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A Modern Day Bed with Midcentury Pedigree

This month in The Modern Marketplace we are proud to announce an exciting collaboration between the SHEILA BOWNAS archive and furniture brand PARLOUR.  THE EDWIN SOFA is  the product of Parlour’s collaboration with Chelsea of Sheila Bownas, a beautiful piece inspired by the versatile daybeds of the 1950s. Rich solid walnut pairs beautifully with a range of printed linens from the…

It’s all Hush Hush

We are so excited Freyja Sewell will be joining the Midcentury Modern fold this September at our pop up of 18 dealers and designers on the ground floor of the Old Sorting Office, New Oxford St at the biggest show of The London Design Festival, Design Junction. Ever since we climbed into her womb of a…

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Mid-century Mick-takers

We love a new company with a fresh approach. Whatever you call them upcyclers, reconditioners or creative customising supernovas, Humblesticks is here to have fun as well as sell furniture. Set up by a former design agency geezer and his wife, a sculptress turned interior designer, Humblesticks’ Richard Holman and Katy Shooter love renovating and…

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Things we have loved and lost

Determined not to be bad drug dealers – our drug of choice being mid-century furniture – Petra and I have let many beautiful pieces over the ten years go since we have worked in the field of pre-loved design classics. Not wanting to be slave to our profession but its master, we see ourselves as…