Mid-century advertisements are fascinating. They're a unique glimpse in to the minds of the first consumer decade where the moral compass was sometimes off and everyone looked towards the future. AdSausage holds the greatest archive of these mid-century advertisements that cover just about any industry one can imagine, from clothing to tobacco and automobiles to cosmetics.
Out of all the designs synonymous with mid-century furniture, perhaps none are more revered and certainly none more influential on pop culture than Arne Jacobsen’s Egg Chair. The Pash Classics replica of this iconic design is available at a fraction of the cost of a Fritz Hansen version, from £559.
Mid-Century modern is as alive and well today as it was 70 years ago and its extent continues to reach all four corners of the globe. To help provide your fix of this iconic design movement straight to your screen we find the best to read, watch and experience every month. Welcome to our August Mid-Century Roundup.
As much a piece of sculptural art as functional furniture, the Noguchi Coffee Table is one of Mid-Century’s most iconic and admired designs. In fact, it is so well celebrated that a Herman Miller version costs in excess of £1400. Whilst that might not seem like much for something that is considered a piece of art, it certainly goes against the Mid-Century philosophy of great design being accessible to all.
Explore our selection of the best mid-century gems from across the internet. Whether you're looking to get inspired, learn something new or if you are simply curious about the history behind your furniture, there's always something that tickles your fancy. Explore this month's selection below:
Out of all the dining chairs that have ever been designed, how many do you remember? I would assume it’s a handful at best. However, I’m certain that of that handful two would be Eames Dining Chairs. More specifically whether you know them by name of not, these would be the Eames DSW and the Eames DAW.
Rarely a day goes by without a new revelation or discovery in the world of mid-century modern furniture and design. The month of June was no exception. This month we have rounded up our favourites which include some amazing archive footage and a reincarnation of one of the past-century's most iconic buildings. Take a read below and click the links to explore further:
Whether you’re a long-time admirer, or if you’re just starting to explore the world of Charles and Ray Eames’ furniture, it’s hard to ignore the way their iconic designs help to radiate joy and increase the functionality of every room in the house. However, it’s also quite hard to forget just how much thought was put in to creating furniture for our second home: the office.
Even today, in 2018, there's always something new to discover in the world of mid-century design. Every month we share with you our round up of the most interesting stories, images and videos from across the internet. Enjoy!