Series | Mixin’ New & Vintage

Have you been collecting vintage furniture as you move from apartment to apartment? And now you’re ready to buy that pristine, fresh from the designer, modern piece and you’re not sure how to mix your old with your new? The combination of vintage and new makes for the most interesting spaces. You might not want a vintage couch, but pair a Gus* sectional with a Danish modern coffee table and you’ve given your space a mid-century feel with the right amount of new modern. Maybe all you can currently afford is build it yourself modern, make it your own with vintage accessories, think clock, teak table tray or poster. In a four-week series MID is teaming up with Mod Livin’ to show you how it’s done — you don’t have to trash your vintage treasures when you add new pieces to your living space. Gain inspiration from how we would mix and match. And when you’re ready to find your perfect combination of old and new head to Mod Livin’ and take a look around.

Week 4

1. Vintage | Rare pair of Finn Juhl Delegate Chairs

2. Vintage | Folk Art

3. New | Pablo Link Lamp

4. New | George Nelson Vitra Night Clock

5. New | Blu Dot “Son of a Bench”

6. Vintage | Cowhide Rug

Week 3

1. New | Blu Dot Splash Coat Rack

2. New | Kartell Bourgie Table Lamp

3. Vintage | Calder Print

4. New | George Nelson Pear Bubble Lamp

5. New | Mud Puppy Head Planter

6. New | “Happy to Serve You” Cup

7. Vintage | Kharmann Ghia Typewriter, 1972

8. New | Vitra Pill Table Clock

9. Vintage | Italian Walnut Desk, circa 1950s

10. New | Reference books about vintage items

11. Vintage | Teak Side Table

Week 2

1. Vintage | Chrome Floor Lamp on a Stone Base

2. New | Vitra Algue design by the Bouroullec Brothers

3. Vintage | Oil Painting on Wooden Board

4. New | Gus* Modern Thatcher Sofa

5. New | Gus* Modern Pillows

6. New | Casestudy Book

7. New | Gus* Modern Jasper Cubes

Week 1

1. New | Small Modernica Ball George Nelson Bubble Lamp

2. New | Vitra Star Clock

3. Vintage | Charlie Chaplin Poster

4. New | Small Modernica Pear George Nelson Bubble Lamp

5. New | Serralunga Modern Pot

6. New | Local Designer by Mud Puppy

7. New | Modern In Denver

8. Vintage | Teak Dansk Salt and Pepper Cellars on Teak Tray

9. Vintage | Italian Glass Decanter

10. Vintage | Blenko Pitcher and Vase

11. Vintage | Laurel Lamp

12. New | Kartell Prince Aha Stool

13. Vintage | Teak Sideboard

14. New | Gus* Modern Essentials Delano Chair

15. Vintage | Shag Rug

Think one of these pieces will be the perfect touch to your space? Everything pictured is available at Mod Livin’. Take a look at their website for a listing of current products, prices, hours and location.

Images: Crystal Allen





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