Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Sunday, 21 October 2012

Vancouver's Mid Century Architecture

Here are some examples. I am trying to find out who the architects and designers were. And a lot more examples to come.

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

This Was Cool Now Unique

Yes this car was setting the Pace in the mid century era. It's true the Pacer was a unique car and back in day you were cool driving one of these.

Thursday, 3 May 2012

Rolling Art

Art you can Drive from the 30's 40's 50's 60's

Awesome looking mid century accent light

I recently purchased this light on eBay it's a great example of mid century lighting.

Funky Retro Bedroom headboard

Check out this funky bedroom headboard this is right out of the 70's
Complete with a working 8 track player
It's for sale yes you can own it for sale at Filmgo sales in Vancouver.

Sunday, 8 April 2012


ReFind is the best source for mid century modern, vintage, retro and funky furnishings in Vancouver. It's fun looking for what's new in the store and Bart is always doing something funny

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Milkshake Anyone

The days of diners making milkshakes
With hard ice-cream not that soft ice cream that MacDonald's uses

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Architect Mies van der Rohe 126 Birthday

Architect Miles van der Rohe
Architect Miles van der Rohe was a lesader in modern design and is known for his modern architecture during the 60's and designed many mid-century modern homes. The picture is an example of one of there homes he designed. Miles van der Rohe is also known for is popular and well know chair design of the 1929 Barcelona Chair and Ottoman. He only designed this one piece he didn't design any furniture before this or after. But this one piece has sure become famous and popular in mid-century modern design. 

Saturday, 17 March 2012

A Rare Funky Retro Stereo

An early Panasonic stereo the looks pretty cool sound great too. I am guessing it's from the late 60's early 70's also at Filmgo in Vancouver BC

A Great Teak Mid-Century floor lamp

I saw this great mid-century modern teak floor lamp at Filmgo in Vancouver BC

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Eames Era Spaghetti Table Lamp

A great example of a Eames Era lamp

I bought this spaghetti lamp on the local online classifieds

Saturday, 18 February 2012

Sunday, 11 December 2011


You may be wondering where is this great store Filmgo is. It's located in East Vancouver at Skeena street and Grandveiw Hwy. across from Walmart. www.filmgo.ca

Saturday, 10 December 2011

A New Old Look

My Good Friend Neil Told me that some great mid-century living room tables came in to Filmgo a consignment store he works at and that I had to come and look at them. And was he right they were great so I bought them and put my other ones up for consignment at the store.

Sunday, 10 July 2011

Welcome to Mid - Century modern Vancouver

Join me on my journey on finding anything mid-century, vintage, retro, and 50's collectables. You'll find an array of eclectic finds and some of my favourite funky stores.