Rihanna Rocking our De Sede Sofa for Armani Jeans

De Sede never had it so good. Digging through our archives we found Rhianna lounging on one of our sofas. Styled by Jenny Oman along with set decorator Kevin Downey, the Armani jeans Spring/Summer 2012 campaign was shot in Dublin. It caused a bit of a storm back in...
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Milo Baughman Pioneering Design

A designer-pioneer of the Modern movement, Milo Baughman’s name is well-known within mid-century modern furniture circles, as well as being solidly linked to the ideas that defined his timeless work: simplicity, distinction and enduring appeal.

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Vicke Lindstrand: A Legend in Glass

Curtis Jeré Artisan House and its awesome sculptural works, have become synonymous with mid-century design and contemporary modernist settings. Similarly, it is known for large-scale, ambitious, gallery-quality works of art. Brass sculpture by Curtis Jeré, circa 1980s...
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Poul Kjærholm: Focus and Functionality

Danish design visionary, Poul Kjærholm developed a style borne from a combination of unshakeable ideals and a heightened sense of form and industrial dimension, which he sought to idealise throughout his work. He is one of the most fondly remembered Danish mid-century...
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Børge Mogensen: Pursuing the Practical

Curtis Jeré Artisan House and its awesome sculptural works, have become synonymous with mid-century design and contemporary modernist settings. Similarly, it is known for large-scale, ambitious, gallery-quality works of art. Brass sculpture by Curtis Jeré, circa 1980s...
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Curtis Jeré: Soldering A Name

Curtis Jeré Artisan House and its awesome sculptural works, have become synonymous with mid-century design and contemporary modernist settings. Similarly, it is known for large-scale, ambitious, gallery-quality works of art. Brass sculpture by Curtis Jeré, circa 1980s...
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Plycraft, Goldman and the Cherner Chair

Researching mid-century modern design often turns up intriguing stories that read like the greatest noir mysteries. In its heyday, bathed in cigarette smoke, Mad Men-esque office politics and liquid lunch-fueled moments of creative genius, it was also an arena of...
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Timeless: The clocks of George Nelson and the Howard Miller Clock Company

George Nelson, one of the godfathers of American Modernism and a designer of some of the most iconic mid-century furniture, also put his name to an intriguing series of wall and table clocks for the Howard Miller Clock Company. With the help of his studio, George...
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Hollywood and Mid Century Design: An Enduring Love Affair

Hollywood and Mid Century Design: An Enduring Love Affair   I recently overheard mid century furniture being referred to as “Brown Furniture”. They possibly weren't au fait with Milo Baughman's beautiful chrome framed loungers, Arne Jacobsen's iconic Egg Chair,...
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Mid-century Online Blog

Exploring iconic mid-century designers & timeless mid-century modern designs.

Elio Martinelli

Elio Martinelli’s ingenious lights have gone on to become 20th century design icons. As testaments to his enthused vision and refined approach, they boast timeless simplicity and a tangible appreciation for the wide range of materials he utilised. Martinelli’s vintage piece are sought-after gems for collectors and are constantly inspirational.

Milo Baughman Pioneering Design

A designer-pioneer of the Modern movement, Milo Baughman’s name is well-known within mid-century modern furniture circles, as well as being solidly linked to the ideas that defined his timeless work: simplicity, distinction and enduring appeal.

Curtis Jeré: Soldering A Name

Curtis Jeré Artisan House and its awesome sculptural works, have become synonymous with mid-century design and contemporary modernist settings. Similarly, it is known for large-scale, ambitious, gallery-quality works of art. Brass sculpture by Curtis Jeré, circa 1980s...

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