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Gift Guide For Mid-Century Modern Furniture Fans

Gift Guide For Mid-Century Modern Furniture Fans

Looking back to history for a future of living

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NONAGON.style Team
on December 8th 2018
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Why does mid-century modern design capture so many hearts and homes? If you’re looking for the perfect gift for a Mad Men fanatic, the one who already has their home decked out with Knoll and Bertoia, then look no further. This is the mid-century modern gift guide from NONAGON.style.

Mid-Century Modern Gift Guide

Tumblers Perfect for Sipping

You’ve got Singapore Slings and Stingers, the classic cocktails from the 50s, but for those who prefer something a little harder (or even a little softer) these mouth blown tumblers from March are brilliant additions to the mid-century modern aesthetic.

Hand blown tumblers with mid-century modern stylings | NONAGON.style
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Hand crafted by a brother-sister team from Italy, these tumblers are dishwasher safe too!

Bring Out the Bottles

For the host or hostess with the mostest, we love this mid-century modern inspired bottle opener as it wins big on style points.

Bone and wood bottle opener makes perfect gift for lovers of mid-century modern aesthetic | NONAGON.style
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Handcrafted in Brazil, the wood tones vary in pattern from piece to piece, making each one unique.

Man Ray Chess Set

Contributor to the Dada and Surrealist art movements that emerged in the 20th century, Man Ray was an influential artist, photographer and filmmaker. Did you also know he designed chess set?

Mid-century modern inspired gift ideas including this Many Ray chess set | NONAGON.style
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It’s a simple aesthetic, originally created by Man Ray with a range of different found objects he had around his studio. The queen is a cone, and the knight is a violin-like scroll shape. With plenty of curves and geometric lines, the chess set is perfect for a mid-century home centerpiece that’s fun to play too.

Dusen Dusen

Abstract art came into its own in the 20th century, and this pillow from Dusen Dusen picks up where Matisse finished off.

Mid-century modern gift ideas including this pillow from Dusen Dusen | NONAGON.style
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Made in India using embroidery techniques, the pillow is a piece of art, making it a visually brilliant piece that also taps into the desire for beauty and utility.

Kitsch in the Kitchen

Looking for a slightly kitsch gift idea? This mid-century modern clock is wooden and tinkers towards the Jetsons side of design styles.

Wooden clock with mid-century modern styling | NONAGON.style
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It harks you back to a time before Apple watches and phone notifications!

A Piece of Candy

Maybe the modern day fashion is to eschew sugar, but this candy box from Didi Ng is a perfect decor piece for indulging in a bit of the sweet stuff.

Candy box from Didi Ng part of our mid-century modern gift guide round up | NONAGON.style
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Inspired by Chinese traditional boxes, it uses walnut wood with a glossy copper handle. The rich wood tones and hints of metallic make it the perfect mid-century modern luxury item to go with the bar cart!

What do you think of these mid-century modern gift inspiration ideas? Let us know your favorites in the comments below, we always love to hear from you.

 

If you’re looking for other gift guides, try our Scandinavian style gift guide or maybe the minimalist collection. Subscribe to our newsletter to get a weekly dose of goodness in your inbox, or follow us on Instagram for your daily design feed!

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