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Best Midcentury Modern® yet

This November’s Midcentury Modern® looks set to provide a heady mix of modern and vintage treasures to make your home welcoming and cosy plus plenty of curious, unique Christmas gifts. Mix an iconic early Eames chair with a dash of greenery in the form of your very own self-contained terrarium and get Christmas presents sorted…

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Soft on Segal

Eliminating the faff of bricklaying and plastering, Swiss-born, Berlin-trained architect Walter Segal was one of many wartime Jewish immigrants who made it to these shores and changed the history of modular architecture, arriving in 1936, he later devised a system of self-build that was so low maintenance that families were able to construct their own homes.  …

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Thunderball, Psycho and so much more

“Vintage furniture dealers come out in force at this excellent mid-century fair, featuring classics of British, American and Scandinavian twentieth-century design from Eames to Ercol. A very stylish showcase of high quality, highly covetable furniture and homewares that you can buy direct from the dealers.” Time Out       We are very excited to be heading…

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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…