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Mid century modern furniture finds can strike when you least expect it. You can be on your way to work, when you see one being displayed inside a shop. Or you could be extremely lucky and find one that is being thrown out, sitting on the street. Others who take to websites like Craigslist can sometimes get lucky too and take home a real, authentic, teak piece. If we’re talking about authentic Mid Century Modern Furniture, there’s a good chance that it could be teak, a very durable wood that was popularly used during those times. And while teak is very sturdy, there are certain things that one must do to keep it in tiptop shape. Pay attention to these tips, so as you learn how to maintain your teak furniture too.


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0 Comments | Posted in Coffee Tables By Jessamine Briones
Here at Mid-Century Modern Online, we always have our eye out for interesting, unusual, and just all around fantastic ways mid century modern design is being implemented in different homes and institutions around the world. As we've found out through the years, blogs are a great way to see current, as well as up and coming mid century modern trends in the real world . Blogs give us the opportunity to actually see what furniture pieces, design elements, and interior decorating touches that different people are loving, and putting into their homes. More than that, blogs that focus on mid century modern design also serve as a great source of inspiration. These accessible sources give people real solutions and concrete ideas on how to incorporate some mid century modern design into their own lives, and their own spaces. Lastly, one may blame it on bias, but to us, mid century modern design blogs are wonderful to look at, and a great source of eye candy at that!

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0 Comments | Posted in Coffee Tables By Jessamine Briones

Charles and Ray Eames

19 Apr 2013 11:19:23

Charles (1907-1978) and Ray (1912-1988) Eames were a powerhouse design team that made an extraordinary, lasting impression on the fields of modern architecture and furniture. Also working in the fields of industrial and graphic design, as well as fine art and film, it seems a conversation about mid-century design cannot realistically omit the Eames and their continuously influential vision.

Charles (1907-1978) and Ray (1912-1988) Eames

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0 Comments | Posted in Desks Coffee Tables Dining Tables Chairs Sofas Biography By Killian Mc Nulty

Greta M. Grossman

2 Apr 2013 16:59:00

In an era when women were often seen and not heard, let alone noted for design talents, Greta Magnusson Grossman (1906-1999) sustained an inexhaustible forty-year career on two continents, Europe and North America, enjoying achievements in industrial design, interior design and architecture before dropping off the design radar in the 1960s.

Greta Magnusson Grossman (1906-1999)

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Niels O. Møller

14 Mar 2013 10:25:35

Best known for his elegant furniture in teak and rosewood, Danish designer and cabinetmaker Niels O. Møller (1920-1982) is one of the strongest representatives for Danish post-war furniture design, operating during a time with high demands on materials and craft skills.

Niels O. Møller (1920-1982)

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0 Comments | Posted in Desks Coffee Tables Dining Tables Chairs Biography By Karl O'Brien

Jens Risom

7 Mar 2013 09:32:35

Jens Risom is considered an exemplar of mid-century modern design and is credited with being one of the first designers to introduce Scandinavian craftsmanship to the post-war United States.

Jens Risom (1916-????)

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0 Comments | Posted in Desks Coffee Tables Dining Tables Chairs Sofas By Karl O'Brien

Danish designers Peter Hvidt (1916-1986) and Orla Mølgaard-Nielsen (1907-1993) worked together between 1944 and 1975, founding the firm Hvidt & Mølgaard, which still exists to this day.During their collaborative years, they developed pioneering furniture sets and embarked on architectural projects which still define Scandinavian furniture stylings and Nordic design know-how into the present day.

Peter Hvidt (1916-1986) and Orla Mølgaard-Nielsen (1907-1993)

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0 Comments | Posted in Desks Coffee Tables Dining Tables Chairs Sofas By Karl O'Brien

Børge Mogensen

2 Aug 2012 14:48:09

Børge Mogensen is remembered as one of the most important among a generation of visionary furniture designers who helped further the now-renowned concept of Danish design internationally. Alongside colleagues such as Arne Jacobsen and Hans J. Wegner, Mogensen nurtured international respect for Danish furniture craftsmanship, and his simple and functional designs have enjoyed worldwide demand for more than half a century.

Børge Mogensen (1914-1972)

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0 Comments | Posted in Desks Coffee Tables Dining Tables Chairs Sofas By Karl O'Brien

Poul Kjærholm

26 Jul 2012 16:44:29

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 furniture design masters.

Poul Kjærholm (1929-1980)

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0 Comments | Posted in Coffee Tables Chairs By Karl O'Brien

Warren Platner

6 Jul 2012 16:16:06

Architect, interior designer and planner, Warren Platner produced a furniture collection that has proved to be a continuing icon of 1960s Modernism. He is also famed with designing several prominent interiors in New York, including headquarter offices for the Ford Foundation building and the original Windows on the World restaurant, atop the World Trade Centre.

Warren Platner (1919-2006)

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0 Comments | Posted in Lamps Desks Coffee Tables Dining Tables Chairs Sofas By Karl O'Brien

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