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Norman Cherner

Ch ch ch ch Cherner

Norman Cherner, Plycraft, 1957/8 One chair savvy furniture and art collectors snap up as fast as teenagers at a Supreme drop are the early Cherner chairs that dealers like Twentieth Century Marks and Pink Flamingoes of 2 Columbia Road bring over from America. Keep your eyes out on stalks for them at our next two shows at…

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Midcentury Modern® is back

This March, Midcentury Modern® returns with its heady mix of modern and vintage ready to kickstart Spring. Bring on the sun with Living Room’s sunflower yellow sofa part of a fabulous range of midcentury-inspired designs including sumptuous wool sofas and armchairs in ochres, rich reds and moss greens made by a designer who used to work for Made. You can be sure…

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Mixing it up at The Hepworth

We are not only gearing up to 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®. We also can’t wait to hear Trevor McNamee, the owner of Jalapeño Records, who counts Smoove & Turrell, The Allergies, Kraak & Smaak and Gizelle Smith…

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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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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…