offers authentic mid-century, modern and made-in-Minnesota furniture and decor at its best. We hand-select items and then clean, rejuvenate or restore each one according to need. The emphasis is always on quality. Here’s a sampling of current items as of MidModMen+friends . Watch for additional updates here and on 01/22/2020 Instagram and Facebook.
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FRESH + FEATURED
MID-CENTURY BUCKET CHAIR | $795 Professionally reupholstered chair – attributed to Monarch Furniture – with a contoured bucket seat resting atop a sculpted wood base (restored, of course). This is a smaller scale chair with full-sized sitting comfort. The sage green fabric has a soft hand and pairs perfectly with the teak-toned wood.
KROEHLER FURNITURE ‘AMERICAN LEISURE’ LOUNGE SET | $2,795 If it’s drama – with a dose of individuality – you want in your home, this lounge group from Kroehler Furniture’s American Leisure collection is a likely candidate. We’ve restored and restyled this set from top to bottom. The sculpted wood bases and arm accents are refinished with a rich walnut finish. And the upholstery is all new, with a nod to the original solid-striped fabric combination. We chose a vibrant medium-dark purple for the chair bodies and a complementary purple striped fabric as the accent. We recreated the cushion shapes and tailoring, too. This three-piece set includes a tall back chair, it’s club chair companion and a generously sized ottoman that can be shared.
KNOLL STYLE CUBE CLUB CHAIRS | $995 EACH It’s nothing but blue skies in these Knoll-style cube chairs. They feature classic modern lines and brass-plated steel bases. Professionally upholstered in a tweedy fabric with blue, teal and white. Dimensions are 31”W x 31”D x 30”H.
BROYHILL BRASILIA DOUBLE CABINET | $595 This double-door cabinet from the acclaimed Broyhill Brasilia collection is a versatile piece. It’s compact enough to fit in many spaces – nightstand, accent table or in an entry. But it has a large amount of unobstructed storage behind the two doors. It also has big style with the iconic parabola door fronts. Fully restored. Dimensions are 29″L x 18″D x 22-1/2″H.
RESTORED WALNUT COFFEE TABLE | $475 The slim profile base on this mid-century coffee table gives it a lightness in counterpoint to the expanse of its walnut top. Fully restored in a rich walnut finish. Dimensions are 56″L x 20″D x 15″H.
TORRING MOBELFABRIK TEAK CHEST | $1,495 High-quality upright teak chest made in Denmark by Torring Mobelfabrik. Distinctive soft edge design with recessed drawer and door pulls, plus smooth rolling ball bearing drawer glides. There are six generous drawers on the left. Behind the door is a full-height compartment with multiple adjustable shelves. Dimensions are 48″W x 18″D x 44-3/4″H.
WALNUT DRESSER WITH SCULPTED DETAIL | $845 The sculpted detail on the facade of this nine-drawer lowboy makes it more than a good place to store your things. It makes a distinctively mid-century design statement in your space. Beautiful walnut figuring and double-tapered brass drawer pulls add to the look. Dimensions are 66″L x 19″D x 30-3/4″H.
WALNUT CHEST OF DRAWERS WITH SCULPTED DETAIL | $745 This is a companion piece to a lowboy dresser also in the store. It features the same classic mid-century sculpted to drawer fronts, walnut exterior and brass drawer pulls. Dimensions are 40″W x 19″D x 46″H.
HEXAGONAL DRUM ACCENT TABLE | $295 The beauty of this accent table comes from more than its walnut exterior. It’s also because of the generous storage area behind the door. Use it between two chairs, as a display pedestal or even as a nightstand. Dimensions are 28″W x 24″D x 19-3/4″H.
EXTRA LARGE LANE CEDAR CHEST WITH DRAWER | $545 This walnut chest from Lane Furniture gives you extra-large capacity with two storage compartments. The top compartment is lined with aromatic cedar, perfect for storing wool clothing and bedding. The flip up lid has a safety lock with key. Below is a full-sized drawer for all the extras you need to stow away. Restored exterior and cleaned inside, so it’s ready to use. Dimensions are 42″L x 18-1/4″D x 27-1/2″H.
PAUL McCOBB LINEAR FOR CALVIN GROUP CHESTS Exceptional walnut chests designed by Paul McCobb and made by the Calvin Group in the 1950s as part of the Linear collection. We refinished these pieces to reveal the richly figured walnut and give them a smooth surface feel. Original brushed metal accents and drawer handles.
SMALL CHEST | 24-3/4″W x 18″D x 34″H | $645
LARGE CHEST | 36″W x 18″D x 34″H |$845
EXCITING LIGHTING: MID-CENTURY + SCANDINAVIAN MODERN We’ve added some distinctive accent lighting to the store, including a LeKlint Model 363 lamp with a Holmegaard glass base (left) and several 1950s era gooseneck lamps.
ICONIC LANE ACCLAIM COFFEE + ACCENT TABLES Lane Furniture’s Acclaim series was one of the most successful furniture lines in the 1960s for good reasons: versatile styling, quality materials and exceptional craftsmanship. The enduring design is as popular today as it was in its late 1950s through mid-1960s heyday.
LANE ACCLAIM SQUARE COFFEE TABLE | $445 If your seating is arranged in an L-shaped configuration, this square Acclaim coffee table is a great fit. It’s fully restored to enhance the iconic dovetail design, soft edges and figured walnut top. Dimensions are 32″ square x 14-1/2″ high.
ELONGATED COFFEE TABLE | $395 This classic rectangular Acclaim coffee table is freshly restored and ready for a new generation of enjoyment. Measures 56″L x 19″W x 14-1/2″H.
LANE ACCLAIM DRAWER TABLE | $365 End table with drawer circa 1962. Fully restored to highlight the iconic Acclaim dovetail pattern – juxtaposing walnut with fruit wood – on the top. Dimensions are 22″W x 26″D x 20″H. LANE ACCLAIM ACCENT TABLE | $285 Versatile end table with a lower shelf for storage or display. Fully restored. Dimensions are 21″W x 28″L x 20″H.
POUL HUNDEVAD TEAK WALL UNIT WITH DROP DOWN DESK | $1,795 Slim, multi-function wall unit made in Denmark circa 1960s by Poul Hundevad using teak veneers and solid wood cores. This is a two-piece unit. The top has a drop down desktop (with lock) that spans the length of the piece. Behind it are asymmetrical, adjustable shelves. Above are adjustable, open shelves. The base credenza has two two stacks of four drawers each. Dimensions are 54″W x 17″D x 77″H.
DANISH TEAK DROP LEAF DINING TABLE | $995 This vintage teak dining table, made by Ansager Mobler (Denmark), is a space-saver with tricks up its “leaves.” The drop leaf design creates a super small footprint, enough to seat two comfortably. With both leaves lifted six can gather around the table with ease. Well built using handsome teak and brass hinges. Restored with a hand-rubbed teak oil finish. Dimensions with leaves folded are 35-1/2W x 24-3/4″D x 29-1/2″H. Length with both leaves extended is 64″.
SHOWN WITH an optional set of four Norwegian modern dining chairs with solid teak frames and black leatherette upholstery. PRICE | $795 SET.
BROYHILL SCULPTRA SIDEBOARD-CREDENZA | $1,095 Lean, long credenza from Broyhill Furniture’s 1960s Sculptra series. It’s the subtly sophisticated cousin to the Brasilia line, and features the same quality materials and construction – just a quieter presence. Features three full-sized drawers in the center flanked by two cabinets. The entire cabinet floats on a slender base with arched stretchers. Freshly restored. Dimensions are 62″L x 17″D x 30-1/2″H.
BROYHILL FORWARD ’70 PETITE SIDEBOARD | $625 Late mid-century modern sideboard-cabinet from the Broyhill Premier Forward ’70 collection. The understated design features raised panel door fronts and a combination of walnut and elm. There are two compartments: the one on the left is a double-sized and has a large drawer. Adjacent is a single compartment with a half-shelf. Dimensions are 38″L x 17″D x 28-1/4″H.
IB KOFOD-LARSEN ROSEWOOD SIDEBOARD | $3,295 Dramatic modern sideboard in highly figured rosewood, by famed Danish designer Ib Kofod-Larsen and made by Seffle (Sweden). Features two double cabinets with book-matched door fronts. Each compartment has an adjustable shelf and the one on the right holds a large utility drawer. This piece is freshly restored with a lacquered finish and is in near-mint condition. Measures 75″ long.
JACK CARTWRIGHT WALNUT SIDEBOARD | $2,495 Substantial American modern sideboard designed by Jack Cartwright for Founders Furniture. All walnut exterior with cane, metal and leather accents. Features a stack of four drawers in the center and two large cabinets on either side. Each cabinet has a removable walnut shelf. Freshly restored with a walnut oil finish. Dimensions are 78″L x 18″D x 31-3/4″H.
MOLDED TEAK CHAIRS MADE IN DENMARK | $175 EACH Timeless Danish modern dining-desk-accent chairs made in Denmark circa 1950s-1960s. The seats are molded teak and the bases are black-coated steel. There are three available, sold individually.
POUL HUNDEVAD NESTING TABLE SET | $745 Nesting for the winter doesn’t get more fun (and practical) than this set of teak nesting tables made by Poul Hundevad (Denmark). The rectangular table serves as the primary nest, with four collapsible round tables that slide into brackets beneath the top. The entire works is on casters so you can roll the party to the people. Freshly restored with a teak oil finish. Footprint is 29-1/4” x 17” x 20-1/4”. Each round table is 14-7/8” x 18”.
POUL HUNDEVAD TEAK CABINETS | $565 EACH Create a modular credenza with this pair of Poul Hundevad (Denmark) teak cabinets with tambour doors and adjustable shelves. Lots of room for media storage, and because we know someone will ask deep enough for LPs. There are two available. Dimensions per cabinet are 27-3/4”W x 16-7/8”D x 26-1/4”H.
POUL HUNDEVAD TEAK DOUBLE CREDENZA | $695 Poul Hundevad double credenza-sideboard with teak cabinet exterior and solid beech interior. Dual sliding doors, three adjustable shelves and a utility drawer. Made in Denmark. Dimensions are 42-1/2″L x 16-3/4″D x 26-5/8″H.
PEDESTAL TABLE – HANDMADE IN MINNESOTA | $295 Handsome, modern pedestal table made in Minnesota using solid cherry with exotic wood accents. This tall, slim table is the perfect showcase for a sculpture, floral arrangement or dramatic art glass. Dimensions are 14-3/4″ square x 36-1/4″ high.
MILO BAUGHMAN ROSEWOOD + CHROME WRITING DESK | $1,495 This Milo Baughman-designed writing desk is modernist simplicity at its best. It uses straightforward geometric forms and quality materials to make a quiet yet clear style statement. The desk case is a slender box finished on all sides. It has three “blind” drawers with wood drawer boxes. The base is made of chrome-plated, squared tube steel. Dimensions are 52″L x 26″D x 29-1/2″H.
EXTRA-CAPACITY TEAK DRESSER BY SKOVBY | $995 If you have a big wardrobe – or maybe have to share storage – this long and low teak dresser might be the solution. Made in Denmark by Skovby Møbelfabrik A/S, it features six full-sized drawers plus a large center cabinet with adjustable shelf. Restored top and rejuvenated throughout with a fresh teak oil finish. Dimensions are 80-1/4″L x 19-1/4″D x 29″H.
LANE ‘PERCEPTION’ GENT’S CHEST OF DRAWERS | $895 Burly chest of drawers from the Warren Church-designed Perception series offered by Lane Furniture in the early to mid-1960s. There’s lots of storage capacity, with four generous drawers below and a divided cabinet above. Features the Perception collection’s signature woven wood design on the door panels. Dimensions are 40″L x 19″D x 48″H.
12-DRAWER DRESSER IN NATURAL MAPLE | $895 Sometimes the mission in the workshop is NOT to restore but to reimagine a piece of vintage furniture. This solid maple dresser was originally finished in a toned lacquer, applied with the intention of masking naturally occurring variations in the wood. Influenced by our profound appreciation of wood, we chose to revitalize this piece using a clear coat finish. It embraces and elevates the beauty of the maple and all its natural characteristics. Dimensions are 56-1/2″L x 19-5/8″D x 32-1/2″H.
DINING + ENTERTAINING
We have multiple dining tables and sets of chairs ready for restoration. There are teak and walnut table options in square, round and rectangle configurations. We also have available, and/or ready for restoration, dining chairs in sets of two, four, six or eight. Just come in and tell us what you need. We’ll arrange a preview, let you choose and then get the restoration process going.
SET OF 6 RESTORED DINING CHAIRS | $1,295 Do you have the perfect dining table and need the right chairs to complete your room? We restored these circa 1967 dining chairs from top to bottom: the frames are reglued, reinforced and refinished in a walnut stain. The seats are professionally upholstered in a dark charcoal fabric with just a hint of the walnut tone. There are two arm chairs and four standard. Offered as a set.
BORGE MOGENSEN MODEL 122 DINING CHAIRS | $995 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.
DANISH TEAK DINING CHAIRS FRESHLY RESTORED | $395 PAIR Teak frame dining chairs made in Denmark. Freshly restored and reupholstered in a Danish-style wool blend fabric.
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. We had the paper cord seats professionally rewoven using the original weave pattern. The restored frames are stamped with both the designer and maker names. Sold as a pair.
ITALIAN MODERN STYLE BRASS SERVING CART | $445 Sleek and elegant serving trolley with a curvy, brass-plated steel frame, a collar for holding bottles or decanters, a mirrored shelf and a light-smoke glass shelf. The streamlined style is reminiscent of Italian designs from the late 1960s and 1970s. Dimensions are 34″L x 16-7/8″D x 27″H to the top of the handle.
HOLLYWOOD REGENCY BRASS SERVING CART | $465 Showy – yet not ostentatious – brass and glass serving cart in impeccable condition. The glass shelves fit safely inside recessed brass frames, and each level has a slender rail around the perimeter. There’s an upswept brass bar handle at one end and hooded ball caster feet for smooth navigation. Dimensions are 18-1/2″W x 37″L x 33-1/4″H to the top of the handle.
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. All are removable and you can add one of the lower trays to the top to double your serving area. 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″.
CHAIRS + SOFAS + OTTOMANS
REUPHOLSTERED DANISH STOUBY SOFA | $1,895 Timeless Danish modern sofa for sophisticated spaces revitalized with all new upholstery using Kravet Duncan fabric. The fabric has a soft chenille-like texture in an oatmeal colorway. We replaced the cushions giving the seats a supportive but pliant feel, with soft back cushions. The sofa’s sides are framed in solid teak. Dimensions are 82-1/2″L x 32-1/2″D x 28-1/2″H.
TEAK FRAMED LOVESEAT FRESHLY UPHOLSTERED | $1,695 A handsome Danish modern loveseat with slightly barreled and open-sided solid teak frame. Features freshly restored frames and brand new upholstery in a linen-style weave. Dimensions are 60″L x 34″D x 28-1/2″H.
TEAK FRAME EASY CHAIR + BELGIAN LINEN CUSHIONS | $1,495 You’ll enjoy looking at the organic curves on this vintage modern teak easy chair. The high-quality teak used in its making. The Belgian linen cushions we had made for it. But we think you might appreciate sitting in it even more.
DREXEL HIGH BACK LOUNGE CHAIR | $595 Mid-century modern era lounge chair from Drexel Furniture sits a little low and stretches up tall for a relaxing sit. Solid pecan frame (restored) and brand new black leatherette upholstery. It’s the little black dress – or suit – of chairs and fits in just about any setting.
REIMAGINED KROEHLER LOUNGE CHAIR | $545 Low-slung and high-style mid-century era lounge chair from Kroehler Furniture. Freshly updated with new period-appropriate upholstery. We use the best upholstery pros for a finish that’s tight and handsomely tailored.
PAIR OF DANISH TEAK BAR STOOLS | $695 PAIR Belly up to the bar in this pair of Tarm Stole OG Mobelfabrik (Denmark) stools. Solid teak frames and wool tweed upholstery. These have 32” bar height seats. Offered as a pair.
DANISH MODERN CHAIR BY TELL CITY | $545 Indiana was a mini-hotbed of mid-century modern design with the likes of Marshall Studios, Paoli Chair Co. and even Tell City Chair Co. Primarily known for traditional wood furniture, Tell City jumped into Danish modern design in the 1960s with a collection that included sofas and easy chairs. Features a well-built, solid wood frame (refreshed in our workshop), a cane panel back, and removable custom-made cushions.
EAMES FIBERGLASS CHAIR – ZENITH ROPE EDGE | $1,195 Early production molded fiberglass arm chair designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. The shell color is Greige. This chair features the original Zenith Manufacturing rope edge production technique. Mounted on a four-point, swiveling wheeled base. Shell, shock mounts and base are in excellent condition.
DESKS + CREDENZAS + STORAGE
ASIAN STYLED TRIPLE CREDENZA-SIDEBOARD | $795 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.
MID-CENTURY WALNUT STORAGE BENCH | $645 This walnut storage bench was once part of a stereo system, housing a speaker and lots of storage. (A companion bench – also available – housed the receiver and turntable.) While all the stereo components are long gone, this bench still serves many functions, and does it with style. Access the asymmetrical storage compartments via dual lids with hardware that holds them in place when they’re open. The bench even includes a cushion. Dimensions are 54″L x 18-1/4″D x 18-3/4″H.
MILO BAUGHMAN STYLE CHROME + GLASS ETAGERE | $895 Sophisticated chrome and glass etagere in the style of designer Milo Baughman. The asymmetrical shelf placement creates interest and makes space for objects of different heights. Everything’s in top condition. Dimensions are 42″L x 16″D x 75-1/2″H.
COFFEE + ACCENT TABLES
HAND-CARVED WOOD SLAB COFFEE TABLE | $895 Nature is the star of this hand-carved, wood slab coffee table because only nature could create the singular wood figuring on this piece. Kudos also are due to the artisan who created this piece, because she/he had the vision to choose and shape this particular slab of wood. This is a vintage piece that’s been fully restored in our workshop using a natural (untinted) hard finish. Dimensions are 44-3/4″L x 26″D at the widest point x 15-3/4″H.
TEAK NESTING TABLES FROM WESTNOFA | $495 Norwegian-made teak nesting tables from Westnofa. This set is a modern classic, with round tapered legs and slim edge profile. Portable and practical. Dimensions for the largest table are 24-3/4″W x 15-5-8″D x 23-3/4″H.
BROYHILL BRASILIA HEXAGONAL DRUM TABLE | $395 Six-sided drum accent table from Broyhill Furniture’s Brasilia series. Single door access to the cavernous storage compartment inside. Makes a great nightstand. Refinished top and rejuvenated all around. Dimensions are 28″W x 24-1/4″D x 21-1/4″H.
LIGHTING + ACCENTS
VINTAGE + MODERN LIGHTING COLLECTION Lighting is an important element in the look and functionality of your space. 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, glass and ceramics. Look for legendary brands like Martz, Laurel, Westwood and Modeline, as well as designers like Tommy Parzinger, Bob Kinzie and David Cressey.
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:
ARTWORK + DECOR
We have a large, diverse and frequently changing selection of artwork in the store – from original paintings and signed/numbered prints to sculpture, objects, textiles and pottery. The best way to see what we have is to visit the store.
ARTHUR PERCY VASE FOR GULLASKRUF | $595 Elegant blown glass bulb vase in Aseda green. Designed in 1952 by Arthur Percy for Swedish glass-maker Gullaskruf Glasbruk. It stands 39″ tall x 9″ at the widest point of the base.
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.
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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. Dimensions are 44″ diameter x 25-1/4″ high.
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J.L. MOLLER MODEL 75 TEAK DINING CHAIRS | $1,895 Exceptional teak dining chair set – the Model 75 – designed by Niels O. Moller and made in Denmark by J.L. Moller. The set includes one arm chair and three standard chairs, all with solid teak frames and woven paper cord seats.
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DANISH MODERN TEAK FRAME DAYBED | $1,495 Danish modern daybed with uncomplicated modern lines, superior materials and strong construction. The design is simple: a frame that houses a (brand new) mattress and a wood slat foundation that supports it. The frame exterior is made of teak and has soft rounded corners and edges. Use it as a child’s bed or guest bed – or just to lounge and relax. Dimensions are 76″L x 33-1/2″D x 20″H to the top of the mattress.