Sunday, September 12, 2010

The Sale of a Lifetime by Amazing Space, Inc.

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Along shady tree-lined Lenox Street, in the notable Chicago suburb of Oak Park, lived a modern woman of considerable style. European by birth, she favored contemporary Scandinavian furniture and the cutting edge designers of Herman Miller, notably Charles and Raye Eames and George Nelson. With this modern sensibility she built a home unlike any other, with a collection of furniture straight out of a modern design textbook.

Next Saturday, September 18th, the perfectly preserved contents of her home – a gorgeous assemblage of mid-century – will be available for sale. The collection could take the mid-century connoisseur's breath away – Bertoia, Eames, Nelson, Risom, Dansk – not to mention art, books, and dishes. More information, including photos, time and location after the jump...


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STUDY's good friend Diana Ostreko, herself a modern woman of considerable style, will be curating and conducting the sale. In addition to dealing in gorgeous vintage furniture, Diana's company, Amazing Space Inc., offers design service including feng shui, space planning, and color consultation. Years ago we purchased a pair of 1930's leather clad nightstands from Diana, and we've been enthralled with her aesthetic ever since. Given exclusive access to the preview photos nearly made my heart stop. We immediately contacted Diana for information on this bedroom set by George Nelson, which we are now considering for the master bedroom:

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Or this amazing clock and light-up globe for the office:
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Scandinavian perfection, with upholstery to die for:
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This is mid-century dining done right:
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I would wrestle down my grandmother if it meant getting to these Bertoia chairs first:
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Hello Laurel Lamp! Hello hippo figurine!
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And I think we're done! My day is complete. Relax on this sexy leather chair:
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But wait! There's more, a lot more. Check it out:

Saturday, September 18th & Sunday, September 19th
11 AM to 5 PM
434 Lenox, Oak Park IL 60302
cash or check only
for serious inquiries, contact
Diana Ostreko
Amazing Space, Inc.
(708) 383-3333
also, see Diana's other available inventory at Amazing Space