Celebrating the timeless mid-century modern designs of Jens Risom

Aficionados of any era can be absolutists, and mid-century modern enthusiasts aren’t exempt. Some are fierce proponents of designs by Scandinavian masters like Hans Wegner, Grete Jalk, Folke Ohlsson and Arne Jacobsen. Some embrace the American icons including Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, Paul McCobb, and Florence Knoll among others. So it’s fitting that…

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.

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…

Restored Jens Risom floating top desk

I have so many handsome and finely crafted pieces of furniture coming through my life every day. I’m lucky and also grateful that I’ve not gotten jaded or take this for granted. If I was jaded, then I’d miss out on the excitement of having this exceptional Jens Risom floating top desk in our store….

Grand opening October 12-14 for MidModMen+friends store

MidModMen is bringing its unique mix of vintage and modern home furnishings and accessories to a bricks-and-mortar location. MidModMed+friends opens October 12 at 2401 University Avenue West in St. Paul. The 1,200-square-foot gallery features furniture and decor inspired by a mid-century and modern design aesthetic that is also practical and affordable. Furniture offerings range from…