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Modern Furniture Collections

It is the lush AMC success designs, crazy men, which return us to the period when mass-produced furniture and the opportunity to "experience" with our decorations were made popular. Mid-century is a common theme of all the apartments we see on the show, from Pete’s beautiful apartment to Draper’s home of domestic dreams.

With whispers of clothing lines that go based on the program fashions and online forums were filled with questions about where they find the furniture of the Dan Draper office, the trend towards younger than a century, is firmly instead.

You can find mid-century modern furniture for a good price if you know where to look, and it's classic, cheap, and easy to find. Outside it is transmitted from your relatives when you moved from the house to go to college, you can find these “antiques of the future” in Modern furniture auction marketplace like Bidsquare or LiveAuctioneers.

This is a great way to mix this style with existing decor but it also looks fantastic when mixed with other styles. Modern furnishings of that period tend to be more imposing, making them unsuitable for smaller areas. Even if the cost of new furniture is higher than the cost of reusing these pieces, you can still accomplish this.

Danish modern

The most abundant and easy to find, modern in mid-half, is modern Danish or teak Danish since it is sometimes known. As the director of crazy men points out, director Amy Wells points out when she asked about her work on the set. “I want to make crazy men look real as if people really have those pieces, it is important that they are imperfect, not iconic, many people had a modern Danish at that time because it was reasonably priced, and much of it still exists. Because he was so well done. “

The names of some designers to keep the eyes open to be would be Finn Juhl, Hans Wegner, N.O. Moller, Arne Jacobsen.

Finn Juhl was the first modern Danish furniture designer who will be internationally recognized. He created a new style of Danish furniture that embraced the shape as much as it worked. The world noticed, winning Juhl the unofficial title of the father of Danish Modernism. You can see more credits and examples of modern furniture from mid-century for sale.

Top Collectable Parts of Mid-Century Modern to start your collection-
Eames Lounge Chair Wood (LCW)-

The husband and wife, the team of Ray and Charles Eames are really the modern American royalty. Together they made progress in manufacturing methods for mass-produce furniture. The wood of his chair is iconic of his work.

Nelson platform bench

Designed by George Nelson, the design director for the Herman Miller company, the bank has a light quality at a time while maintaining the heat of the wood. Nelson was also known for the progress in the creation of modular furniture and shelves for the office and the residential.

Isamu Noguchi Coffee Table

Isamu Noguchi was a designer and Japanese-American sculptor. The sculpture sensitivities of it can be seen on the most famous piece of furniture, this coffee table designed in 1954 for Herman Miller is still a piece of timeless design.

Eero Saarinen Tulip Table and Chairs

Architect and designer of Bornnish Born, Saarinen was the father of the look “Jetson”. He is more famous for his tulip table and chairs. Coincidentally became the base of the seats in the original series of Star Trek.

Eero Saarinen Womb Chair

Saarinen was also known for this piece of design as well. It was said that the chair of the parent had been designed for Florence Knoll, who challenged him to create a piece of furniture in which she could snuggle.

Marcel Breuer Wassily Chair

The Wassily chair is remarkable because it is one of the first chairs to incorporate folded tubular steel. Primely designed for Wassily Kandinsky, the chair gained popularity and has been produced by mass since then.

Mies van der Rohe Barcelona Chair

The Chair of Barcelona was designed by Mies Van der Rohe for the German Pavilion at the Barcelona Exhibition in 1929. The fluid lines of this chair make it a classic that is so fresh today, since then. The signature of Mies van der Rohe is within the frame of each original piece.

Arne Jacobsen Swan Chair

The Swan chair was designed for the lobby of the Royal Copenhagen Hotel in 1958. The chair, manufactured by Fritz Hansen, was innovative at the time because it was completely composed of curved synthetic material covered with upholstery.

Eames Lounger

This chair personified the height of the state and luxury for a long time. Designed to be as comfortable as an old baseball mitt, the chair is surely up to the expects

You can find such an item of antique furniture on the online auction website-


Bidsquare- (Modern Furniture Auction)