Categories / Design and Interior Design

Midcentury classic: The String shelving system

Midcentury classic: The String shelving system
Midcentury classic: The String shelving system

When something is still as practical and stylish today as it was in 1949, I think we can describe it as a midcentury classic. That’s the String shelving system. Read more

Categories / Art and Photography

Affordable Eames: 1940s Arts and Architecture prints by Vitra

Affordable Eames: 1940s Arts and Architecture prints by Vitra
Affordable Eames: 1940s Arts and Architecture prints by Vitra

I know, you see the words Eames and Vitra in the same sentence and you know it isn’t going to be cheap. However, these 1940s Arts and Architecture prints by Vitra are on the affordable side. Read more

Categories / Women's Fashion

1940s-style Navy Bird Print Tea Dress at Weekend Doll

1940s-style Navy Bird Print Tea Dress at Weekend Doll
1940s-style Navy Bird Print Tea Dress at Weekend Doll

When we compiled our top 20 reproduction vintage clothing retailers we forgot to add in Weekend Doll. So we are talking about them now and this 1940s Navy Bird Print Tea Dress by Pretty Retro. Read more

Categories / Architecture, Property

For sale: Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Sol Friedman House in Pleasantville, New York

For sale: Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Sol Friedman House in Pleasantville, New York
For sale: Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Sol Friedman House in Pleasantville, New York

Fancy a design classic? The 1940s Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Sol Friedman House in Pleasantville, New York is now on the market an yes, that mushroom-shaped carport is part of the deal.

More images and details at the WowHaus website

Categories / Architecture, Property

Retro house for sale: Bauhaus-inspired property in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Retro house for sale: Bauhaus-inspired property in Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Retro house for sale: Bauhaus-inspired property in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

How does the idea of something pretty much untouched from the 1940s grab you? This Bauhaus-inspired property in Atlanta, Georgia, USA looks as remarkable now as it did back in the day. It’s up for sale too.

More images and details at the WowHaus website

Categories / Gadgets and Technology

Kodak Ektra – a smartphone that looks like a 1940s camera

Kodak Ektra camera - a smartphone that looks like a 1940s camera
Kodak Ektra camera – a smartphone that looks like a 1940s camera

When you think Kodak you think cameras. But the brand is back with the Ektra smartphone, which does bring along a bit of the company’s photographic past. Read more