Category Archive: Bljøg

… And Then There’s Mod

Remember when I when antiquing with my friend Jane in Hamilton a month ago? That time I found the Rolex? Well Jane got a little sterling 3-D charm of Finnish architect Viljo Revell‘s… Continue reading

Mid Century Modnesday: Charley Harper and Finland

Look what I found at Book City. A Charley Harper Coloring Book! Best of all it was like $3. Charley Harper is one of my fave mid-century modernist illustrators because so many of… Continue reading

Collection Week: Ketty Dalsgaard for Buch + Diechmann Denmark

Here is a collection that neither exploits animals or humans who have to mine for precious minerals or gemstones. It’s a bunch of nylon bangle bracelets by Ketty Dalsgaard for Buch + Diechmann… Continue reading

Find of the Month: Eveta Puku Finland Dress

When you think Finnish fashion, you probably think Marimekko, which got its start when a young couple started a textile concern, and hired local artists to create prints for their fabrics. To show… Continue reading

Yes, Yes. It’s All A Rich Tapestry

I got this groovy wall hanging at the Value Village today. I thought it had a very mid-century Scandinavian feel to it. But then I got to thinking, what is Mid century Modern… Continue reading

By The Buch (+ Deichmann)

See those little birdies pictured above? They are by a Danish company called Buch + Deichmann. I first came across the company back in the 1980s when I purchased a bunch of nylon… Continue reading

Mysterious Blue Light Special: Norwegian Good

Yesterday, I purchased some fantastic 1940s and 50s-era guilloche enamel jewellery from Norway. Yesterday, a strange spiraling blue light was spotted in the Norwegian sky. Yesterday, Barack Obama picked up his Nobel Peace… Continue reading

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