MidModMen+friends and Powerhouse Design offer new lampshades for vintage lamps

MidModMen+friends, a St. Paul-based retailer of vintage and modern home furnishings, has launched a partnership with Powerhouse Design of St. Paul Park to offer a line of hand-crafted lampshades and light fixtures to local customers. Powerhouse Design makes vintage style shades using high-quality fiberglass and wire frame materials, combined with expert printing and era-appropriate styling….

Storefront facelift brings the style from inside to out

We’re always so busy restoring, designing and arranging on the inside of our store that the exterior takes a back seat. Well, after nearly three years in our space and spurred by the opening (finally) of a next door neighbor – WORKHORSE COFFEE BAR and the Smallest Museum in St. Paul – we’ve refreshed our…

MidModMen+friends featured in Lavender Magazine

Being recognized for what you do is great. Being recognized for doing it well is the best. Our store is featured in the Feb. 19, 2015 issue of the Twin Cities’ Lavender Magazine (From Pop-Up to Mainstay) and we’re grateful for the positive spotlight. Follow the link and read what they had to say. If…

Things we love: details

While modern design is known for its simplicity of form, modern furnishings don’t exist in a vacuum. They’re found in counterpoint to other objects and it’s often the details in the design that complete a look – one that create personal style. This week (well, every week) we celebrate the details of personal style: color,…

Things we love: modern context

A piece of furniture, a lamp and a work of art can be beautiful on their own. But when you place them in context – together and with other objects, textures, colors and space – the whole is almost always greater than the sum of the parts. This week we celebrate context, the art of…

Things We Love: warm tones for a cold winter

Not everyone dislikes winter, even in the cold, monochromatic North. But let’s be honest, the lack of variation outdoors (along with the low temps) can take their toll on your psyche. Warm tones and textures inside can break the monotony of another white day outside. You can add color through upholstery or wood, decorative glass,…

Things We Love: Substance and style

A good space has all the things you need to function day to day. But a GREAT space is layered, maybe complex but definitely packing a surprise or two. Come visit MidModMen+friends for both substance and style: the furniture you need with the extras that make your space a statement. Here are a few of…

Amazing Adrian Pearsall style sofa

We’re pleased to feature this show-stopping sofa in the style of Adrian Pearsall. First and foremost, it’s in tip-top condition with immaculate upholstery & great infrastructure. The upholstery fabric is a multi-color woven in olive, copper and black. There is an iridescent sheen to it that creates the illusion of different colors as the light…

Pop-up showcases new, diverse work by St. Paul artist Lisa Rydin Erickson

Lisa Rydin Erickson-Artist has been part of the MidModMen+friends collective for more than a year, and every time she refreshes her in-store gallery it comes with welcome surprises. We’re currently hosting a diverse collection of original art, art prints, greeting cards and applied-art items. Great gift ideas from framed art and one-of-a-kind wine sacks to…