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It's a design that could only be from this era - a 1970s space age floor lamp with built-in plant and bottle holders. That's right, not only is this a distinctive (and plastic) lamp, it also has room for a... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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Another slice of affordable midcentury style courtesy of Swoon Editions, this time with the Maxwell table set. A limited edition as ever (just 16 sets are being made), each one (or both) with a solid mango wood top with honey... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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It is such a good looking thing, but if you are a fan of the band and its late lead singer, you'll probably be more keen to see the inside of So This is Permanence: Joy Division Lyrics and Notebooks,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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It is available in different sizes, different finishes and different colours. But it's the look of this Hyland sofa and armchair at Joybird which really sells the range to us. It's a bold 1960s-inspired design, but not too bold. This... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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Bold & Noble can be relied on for a classy piece of artwork. Their new Coming Home print further enhances their reputation. This print has plenty of retro style: a bit Alexander Girard perhaps, or the Scandinavian delights of someone... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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Some of you might recall the 1920s Aldo Cosomati London Underground posters at the same retailer a short while back. They have now been joined by another reissue of the era, this wonderful 1920s Frederick Charles Herrick-designed A Bridge Across... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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Add some midcentury-style glamour to your bedroom with this Upholstered Sleigh Bed at West Elm. An update on a classic (but not too much updating), the ned has all the curves, upholstery on all sides, solid wood legs with a... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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Fancy a sporty classic without breaking the bank? This 1977 Triumph Spitfire 1500 sports car could be for you. We don't know how much it will sell for, but we do know that it is starting low and on the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Retro To Go
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Fans of old school photography (and especially the creations of Lomography) might just want this Woouf vintage camera cushion around the house. Yes, a cushion, as opposed to the numerous beanbags by the company we have featured in the past.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Retro To Go
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We have featured similar products here and here, but this Space Invaders Re Stik By Taito is more the real deal. This is an officially licensed decal, created by Blik and given the nod by Taito. So if you want... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Retro To Go
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We love everything about the Pop Decanter range by Jonathan Adler, with the exception of the UK price. That's because we also spotted these on the US site and doing a currency conversion, us Brits are paying around 50 per... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Retro To Go
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The new autumn furniture collections are full of great retro seating options, and that includes the Peta sofa, recently added to the range at Sofa Workshop. The design deliberately references "retro Scandinavian cool". In practical terms, that means a handsome... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Retro To Go
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We've featured quite a few fairground lights recently, but these charming vintage-inspired signs from Oliver Hayden still stand out. Each sign incorporates some gorgeous old-fashioned lettering that's enhanced by the addition of LED lights. The signs are battery operated so,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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Yes, this can only be from one decade. So if you have a room inspired by that era, this 1960s space age-style cube pendant light could be the finishing touch you need. It is orange (which always evokes an era),... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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It looks good when not in use, but when you do need it, this Marshall-inspired Joseph Joseph Guitar Amp chopping board is a pretty useful kitchen accessory too. Perfect for the rock-loving chef, this is board made from toughened glass... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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We actually featured a product of the same name (from the same maker and seller) a while back, but now there's a redesigned Fonteyn bed at Made, which is worthy of a mention. The changes are fairly subtle, perhaps with... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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Right now, the UK version of West Elm seems to lag behind its US counterpart when it comes to new arrivals. This Archie sofa can be found at the US online store right now - we're just hoping it might... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Retro To Go
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A lovely example of a restored 1960s Fiat 500L on eBay right now. An imported model that dates back to 1969, said to have 'restored from top to bottom', with the engine shown 21,000km on the clock (although there's only... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at Retro To Go
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We see a lot of interesting Kickstarter ideas floating around, but a lot less making it into production. This wonderful Qwerkywriter keyboard by by Qwerkytoys is thankfully one of the few. It's the keyboard that turns your tablet or computer... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Certainly not the cheapest desk out there, but this Honore desk by Pierre-Francois Dubois for Harto definitely oozes style. It looks old, but this is a modern design with mid-20th century influence, made of solid oak and MDF, with store... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at Retro To Go
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These are so cool. We are using the plural because this Roberts Revival Mini DAB/FM radio is available in five colour options. But it is only available from one retailer - John Lewis. Yes, an exclusive with John Lewis, but... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at Retro To Go
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It isn't cheap, but this 1960s Merrow Associates rosewood and chrome sideboard is such a lovely design. The sideboard was designed by Tom Lupton and Richard Young for Merrow Associates around 1963, with its bold British modernism still catching the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Affordable mod and/or 1960s style, courtesy of these 1960s-style dresses by Frenchie York at Etsy. Not all the dresses in the range have a '60s vibe, but a good number do - and with perhaps less subtly than a lot... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Classy and classic, that's the Crosby sectional sofa, which is available at West Elm right now. It doesn't come cheap, as you might expect. But you do get a lot of sofa and a lot of style for your money.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at Retro To Go
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There's sure to be something in the Ladybird: A Cover Story that takes you back to your childhood reading, especially as this new book promises '500 iconic covers from the Ladybird archives'. Coming out on 2 October, this book celebrates... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at Retro To Go