Mid-Century Modern Design
Thomas Norris Restorations does not just stick to Ercol Furniture, we have an interest in all things vintage/retro/industrial and Mid-Century Modern, from Staples Ladderax to Eames, Nathan and G-Plan and much more...
See below for some of our other restoration projects and items for sale.
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Heals/Staples Ladderax Modular Shelving Unit
Designed for British company, Staples of Cricklewood, by Christopher Heal, this single bay of 1960's Ladderax wall unit works equally well in a living room, library or bedroom, also working well to create a book nook in an alcove.
This lot consists of two upright ladders (single foot) available in gold or black, 3 of the short deep shelves and one box unit sadly missing its doors and glass shelf, although both can be replaced cheaply and easily from any local glass cutter.
Dimensions - 201cm high x 59cm wide x 35cm deep.
Herbert Terry Anglepoise Model 90 Lamp
Original Vintage/Retro White Herbert Terry Anglepoise Model 90 in full working order (not PAT tested) and good overall condition. 60w max - will not send bulb for risk of damage. Made by Herbert Terry and Sons of Redditch this is their iconic Model 90 Anglepoise lamp.
Dimensions - 60cm high x 45cm wide x 15cm deep. It weighs 4kg
Dandy Vintage/Retro/Classic Children's Wooden School Desk
Dandy Comic decouparge'd top and internal blackboard.
Flip Top/Lift Lid in good working order with new brass plated hinges. Original inkwell fittings are sadly missing but painted in a gold effect to highlight these original features including pen groove and remaining ink well recess. Even has a hole inside the lid to brush pencil shavings away! (Very useful for power cords).
Sanded but retaining some with original marks from the 1960's 1970's and 1980's and some original and later finishes. No chewing gum. Stripped (to remove old varnish and less elegant markings, filled a few holes, cleaned and varnished, leaving brown kickprotection and adding chalkboard paint to inside of lid. Hard varnished child, pet and food safe with better water resistance than the original orange tinted varnish.
Dimensions - 53cm wide x 46cm deep x 78cm high with knee void being 59cm.
Minty 5-Tier Glazed Barristers Modular
Bookcase 1930's/1940's Dark Mahogany Veneer
These stunning stacking modular bookcases are fabulous for book horders, students and home offices. They consist of a deeper base plinth and four glazed sliding door units which lock together to make a stable freestanding unit.
Dimensions - 167cm high x 29cm deep x 89cm wide
GPlan Form 5 Low Sideboard 1970's
This piece was produced by Gplan in the 1970’s as part of the Form Five range. This sleek low sideboard has two sliding doors which tuck one behind the other in an innovative runner system. A versatile unit made from solid teak and teak veneer, can be used for storage, records or as a TV stand. It sits on semi-concealed castors.
Dimensions: approx. 156cm x 46cm x 49cm.
Macintosh Style Trio Nest of Tables
An elegant and space saving trio of nesting tables in teak and teak veneer. Would look good in any mid-century style interior. They emulate the Macintosh Triform and Gplan Quadrille ranges.
Edwardian/Victorian Steamer Trunk Children's Wardrobe
Reminiscent of the days when your luggage would be taken to your cabin and be lived out of for days, weeks and months on long voyages.
One side contains a pull out wardrobe section with original hangers and a removable luggage box (This section is also great for hide and seek!). The opposite side has several drawers including shallow, deep and divided. Great for children's clothes and toys.
Dimensions: Closed: 60cm wide x 56cm deep x 105 cm high. Semi open: 56cm wide (each side of L shape) x 31cm deep x 105 cm high. Fully open: 114cm wide x 31cm deep x 105cm high.