Two Dialects | One Voice exhibit open May 16 at MidModMen+friends

MidModMen is pleased to host two new collections of prints from artist Lisa Rydin Erickson. The Alphabet collection is a series of abstracts combining letters, color and negative space. The Abstracts collection incorporates earth, sky and other organic elements with a rich color palette. Prints from both collections will be available for sale at MidModMen+friends…

MidModMen presents SOUNDS FANTASTIC!

To help celebrate our new annex space, we’ve stuffed it full of vintage music-related items: – Console stereos (3 available), including a 1964 Zenith tube system – Vintage stereo components & speakers from Pioneer & others – Portable record players, including a rare Emerson hatbox player – Hundreds of LPs & 78s with music from…

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…

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…

MidModMen+friends named #1 new Twin Cities store

It’s a labor of love, our little business on the prairie. We work at it seven days a week to meet our own high standards, deliver excellent service, and present unique yet obtainable modern and mid-century home furnishings. We’ve once again been rewarded for our efforts by being named the top new boutique store in…

MidModMen+friends to feature the art of Lisa Rydin Erickson

Minneapolis-St. Paul – Nov. 26, 2013. MidModMen+friends, a St. Paul retailer offering vintage modern and contemporary home furnishings, is now featuring original artwork by St. Paul-based artist Lisa Rydin Erickson. This collaboration of art and commerce launches Nov. 30 at an opening event at the store, located at 2401 University Ave. in St. Paul’s Creative…