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Puces du Design – Design fair in the heart of Paris

November 22-25 2018 the 39th edition of the Design fair by Puces Du Design is taking place.

We are happy to announce that we will be joining the fair this winter and hope to see all our customers, colleagues and passionated design lovers.

You will find info about the fair here

We will be bringing some of our amazing pieces from our design collection – you will see the huge range of Bent Karlby lights as well as our by ceramist Tue Poulsen.

Come join us at Design fair by Puces du Design – we are at the Village of Vintage Design 

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Colorfull interiors

Getting a cohesive interior isn’t that difficult with this tip!

Choose an artwork, painting or print and selecta colorscheme based on the colors in it.

If you keep your furniture neutral you can go crazy on the accessories like pillows, throws or candleholder.

You can also choose the conplementary color to the colors of painting. Complementary means the opposite of the color for example blue – orange, green is red and yellow is purple.

Have fun and add som colors!

Check out our shop for lots of colorfull interior pieces such as lighting, art,home decor and furniture!

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Turntables, radios, televisions and Hi-fi as home decor

It is easy to decorate a room, but to add that certain feel that gives the room a feeling of home is the real art.

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The lights in the above picture is designed by Verner Panton – the world famous space age designer. The Pantella floor lamp and the Pantella table lamp are icons. Verner Panton also designed a hi-fi system – The Wega 3300 – a great example of space-age design with astonishing quality turntable and radio receiver. Together with Dieter Rams speakers designed for Braun you have an eye-catching set as well as great sound.

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The sofa with specific chosen pillows and maybe a handmade quilt surrounded with chairs and tables designed back in the days all mixed up with new finds as well as thriftstore treasures gives a cosy feeling. Add some pictures, plants and rugs and you have a great nook where you can charge your batteries after a long work day.

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Besides lighting for different use – a reading light, a room light or a table light – you can add mid-century electronics.

Besides bringing you great sound, music and shows, they also adds an extra interior dimension to you home.

Check out our cool collection of electronics in our shop www.deerstedt.com 

You can also find them in our Etsy shop

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Italian design – lighting and furniture

Italy is world known for a lot of things: Fast cars, amazing ice cream, tasteful pizza and pasta and of course beautiful design.

One of the big companies regarding lighting design i Artemide. It was founded in 1960 in Milano by Ernesto Gismondi and it quickly became one of the leading manufacturer of lighting. Artemide combines design, innovation and functionalty in their design and creates unique timeless lighting.

Together with designer Sergio Mazza the company also produced space age furniture . The Bacca table was a square bar table made of fiber glass with an glass top that could contain bottles and other stuff.

Also the iconic mushroom shaped lamp Nesso is one of the high lights of Artemide. It was designed in 1967 by Giancarlo Mattiolo and the shaped for the lamp was made as an tribute to the sensual shape of a beatiful italian woman’s belly buttton.

Vico Magistretti also designed some iconic design for Artemide. The Telegono lamp is a stunning piece of his design.

 

 

But besides Artemide, we also have another big and wellknowned company: Kartell. This italian company was also founded in Milano – the big design capital of Italy. At the beginning Kartell made accessories for cars but in 1963 they started producing interior design products.

The KD29 by Joe Colombo is a beautiful iconic lamp and it comes in a big range of colors.

Also furnitures found its way into the wide range of products and one of the most known must be the storage serie Componibili designed by Anna Castelli. It is still being produced but the eye catching colors from the 70s are more popular than ever.

You can find more of cool italian design in our Etsy shop or in our 1stdibs store.

And to be sure not to miss our new treasures, go check out our  Instagram

Bienvenuti!

We see the light….

We see the light….

The sale of a vintage Wegner daybed to a french shop was the kick-start of our adventure. We – Carl and Malene – are both passionate about design and design history and this passion quickly filled up our home.

To achieve some more space in our home we started out by having yards sales – at first in our own garden. Soon we drove to flea markets around Denmark, selling our items. It seemed as if we came to the flea markets with a full van and left again with a full van – only now with new vintage purchases.

This hobby was taking more and more of our spare time and we wanted to be able to sell our handpicked items abroad too.

We did some research and two years ago we opened our Etsy Deerstedt shop. Only a few months later we were at a crossroad that led to a fulltime position in the shop. Our biggest dream came true and we turned our hobby to our job. It still is a hobby and doesn’t feel like a job.
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The lovely thing about selling vintage items is, that they tell a story about the past, they reminds us that modern design doesn´t have to be the brand new trendy items and that they are sustainable in every sense.

It is a big satisfaction to find a rare designer lamp, take it home and make it shine again and even renovate if necessary. We enjoy the work with these design pieces and we are constantly creating beautiful locations where we take our pictures for Etsy and also social media like Instagram, Pinterest, WordPress and Twitter that makes the items stand out.

The social media and Etsy give us the opportunity to get in contact with vintage design fans all over the world. We go treasure hunting both for ourselves but also to fulfil the requests that our customers send us.

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Sometimes we are so fortunate that the request we get is not just about an item but an interior solution for a customer and due to Malenes background as an interior designer we also manage assignments like this.

We would be very happy if we could help you with a special piece or ideas for a whole setting, which stands out and makes your interior as personal and creative as you want.

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Temde Leuchten from Germany /Switzerland

Fritz Müller founded this company back in 1911 in Detmold, Germany and ended production in 2000 in Sevelen, Switzerland.

They are especially known for there beautiful light fixtures made of wood. Later on they also did some stunning pieces were they combined acrylic plastic with brushed aluminum.

At there highest production period they produced more than 400 different lights, sold directly as Temde or special orders for the goverment in Germany, hotels, restaurants etc.

The goal of the company was always to produce high quality standard lighting.

Here is some examples to show you the variety

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Temde desklamp type 30 – sheet metal with rosewood veneer on the base as well as the shade. It has a very functional and flexible stem which can be adjusted.  Up for sale at our 1stdibs.com site

 

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type 765 made of smoked acrylic and brushed aluninum Temde 765

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Beautiful table lamp with white lacquered base and cafe latté colored shade Table lamp

 

 

 

 

New arrivals of midcentury modern items april 2016

We want to present some of our new listing, which you will find on either 1stdibs.com, deerstedt.com or Etsy.com.

hope you enjoy the world of Deerstedt lighting.

Svend Middelboe designed most of all his lighting for Nordisk Solar. Here is a few of the new arrivals:

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To be found here : Special yellow version Verona pendant by Svend Middelboe

Or this classic all white Verona pendant

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To be found here : Classic all white Verona Pendant by Svend Middelboe of Denmark

Danish space age pendants from the 60s are always in demand which is not hard to understand. They bring a touch of yesterdays design and a look in to the future as well.

Here is some of the new arrivals :

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To be found here : Space age danish light

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To be found here: Carl Thore brass pendant

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To be found here : Jorn Utzon classic Navy pendant

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To be found here : Danish copper chandelier

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To be found here : Svend Middelboe Denmark

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Dieter Rams for Braun 1962

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Saturn copper pendant by Jo Hammerborg Denmark

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Victor Vaserely op-art

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Hot interior trends: copper, brass and metal

In the midcentury it was very common to decorate your home with teak and rosewood combined with noble metals such as brass, copper and brushed steel.

Now this trend is more hot than ever…..

Combined with the modern contemporary interior these metals adds an elegance and coolness to the interior. If it is a candle holder, a little box, a mirror or a lamp, the metallic look matches perfectly to the nordic look.

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We have handpicked a beautiful collection of lamps for the modern home

Brass

Find them here:

Brass table lamp 

Beautiful danish brass pendant 

Louis Poulsen sconces 

Copper

Find them here:

Corda wall lamp

Kastholm 

Orient 

Steel

Find them here:

Vega

Dano

Wall sconces

Børge Mogensen

The name Børge Mogensen is famous throughout the world – he was known as the furniture designer who designed high-quality furniture at affordable prices for danish homes in the 1950s and 1960s.

To Børge Mogensen good design was simple and practical but not on the expense of neither appearance nor functionality.

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Here Børge Mogensen is together with his most popular design J39 “Folkestolen” (Peoples Chair) – pictures from Fredericis Furniture

The daybed is the BM 191 – an minimalistic daybed consisting of an oak wood frame and a back. The mattress and the back cushions are upholstered with wool fabric. A design that matches perfectly to the contemporary home.

On the pictures you also see two iconic lamps – you can find them here: the Ateljé Lyktan lamp and the Jo Hammerborg Central.

Nordisk Solar Compani A/S

This lampcompany was foundend in 1919 by ‘Jacob L. Jørgensen og Herluf Sørensen in the hometown of Deerstedt – Haderslev in the southern part of Denmark. They started out with electrical devices and it was first in 1960 the lamp production began.

Nordisk Solar Compani manufactured some of the most iconic lamps designed by Svend Middelboe, Fabricius & Kastholm, Jørgen Utzon, Hvidt & Mølgård, Vagn Dyring, Eva & Niels Koppel, Anton Fogh Holm, Esman & Jensen.

The lamp production ended in 1998 but the company is still active in the electrical area.

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See the Nordisk Solar Company lamps in the Deerstedt Etsy shop:

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