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Hepworth Wakefield

Furnish your home with design classics priced to suit all pockets from carefully selected top dealers at the first Northern pop-up event from Modern Shows®, whose popular biannual Midcentury Modern® fair and Midcentury East show attracts interiors fans from around Europe looking to shop for the best in collectable vintage furniture and design for the home. …

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Frédéric Menguy

We are huge fans of the Parisian Frédéric Menguy’s work here at Midmod towers, especially the dreamy lithographs produced around Villeneuve-la-Rivière, a town he moved to in 1967, which kickstarted the blurred colourful figuration that has gone on to define him as an artist.   He not only produced paintings. His dreamlike evocations of femininity, his love of the circus and its Pierrots, the rearing horses,…

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Ornament is Crime

Feeling the love for Le Corbusier, mad for Mies van der Rohe? Then you may well want to get your Modernism-loving mitts on the latest tome from those savvy Modern House lads Albert Hill and Matt Gibberd. João Batista Vilanova Artigas: Casa Vilanova Artigas, São Paolo, Brazil, 1949. Picture credit: © Leonardo Finotti   Tadao Ando: House in…

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Showcasing Designers

Joining us at this Midcentury Modern® is a wealth of inspiring designers to help make your house a real home. Mix it up with collectable treasures from the best of the UK’s vintage dealers with a couple of European ones thrown in for good measure.   Interested in the ‘infinite variations of the handmade’ and ‘soothing qualities…

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Need for Green

Green has been making a splash for a while now in interiors as seen in the green glass bottles mixed with purple on the shelves and green Kvadrat-covered Jacobsen chairs in founding partner Lucy’s kitchen.    But when Pantone named their colour of 2017 ‘Greenery’ we knew we had the stamp of approval. When everything else…

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Latest Designers

With Brexit looming, we at Modern Shows believe that never has it been more important to focus on the excellence of our home grown talent. Multi-award winning silversmith and jeweller, James Dougall (above),  exhibits internationally as well as at the V&A and Goldsmiths Hall. Although he came late to the world of designer silversmithery after…

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Booky Wook

5.0 out of 5 stars Superbly written and researched book Kim Dohm – Dohmus Lucy Ryder Richardson really knows what she talking about in this superbly written and researched book. I am sure it will become an essential reference book, full of valuable and useful information. Being an Anglo Danish designer it’s great to see…

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Marden Hill

Joining The Modern Marketplace this month is DANAD Design. This company founded by two members of the Marden Hill house collective ignited the Pop Art movement in Britain and created works that Liberty, Heals and Harrods could not get enough of in the Sixties, Unknown print left at Marden Hill between 1958-62 Originally the lovechild of Barry Daniels (DAN) and Tom Adams (AD), two friends…