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A mid-century home blog from Austin, TX.

Answers about Baxton Studio Furniture

Authors: Justin Clemens


Three years ago I wrote about Baxton Studio and their inexpensive mid-century modern furniture. Sure they're knock offs, but I still believe that not everyone needs to own an original. That said, it does feel a little wrong to buy a knock off (to me), but from what I know about industrial design...

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Laser Cut City Maps for a Travel Nursery

Authors: Justin Clemens


I've mentioned woodcut maps that would make a great wall piece for a travel-themed nursery. You can also get a laser cut city map for your travel nursery, but only if you're lucky enough to have a connection to one of five cities/boroughs.
Pop Chart Lab has laser cut city maps of Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Brooklyn...

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Mike Mignola Bride of Frankenstein Mondo Poster

Authors: Justin Clemens


I bought my first Mondo poster, the Mike Mignola Bride of Frankenstein poster. I'm a huge movie nerd, especially monster movies, and I have done my best not to fill my house with movie posters, but this one was too perfect to pass up. The flat comic book-style art, the anatomy in the background, the flowers in the...

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Custom Wood Cut Maps for a Travel Nursery

Authors: Justin Clemens


I just came across these woodcut maps by the aptly named Woodcut Maps. The global map woodcut remind me a bit of the Witco Map of the World.


Any of these woocut maps would be perfect in a travel-themed nursery. And they range in scale from world to country to state/county/etc to city.

At Woodcut Maps, you can even design your...

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Custom Wood Cut Maps for Travel Nursery

Authors: Justin Clemens


I just came across these woodcut maps by the aptly named Woodcut Maps. The global map woodcut remind me a bit of the Witco Map of the World.


Any of these woocut maps would be perfect in a travel-themed nursery. And they range in scale from world to country to state/county/etc to city.

At Woodcut Maps, you can even design your...

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Mid-Century Art: Arno Dufour

Authors: Justin Clemens


Arno Dufour is an illustrator and designer from Paris who recently came out with Splashes and Stripes.
I love this print, it reminds me of Roy Lichtenstein's Interiors work. Except, you know, exterior....

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Mid-Century Globe Light at Austin Vintage Store

Authors: Justin Clemens


I was out Austin vintage store hoping and happened upon a mid-century globe light (hung above some great vintage cowboy boots).


A globe light like this would be the perfect centerpiece in any travel-themed nursery.
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Mid-Century House Numbers on a Vintage Store

Authors: Justin Clemens


I stopped by Remixologie before it closed. I didn't find anything I needed, but I did notice their mid-century address numbers for the first time.

They're Distinction numbers (a.k.a. my favorite cheap modern address numbers) on a simple board with an interesting angle cut. It's pretty similar to what we did for our DIY...

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Mid-Century Furniture Auction in Austin

Authors: Justin Clemens


Part of my weekend was spent bidding at the Austin Auction Gallery's "Italian and Danish Mid-Century Modern" auction. I was lucky enough to be be the high bidder on two items: This Danish rosewood wall unit






And this Italian mahogany mid-century modern bed.


The wall unit will go in the dining room (instead of installing a...

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Mid-Century Art: Neal McCullough

Authors: Justin Clemens


Neal McCullough, also known as Hand Drawn Creative, has a new set of mid-century art prints called Asseyez-Vous. For those of you who didn't take two years of French in college (or just use Google Translate because you forgot it all), asseyez-vous means sit down.





Outside of this set, McCullough has some other...

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