Tags » Mid-century

House to Home: Progress

I wanted to share the progress we’ve made in updating our house since we moved in 2 years ago. The most drastic changes have been made in the living room and the baby room.


Going back to the 60's

The 1960’s, a decade of revolution and rebellion, the world stood up and flipped tradition the bird and finally found itself.

People weren’t just pushing the boundaries politically they were changing the way we look at things architecturally and functionally, air travel was on the up making accessibility to the biggest furniture houses in the world possible. 677 more words

Home Style

Record Time Part 1

If it comes down to one single thing that defines an era, I believe that one thing is music.  The 1950’s and 60’s was an amazing time for music with so many artists leaving very different lasting impressions. 1,042 more words

5700 Florence, Oakland

This imposing Third Bay Region mid-century is a particularly compelling work by local design-builder Les Dey. Dey currently lives in Vallejo, but for many years his practice was focused here in the East Bay. 53 more words


home: event [ mid century and more ]

home: event [ mid century and more ]

This evening event is perfect for Mid Century Lovers looking for advice and inspiration for decorating the home. 84 more words



As Dorothy said, ‘There’s no place like home.’ Holidays are wonderful – a time for lots of talk,  more exercise and new sights. I was in Wellington and of course had to visit a few op shops.   159 more words

Op Shop Finds

In the Clear... Acrylic Furniture Picks

Beautiful clear furniture in acrylic, lucite, or glass, has always caught my eye. It is distinctly modern but neutral enough to fit in – and add a touch of glamorous sparkle – to any room. 253 more words