Tag Archives: Mid-Century Modern

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Designer Spotlight: Poul Kjærholm

Poul Kjærholm was a Danish designer born in Øster Vrå, Denmark in January 8, 1929. His designs perfectly capture the elegance and clean line associated with modern functionalist furniture. His furniture is sleek and timeless, made with an eye for quality and craftsmanship. His career began in 1948 when he apprenticed for Gronbech as a cabinetmaker’s apprentice. At the end of his apprenticeship he decided to further his design education and enrolled in the Danish School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen. There he met his wife, Hanne Kjærholm, who went on to become a successful architect. Continue reading

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Antiquities Is Turning 10!

Antiquities is practically an antique! This month Antiquities is proud to celebrate our 10th anniversary with you, our valued reader (and hopefully shopper!) We can hardly believe that ten years have passed since we first opened our doors. But here we are, with stores across the country and antiques in the homes of some very stylish clients.  Continue reading

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New Pieces at AntiquitiesWeb!

At AntiquitiesWeb, we consider November 1st the official kick-off date of the holiday season. We can already smell the mulled wine on the stovetop and feel the urge to do some early gift shopping. The best part of the holidays is, without a doubt, getting together with friends and family to laugh at old memories while making new ones. If you’re hosting a celebration at your home this year chances are you’d like to refresh your abode before those out-of-towners come knocking on your door. Continue reading

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Mid-Century Modern Designers Spotlight: Gilbert Rohde

With its sleek lines, minimalistic aesthetic and futuristic style, mid-century modern design is at once timeless and retro. Whether you’re buying a Saarinen chair with original Knoll upholstery or searching for a Storagewall from George Nelson, there are endless ways to mix mid-century pieces into the design of your home.  If you want to introduce mid-century design into your living space test the waters with a classic piece from the best designers. Their pieces never go out of style and with the proper care will last a lifetime. Continue reading