Modern Classics Furniture Reproductions

Welcome to Modern Classics Furniture; where we focus tightly on manufacturing and selling furniture in the niche market known as Modern Classics furniture reproductions. Since 1998, we have been a recognized manufacturing and distribution source of modern classic furnishings.

We are committed to accurate reproductions of the the original furniture designs of the Bauhaus Modern (1917 to 1933), L'Espirit Nouveau Modern (1920 to 1940), Scandinavian Modern (1930 to 1970) and Mid Century Modern (1940 to 1960), furniture best known as Modern Classics. Our replicas of these furniture designs are made to the same design and detail as the originals, made even better by our use of today's materials. Each of our Modern Classic furniture pieces is made by hand and we go to great lengths to ensure that we adhere to the close design specifications of the original designs. In addition, compared to other furniture found all over the internet, the materials we use are superior: #304 stainless steel, hand polished to a high luster (we do not use mild steel that has been chrome-plated); top-grain leather imported from Italy; foam from USA supplier; fabric from a North America mill. We inspect, box and ship each piece here in the USA by people who care - Our Modern Classics Furniture are not your ordinary reproductions or "knock off" -just read our testimonials.

Looking to see our products in person? Now you can at one our showroom locations: Chicago or Bellingham or Dallas.

Why we are your top choice for Modern Classic Furniture Reproductions:
  • We make and sell only our own products -- no one else's product, nor will you find our products elsewhere on the web.
  • We offer a 5 year warranty - call us with your questions: 360-733-6400
  • We offer FREE SHIPPING on orders over $2,500
  • We only make accurate reproductions using the finest materials - including your fabric if desired
  • We offer wholesale and design trade prices- let us be your #1 source - sign up today!
  • Every product photo on our website is of our own product, not stolen from another company's website, like the "knock-off" competitors of ours

Offering Great Quality at Factory Direct Prices:

There are several reasons why you should consider purchasing from our line of mid-century modern furniture reproductions: Quality - Price - Trust. Because we run our own furniture factory, we are able to directly supervise the production of each piece of our Modern Classic reproductions. Then, we inspect each piece of furniture here at our warehouse in Washington before we ship it to you. We are not repackaging someone else's furniture and calling it our own; and because we make what we sell, we back all of our products with a five year warranty against defects in material and workmanship. Read more about comparing our products in our modern classics comparison guides. Buying direct from the manufacturer, also means we can offer great factory direct pricing.

Features of our Modern Classic Furniture Reproductions:
  • Made by hand by experienced furniture craftsman
  • Close adherance to the design specifications of the original designs.
  • Superior materials: #304 stainless steel: hand polished to a high luster (we do not use mild steel that has been chrome-plated); top grain leather: imported from Italy; foam from USA supplier; fabric from a North America mill.
  • Quality control inspections throughout the production process
  • Boxed and shipped from Bellingham WA by people who care.
  • We only sell what we make, thus allowing us to control the production process

In-Stock - Furniture:

We try to keep the many of the popular pieces and colors in stock or in production for quicker lead times. Visit our In-Stock Products page for the latest list of items in stock. All other products are made to order, so you can specify exactly the colors you want. We have access to virtually any Modern Classic pieces, at exceptional factory direct prices, so be sure to send us an e-mail with your requirements.

Comparison Feature: "Signature" Brands Our "Modern Classics" Brand Other Cheaper Brands
Where sold Design Within Reach
Hive Modern
Sold only on our Website to end user; or through an
Authorized Office Furniture Dealer,
Interior Designer or Architects. Sign up for a trade account here.
Various websites, who don't even tell you where they are based, are not upfront about lead times, steal photos from our website and call them their own, offer fantastic prices - how low can you go?
Quality Level Generally High, but we find they are inconsistent Generally High: e.g., we use only premium Italian Leather, USA Foam, North America fabric, our dimensions match the originals; we use high quality parts and stainless steel, we use full hardwood frames; we continually strive to improve, we can customize and use your own fabrics. Generally Low: e.g. use non-Italian leather, dimensions do match originals, poor finish quality on wood, swivel bearings are cheap, buttons glued on (not sewn), plastic instead of fiberglass, styling details are missing or done wrong, low-grade foam.
Price Level Shockingly High! Priced in the middle, because we are factory direct, because we have low overhead Generally Low; you get what you pay for!
Selection Level Wide range of upholstery colors, sourced from a variety of high-quality manufacturers. Customizing generally not possible. We focus on only one niche: Modern Classics; we have excellent selection of leathers and fabrics, and can source from a variety of manufacturers; leather, wood finishes and fabrics match across our entire line, so you can mix and match designers. No one else offers this! Have many products sourced from a variety of low-end manufacturers with no clear focus; wood and leather may not match between the various products; limited selection of upholstery, no customizations, not able to use customer's own material.
Service Level Usually good, but lots of rules to follow and low score on flexibility Very High. Calls and emails returned promptly; speak directly with the owner; we are knowledgeable about every product we sell; we want you to be happy! Some are better than others.
Warranty and Returns 2 year warranty, limited return policy 5 year warranty, we receive very few returns overall. 1 year warranty. People are seduced by the price, but end up returning if they have higher standards of quality, is what we hear...

Modern Classics Furniture is offers two groups of Leather: "Classic" and "Scandinavian". Each of the these groupings feature:

  • Top-grain leather from Grade A hides
  • Aniline-dyed
  • Made in Italy and imported to our factory
  • No split hides or bonded leather

We are happy to mail you a physical piece of leather so you can hold it in your hands. Just fill out our Material Sample Request Form. Also, if you don't see the color you want, just let us know and we can try to source it.

Classic Leathers

Below are the swatches of the leather colors we offer for the Bauhaus, L’Epirit Nouveau and Mid-Century Modern Collections. Our standard leathers (denoted with the prefix L1) are top-grain, semi-aniline-dyed, corrected with a slight embossing. Our Premium leathers (denoted with the prefix L2) are top-grain, 100% aniline-dyed and have a soft feel to them and much of the hides natural grain patterns are retained. They are also a little shinier than the Standard Leather. We do not use split hides leather. Leather thickness is generally 1.0 - 1.2 mm depending on application of seating component for stretching and tailoring the upholstery design and condition. Both the Standard and Premium Leathers are considered equally durable and are ideal for home or commercial use.

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L101- Arctic White Leather L103- Polar White Leather L107- Snow White: Leather L211- Premium - Beige White Leather L1419- Camel Tan Leather L115- Café Au Lait Leather L119- Neutral Tan Leather
Arctic White
Polar White
Snow White
Beige White
Cafe au Lait
Neutral Tan
L123- Autumn Tan Leather L227- Premium - Golden Tan Leather L228- Premium - Honey Tan Leather L131- Cocoa Brown Leather L235- Premium - Espresso Leather L135- Java Brown Leather L237- Navy Blue Leather
Autumn Tan
Golden Tan
Honey Tan
Cocoa Brown
Espresso Brn
Java Brown
Navy Blue
L139- Charcoal Gray Leather L143- Standard Black Leather L244- Premium - Matte Black Leather L147-Standard Red Leather L247- Premium - Red Leather
Charcoal Gray
Std. Black
Prem. Black
Std. Red
Prem. Red

Scandinavian Leathers

Below are the swatches of the leather colors we offer for the Scandinavian Modern Collection. Please note these leathers cannot be used on the Bauhaus Modern, L’Epirit Nouveau Modern and Mid-Century Modern collections

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L407- Snowcap White Leather L411- Bistro Crema Leather L419- Amber Tan Leather L427- Camel Tan Leather L431- Tuscany Brown Leather
Snowcap White
Bistro Crema
Camel Tan
Amber Tan
Tuscany Orange
L323- Fall Tan Leather L335- Dark Brown Leather L435- Kona Brown Leather L439- Taupe Grey Leather L443- Premium Black Leather L447- Premium Red Leather
Fall Tan
Dark Brown
Kona Brown
Taupe Gray
Scan. Black
Scan Red
Distressed Leather

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L527- Caramel Tan  Leather L531- Saddle Brown Leather L535- Rich Brown Leather L551- Olive Green Leather
Rich Br
Thick Leathers:

These are special leathers we use on only three Kjaerholm pieces. These leathers are thicker than the standard leather: 2.0 - 2.2 mm. Click on any of these swatches to see an enlarged view.

L607- Thick White Leather L635- Thick Brown Leather L643- Thick Black Leather
Thick White
Thick Brown
Thick Black

We now offer our own exclusive collection "boucle" textured fabric in an extensive collection of colors that are particularly suited for the mid-century modern furniture we make. This fabric and colors were custom made just for us, at a well known North America mill. Made of 100% polyester, our boucles are soft, durable (250K double rubs), stain and UV resistant. We have arranged these swatches in color groups below. We are happy to mail you a physical piece of fabric so you can hold it in your hands, just complete this material sample request form. If you have a specific fabric in mind, we can either order it or we can use your supplied fabric. In either case, we need to approve the fabric to ensure it can be applied to the specific piece of furniture and we will need to provide a price quote.

Name Modern Boucle Fabric
Content 100% Post-Consumer recycled Polyester
Weight 22 oz/linear yard
Finish Greenshield™ (High Performance, eco-friendly stain guard that beads liquids and easy to clean)
Abrasion Resistance 250,000 Double Rubs
(ASTM D4157-13)

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F214-Pearl White <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester F215-Buff Yellow <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester F216-Citrus Yellow <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester F234-Melon Orange <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester F235-Tangerine Orange <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester F236-Poppy Orange <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester F223-Cayenne Red <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester F245-Chartreuse Green <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester
Pearl White
Buff Yellow
Citrus Yellow
Melon Orange
Poppy Orange
Cayenne Red
F246-Lime Green <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester F253-Powder Blue <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester F254-Aegean Blue <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester F255-Royal Blue <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester F257-Plum Purple <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester F262-Silver Gray <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester F263-Smoke Gray <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester F264-Winter Gray <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester
Lime Green
Powder Blue
Aegean Blue
Royal Blue
Plum Purple
Silver Gray
Smoke Gray
Winter Gray
F265-Mica Gray <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester F266-Midnight Black <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester F273-Putty Tan <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester F274-Chestnut Brown <br>Fabric Content: 100% Polyester
Mica Gray
Midnight Black
Putty Tan
Chestnut Brown
Wood Choices

We currently offer 4 standard finishes choices on those products where wood is exposed, such as the Bauhaus Exhibition Daybed and Benches, the Wegner Chairs, Noguchi Table etc. Because we do our own finishing, we can usually custom make an item in a finish not shown, for an extra charge and a 25 piece minimum. Another advantage of in-house finishing is the same stain can be used across our entire product line, no matter who the designer. Something that DWR can't even do at three times the cost! Click on any image to see an enlarged view.

Hardwood Frame Selection  
Walnut Medium (Walnut With Medium Stain) Beech Natural (Beech Wood With Clear Lacquer) Ebonized Black (Hardwood With Black Stain) Walnut Dark (Walnut With Dark Stain)      
Walnut Medium
Ebonized Black
Call our Main Office: 360-733-6400 or Visit one of our Factory Showrooms

If you can, visit one of our showrooms or call the main office:

Chicago, Illinois (Fine Arts Building)

Location: 410 S Michigan Avenue, Suite 306, Chicago IL 60605
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 10 to 4
Showroom Manager: Alison Mitchell 773-572-9449 Alison
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Dallas, Texas (Musgrave Associates)

Location: 2309 Springlake Rd, Suite 620, Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Hours: By Appointment only right now.
Contact: Nick Fain 214-215-4669 or Curt Roth 360-733-6400 Nick
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Bellingham, Washington (Downtown)

Location: 1418 N State Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
Hours: Wednesday - Saturday: 12 to 5
Showroom Manager: Curt Roth: 360-733-6400 Curt
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