SHOWCASE: available furniture + decor

MidModMen+friends offers authentic mid-century modern furniture and decor at its best. The emphasis is always on quality, and every item is hand-selected then cleaned, rejuvenated or restored according to need. This showcase is a sampling of what’s currently available. There’s even more in the the store.

Design inspirations: 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…

Give personal style freedom with a gift certificate

Giving a gift certificate might seem impersonal, but we see it differently. Gift certificates say “You’ve got your own style and my gift is to let you indulge it.” Ask us about store gift certificates. Available now – and all year long. You can get a gift certificate in any amount and they never expire….

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…

24 (+more) reasons to visit MidModMen+friends this week

We offer a classic modern mix of home furnishings inspired by mid-century design yet spanning styles and eras. Pictured are just a few of the items we have available now. + Furniture + Lighting + Vintage & current art + Art glass + Glassware & bar accessories + Tabletop + Everything restored & ready to…

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…

X-frame chair restoration transformation

We take a lot of pride in the work all our partners do to rejuvenate, restore and at times transform the furniture offered in the store. This vintage X-framed chair is a case study. When we found it, the upholstery was shredded (think cat claws) yet the frame was strong albeit a bit shabby. But…