Monday Link Roundup

Monday Link Roundup

There’s were lots of good updates posted at Retro Renovation this week but my favorite post was a detailed look at this mid-century bathroom installation: – Nanette and Jim’s vintage blue bathroom An interesting overview of James RW Cornetet new book Facadomy: A Critique on Capitalism and its Assault on Mid-Century Modern Architecture can be … Continue reading

Cost Plus World Market Goes Retro

Cost Plus World Market Goes Retro

I’ve been doing a lot of cooking lately and I recently needed some emergency kitchen supplies so I visited a few stores looking for the best deals. One of the stores I visited was the local Cost Plus World Market. I’ve been a Cost Plus costumer for  decades because they have reasonable prices and they … Continue reading

Monday Link Roundup

Monday Link Roundup

Herman Miller’s new video series “Why Design” aims to “explore the world through the eyes of our designers, and share something of why we value their point of view.” – Why Design – Herman Miller An interview with Heywood-Wakefield furniture manufacturer, Leonard Riforgiato, who is reviving this stylish Mid-Century brand for a new generation. – … Continue reading

Monday Link Roundup

Monday Link Roundup

If you didn’t make it to Palm Springs for Modernism Week earlier this year, you can still look forward to Mod-Palm Springs. This new event “celebrating a serving of all things Mid-Century Modern carefully blended with retro Tiki culture (the Polynesian kind so prevalent in the 50´s & 60´s)” takes place October 11th through the … Continue reading

Monday Link Roundup

Monday Link Roundup

The California Modernist Adam Martin takes us on a “A 1960s Weekend in Lake Tahoe, Today.” – A 1960s Weekend in Lake Tahoe, Today. Ikea is planning to reissue a copy of their incredible 1956 Lövet table, which launched their “flat-pack” assemble-it-yourself furniture line. The new table is called the Lövbacken and it’s sure to … Continue reading

Vintage Wall Clocks

Vintage Wall Clocks

This weekend Retro Renovation is highlighting vintage wall clocks and asking readers to contribute photos of their own. I highly recommend checking out all the vintage eye-candy there! I’ve contributed a couple photos of my own wall clocks pictured below. Seth Thomas clock & friends Andis recently repaired this vintage Burwood Clock & it’s running … Continue reading