFEE TABLE | $1,295 This is an iconic Danish modern design by Grete Jalk and made in Denmark by Glostrup Mobelfabrik. All teak construction with flared tabletop edges and slatted lower shelf. Freshly rejuvenated with a hand-rubbed teak oil finish. Dimensions are 51″L x 21.75″D x 17″H.
MID-CENTURY ROUND WALNUT COFFEE TABLE | $335 This coffee table presents a clean, simple profile with a floating top supported by tapered legs. Restored and ready to enjoy. Dimensions are 35″ across x 15″ high.
DANISH TEAK COFFEE TABLE: GEORGE TANIER SELECTION | $1,295 Finely crafted teak coffee table made in Denmark from the George Tanier Selection for Sibast Møbler. Floating tray style top with flared edges and rounded ends. Excellent condition. Dimensions are 60″L x 22″D x 17.25″H.
EDWARD WORMLEY ‘SHEAF OF WHEAT’ COFFEE TABLE | $645 Mid-century designer and businessman Edward Wormley designed this elegant table for Dunbar. The base is all walnut and “bunched” in the center to reflect the appearance of a sheaf of wheat. It’s topped with a 36″ piece of thick glass. Dimensions of the base are 24″ in diameter x 15″ high.
ACCENT TABLE DESIGN BY FOLKE OHLSSON FOR DUX OF SWEDEN | $545 Teak accent table designed by Folke Ohlsson for Dux of Sweden. Rejuvenated with a teak oil finish. Dimensions are 22″W x 32″D x 20″H.
IRON & FORMICA 2-TIER ACCENT TABLES | $395 PAIR These tables are the epitome of atomic furniture. They feature streamlined design, use of “space age” materials, and small futuristic flourishes. Plus, they’re amazingly well built, with iron frames and high-quality Formica surfaces. Dimensions overall are 14.5″W x 29″D x 21″H to the top of the upper tier. Sold only as a pair.
RUSSEL WRIGHT ‘AMERICAN MODERN’ ACCENT TABLE | $395 This is the real deal: ‘American Modern’ is the only line of furniture Russel Wright designed for Conant Ball and we’re happy to offer this accent table from that line. Made from solid birch, finished on all sides and featuring a generous drawer. This is a rare transitional modern piece in excellent condition. Measures 22″W x 23″D x 16″H.
LANE ‘COPENHAGEN’ DROP LEAF TABLE | $295 Rarely available dropleaf accent table from Lane Furniture’s late-1950s “Copenhagen” line. This versatile table has an expansion leaf on each side. Lift one or both up when you need extra space. A drawer provides even more utility. Freshly restored and in excellent condition. Dimensions are 22″ square with the sides down or 40″ long with the sides up x 25″ high.
Visit the store to browse our diverse selection of vintage and new lamps, lighting and lampshades – including Minnesota-made lamps and shades from ModiLumi.
MINNESOTA MADE TRIPOD FLOOR LAMP | $445 This head-turning tripod floor lamp comes from the hands of lighting partner ModiLumi. It’s all new, including the dramatic three-tier fiberglass lampshade in deep turquoise. Measures 62″H to the top of the finial.
TENSION POLE LAMP WITH CORK ACCENTS | $265 This lamp is tension pole cool. Creamy white post with chrome accents hold three flared metal shades with cork collars. Each shade swivels independently, allowing you to direct light in multiple directions. Three-way light switch. Height is ideal for an eight-foot ceiling.
ROBERT SONNEMAN ‘LOLLIPOP’ LAMP | $495 This classic modern design from Robert Sonneman combines two simple geometric forms to create a distinctive accent lamp. Nine-inch cube base with chrome finish and opaque white glass globe. Three-way switch and original Sonneman brand tag on the back. Stands 23″ high.
ART & DECOR
AREA RUGS FROM THE NEAR AND MIDDLE EAST We seized a one-time opportunity to bring in area rugs from Turkey, Pakistan and other countries in the region. Sizes range from 6′ x 4′ room-sized rugs to rugs perfect for an entry or hearthside. All rugs have been hand cleaned. Prices from $75 to $325.
RETRO EARTH TONES LATCH HOOK RUG | $245 This large latch hook area rug channels the spirit of vintage rya rugs. Thick nap made of acrylic yarns. Immaculately clean. Measures 70″ x 49″.
BERNARD BUFFET FRAMED LITHOGRAPH ‘LE PETIT DEJEUNER’ – YELLOW | $245 Vintage lithographic print of artist Bernard Buffet’s “Le petit déjeuner” from 1955. Professionally framed at Twin Cities high-end home decor store Gabbert’s. Framed dimensions are 38.75″ x 35″.
BERNARD BUFFET FRAMED LITHOGRAPH ‘LE PETIT DEJEUNER’ – BLUE | $245 Vintage lithographic print of artist Bernard Buffet’s “Le petit déjeuner” from 1955. Professionally framed at Twin Cities high-end home decor store Gabbert’s. Framed dimensions are 32.25″ x 27.75″.
HAND-CRAFTED METAL WALL SCULPTURE PAIR | $595 PAIR Vintage dimensional wall sculptures with high-quality metal grid and individually cut abstract ornaments. Embossed signature “JN” could be Jack Nulty, a noted West Coast silversmith. Dimensions are 11″W x 21″H x 4″D. Offered only as a pair.
BRUTALIST-FOLK ART STEEL SCULPTURE | $195 If your pipe dream is to possess art made from actual pipes, rods and rebar then this piece is for you. Handmade steel sculpture with muscular style and complexity. Light oxidation in all the right places. Hangs by two metal brackets. Measurements are 44″L x 40″H x 9.5″D.
‘VULCAN I’ ORIGINAL ETCHING BY TERRY HAASS | $345 Original signed and numbered (19/25) etching by Czech artist Terry Haass (1923-2016) titled “Vulcan I.” Framed size is 12″W x 13″H.
These items are available for preview by appointment. In many cases we will be able to bring an item to the store. Some can be seen in a nearby storage location. Please give us a minimum of 24 hours advance notice. Call us at 612.234.1201 or email us at MidModMen@gmail.com.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT THAYER COGGIN SOFA DESIGNED BY MILO BAUGHMAN | $1,495 If out-of-the-ordinary is your style, then this stylish 1970s sofa could be for you. This button-tufted sofa with a chrome plinth base was designed by Milo Baughman and made by Thayer Coggin. And it’s in top condition. The chrome-faced base has almost no signs of wear and the velvety blue striped upholstery is perfect. Dimensions are 96″L x 38″D x 28″H with 17″H seat. To see this item, please contact us by phone or email and allow at least 24 hours to coordinate a showing in the store.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT MIES VAN DER ROHE BRNO CHAIRS | $745 EACH The iconic Brno chair was designed in 1928 by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for the Villa Tugendhat, located in Brno, Czech Republic. These are authentic versions made by Knoll with full grain black leather seats and triple-plate steel frames. They are in excellent condition. Sold individually. To see this item, please contact us by phone or email and allow at least 24 hours to coordinate a showing in the store.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT TOMLINSON SOPHISTICATE SURFBOARD COFFEE TABLE | $795 Exceptional coffee table circa 1957 made by Tomlinson Furniture. Birdseye maple with checkerboard parquetry top. Dimensions are 75ʺL × 17ʺD × 13.75ʺH. To see this item, please contact us by phone or email and allow at least 24 hours to coordinate a showing in the store.