01 July, 2017
Our series on great Canadian mid-century designers concludes with this post, where we’ll talk about a few well-known designers and manufacturers and highlight some iconic mid-century pieces by Canadian designers.
27 June, 2017
Our series on great Canadian mid-century designers continues. In this post, we will provide brief profiles of some of the more prominent Canadian designers of the era. Some were born here and some moved here from Europe, bringing their ideas about modern design with them.
14 June, 2017
With nationwide celebrations of our country’s 150th birthday taking place next month, we figured it’s the perfect time to shift the focus of our “Great Mid-Century Designers” series to Canada. In a short series of posts, we’ll look at the evolution of Canadian modern furniture and shine a spotlight on our most iconic mid-century designers.
Read Part 2 in our series here
26 April, 2017
We wanted to thank all of our customers and Blog TO for recognizing us as one of the best vintage furniture stores in Toronto.
Full article can be found here.
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22 March, 2017
When describing her work, Florence Knoll has said that she did not merely decorate space—she created it. Her design legacy proves the truth of that statement. She did far more than just place furniture in a room.
22 February, 2017
Eames is an instantly recognizable name in the annals of mid-century design. The husband and wife team continually pushed the envelope as they sought to design practical, functional, and cost-effective furniture.
08 February, 2017
In most homes, sofas are high traffic pieces of furniture. When buying a sofa, you want to make sure you’re getting something that can stand up to heavy use for many years to come. Here are five steps you can take to be successful at sofa shopping.
23 January, 2017
Are you looking to sell your Mid Century Modern furniture? Do you buy furniture?
30 November, 2016
Peter Hvidt trained as an architect and cabinetmaker in Copenhagen. He created his influential Portex chair in 1944 but would realize his biggest achievement in 1950 with the AX chair, designed in partnership with architect and furniture designer Orla Mølgaard-Nielsen. The two worked together for 31 years, designing pieces for renowned Danish manufacturers like Fritz Hansen, France & Son, and Søborg Møbelfabrik. Scandinavian Modern notes that a common feature of the partners’ work was the construction of designs in solid wood, including “classics” like their storage units, day beds, and tables that are still highly sought after today. (Scandinavian.Modern, R & Company)