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.        

Staff

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
Raymond Loewy High Oak Dresser by Raymond Loewy for Mengel
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Raymond Loewy High Oak Dresser by Raymond... H 43 in W 34 in D 19 in $ 3,800
Edward Wormley Pair of Leather and Walnut Armchairs by Edward Wormley for Dunbar
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Edward Wormley Pair of Leather and Walnut... H 32 in W 23 in D 24 in $ 4,800
Small Danish Dry Bar in Rosewood
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Small Danish Dry Bar in... H 23 in W 21 in D 17 in $ 2,250
Raymond Loewy Low Dresser by Raymond Loewy for Mengel
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Raymond Loewy Low Dresser by Raymond... H 31 in W 34 in D 19 in $ 3,400
Pair of Space Age Fiberglass Outdoor Chairs
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Pair of Space Age... H 23 in W 30 in D 27 in $ 2,400
Hans Wegner Set of Six Oak CH 29 Sawbuck Dining Chairs by Hans Wegner for Carl Hansen
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Hans Wegner Set of Six Oak CH-29... H 29 in W 20 in D 18 in $ 5,250
Marcel Breuer Chaise Longue by Marcel... H 33 in W 52 in D 25 in $ 4,250
Paul McCobb Planner Group Three-Drawer... H 39 in W 59 in D 18 in $ 2,800
Norman Ives Abstract Painting by Norman... H 20 in W 20 in D 2 in $ 2,900
Paul McCobb Pair of Planner Group... H 31 in W 24 in D 18 in $ 3,400
Saul Steinberg Artist's Proof for ... H 22 in W 29 in D 1 in $ 2,900
Massimo Vignelli PaperClip Table by Lella... H 28 in DIA 42 in $ 3,900
Hans Wegner Tall Teak and Oak Cabinet... H 71 in W 39 in D 19 in $ 4,950
Norman Ives Abstract Painting by Norman... H 24 in W 24 in D 2 in $ 3,400
Fritz Hansen Danish Modern High-Back... H 40 in W 30 in D 31 in $ 4,800
Large 1970s Driftwood... H 13 in W 79 in D 28 in $ 6,800
Henry Rosengren Hansen Rare Large Rosewood... H 31 in W 94 in D 18 in $ 7,900
Madsen & Schübel Ebonized Highback Lounge... H 39 in W 26 in D 31 in $ 4,600
Edward Wormley Walnut and Birch Magazine... H 24 in W 28 in D 15 in $ 6,400
Gunni Omann Rosewood Desk, Model 77, by... H 28 in W 61 in D 31 in $ 5,600
Silas Seandel Sculptural Mirror... D 3 in $ 2,800
Swedish Cherry Corner Cabinet H 57 in W 41 in D 27 in $ 4,900
Danish Modern Teak Sideboard
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Danish Modern Teak Sideboard H 29 in W 80 in D 17 in $ 2,950
Hans Wegner Rare Early ML-33 Oak... H 33 in W 24 in D 30 in $ 3,800
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