Machine Age

          Newly relocated in Boston’s up-and-coming Dorchester neighborhood, Machine Age houses New England’s largest collection of twentieth-century furniture, lighting, & objects d’art. For nearly 25 years, we have been offering a comprehensive but highly edited assemblage of American & European pieces from the 1930s through the 1980s. Aesthetically, the work marries modernism’s clarity of line & embrace of experimentation with a refined craftsmanship.


Our constantly changing inventory prominently features timeless pieces by the most innovative and visionary names in design: Edward Wormley, Charles & Ray Eames, George Nelson, Florence Knoll, Jens Risom, Vladimir Kagan, Paul McCobb, Tommi Parzinger, Paul Evans, Philip & Kelvin LaVerne, Gilbert Rohde, Greta Grossman, Milo Baughman, Harvey Probber, Frank Lloyd Wright, Raymond Loewy, John Widdicomb, Frank Gehry, Hans Wegner, Finn Juhl, Eero Saarinen, Louis Paolozzi, Arne Vodder, Mies van der Rohe, Alvar Aalto, Jean Prouvé, Arne Jacobsen, Bruno Mathsson, Afra & Tobias Scarpa, Poul Kjaerholm, Gio Ponti, Poul Volther, Folke Ohlsson, Niels Otto Møller, Vico Magistretti, Ole Wanscher, Carl Malmsten, Tateishi Shoiji, Ib Kofod-Larsen, & Poul Henningsen.


All items are in excellent original condition or refurbished with the finest textiles & highest quality finishes. Machine Age also offers one-of-a-kind artwork & custom productions.        


Normand Mainville Owner

Normand Mainville, owner, opened Machine Age in 1991 after a successful career in high-end retail in Montreal and Boston. He quickly translated his personal passion for mid-century design into a vast resource for outstanding vintage pieces. Normand continues to hone his eye for fine furnishings in his travels around the globe & is constantly sourcing quality pieces from Europe & North America.

Alicia Kennedy Showroom Consultant

Alicia Kennedy, showroom consultant, writes on design culture. She has conceptualized & art directed numerous design books, including Fashion Design, Referenced, for which she was lead author. For fifteen years she co-edited the award-winning architecture theory journal Assemblage. Her love of twentieth-century design extends to the courses she teaches at Lasell College on fashion history & culture. Alicia brings her editorial eye to researching and developing content for Machine Age.

Massoud Bagheri Showroom Associate

Massoud Bagheri, showroom associate, is an architect and a land designer. Growing up in Iran, surrounded by magnificent pieces of ancient architecture, did not stop him from developing a fascination for modern Western art and design. Always a design enthusiast & captivated by mid-century architecture, Massoud found Machine Age a perfect place to put his knowledge to work. He is in charge of the graphic representation of the showroom through social media and other online platforms.

to Machine Age
Gustav Axel Berg Birch Bentwood Easy Chair by Gustav Axel Berg
Gustav Axel Berg Birch Bentwood Easy Chair... H 30 in W 24 in D 25 in $ 3,650
Baker Furniture Co. Brass and Glass Tray-Top... H 18 in W 43 in D 43 in $ 2,400
Unique Scandinavian... H 36 in W 27 in D 28 in $ 4,300
T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Small Three-Drawer Dresser... $ 2,450
William Doezema Tall Amboyna Wood and Brass... H 84 in W 40 in D 17 in $ 4,900
Custom Parsons Coffee Table... H 21 in W 52 in D 27 in $ 2,600
William A. Berkey Furniture Co. Small Walnut Dresser by... H 22 in W 27 in D 18 in $ 2,200
Borge Mogensen Teak and Oak Secretary by... H 47 in W 39 in D 18 in $ 1,975
William Doezema Amboyna Wood Buffet by... H 29 in W 64 in D 18 in $ 4,900
Ib Kofod Larsen Rosewood Sideboard by Ib Kofod Larsen
Ib Kofod-Larsen Rosewood Sideboard by Ib... H 30 in W 90 in D 19 in $ 6,800
Niels Otto Møller Teak Dining Table with... H 28 in W 70 in D 40 in $ 4,800
Abel Sorenson Tray Table by Abel Sorenson... H 17 in W 24 in D 19 in $ 2,400
Paul Tuttle Glass and Chrome Anaconda... H 16 in DIA 40 in $ 1,950
Folke Ohlsson Lounge Chair by Folke Ohlsson for Dux
Folke Ohlsson Lounge Chair by Folke... H 33 in W 33 in D 39 in $ 3,400
Alan Gould Pair of Bow Chairs by Alan... H 29 in W 20 in D 29 in $ 4,600
Illums Bolighus Large Sofa for Illums... H 31 in W 90 in D 34 in $ 7,800
Jens Risom Low Walnut Armchair by Jens... H 29 in W 26 in D 28 in $ 2,875
Jens Risom Birch Armchair by Jens Risom for Knoll
Jens Risom Birch Armchair by Jens... H 27 in W 24 in D 27 in $ 2,200
Jens Risom Low Armchair, Model U-430,... H 29 in W 27 in D 26 in $ 2,800
Paul McCobb Set of Six Dining Chairs by... H 33 in W 19 in D 19 in $ 5,400
Poul Kj rholm PK22 Lounge Chair by Poul Kjaerholm for Fritz Hansen
Poul Kjærholm PK22 Lounge Chair by Poul... H 28 in W 24 in D 24 in Request Price
Gilbert Rohde Paldao Bookcase by Gilbert... H 42 in W 21 in D 17 in $ 2,600
Milo Baughman Burl Wood and Chrome Dining... H 29 in W 66 in D 39 in $ 5,800
B rge Mogensen Danish Three Seat Leather Sofa in the Style of B rge Mogensen
Danish Three-Seat Leather... H 31 in W 74 in D 31 in $ 3,800
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