Take a seat, or maybe a desk or a vintage vase. In truth, you’ll want to take them all home from Midcentury Modern this Sunday, the best fair I’ve found to see, touch, and – frankly – oogle fabulous midcentury furnishings. All year long I look forward to the Midcentury Modern fair, where close to 100 vintage dealers sell absolutely gorgeous ’40s, ’50s, ’60s, even ’70s-era home furnishings.
Organisers Lucy and Petra started their business as a showhome – using Lucy’s Dulwich-based home as a showcase for fantastic vintage design. (I interviewed Lucy while at The Times, when the duo launched the child-oriented fair Kids Modern. You can now shop online at their Kids Modern site.)
Kids under 14 go free, everyone else pays £7 entry. Bring your baby sling (you’ll need to park your pushchair outside) and make a day of it – there is food and drink to buy. After all, it’s never too early to start learning one’s Earnest Race from Eames and Nelson from Noguchi.
Sunday November 20, 2011
London SE21 7LD
£7 entry, children under 14 go free
Check out Retropolitan while you’re there – they’ve blogged about it too.