COFFEE CONVERSATIONS

Coffee Conversations – Meet Blake

Coffee Conversations – Meet Blake

Mid Century Store owners Dan Reeves and Blake Macaluso sat down for a cup of joe and mid-century chit chat. Last we heard from the pair, Dan was interviewed by Justified Hype writer Amanda Qassar about his trials and tribulations herding cats on a large scale Burning...

Revolting Recipes

Canned Laughter

Canned Laughter

 We thought long and hard about what to feature for Revolting Recipes this edition. After hours of painstaking “research”, the theme revealed itself to us..... Ads for Revolting Food-Like Substances. From brussel sprout ice cream to horsefat spread, we have found 8 of...

Tidbits

Truly Atomic:

Truly Atomic:

The Radioactivity of California Colored Pottery We have had some lovely Bauer and Fiestaware pieces in store recently and while researching their history we stumbled across a few articles about the radioactivity of vintage dinnerware. Most of us are familiar with the...

Jack’s Pro Tips

Acrylic Scratch Care

Acrylic Scratch Care

Dorothy Thorpe, Vladimir Kagan and Christian Dior all knew the joys of designing with the moldable, crystal-like material Lucite and the woes of acrylic scratch care. Lucite is the popular trade name for an acrylic product developed in the 30’s by DuPont. Known for its clarity and scratch resistance Lucite is synonymous with quality.

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