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?…

Showcase: available furniture + decor

The MidModMen+friends storefront is closed while we remodel after a fire. You can find us at ModiLumi Lighting, 489 West 7th Street, St. Paul every Saturday from 11am to 5pm. A big thanks to our community for your support during this uncertain time.

Great lighting is a bright idea for both function and style

Never underestimate the importance of good lighting in your home or workplace. It’s not just practical. It adds style. Let’s start with practical considerations and think about the lighting needs you have in a room – or even a particular spot in the room: General light illuminates the whole room. A lampshade can make all…

Essential tools for furniture shopping

Shopping for home furnishings can be a pleasure or pain – and sometimes both. There’s pleasure in the exploration and discovery, of weekend shopping excursions to search for hidden gems, and making unexpected finds. Yet there can be pain if you’re not sure where to look and how to make sense of the overwhelming options….