MidModMen visits NYC’s Fashion District: Chapter 2 – Pilgrimage to Mood

Visiting Mood Designer Fabrics in the New York City’s Fashion District was a pilgrimage of sorts. Here comes the confession…I actually watch “Project Runway” and Mood is a recurring character of sorts on the show. And inasmuch as I also work in television and was staying just around the corner, well, I had to go….

Thaden-Jordan molded wood dining table & chairs | circa 1947-1951

NOTE: This item has sold. It’s amazing to think that molded wood technology is relatively new. It was borne out World War II innovations in materials and today is as common as…plywood. Herbert Von Thaden and Donald Lewis Jordan were two of the innovators, and after the war founded the Thaden-Jordan Furniture Corporation. They ported…

Bozak 302A speakers circa 1958

NOTE: This item has sold. Hi-fi stereo technology came into its own in the 1950s with the advent of the 33-1/3 record and improvements in sound reproduction. That included high-end components like these Bozak B-302A speakers. They are circa 1958 and come in end table-sized walnut cabinets that are 24″ wide x 20″ deep x…

Like his designs, resources about Paul McCobb are both beautiful and practical

While researching some chairs we acquired that were purported to be Paul McCobb-designed, I stumbled across several information resources about the celebrated mid-century designer. McCobb’s designs are sought after and thoroughly modern even 60 years later. He’s worth knowing about, so here are some resources for diving in: Paul McCobb blog Planner, Perimeter, Predictor, Paul…