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Not seen often, this is a Dansette Stereophonic A35 record player - and from the image above, you can see why it has that name. Described as a 'top of the range' player, this is a stereo Dansette in its... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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There's plenty of retro wallpapers around at the moment but for some designs that scream seventies style, take a look at the work of Sarah Jane, available through Not On The High Street. In fact, there are plenty of designs... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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Think of this as a try before you buy, as this 1960s Andre Maisonnier-designed modernist house in Val de Saone, central France isn't only a holiday let, it's also up for sale too. The house is a midcentury gem, designed... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
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I know, a bit cheesy, but we still love these Star Wars salt and pepper shakers. Officially licensed, you get a Stormtrooper salt and a Darth Vader pepper, each ceramic and each with a plastic stopper to refill when your... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Retro To Go
Many apologies if you've attempted to view the Retro To Go site over the last few days and got a blank screen, we had a few niggling issues to deal with. They weren't actually issues directly in our control either... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Retro To Go
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It certainly isn't cheap, although you can make an offer on this amazing 1970s Motoko Ishii-designed chrome and glass light fitting on eBay. It's a statement light, no question. Designed by Motoko Ishii for Staff in Germany in the 1970s,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Retro To Go
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There's a Lenco sale on at Achica right now and if you want a record deck, it's probably worth a look just for that. But you'll also find this Lenco Retro Radio with Bluetooth there too, which is at a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Another winner at what is fast becoming one of our favourite retailers - The Hugo 1960s-style leather armchair at Swoon Editions. Typically early to mid-1960s in looks, the chair is upholstered in a 'high-quality' Italiena leather, which has been worked... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Lovers of midcentury furniture can wear their heart on their sleeve, shirt or cardigan with these 1950s furniture brooches by Lou Taylor. Lou Taylor is a Brighton-based artist and illustrator who has been inspired by midcentury designs for her latest... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Both colour options of this 1970s-style Groovy wallpaper at Graham and Brown are currently marked down. But that could be because it might soon be leaving the range. With that in mind, you might want to jump on this sooner... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Retro To Go
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It's essentially a reissue for children, but I know a few adults who will definitely want one or all of these 1960s Fredun Shapur jigsaw puzzles, which have been reissued by Piqpoq. Yes, we include ourselves in that too. We... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Just noticed these rather eye-catching Vintage by Hemingway prints at Habitat, which are ideal if you want some interesting graphic design on your walls. The images are from the Hemingway 'Land of Lost Content' archive, with two in particular stand... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Looking for a new car for the summer? Check out this 1970s Triumph Spitfire 1500 sports car, which looks ideally suited for the season. Dating back to 1979 (so a later model), it has been driven around Europe since being... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Would you believe that the Rubik's Cube is 40 years old this year? Well, take our word for it, the timeless puzzle really has clocked up four decades. To celebrate that fact, there's an officially licensed Rubik's Cube Light. If... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Love Bowie? Love old paperbacks? We have just the thing for you - these David Bowie albums as Penguin books prints by Standard Designs. Not all Bowie albums. Instead, the designer has focused on the 'Berlin' albums of Heroes, Low... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Some great desks around right now, with this Camber Desk by Steuart Padwick for Made certainly being one of them. Its appeal is perhaps down to its simplicity. The curved white top with single drawer and the angled sold oak... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Retro To Go
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We have picked out a few vintage and vintage-style portable record players of late, which seem to be pretty plentiful on eBay right now. But what about carrying the actual vinyl? You could check out these 7-inch leather record boxes... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Retro To Go
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I think we would be excited about this place even without the celebrity connection. But the fact that this is Elvis Presley's midcentury honeymoon retreat in Palm Springs, California makes it even more desirable. The house, which dates from 1966,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Fully serviced, which seems to be the norm these days, this 1960s Dansette Tempo portable record player comes with a low starting price. That certainly isn't the norm. Where this one also differs is that the original covering and casing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Retro To Go
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A 1960s classic, the Adidas Gazelle OG trainers have been reissued in an equally classic red suede. Officially that's a 'university red', with that bold shade of red for the suede upper matched with white leather stripes, heel and gum... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Retro To Go
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If you have a thing for Tube maps, you might like the look of the Mind The Gap wallpaper by Linwood for a wall or two. That's the inspiration. Although as you can see, the paper isn't just a copy... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Last year, we featured the company's Pear coffee table, which we really loved. Checked back (albeit a little later than intended), we noticed other hip retro and midcentury-style design by Obi Furniture, all of which is available at the Not... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Retro To Go
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It reminds us a little of a Greta Grossman design, although this Arles table lamp by Di Classe is nothing to do with that particular designer. But it has the look - and at the right price too. A lovely... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Retro To Go
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Spring has spring, which means it's the perfect time for this Oasis Daisy Jacquard Dress. A lovely bright piece for the warmer months and a look that really wouldn't have looked out of place in the early part of the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at Retro To Go
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When the kids play, the house gets cool with this pop art tent for kids by FieldCandy. The official name is the Top Of The Pops tent, a play on the pop art styling of the exterior, which is also... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at Retro To Go