June 1st, 2013

7 Mid Century Modern Stores in London

Within a week, I will be heading to London & Paris on a short vacation and would like to share a bit about my plans. Below are some mid century related stores I’m planning to visit in London. I learned a lot from these handy blogs. (via: hipshopShopikonWeeBirdy) If I miss something, please drop me a line!

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1) 
Førest London (above)
Specializing in Scandinavian mid-century furniture, this relatively new shop also features exhibitions and collaborations with new artists. Their interview is here.
115 Clerkenwell Rd, London EC1R 5BY

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2) Two Columbia Road
Featuring a well-considered collection of 20th century furniture, lighting, art and objects, Two Columbia Road stocks many original pieces by the likes of Hans Wegner, Finn Juhl, Arne Voder and Charles Eames.
2 Columbia Road, London E2 7NN

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3) Designs of Modernity
Located in the basement of Crystal Palace Antiques and Modern, Designs of Modernity offers a good range of Scandinavian, British and American 20th century furniture, lighting and décor.
Jasper Road, London SE19 1SG

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4) The Lollipop Shoppe
The shop provides a carefully chosen range of outstandingly conceived and crafted furniture and accessories. The interview is here.
10 Lamb Street Old Spitalfields Market,  London E1 6EA

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5) twentytwentyone
They supply the very best design-led furniture, lighting and accessories.
18c River Street London, EC1R 1XN

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6) The Peanut Vendor 
Specializing in vintage furniture with specific tastes from all over the UK and Europe.
133 Newington Green Road, London N1 4RA

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7) Chase & Sorensen
This café-shop in East London specialises exclusively in mid-century Danish modern furniture, with new deliveries arriving direct from Denmark every few weeks.
238-B Dalston Lane, London E8 1LQ

May 6th, 2013

A heads Up

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Some great news I came across over the week for all the MCM fans out there. The Eames molded wood side chair I posted about earlier seems to be available to purchase now. It comes with a range of three veneer and base options that will go between $669 to $919.

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The Danish design company,  Lucie Kaas released a brand new Cathrineholm ceramics collection last year. The Arne Clausen collection is named after the Norwegian artist who designed the lotus pattern for the Cathrineholm company, and has been developed in collaboration with Arne’s family.

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The very anticipated Modernica’s sale 2013 is officially set to be on May 18th. ‘This is the 7th time Modernica will be holding the factory sale, with thousands flocking in from all over the country for the opportunity to grab both new and vintage items at rock-bottom prices.’ Don’t forget to mark your calendar!

Via: FJELDBORG

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