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…

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…