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Our Goldfinger Show

Buy tickets now for this outstanding show for collectors and public alike. To find out more head to the main Modern Shows website where you will find a directory of the high standard we expect from dealers  and the huge range of prices of collectables and lower cost pieces or buy tickets. Make a day…

Hepworth Return

We are very excited to announce that we have been asked back to the Hepworth Gallery for 2019 and are booked into a lovely warm end of June slot to ensure you have all come out of Winter hibernation, have done your Spring cleaning and are geared up for a Summer of interiors love. Modern…

Nordic Exhibition 2018

Thanks to all who made our Hepworth Gallery show in Wakefield such a success. Our midcentury weekends are always a lot of fun and the follow-up stories really fuel our passion to do more shows. Neil Sully from Modern ID was particularly delighted when a couple of ladies bought the Verner Panton Moon Lamp for Louis…

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 Flamingos of 2 Columbia Road bring over from America. Keep your eyes out on stalks for them at our next two shows at…

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…

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…

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…

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.  …

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…

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,…