Showcase: available furniture + decor

MidModMen+friends offers authentic mid-century, modern and made-in-Minnesota furniture and decor at its best. We hand-select vintage items and then clean, rejuvenate or restore each one according to need. The emphasis is always on quality. Plus, we feature local artisans and artists whose creativity matches our versatile style.

American Craft Council picks MidModMen+friends to design 1960s inspired room

The American Craft Council (ACC) has chosen Neal Kielar and Jon Mehus, owners of MidModMen+friends, to design a 1960s-inspired showcase for the American Craft Show April 7-9 in St. Paul, MN. ACC’s popular “Make Room” home décor program puts craft into context by featuring room vignettes created by local designers. In honor of ACC’s 75th…

Design inspirations: details that delight

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 and asserts a sense of personal style. We invite you to celebrate the details of personal style: color, textures,…

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…

Cool things that help you stay warm

Chilly where you live? Cold doesn’t begin to express it in Minnesota, so MidModMen+friends is featuring a classic modern mix of items that make you feel warm: + Valentine’s Day cards by Lisa Rydin Erickson-Artist + Moroccan & Persian wool rugs + Vintage coffee cups & pots + Glowing mid-century lamps + Teak, walnut, glass…

St. Paul Pioneer Press spotlights MidModMen in retail trend feature

St. Paul Pioneer Press reporter Nancy Ngo sheds some light on the growing trend of start-up retailers launching as pop-up stores before making a longer term commitment. That’s the route MidModMen took when it opened its doors in October 2012, and it wasn’t long before we made the transition to a sustained presence. Read Nancy’s…