Retro, Vintage, Mid-Century Modern Furniture – The Terms Explained

2020-02-16T04:15:48+11:00

‘Retro’,  ‘Vintage’, ‘Mid Century’ and ‘Mid-Century Modern’ are terms being used by Retro and Vintage Furniture Stores everywhere. Further, qualifiers such as ‘style’ or ‘design’ are often thrown in either to honestly define a piece or to disguise its lack of authenticity.  Examples are:  ‘Vintage Style’, ‘Retro Style’, ‘Danish Style’, ‘Danish Design’.

To complete the list of casually interchanged phrases we should add ‘Antique’ and ‘Art Deco’.

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Danish Furniture in Australia – a Memorable Movement

2020-02-20T13:00:25+11:00

The Danish Furniture Design Movement

Danish Furniture became famous and in high demand when Danish furniture designers started a trend in furniture design in the 1920’s that was innovative, creative and functional. Danish designers used new industrial technologies, ideas of simplicity and functionalism.  The movement’s innovations were incorporated in the design of furniture, household objects sculpture and architecture.  Perhaps the most iconic architecture that came from Danish design is the … Read the rest

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Collectika Features in Habitus

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Habitus Feature on Collectika Vintage Furniture

We are very pleased with the feature on Collectika in Habitus Magazine this month.  Habitus is a prestigious magazine with regular articles on design, architecture and interior decoration.

Their team of “Design Hunters” focus on finding the leaders in design locally and globally.

“Habitus 20 finds inspiring people from all walks of life…  from rugs, to heating and coffee machines, we find that the

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Mid Century Modern Furniture – Regular New Stock

2020-02-17T07:48:47+11:00

We regularly refresh our stock of mid-century modern furniture items. The following are mid-century modern furniture items that came into our store recently.

 Mid Century Modern Furniture -  Dining Tables

This fine example of of mid century modern furniture features solid wood vintage dining tables is in excellent condition.

We have several sets of vintage dining chairs of equal quality.  Many will match this exquisite table to complete a one of a kind dining room arrangement.   Of … Read the rest

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