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Hanker after the days of mix tapes - this Williamsburg Perspex cassette clutch bag from Dahlia lets you demonstrate your affection with style. It's not the first time Dahlia have released a cassette-inspired bag (check out the clear version we... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2016 at Retro To Go
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The range of mid-century-inspired furniture at West Elm continues with this very useful entryway bench. As the name suggests, it's designed to fit into smaller spaces, such as a hallway or perhaps at the end of a bed, and offers... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2016 at Retro To Go
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Want a simple way to give a new look to your bathroom? Check out the Mid-century Modern tile stickers by Moon WallStickers. It's actually the same company that was behind the Lego stair stickers we featured a few weeks back... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2016 at Retro To Go
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The title The Tale of Tomorrow: Utopian Architecture in the Modernist Realm may be a bit of a mouthful but - looking at the futuristic buildings of the 1960s and 70s this new book is very cool indeed. The book... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2016 at Retro To Go
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We've featured (and loved) Carly Dodsley's ceramics previously, so it was a treat to her new collection of cushions, exclusively for Living Union. This is a bit of a heads-up as the collection doesn't officially launch until May, but the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2016 at Retro To Go
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Reclaimed and upcycled vintage is nothing new. But it's done with considerable style on the Harnall retro-style Iroko coffee tables from Mustard Vintage. There are three different designs to pick from, all designed and produced by Mustard Vintage themselves. It's... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2016 at Retro To Go
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Here's the perfect accessory for those with a love of Robert radios or designs such as the Goodmans radio featured last week - a vintage radio bag from Accessorize. Yes, it's a bag designed to look like a radio, and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2016 at Retro To Go
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Having featured both new homeware releases by Orla Kiely and a 60s colouring book this week, what better way to end the week than bringing both themes together with the Orla Kiely colouring book? It came out last month, so... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2016 at Retro To Go
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For a table that's truly out of this world in Space Age style, check out the new additions to the Cosmic Diner collection by Diesel Living with Seletti. We've featured the rocket salt and pepper mills from this collection before,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2016 at Retro To Go
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Remember Paul Thurlby's fun L is for London book? Well, a selection of the wonderful retro-style illustrations from that book are now available as postcards from Lagom Design. The book offers an A to Z tour of the capital and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2016 at Retro To Go
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On the look out for a vintage-style sideboard? The Janeiro sideboard from Masions du Monde is an eye-catching number. Stained mango wood gives it the handsome dark finish, complemented by the three coloured drawers of blue, green and grey. An... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2016 at Retro To Go
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We're big fans of the retro patterns produced by Danish brand Superliving, so it's fantastic to see them expand into new areas with the Wendy and Daisy home textile collection. While their products have previously focused on kitchenware - from... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2016 at Retro To Go
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Here's a relatively affordable way to get some of art's greats into your home - these reissued Galerie Maeght art exhibition posters, available at The Conran Shop. They are designs that have been published and re-released from the archives of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2016 at Retro To Go
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We've been waiting for these to arrive in stock since we first saw them on her blog in January, so we're really pleased to see these very cool zodiac mugs by Jane Foster have just arrived at MAKE International. Long... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2016 at Retro To Go
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The Alonso Kantha chair from Plümo offers a take on the modern look that's a refreshing change from the usual reinterpretations. The chair makes the most of those distinctive modernist lines, with its striking frame here made out of sheesham... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2016 at Retro To Go
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We've featured a number of midcentury-style beds in the last few months. Here's their perfect companion - the Hudson bedside table from Rockett St George. It's a simple but sweet design, with one drawer and open storage - perfect for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2016 at Retro To Go
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These Herschel Supply Co. Pop Quiz Popsicle bags come with a pattern that's as Pop as their name suggest. They're decorated with a pattern of ice lollies including all the retro favourites, such as Fab and Twister lollies. The images... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2016 at Retro To Go
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We've featured a couple of 1950s-inspired designs from British company Johnny Moustache in the past. They've looked to 1960s Scandinavian styles for their new Copen seating collection. The collection includes an armchair and two- and three-seater sofas. Each has been... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2016 at Retro To Go
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It's the great mid-century shape of this chair that immediately caught our attention - but the upholstery means that this striped losange chair from Anthropologie is never going to get overlooked. So, first the shape. It's inspired by mid-century modern... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2016 at Retro To Go
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These pattern suitcase shelves from Urban Outfitters offer a quirky way to display your favourite pieces. Definitely something of a conversation piece, it's essentially a bookshelf, albeit styled to look like a mounted vintage suitcase. A patterned background completes the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2016 at Retro To Go
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Fish tins may not immediately sound like the most appealing piece of design, but these charming vintage-style fish tins from Dotcomgiftshop should convince you otherwise. It's a collection of four tins based around the kind of colourful canned fish packaging... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2016 at Retro To Go
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The classic 1960s 746 telephone gets a stylish update with this marble version, available from Wild & Wolf. This design was launched in 1967 and we've featured the modern updates of it in various guises before. They've taken the bold... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2016 at Retro To Go
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It could pass for a 1960s vase, but it's actually a contemporary design. This retro orange glass table lamp from Next is an easy way to bring some period style to an interior. It's another one of the designs from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2016 at Retro To Go
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Lack of motivation? If this mid-century-inspired Brunel desk from Heal's doesn't make you want to sit down and do some work, we're not sure what will. A new addition to the popular Brunel range, this desk was designed by Rob... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2016 at Retro To Go
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A must for stylish lovers are these record player and boombox necklaces, new in at Tatty Devine. Made from acrylic, the orange record player necklace is styled on a classic Dansette - here set to play a Tatty Devine record.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2016 at Retro To Go