20th Century Modern Furniture and Accessories

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Newport Residence

In about 1996 I discovered Machine Age when it was located on Congress Street. I had recently renovated my apartment in Boston and needed a bureau of a certain odd size. I found one, danish modern teak, and also a […]

Stoltze Residence

We go way back with Machine Age. For years, my design studio was around the corner from their shop, and once every week or two, I would stop by to see what had recently come in. Machine Age is not […]

Charlestown Residence

We love Machine Age. Walking through Machine Age is like quality time in a fine museum. Browsing is entertaining and spending time with Normand and Katie is so educational and fun. Their passion for and love of Mid Century is […]

Adrian Gill & Scarlett Bartlett

We have a passion for design that guided the restoration of our rare mid-century house built in 1960. During the careful renovation of our home, we loved hunting for furniture and lighting at Machine Age. The owner, Normand, is the […]

Normand Mainville

I collect what I love and I love to be surrounded by beauty. I began to acquire mid-twentieth-century design because it has such a classic presence. When I realized how much fun I was having, I started a business. Every […]

Steve & Kara

Whenever we have needed furniture or lighting we have visited Machine Age. It houses the best collection of mid-century designer furniture in Boston. We enjoy every piece that we have purchased year after year. The quality, craftsmanship and restoration of […]

Alicia & Michael

Everything in our home suggests some aspect of our story: the studio itself, which Michael designed fifteen years ago; the antiques from Alicia’s childhood; the artwork we’ve traded for or picked up on our travels. The pieces we’ve acquired from […]

Beatrice

It began with a chaise longue (Corbusier, not Récamier). Then came many more pieces, especially a sleek Hans Wegner credenza. Then I became spoiled and removed all furniture that was not Normand’s. A tête-à-tête (after Edward Wormley for Dunbar) followed, […]

Duxbury Residence

In about 1996 I discovered Machine Age when it was located on Congress Street. I had recently renovated my apartment in Boston and needed a bureau of a certain odd size. I found one, danish modern teak, and also a […]

Residence in Newton, MA by Lawton Design Studio

Inspired by President Logan’s retro retreat in the hit TV series “24”, this interior remodel evokes an updated mid-century modern style. The open layout and floor to ceiling windows take advantage of the beautifully wooded site and allow for ample […]

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