ISSUE 10  |  European Sensibilities

Shopper’s Diary: Modern 50 in Virginia

March 11, 2010 9:00 PM

BY Julie Carlson

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Located in Sterling, Virginia, Modern 50 has a serious-sounding mandate: to "discover intrinsically valuable decorative arts and furnishings to convey a different impression of 20th century design. We are a multidisciplinary art and design collective that strives to create an ever-evolving nonlinear consumer lifestyles collection." Further hipster cred: the shop makes regular direct deliveries to Brooklyn.

Above: Vintage 1920s Dutch Cafe Parlor Gateleg Table with worn black finish; $990.

Above: Early American Ornate Wall Mirror; $235.

Above: Vintage IBM Industrial Clock; working condition, $235.