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Kit out your home in Fifties chic

Mid-century marvels

The elegant and understated look of the 1950s is still inspiring designers today

The elegant and understated look of the 1950s is still inspiring designers today

December/January 2017

Grey and black gelim rug, Ptolemy Mann, £1,795/$2,500. Continuous sprung sofa with Kvadrat fabric, Faudet-Harrison, SCP, £3,542/$4,320. “Mid-Century Modern Complete” book by Dominic Bradbury, Thames & Hudson, £60/$75. Thronic throw, Raf Simons for Kvadrat, Skandium, £533/$650

Glass decanter, Iittala, Skandium, £49/$60. Essence tumblers, Iittala, Skandium, £11.50/$15 each. Viso box, Fornasetti, £300/$365. Sax circular table, Terence Woodgate, SCP, £430/$525

“Pymoor” painting in acrylic, Fred Ingrams, £3,500/$4,300. Red charcoal gelim rug, Ptolemy Mann, £1,795/$2,500. Nut lounge chair, Marcel Wanders for Moooi, £1,052/$1,300. Ilse candleholder, Georg Jensen, Skandium, £85/$105. Leather bowl, Hermès, £3,090/$3,760. Wall paint, Cornforth White, Farrow & Ball, £67.50 for five litres

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