Mid-Century Modern Eames Coloring Toy is Reintroduced

Eames Office The Coloring Toy is a boxed set of 16 crayons, 8 die-cut panels and butterfly clips that was designed in 1955 by Charles and Ray Eames. Intended as a way for children to explore color, drawing, shapes and imaginative play, it’s been re-issued for a whole new generation of MCM lovers and their kids. Read more

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Atomic, Googie and Mid Century Modern Inspired Art by Fred Arndt.

art by fred arndt

Frederick Arndt of Saginaw, Michigan uses a intricate cutting technique to create new, original wall art and housewares that reflect the retro designs and signage of Mid Century Modern, Googie and Atomic art and architecture genres. Read more

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Magpie Modern Home Collection Will Delight Mid-Century Modern Enthusiasts.

Magpie Modern Home Collection

The Modern Home Collection – A-Z of the Atomic Era is British brand Magpie’s latest mix and match housewares collection. The colorful collection of mix and match plates, mugs, espresso cups, platters, tea towels and more have a distinctly retro feel and feature a witty alphabetical compendium of 26 of the last century’s most iconic designs illustrated in a beautiful vintage screen-print style. Read more

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Modernism by Moonlight. Photos of Iconic Palm Springs Homes by Tom Blachford.

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Using the moon as his primary light source and tweaking the exposure time, Australia-based photographer Tom Blachford has created dramatic images of Mid-century modern homes, by architects from Krisel to Kaufmann, in Palm Springs. Read more

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Mid-Century Modern Wall-Mounted Plant Pods For Succulents by Dominic Fiorello Studio.

Wall-Mounted Plant Pods

After researching the care needed for succulent plants, designer Dominic Fiorello  of Dominic Fiorello Studio designed this pod-like planter to be created on a CNC router. They hang vertically to display all the different views that can potentially be seen in an individual pod. Read more

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Mature Style For Your Mini Me: Modern Furniture Design Classics for Kids

Modern Furniture Design Classics for Kids

In the 1700s and 1800s it was commonplace for children’s furniture to look exactly like adult furniture, only smaller in size. Then in the 1900’s, and certainly by my birth in the mid 1960s, children’s furnishings and toys were made of plastic, vinyl or formica and came in bright primary colors or sickly pastels and were often printed with duckies or trains. Furnishings that concentrated more on function that form. Read more

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