Tag Archives: mid-century modern

Lighting My Cottage Bathroom

TIME WAS, you could turn up a great Art Deco lighting fixture at a flea market for $3, but you’d have to look long and hard, and maybe re-wire. I’m thinking of something like the one at left. We do … Continue reading

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Atlantic Avenue’s Newest: Bright Lyons

Eames rockers, Danish ant chairs at Bright Lyons ATLANTIC AVENUE LIVES. There’s been a flurry of activity recently, including the avenue’s latest store, the month-old Bright Lyons, in a sleek new storefront between Hoyt and Bond. The focus is on … Continue reading

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My Bedroom Wall Color Revealed!

FOR THOSE WHO THOUGHT I might never make a decision about what color to paint the bedroom in my Prospect Heights garden floor-through (and I admit I was among those who thought it), I’m relieved to report that the day … Continue reading

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Midcentury Modern: My Contribution to the Lexicon

AT LONG LAST…a data tool that provides nearly incontrovertible proof that I — me, your friendly blogger — coined the much-used, oft-misused term “mid-century modern.” Today on eBay, for instance, 7,974 items are described as mid-century (or midcentury, no hyphen) … Continue reading

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HAMPTONS VOYEUR: Post-Mod in Amagansett

IF YOU’RE NOT IN THE HAMPTONS and can’t pick up a copy of the latest Hamptons Cottages & Gardens magazine in front of Citarella, go here to read my latest article about a fabulously fashionable couple’s marvelous mid-century modern home … Continue reading

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