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offers authentic mid-century and 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. We also offer locally designed and made furniture and art. Here’s a sampling of what’s currently available. There’s even more in the the store. Keep up to date on incoming items here and on MidModMen+friends Instagram and Facebook.
FRESH + FEATURED
GIFTS FOR MID-CENTURY MODERN AFICIONADOS We have design-savvy gift options throughout the store. Many are authentic mid-century modern pieces. Some are practical. And others are simply beautiful. You’ll find: + Vintage glassware in lots of shapes and sizes, including Culver and Briard + Enameled cookware from Cathrineholm of Norway + Dansk Kobenstyle cookware + Teak tabletop accessories from Dansk and Nissen + Mid-century art glass from Viking and Blenko + Candleholders in brass, teak, walnut and glass + One-of-a-kind footstools from Love & Upholstery + Custom LP storage cabinets from Hossle Woodworks + Original mid-century modern art + Furniture by McCobb, Eames, Wegner and Risom
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MID-CENTURY AMERICAN MODERNE CEDAR CHEST | $495 This unusual (and practical) chest takes its design cues from the Streamline or Moderne movements that were popular before and after the 1940s. From the outside it looks like a three-drawer chest, but the top two sections are actually a storage compartment that’s lined with aromatic cedar. The cedar compartment has a loads of capacity and the bottom drawer gives you bonus storage. The exterior is book-matched walnut with rich burled wood down the center. This piece is fully restored and ready to enjoy. Dimensions are 35″W x 18″D x 29″H.
MID-CENTURY WALNUT CHESTS | $495 EACH Pack a powerful one-two storage punch with these chests from United Furniture. On the left is a double cabinet with a large drawer. Opposite is its four-drawer mate. Available separately. Dimensions are 34”W x 18”D x 29-3/4”H.
LANE RHYTHM WALNUT COFFEE TABLE | $445 Coffee tables from Lane Furniture’s Rhythm series are one of our most popular offerings. The lines are simple, the walnut is high-quality and the construction is strong. This coffee table is a classic and works with many decor styles. Dimensions are 58″L x 19″W x 14.5″H.
We have coordinating Lane Rhythm accent tables available in the store. Visit us to see them all.
LANE RHYTHM ACCENT TABLES WITH DRAWERS | $265 EACH The still-popular Rhythm series from Lane Furniture remains popular, and for multiple good reasons. The designs are timelessly modern. The materials are high quality. And the durability is rarely matched by today’s standards. These single-drawer accent tables are now available alongside other Rhythm pieces in the store. Dimensions are 21-1/2″W x 27-1/2″D x 20″H.
LANE RHYTHM DRUM ACCENT TABLE-CABINET | $325 You get extra mileage from your furniture when you can use one piece for multiple purposes. This smart walnut accent table from Lane Furniture’s Rhythm series offers a generous surface for a lamp, reading materials and beverages with a double-door cabinet base. Dimensions are 27″ diameter x 20″ high.
MID-CENTURY WALNUT CHINA HUTCH | $445 Skyscraper-style china hutch in walnut with a triple cabinet base and three tall, glass-faced panels. The slim footprint makes it perfect for small spaces. Dimensions are 40-3/4″W x 15″D x 71-1/2″H.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT If you’d like to see this, please give us 24-48 hours to bring it into the store. FRANK LIGTELIJN GLOBE FLOOR LAMP FOR RAAK | $895 Leftfield lighting from the 1960s courtesy of designer Frank Ligtelijn. This vintage floor lamp was produced by RAAK in The Netherlands and features a smoked glass globe that rests in a chrome-plated steel frame. The Cyclops-like globe can be aimed in multiple directions, and the lamp height is adjustable from approximately 50″ to 70″. All original wiring with floor switch is in excellent condition.
AUTHENTIC 1960s FLEXSTEEL GONDOLA SOFA | $2,695 Adrian Pearsall’s got nothing on this fabulous 1960s Flexsteel sofa. It’s got the length, the drama and the style. Plus, it’s been professionally upholstered by KL Upholstery using a deep teal wool fabric (and new foam, too). The seating platform is generous enough to seat four comfortably, and it’s definitely nap-friendly. Use it with or without the tapered back cushions. Dimensions are 108”L x 31”D x 32”H.
Perfectly paired (left photo) with a fully restored 72”L coffee table from Lane Furniture’s Perception series circa 1959. PRICE | $695
72″ WALNUT CREDENZA BY JASPER OFFICE FURNITURE | $995 This walnut Jasper Office Furniture credenza offers versatile storage – and lots of it. There’s a big double cabinet and open shelf on the right. On the left are two standard drawers and an extra-roomy file drawer. The top is cantilevered over the cabinet on three sides and includes a removable glass topper. Drawer and door pulls are original, and the cabinet has walnut paneling on all four sides. Dimensions are 72″L x 21″D x 29-1/4″H.
SCANDINAVIAN MODERN ROSEWOOD CHEST-WARDROBE | $1,195 Generously sized rosewood chest-wardrobe takes advantage of your vertical space and gives your clothes room to breathe. On the left are four full-sized drawers, paired with a large open cabinet with adjustable shelves. The capacity inside counts, but the beauty of the rosewood exterior makes this a cut above the ordinary. The wood tone is a deep red-brown hue, and the figuring is subtle. Incredibly well-maintained and ready to enjoy. Dimensions are 47-3/4″W x 16-1/4″D x 41″H.
REIMAGINED 3-DRAWER MAHOGANY CHEST | $495 Need a lift? This once-legless mahogany three-drawer chest did. So, we boosted it up on steel hairpin legs and refinished it from top to bottom. – and on all four sides. Dimensions are 30-1/4”W x 16-1/2”D x 30-3/4”H.
TEAK CREDENZA-SIDEBOARD WITH TAMBOUR DOORS | $1,895 Impressive vintage teak credenza-sideboard made in Denmark by Dyrlund with expansive and flexible storage capacity. The cabinet face is rounded at the edges, and frames a pair of smooth-rolling tambour (articulated) doors that slide inside the cabinet. Behind those doors are two generous compartments with three adjustable shelves and a stack of five drawers down the middle. It all sits on a recessed plinth base. Dimensions are 74-1/2L x 19-1/4″D x 30-1/4″H.
DILLINGHAM ‘ESPRIT’ TRIPLE DRESSER | $1,095 Dillingham tapped designer Merton Gershun in the mid-1960s to create its Esprit line of furniture. In the promotional brochure for the collection, Dillingham touted it as an example of “classic simplicity and refined good taste.” Made of American walnut with black accents to give it a sleek modern look and strong horizontal profile. Restored with a multi-layer walnut oil finish. Dimensions are 72″L x 19″D x 30″H.
LANE ACCLAIM ROUND COFFEE TABLE | $395 The Acclaim series from Lane Furniture is a mid-century modern design classic. This round coffee table from the collection is a favorite, with four book-matched walnut sections and the signature dovetail detail. Fully restored with a muted two-tone walnut finish. This piece was made in 1965. Dimensions are 36″ diameter x 14″high.
AMERICAN OF MARTINSVILLE ACCENT TABLES | $495 PAIR If you’re not giving accent tables a lot of consideration as you design your room, you need to have a look at this distinctive pair and think again. Made by American of Martinsville in all walnut and featuring solid wood bowtie drawer pulls, these tables can add subtle style to your space. Freshly restored. Dimensions are 22″W x 27″D x 19-1/2″H.
1965 LANE FURNITURE COFFEE TABLE | $195 You’ll love the simple lines of this coffee table made in 1965 by Lane Furniture. But you’ll appreciate the faux slate laminate top that’s easy to maintain and looks great. Walnut side panels and trim. Dimensions are 56″L x 22-5/8″D x 15″H.
TWO-TIER CONSOLE-COFFEE TABLE | $295 If you’re looking for a versatile – maybe even a little unconventional – accent table, this unusual two-tier table is worth consideration. Use it as a coffee table, end table, bedside table or console table. It also makes a great base for a compact entertainment or stereo system. Solid wood frame fully restored and two surfaces with new white laminate tops. Dimensions are 30-3/4″L x 22″D x 19″H to the top tier and 12″H to the lower tier.
VINTAGE MODERN WALNUT FRAME CUBE CHAIRS | $195 EACH Enjoy compact but comfortable seating in these walnut frame cube chairs with brown heathered upholstery. They’re perfect for small living spaces, as an accent piece in a bedroom or guest room, and even in a home office (or “real” office). Restored frames with a walnut oil finish and immaculate upholstery.
1971 C. JERE WALL SCULPTURE – VILLAGE + HARBOR | $695 Colorful and detailed metal wall sculpture from C. Jere depicts a village and harbor with boats and seagulls. Dated 1971, signed and in excellent condition, with all elements of the sculpture intact. Dimensions are 42-1/2″W x 3-1/2″D x 30″H.
MID-CENTURY SUNBURST IRON + BRASS WALL SCULPTURE | $595 When you need a burst of warm sunshine in the winter, this mid-century vintage wall sculpture will never let you down. The spiked circular burst is made of iron, and it’s adorned with a flock of 16 brass birds. Has a built-in hook for hanging. Measures 32″ in diameter.
BRASS + GLASS OVAL SERVING CART | $365 Extra style points for serving your guests with this classic two-tier cart. The metal frame is faux bamboo and brass-plated, and holds clear glass shelves. The cart rolls smoothly on ball casters with brass hoods.
ELEGANT GLASS + BRASS MID-CENTURY SERVING TROLLEY | $495 Gorgeous serving cart that channels the elegance of a mid-century period cocktail party. Features a brass-plated frame with teak posts and handle. The real showstoppers are the two glass surfaces, with elaborate patterns in real gold foil and green.
DANISH TEAK SECRETARY DESK | $1,095 It’s almost like they anticipated small laptop computers and tablets when this desk was designed and made in the 1950s. It has compact footprint, but adds lots of functionality to make it your primary home office work space. The efficient design features a drop-down desk front that opens to reveal a storage area with a built-in shelf. Below are three god-sized drawers. The desktop and top drawer lock using a single skeleton key (included). We’ve cleaned and rejuvenated this piece with a teak oil finish. Dimensions are 33-1/4″W x 17-1/4″D x 44-1/4″H.
RESTORED WALNUT DRESSER WITH CURVED FRONT | $895 This distinctive nine-drawer lowboy dresser will be the focal point of your room. The curved drawer fronts, tapered pencil legs and refined brass accents give it a subtle but distinctive presence. It’s been fully restored to emphasize the handsome walnut wood grains. Dimensions are 62″L x 18″D x 30-1/2″H.
MUNCH MOBLER TEAK 6-DRAWER CHESTS | $1,595 EACH Pair of teak chests made in Denmark circa 1950s/1960s by Munch Mobler. Hand-built using teak solids, veneers and solid wood and distinguished by unadorned modern lines. Each chest has six drawers with wood drawer boxes. Freshly rejuvenated with a teak oil finish. Dimensions are 35-1/4″W x 17-1/4″D x 43-1/2″H. Available individually.
MADE IN MINNESOTA LP CABINETS | $500 EACH In keeping with our commitment to local artisans and artists, we’re pleased to introduce these specially commissioned cabinets from Minneapolis-based Hossle Woodworks.
They’ve been designed – and sized – specifically to house LPs, and can hold about 140 standard records in sleeves. They’re constructed of walnut-faced plywood with exposed edges, exposed edge legs and rabbet joints. They have a boiled linseed oil finish with a lacquer top coat. Two cabinets available now. Dimensions are 27-1/4″W x 14″D x 21-7/8″H.
VINTAGE LANE FURNITURE LP BENCH | $365 This vintage Lane Furniture piece is a multi-tasker. It offers storage for several armloads LPs while doubling as a sturdy bench. And it has a newly upholstered cushion in classic black. The cabinet locks and the key is included. Dimensions are 28″L x 16-1/2″D x 19″H.
ASIAN STYLED TRIPLE CREDENZA-SIDEBOARD | $995 Modern interior design is not monolithic. There can be many styles in the mix, including pieces with Asian motifs. This vintage triple credenza-sideboard is a case in point. The overall lines are simple and clean like the best of mid-century modern. Yet small flourishes elevate it to room-defining status. Features all wood construction and decoration, with original brass cabinet hardware. Each of the three cabinets is independent and all have a combination of open compartment, adjustable shelf and utility drawer. We gave this distinctive piece a light rejuvenation, leaving the vintage patina intact. Dimensions are 54″L x 20″D x 32-1/4″H.
EXCLUSIVE: HANDMADE OTTOMANS AND BENCHES
We’re proud to exclusively offer handmade-in-Minnesota ottomans and benches from Love & Upholstery. These pieces are all made using high-quality fabrics – often vintage – and frames that are either vintage or newly fabricated.
Here is the latest collection, from the top and then clockwise:
BEEPS & BOOPS ottoman in colorful 1960s vintage fabric with blue wool and leather welting, plus stainless steel legs. PRICE | SOLD
BOBBY VINTON ottoman using blue velvet on a vintage solid wood frame. PRICE | $185
BARCODE ottoman with vintage geometric woven fabric top and black leather side and welting. PRICE | $185
RIGHT ANGLES 48″L bench in vintage graphic fabric with steel hairpin legs. PRICE | $465
LIPSTICK reclaimed vintage red leather top and welting with matching wool side panels. PRICE | $185
DANISH TEAK COFFEE TABLE: GEORGE TANIER SELECTION | $1,095 Finely crafted teak coffee table made by Sibast Møbler. Made in Denmark and imported to North America as part of the George Tanier Selection. The top appears to float above the recessed base, has flared edges along its length and is rounded at the corners. The base is classic Danish style with tapered round legs and supports that reach up to – but don’t touch – the tabletop. Dimensions are 60″L x 22″D x 17.25″H.
JANE & GORDON MARTZ FOR MARSHALL STUDIOS TABLE | $1,895 Rarely available large round console table designed by Jane and Gordon Martz and crafted by their company, Marshall Studios, circa 1960s. The frame is solid American walnut, with a weighted round base, six slim columns and a rounded bullnose on the top. The hand-crafted top is a mosaic of round tiles of varying sizes in a deep charcoal gray that approaches black. It is without flaws. Dimensions are 44″ diameter x 25-1/4″ high.
NORMAN CHERNER WALNUT + LEATHER CHAIRS | $795 PAIR Norman Cherner designed dining chairs made by Plycraft. Layered and bent walnut frames with black leather seats and backrests. These chairs have been cleaned but are unrestored. Available as a pair.
JANE & GORDON MARTZ WALNUT FLOOR LAMP | $695 Exceptional solid walnut floor lamp designed by Jane and Gordon Martz for Marshall Studios. Features a round disc base with an inverse bow and gently tapered stem. Three-way light socket. Overall height with shade is 58″.
DINING + SERVING
This is one of our most popular categories. If you don’t see a dining set in the store that meets your needs, ask us about what we have waiting in the wings. There are multiple dining sets ready for restoration, including teak and walnut options with four, six or eight chairs. You also can buy select tables and sets of chairs à la carte. We’ll arrange a preview, let you choose and then get the restoration process going.
HENNING KJAERNULF FOR BRUNO HANSEN DINING CHAIRS | $995 PAIR Pair of teak-framed dining chairs designed by Henning Kjaernulf and made in Denmark by Bruno Hansen circa 1950s. The woven paper cord seats are brand new, using the original weave pattern. The frames are stamped with both the designer and maker names. Sold as a pair.
BORGE MOGENSEN MODEL 122 DINING CHAIRS | $2,495 SET OF 4 Set of four dining chairs designed by Børge Mogensen in the early 1950s for Soborg Møbler. They feature molded teak seats and backs mounted to solid birch frames. The contours of the seats and backs make them exceptionally comfortable. Freshly rejuvenated using a teak oil finish. Offered as a set of four. Shipping is available.
JL MOLLER MODEL 83 DINING CHAIRS | $395 EACH Iconic dining chairs designed by Niels Otto Møller and made in Denmark by J.L. Møller. Solid teak frames and woven cord seats. Everything is original, vintage and in excellent condition. The J.L. Moller maker mark is stamped on each frame.
SET OF 4 TALL BACK DINING CHAIRS | $745 Tall, sophisticated mid-century modern dining chairs from Keller Furniture with freshly rejuvenated hardwood frames and newly upholstered seats. Offered as a set of four.
ARTHUR UMANOFF STYLE CHAIRS + TABLE | $695 SET Set of four Arthur Umanoff style chairs circa 1950s paired perfectly with a wood slat table. The chairs are made of birch slats with black wrought-iron frames. The table is also wood slat construction supported by vintage three-rod hairpin legs. Table dimensions are 48″ diameter x 30″ high.
POUL HUNDEVAD TEAK SERVING CART | $995 This clever mid-century teak cart spreads its wings to create an impressive platform for your dinner or cocktail party. Designed by Poul Hundevad circa 1960 and made in Denmark by Vamdrup Mobelfabrik. It has three tray-style shelves with flared edges. The bottom two are removable and you can add one to the top tray, which slides aside to accommodate its companion. The cart rolls smoothly on four original casters. We’ve rejuvenated this versatile trolley with a full cleaning and fresh coats of teak oil. Dimensions are 29-1/2″L x 20-1/4″D x 26″H. With the extra shelf added on top, the length reaches 59″.
DANISH TEAK TWO-TIER SERVING CART | $395 This serving cart is compact, lightweight yet still packed with style. The top and lower levels have upward curving edges, and the distance between them leaves ample space for tall items below. It all rolls smoothly on brass and hard rubber casters. The official Danish Furniture Control stamp is embossed underneath. Dimensions are 29-1/4″L x 17-1/4″D x 24-1/4″H.
Bedroom dressers, chests and nightstands are popular year-round, and we add new pieces every week. Look for more bedroom furniture options in the FRESH + FEATURED section at the top of the page.
GLENN OF CALIFORNIA TALL CHESTS Designed by Robert Baron for Glenn of California, these tall chests feature high-quality walnut drawers/doors, black lacquered wood slab side panels and clean chrome accents.
GENTLEMAN’S CHEST (L) | $1,095 Double door cabinet on top opens to reveal a large, open compartment and two slim drawers. Plus, there’s a door-mounted mirror on the left and telescoping chrome rack on the right for neckties, belts and scarves. Below are three more drawers. Dimensions 36″W x 19-7/8″D x 67″H.
8-DRAWER CHEST (R) | $895 There are four pairs of matching drawers in this slender tower, with drawer depths increasing in pairs from top to bottom. Dimensions 24-3/8″W x 18″D x 53-1/8″H.
SOFAS | CHAIRS | BENCHES | OTTOMANS
REVIVED DANISH-STYLE LOUNGE CHAIR | $445 Sitting down can be fun when the chair you choose is this lively. We restored this mid-century lounge chair by refinishing the frame to tease out the previously hidden wood grain. Then we added all new cushions with a burst of retro pop art design.
JENS RISOM ‘CARIBE’ CHAIR + OTTOMAN | $1,195 Ten years ago, Design Within Reach revived Jens Risom’s original 1949 chair design for the Caribe Hilton in Puerto Rico. The reintroduction was done under the design direction of Risom himself. We have one of those early relaunch sets in solid maple with soft yellow upholstery, all in like-new condition.
MID-CENTURY SLIPPER CHAIRS WITH A MODERN POP | $595 EACH We rescued a pair of well-built slipper chairs and gave them a modern pop. The fresh upholstery looks like pop beads in plum, raspberry, gold and taupe on a cream background. Full-sized frames make these chairs comfortable for a long visit.
RETRO BARREL CHAIR IN NEW-OLD UPHOLSTERY | $445 Retro channel back barrel chair freshly reupholstered in new vintage fabric: coral with a subtle textured pattern. This is a taller backed round chair that provides full-sized seating. Adding to the fun factor: it rolls on casters.
STACKING OTTOMAN SET CIRCA 1959 | $195 SET Fun and functional set of three stacking ottomans with solid oak frames and thick red vinyl-covered cushions. This set was made in 1959 by Vincent Yeh & Co. in the Republic of China (Taiwan). Each ottoman has the original maker’s label. Dimensions of the stack are 17″ square x 23-1/2″ high.
ICONIC J16 ROCKING CHAIR BY HANS WEGNER | $995 This 1944 design is one of Hans Wegner’s best known creations. The curve of the arms, the reverse tapered dowels and the woven seat – these are the details that make the design storied. Plus, it’s a generous size with thoughtful ergonomics that make it comfortable for long, leisurely sitting. We’re offering this all original chair with lacquered solid beech frame and woven paper cord seat. In top condition. Made in Denmark by Kvist Mobler and dating from the late 1970s or early 1980s.
ALL ORIGINAL EAMES FIBERGLASS ROCKING CHAIR | $495 Rock your world with this authentic vintage fiberglass rocking chair, designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. The shell is off-white and in excellent condition with the exception of a single scar. The base and shock mounts are original, too, and also in excellent condition. This chair is a piece of design history.
CREDENZAS + DESKS + SHELVING
JENS RISOM DESIGN WALNUT BOOKCASE | $1,495 Freshly restored walnut bookcase from Jens Risom Design. It offers impressive storage/display capacity and has two adjustable shelves. Because it’s finished on all sides, you can use it to divide a large room. All walnut case with a rich walnut oil finish. Dimensions are 65″L x 21″D x 29-1/4″H.
PAUL McCOBB FOR CALVIN GROUP CHEST + VANITY SET | $1,895 Exceptional and rare three-piece walnut set designed by Paul McCobb and made by the Calvin Group. The set includes two four-drawer chests – one wider than the other – and a vanity section that bridges the two. The vanity has a lift up top with mirror, a front panel that folds down, and wood dividers inside. We refinished this piece to reveal the richly figured walnut and gave it a smooth touch. Included are the original brushed metal accents and drawer handles. OVERALL dimensions are 85-1/8″L x 18″D x 34-1/4″H. SMALL CHEST length is 24-3/4″. LARGE CHEST length is 36″. VANITY length is 24″.
DOUBLE DOOR BOOKCASE WITH BEVELED GLASS | $895 This all wood bookcase has timeless style. It’s tall and stately with a simple, modern profile and double doors with panes of beveled glass. Inside are five fixed shelves, spaced wide enough for larger sized books or LPs. Walnut finish on solid pecan. Dimensions are 32″W x 14″D x 78-1/2″H.
MILO BAUGHMAN CHROME + GLASS ETAGERE | $895 Here’s a popular entry from the chrome and glass wing of mid-century modern design. This stylish etagere designed by Milo Baughman might be the most attractive way to display your favorite treasures. Everything’s in top condition. Dimensions are 42″L x 16″D x 75-1/2″H.
COFFEE | ACCENT TABLES
LANE ACCLAIM EXTRA-LONG COFFEE TABLE | $695 Double your pleasure with the extra-long version of the popular Lane Acclaim coffee table. The combination of walnut and fruit wood, plus that famous dovetail design, make this one for the ages (but made in 1960). Fully restored and in tip-top condition. Measures 70″L x 18″D x 12-1/2″H.
TOMLINSON SOPHISTICATE SURFBOARD COFFEE TABLE | $795 Sleek surfboard style coffee table made by Tomlinson Furniture circa 1957. Burled butternut marquetry on top. Solid wood frame. Original tags. Exceptional condition. Dimensions are 75ʺL × 17ʺD × 13.75ʺH.
LANE FURNITURE 70″ PERCEPTION COFFEE TABLE | $695 Professionally restored coffee table from Lane Furniture circa 1959. It features dimensional design with a floating top, triangular base and basket weave drawer front. Restored in a rich walnut finish. Measures 70”L x 18”D x 13-1/2”H.
RETRO COFFEE TABLE WITH MOSAIC TILE TOP | $295 Restored retro cool 1950s coffee table in clean, white oak with a recessed mosaic tile top in like-new condition. This piece is perfect for small spaces, with a compact footprint of 39-5/8”L x 19-5/8”D x 16”H.
NIELS BACH SOLID TEAK ACCENT TABLE | $465 Solid teak (no veneer) accent table from Niels Bach circa 1960s with a 1-1/2″ thick top characteristic of this line. The oiled finish on this piece gives it a deep, rich color. Dimensions are 17-1/4″W x 27-1/4″D x 20″H.
ACCENT FURNITURE | LIGHTING
VINTAGE + MODERN LIGHTING COLLECTION Never underestimate the importance of good lighting in your space. It’s not just practical; it also adds style and texture. We offer a changing selection of vintage mid-century and modern lighting in a variety of styles and materials. You’ll find Italian and American pottery, wood, brass, chrome, glass and ceramics. Look for legendary brands like Martz, Laurel, Westwood and Stiffel, as well as designers like Tommy Parzinger, Bob Kinzie and David Cressey. Plus, we feature original lampshades and pendants designed and made by our partner ModiLumi.
DESIGN LINE LIGHTED PEDESTAL BY BILL CURRY | $595 American designer, inventor and promoter Bill Curry (1927–1971) created multiple collections of lighting that are the epitome of modernism. His lighting was sold under the Design Line brand, and included this illuminated pedestal lamp. The form is simple: a tall, square cabinet with vertical brushed aluminum and black laminate trim, faux walnut side panels, a recessed black plinth base, and a translucent milk glass top. The glass panel lifts to reveal a single socket and V-shaped reflector. The lamp provides up-lighting and is ideal for displaying a sculpture, decorative glass or other object. Dimensions are 13-1/4″ square x 36-3/4″ high.
For more information about Curry and his Design Line creations, visit this blog devoted to his work:
VINTAGE LE KLINT FOLDED PENDANT SHADES | $300 EACH SHADE Vintage pendant shades created and made by Le Klint of Denmark ( https://www.leklint.com/en-GB/About-LE-KLINT/History.aspx) with designs that date to the 1940s. These folded paper shades are simple and intricate at the same time. These vintage pieces are in excellent condition with only very minor signs of wear. The buff color is uniform on the outsides. Each includes original extra-long cords with sockets and plugs.
Currently available are:
+ LE KLINT 47 (left) – two available + LE KLINT 101 Lantern (right)
Shipping is available in the United States. Please contact us for details.
ANTIQUE JAPANESE HIBACHI-TANSU CHEST | $400 All modern and no personality can add up to a so-so space. Break the mold and add some personality.mplify the personality of your space with furnishings that break the mold. This antique Japanese hibachi/tansu cabinet will do the trick. It dates from the early 1900s and served as a small space heater by placing hot charcoals in the open-topped copper bin. You can use it as dry sink for potted plants, a unique end table, or the perfect entryway companion. The cabinet sits atop a free-standing base, the copper bin is removable and the five drawers on the side and bottom are fully functioning. Lacquered in a deep orange over Paulownia wood. Dimensions, including the base, are 29-1/2″L x 16-1/4″D x 21″H.
ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING – LUCIA STERN | $995 Original oil painting attributed to Lucia Stern, a highly regarded artist based in Milwaukee. Stern was best known for her work in mixed media, but she also left behind a diverse collection of paintings, three-dimensional art and sculpture. This painting of two horses is on stretched and framed canvas. Overall dimensions are 33″W x 41″H.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT
These items are available by appointment. In many cases we’ll 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 612.234.1201 or email MidModMen@gmail.com.
AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT If you’d like to see this, please give us 24-48 hours to bring it into the store. INGMAR RELLING ROCKING CHAIR FOR WESTNOFA | $1,295 Scandinavian modern rocking chair designed by Ingmar Relling and made by Westnofa (Norway). This chair is all original and in exceptional condition. The frame is solid teak with beech bent wood runners. Original wool blend fabric is immaculate.
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GEORGE KOVACS WHITE TULIP TORCHIERE | $1,000 Tall, slender floor lamp designed by Ernst Luthiger, made in Switzerland and offered in the United States by George Kovacs. The design of the lamp dates to 1965. It’s made of power-coated steel and has an external, pad-style control switch. In excellent condition. Measures 65″ high with an 11″ diameter footprint.
NOTE: Swiss designer Max Bill often gets credit for this design, but that attribution is incorrect.
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IB KOFOD-LARSEN EASY CHAIR IN RECYCLED LEATHER | $1,895
Handsomely contoured lounge chair with the design attributed to Ib Kofod Larsen. The frame is solid old-growth oak finished in an amber tone lacquer that makes it compatible with teak. The bucket seat is newly upholstered in soft brown recycled leather. An exceptional chair in exceptional condition.
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ALVAR AALTO MODEL 401 EASY CHAIRS | $1,295 EACH Designed by Alvar Aalto (Finland) in 1932, these chairs are a modernist take on the classic wingback, with a slightly canted back for relaxing. The slender wings were designed to minimize visual distractions while lounging. The chairs we’re offering were made in Finland by Artek, and are stamped and numbered. The frames are steam bent beech and the upholstery is deep red wool. The frames and upholstery are in excellent condition.