Design As a seller of vintage goods, I am fortunate to come upon some wonderful relics of our Mid-Century Modern era, a short lived but incredibly artistic and innovative time period. Many of the companies that produced these goods are no longer in existence, but there is one furniture company that has stood the test of time. That company is Flexsteel out of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Flexsteel, originally founded by Frank Bertsch in 1893, is still in existence. The company changed names several times, but was eventually renamed Flexsteel for the incredibly strong and durable frame found in its upholstered furniture. At the height of the Contemporary Modern Movement in the 1960s, Flexsteel competed with the likes ( continue reading... )
Episode 302 Mar 2nd 2014
We are back this week with our monthly look at classic comedy and this week a great sketch by Bob Newhart. We also talk about record hunting, plus another book from the penthouse library on one of the coolest cats in lounge. How about some very rare instruments for your band or perhaps just to put on display in your pad. We have some new music to play for you plus the best party events from across the globe in our world of swank!