The Art of Restoration

Be inspired by a behind the scenes look at the Modern Times restoration story. Learn about the craft of restoration and the work that goes into all our European vintage furniture.
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Sofa by Borge Mogensen    - Incredible Daybed by Borge Mogensen in Oak featuring stunning new Instyle fabric. This piece will make a fabulous everyday sofa with plenty of space for lounging. As well as easily converting into a temporary bed for guests. A striking piece restored to perfection! #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #europeanvintage #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #hanswegner

Sofa by Borge Mogensen - Incredible Daybed by Borge Mogensen in Oak featuring stunning new Instyle fabric. This piece will make a fabulous everyday sofa with plenty of space for lounging. As well as easily converting into a temporary bed for guests. A striking piece restored to perfection! #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #europeanvintage #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #hanswegner

CH25 by Hans Wegner  - One of Wegner's first and most iconic! This original 1950's piece is both tactile and beautiful and has been entirely recorded by hand by our in-house weavers using approximately 400 metres of cord. An exceptional example of Wegner's design and iconic use of paper cord this armchair which will be timelessly enjoyed for decades come.   #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #hanswegner

CH25 by Hans Wegner - One of Wegner's first and most iconic! This original 1950's piece is both tactile and beautiful and has been entirely recorded by hand by our in-house weavers using approximately 400 metres of cord. An exceptional example of Wegner's design and iconic use of paper cord this armchair which will be timelessly enjoyed for decades come. #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #hanswegner

Armchair by Borge Mogensen   - Borge Mogensen's iconic Spanish Chair is an exceptional example of Mogensen's individualistic approach to design! This piece was inspired by travels in the south of Spain and reflects beautifully the functionality of the Scandinavians with the strength and masculinity of the Spaniards.   #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #europeanvintage #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #borgemogensen

Armchair by Borge Mogensen - Borge Mogensen's iconic Spanish Chair is an exceptional example of Mogensen's individualistic approach to design! This piece was inspired by travels in the south of Spain and reflects beautifully the functionality of the Scandinavians with the strength and masculinity of the Spaniards. #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #europeanvintage #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #borgemogensen

Dining Table by Hans Wegner    - An exceptional example of design by the highly coveted Hans J Wegner. This stunning extendable dining table has a bookmatched grain featuring two extensions that neatly tuck underneath the table. Perfectly tapered legs and finishings make this timeless beauty a must have for any design enthusiast.  #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #europeanvintage #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #hanswegner

Dining Table by Hans Wegner - An exceptional example of design by the highly coveted Hans J Wegner. This stunning extendable dining table has a bookmatched grain featuring two extensions that neatly tuck underneath the table. Perfectly tapered legs and finishings make this timeless beauty a must have for any design enthusiast. #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #europeanvintage #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #hanswegner

Sideboard by Niels Moller   - Sophisticated model 20 sideboard by Niels O. Moller. With internal drawers and shelving offering abundant and versitile storage. An exceptional design piece that will elevate any room.  #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #europeanvintage #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #nielsmoller

Sideboard by Niels Moller - Sophisticated model 20 sideboard by Niels O. Moller. With internal drawers and shelving offering abundant and versitile storage. An exceptional design piece that will elevate any room. #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #europeanvintage #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #nielsmoller

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Japanese Folding Chair   - Create a paired back aesthetic in your home with this immaculately restored Japanese folding chair. Featuring a soft crescent frame and seat entirely recorded by our highly skilled in house restoration team.    #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #hanswegner

Japanese Folding Chair - Create a paired back aesthetic in your home with this immaculately restored Japanese folding chair. Featuring a soft crescent frame and seat entirely recorded by our highly skilled in house restoration team. #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #hanswegner

Sideboard by Alfred Hendrickyx   - Elevate your room with this exceptional rosewood sideboard by Alfred Hendrickyx! This robust piece is hard to look past with perfect veneer cathedrals in rich tones. Featuring ample storage with both shelves and four generous drawers. A great storage solution and a beautiful pedestal for your precious items.  #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #europeanvintage #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #hanswegner

Sideboard by Alfred Hendrickyx - Elevate your room with this exceptional rosewood sideboard by Alfred Hendrickyx! This robust piece is hard to look past with perfect veneer cathedrals in rich tones. Featuring ample storage with both shelves and four generous drawers. A great storage solution and a beautiful pedestal for your precious items. #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #europeanvintage #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #hanswegner

CH22 by Hans Wegner    - The exceptional CH22 armchair by Hans Wegner. A striking piece that combines Wegner's signature use of papercord weaving with an organically shaped solid oak backrest is both aesthetically pleasing and a joy to sit on.   #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #europeanvintage #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #hanswegner

CH22 by Hans Wegner - The exceptional CH22 armchair by Hans Wegner. A striking piece that combines Wegner's signature use of papercord weaving with an organically shaped solid oak backrest is both aesthetically pleasing and a joy to sit on. #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #europeanvintage #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #hanswegner

CH23 by Hans Wegner   - The CH23 dining chair is an exceptional example of the refined craft of Hans Wegner. Featuring a gently curved backrest and seat entirely recorded by our highly skilled in house restoration team.  #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #europeanvintage #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #hanswegner

CH23 by Hans Wegner - The CH23 dining chair is an exceptional example of the refined craft of Hans Wegner. Featuring a gently curved backrest and seat entirely recorded by our highly skilled in house restoration team. #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #europeanvintage #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #hanswegner

Behind the scenes in the Modern Times workshop.  #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #europeanvintage #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #hanswegner

Behind the scenes in the Modern Times workshop. #moderntimesfitzroy #behindthescenes #fitzroyworkshop #europeanvintage #midcenturyrestoration #craftsmanship #hanswegner

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