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Midcentury Mercato

We are as excited as a litter of puppies to announce that every month from the last Saturday of July we will be mixing our love of all things gastronomic with a FREE market brimming with vintage as Modern Shows® heads to the fabulous Mercato Metropolitano, South London’s most awesome street food emporium with a new monthly…

Newbies at Midcentury East

This May we will be introducing some of the most iconic and sought after work from The School of Polish Posters. Look for CYRK (aka Circus) posters on Projekt 26’s stand. The first CRYK poster from 1962 was part of the Communist government’s drive to modernise the image of Poland’s State Circus which soon became…

Latest The Modern House staging

One of the really satisfying bits of working with midcentury dealers and modern designers is that we are often first in line to borrow, beg or buy at a discount from these already underpaid, overworked and yet still eternally effervescent people. Recognising our fortunate first in line status, that clever lot at The Modern House…

Get the latest Midmod lowdown

We are back at Midcentury Modern®  on March 10 2019 with some exciting new names in both vintage and modern design as well as our fabulous regulars. Make a day of it with friends and get discounted tickets to this show that’s hosts 60 plus dealers and 25 designers. With plenty of parking and vintage van…

Modern Makers at MM

We always get really excited when our November show comes around as it is always the most popular with contemporary designers getting busy with it before clocking off for Christmas. To add to our usual Midcentury master dealers we have a host of incredible contemporaries. One designer we are proud to introduce you to is Jo…

Stand Out Ceramics

Petra and I love going to auctions. We have a couple of pieces in the 20th Century Decorative Arts & Design sale at Chiswick Auctions taking place on Tuesday 9th October at 11am so we are doubly excited to see how they do. To add to our Scandinavian offering, which we will bring to light at the…

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…