Modern Shows, curators of Midcentury Modern, The Midcentury Show and the incredible sourcing directory Midcentury Modern Marketplace
will be launching Destination Modernism (a travel blog for architectural tourists) & Inside Modernism
(a behind the scenes look at their world) during Design Week as well as telling everyone about the new East London show at Erno Goldfinger’s Haggerston school in October.
Dealers and Designers
Beldi - the Beldi girls are passionate about these incredible midcentury modern rugs made by the Berber tribe and loved by Eames and Aalto
GP Light and More - Philippe offers an eclectic mix of art, antiques and decorative items from the 20th Century but especially large studio lights
Augustus Greaves - specialises in Dutch and Danish architect designed 20th Century lights and furniture and has an incredible eye for colour
Osi Modern - Danish Modernism, Italian Modernism and British Utility with a soft touch from this journalist turned 20th Century dealer
Retro Maps - Alex Tyrie is the person who has already made these giant colourful vintage school maps a feature in many fashionable homes
London Timepiece - Owner Russell Ackermann Callow is as flamboyant as his amazing industrial clocks gleaned from anywhere from a London bank to the Eastern Bloc
Metro Retro - Saxon Durrant's industrial pieces have not only appeared in Bond and a Scorsese but he fits out so many places you may have brushed past something he has lovingly rubbed and polished. Check out his hands.
Shepherd Wheel - design historian Frank Cartledge has been collecting and trading unique pieces by designers such as Hans Wegner, Gerald Summers, Robin Day, Isokon, Alvar Aalto, and many others for over 20 years. He's a clever clogs but lovely with it. Ask him about it.
MAR-DEN - our newbies. Less than six months in the game and they are out of the dealers block like greyhounds on Red Bull. We love their eclectic mix mixing art deco with Modernism. Check them out on the stage.
Molly Meg - sells everything we love but smaller, snap up her teeny Bertoia set with table before someone else does. Mixing Midcentury with Modern she has come a long way in a few years.
Tony Miles Vintage lightbulbs - Tony Miles sells reproductions of ten different vintage bulbs as well as creating bespoke metal lamp-stands and wall structures for interior designers' needs.
Ali Miller - we love her upcycled ceramics first spotted at our show by none other than Mary Queen of Shops herself, a regular visitor to our Lord's show
Lovely Pigeon - we can't get enough of the pinks, the coppers, the golds of her stationery, her fierce jewellery and those wicked vintage typewriters
By Kirsty - fresh out of college and passionate about ply. Check out her fab lighting
Katy Goutefangea - Handprinted wrapping paper with a modern Japanese feel that is just too good to give away
James Tattersall - we love the way he mixes different woods and formica the way no-one else can
NEW LAUNCH Aelder - Natasha Lawless, queen of the wild print unveils her new line of homeware plus a hot new new furniture line mixing her designs with the carpentry skills of partner William Floyd Maclean
On&On - Our favourite shelving designers launch 'little office', a small but magical shelving masterplan that comes in a box.