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Big Mid-Century Modern Estate Sale (September 18th and 19th, Oak Park)

Big Mid-Century Modern Estate Sale (September 18th and 19th, Oak Park)

Many thanks to Amazing Space owner Diana Ostreko for sponsoring today’s post. In addition to offering a fantastic selection of mid-century modern and antique furnishings in her online shop, Diana runs equally amazing estate sales. The next big sale will be held September 18th and 19th in Oak Park. The estate belonged to a Danish-American woman who […]

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Now what? My DIY Dilemma

Now what? My DIY Dilemma

Summer’s official end was the impetus I needed to finally tackle the thankless job of stripping two coats of paint from an old metal tanker desk I found on Craig’s List last year. The industrial-grade stripper is a nasty, highly flammable, probably cancer causing gel that burns to the touch. I’m just getting started, but […]

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My dream office (what do you think?)

My dream office (what do you think?)

↔ Tanker desk – The Old Cinema. Eames Executive Chair – Herman Miller . Cast iron wood school table – Get Back Inc. Desk lamp – Barker and Stonehouse. Perpetual calendar – Design Within Reach. Chalk globe – Cathie Filian’s blog. Rare Saul Bass Vertigo movie poster – Ebay. Laptop sleeve – @Work Design. Vintage […]

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White Furniture (a potentially controversial post)

White Furniture (a potentially controversial post)

White Furniture’s classic, simple window beckoned me, but one thing led to another, and I wound up snapping just a few photos of the store’s exterior, which is located on San Francisco’s Market Street. But intrigued and suspecting White Furniture was a vintage store or a smaller Design Within Reach, I looked up their website, and […]

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Three Cheers to Domestica’s Bradley Lincoln; Or, Midwest Mid-Century Missives

Three Cheers to Domestica’s Bradley Lincoln; Or, Midwest Mid-Century Missives

Three cheers to Chicago Home + Garden Domestica blogger Bradley Lincoln.  Or should I say three chairs?  Because of Brad’s Domestica column, I’m the proud owner of two dark yellow Eames shell chairs and a lone gray one.  It seems like it was just last week that Bradley tipped off Domestica readers about the Elkhart, […]

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