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52nd annual Irish Antique Dealers' Fair #IADAFAIR2017

52nd Annual IADA Fair

The 52nd annual IADA Fair is on at the RDS, Merrion Road, Dublin 4. The fair begins with an invite-only preview evening on Thursday, September 21st and continues until Sunday 24th, 2017. Mid-century Online (and our sister company The Vintage Hub) will be there with Ireland’s leading Antique Dealers. Come along and say hi to us at Stand 49.

vicke lindstrand

Vicke Lindstrand: A Legend in Glass

Born Victor Emanuel Lindstrand on 27 November 1904 in Gothenburg, he was an avid artist from an early age. Lindstrand studied commercial art and began a career in commercial illustration before approaching the glass manufacturer Orrefors in 1928. After two years’ experience, working independently alongside Edward Hald and Simon Gate, Lindstrand made his debut as …

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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 furniture design masters. Born January 8, 1929 in Øster Vrå, Denmark, Kjærholm’s design …

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Mid Century Modern Sunburst wall art by Curtis Jere available from mid-centuryonline.com

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 However, there is no Curtis Jeré. Interestingly, the name is a compound nom-de-plume of artists Curtis Freiler and …

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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 misattribution, talent poaching and court cases. One such research session into George Mulhauser turned up …

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George Nelson

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 Nelson Associates, Inc., over 150 now-classic clocks were produced. …

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