Northstar French Door vintage refrigerator

This is a 36″ French Door refrigerator from Northstar. Very cool Energy Star vintage fridge freezer, available in the 1958 Model with 24.8 cu. ft. capacity, auto defrost, interior filtered water dispenser and ice maker, and gallon sized door storage. You can also have it in the 19.8 cu. ft. cabinet-depth 1959 Model.

The new fridge freezer from the Northstar Collection, the vintage French Door refrigerator combines the iconic look of 50s appliances with modern features. It perfectly complements the established Northstar line, offering a solid choice for consumers who want vintage looking, yet … (read more)

New Vintage Style City Apartment with Checker Flooring

This apartment, located in an old industrial bakery in London, has been ingeniously reconfigured by Russian for Fish Architects in order to suit the lifestyle of a young, dynamic couple. The initial layout of the apartment consisted of open kitchen, dining and living area on the ground, with the bathroom as the only closed space; the bedroom consisted of a raised sleeping platform. Because the only source of natural light was at the front of the apartment, the kitchen and living area were initially installed … (read more)

Cozy Manhattan Apartment Combines Vintage Flare With Modern Touches

Audra Canfield of Designer Fluff wanted to create a warm and inviting space for the bi-coastal homeowner to kick back and relax. The homeowner divides her time between NYC and Florida and when home in Manhattan it was important to feel hugged by her surroundings. The apartment is small in size, but big in charm. The dining area is wrapped in warm white walls and bright white trim. A contemporary brass Meurice Chandelier by Jonathan Adler is suspended over a white mid-century Saarinen Dining Table. The sparkle … (read more)

Classic vintage Cortina hood from Smeg

Smooth, rounded shapes, quality finishes and craftsmanship combined with high extraction capacity are the main features of Smeg 90 cm wide new classic Cortina hood, designed to be combined with the other vintage style appliances, such as refrigerators, ovens, built-in coffee makers, hobs and cookers.

Close attention to detail and the careful choice of a thermoformed material gives these vintage hoods both a subdued and intense feel. Sophisticated brass, antiqued silver and chrome finishes can be chosen to perfectly match your kitchen. The cream and charcoal finishes offer an elegant, … (read more)

Colorful Vintage Style Aluminum Pendants: W131 by Wastberg

Making their debut at the Stockholm Furniture Fair, the W131 Lamps from Swedish lighting brand Wastberg make a bright addition to any home or office. Designed by Sweden’s Claesson Koivisto Rune, these pendant lamps are innovative in their look and in their material choice – recycled aluminum! Their small scale makes them an ideal addition to bar and studio settings, or grouped in the living room or sitting area. Choose from eight different colors – red, orange, yellow, green, blue, black, white and beige. Their fluted shape … (read more)

Recycled Vintage Motorcycle Lamps and Furniture, by Classified Moto

Classified Moto have sent us photos of their recycled vintage lamps and tables made of salvage bikes…
“Classified Moto is a small shop specializing in quirky vintage custom bikes and other unique moto expressions. One of their best sellers is the Classified Moto Lamp made entirely of recycled parts from the company’s Richmond, Virginia workshop or rescued from salvage yards. Made from a brake rotor, shock and transmission gear, each lamp is crafted by hand and numbered with engraving available for a small extra charge. The basic design using popular Japanese components … (read more)

Vintage brand cleans up in our tests of all-purpose cleaners

Vintage brand cleans up in our tests of all-purpose cleaners

In Consumer Reports tests of all-purpose cleaners the best all-around has been around a long time: Pine-Sol Original. And at only nine cents an ounce, it was one of the least expensive we tested earning it a CR Best Buy. Cleaners with such names as Fabuloso and Nice didn’t live up to their upbeat monikers and some familiar brands of the 19 we tested left behind stains and soap scum.

All-purpose cleaners are typically used to clean such … (read more)