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Knoll’s Pollock chair (a thinly disguised post about my den)

Knoll’s Pollock chair (a thinly disguised post about my den)

This is the latest in a long line of self-centered posts, but I’ve made some changes to my den and wanted to keep you appraised about the situation. For many months, I’ve been watching Ebay and Craig’s List for a Pollock executive chair, which Knoll introduced in 1965 and still manufactures. For environmental and cost […]

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Reminder: Big Mid-Century Modern Estate Sale

Reminder: Big Mid-Century Modern Estate Sale

Just a reminder about the big mid-century modern estate sale this weekend run by Amazing Space owner Diana Ostreko. Details below: ↓ Saturday, September 18th and Sunday, September 19th (11 a.m. – 5 p.m.) 434 Lenox St., Oak Park, IL 60302 (Map) Bertoia, Knoll, Risom, Eames, Nelson, Herman Miller, Dansk, Dux, Scandanavian design. Raymond Loewy/Rosenthal china in […]

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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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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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Richard Wright Modern Design Auction Tuesday the 6th

Richard Wright Modern Design Auction Tuesday the 6th

Interesting lamp, huh?  It’s an Italian counter balance lamp, and it’s one of the items being auctioned at Richard Wright’s Modern Design show this Tuesday, October 6th at Noon.  Click here to view the entire lot. I really (really) wish I had a bit more income at my disposal.  As my birthday’s fast approaching, I’ve […]

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Open House:  Alley’s Loft

Open House: Alley’s Loft

I didn’t know quite what to expect when I arrived at Alley Ballard’s Ravenswood loft building on a sunny May morning.  The photos she sent me of her space looked pretty fantastic, and I’d expected the lobby, which consisted of an old concrete stairwell with a steel railing, to be a bit more grand.  Then […]

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