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Mid-century Inspired Rocker from Anthropologie


Mid-century inspired rocking-chairs are a perennial favourite on these pages and retailers seem more than happy to keep the new designs coming. The latest offering is this Finn Rocker from Anthropologie.

The chair is made of hardwood with a clear mid-century inspiration behind the simple but elegant design. Upholstered in bright goldenrod linen it has covered arms and comfortable back and seat cushions, perfect for whiling away the hours with a good book.

The chair isn't cheap at £1198 but it's statement piece you'll value for years to come. Avaiable from Anthropologie, check it out online here.


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eBay watch: 1960s Scandinavian teak ceiling lamp


The information is a little vague, but there's no denying that this 1960s Scandinavian teak ceiling lamp is an eye-catching design.

It was made by AB Elysett / Markaryd in Sweden, perhaps designed by Hans Agne Jacobsson, but not for certain. Either way, it's certainly made of teak, with that twisted wood design that would fit perfectly in a midcentury-inspired home.

It's in working order, with a small defect that's pictured on the site. But at the current price of £1, that shouldn't be much of an issue.

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eBay watch: Lundby midcentury-style dolls houses and furniture


Big thanks to Sonia for inspiring today's eBay watch, although her collection of Lundby midcentury-style dolls houses and furniture could easily have fit into our Retro Rooms section.

Sonia has been buying 1960s and 1070s Lundby pieces off eBay of late, Swedish designs that replicate Scandinavian living of the time in minute detail – right down to the avocado bath suites, working light systems and illuminated period TVs and fish tanks.

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