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Kettners serves fresh, contemporary brasserie food and furniture!

This legendary venue was first opened by Auguste Kettner, chef to Napoleon III in 1867. Its recent refurbishment plays off the frisson of its proximity to the theatres… back to when it started, so conveniently situated next to the stage doors when it was a favourite of Edward VII and Lillie Langtry and  Oscar Wilde.

My favourite room has to be ‘The Apartment’ with its wooden wall paneling along with the decorative geometric ceiling. All the individual pieces of retro furniture in the different corners of the room create a real residential feel to the bar, a bit like going out but feeling like you are still in the comfort of your own home – my perfect night!

Highlights include the Warren Platner side table and matching grey Panton Cone Chairs and comfy Le Corbusier style sofas.



Retro Ebay Picks – 5th August 2009


Vintage Danish Teak Desk / Table

Item number: 110420462496


1950’s Remploy Book Donkey

Item number: 270438162566

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Teak Drawers designed by Frank Guille for Austin Suite c1950s

Item number: 290336772053

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1970’s Retro Floor Lamp

Item number: 280380547802

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1970’s Verner Panton Cream System 1-2-3 Chairs (Check out this sellers other items for more retro treasures)

Item number: 280380533752

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2 Vintage Ercol Stacking Chairs

Item number: 250477713396

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Eames Herman Miller Orange Rocker

Item number: 150363470492

Retro Ebay Picks of the Day – 13th July 2009


Cloud table designed by Neil Morris in 1947

Item number: 180381269116


‘Trimma’ cabinet designed by Frank Guille for Kandya

Item number: 180381779702



Item number:  280370707108


Demetrio coffee table designed by Vico Magistretti

Item number: 180381331750

Ebay Picks – 11th May 2009


1960s Verner Panton flowerpot lamps – 1 of 4.

Item number: 180355714779


Retro Orange Maclamp

Item number: 270388457029


1960s Vintage table

Item number: 330329256674


1950’s Upcycled Chest of drawers

Item number: 230341371277

Luscious Locations

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Inspirational Interiors found on www.shootfactory.co.uk – thanks to Inspiration Bubble for bringing this site to my attention!

Panton Saints of Style!

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St. Bartholomew’s Church by Maxim Velcovsky

Working with designer Jakub Berdych under the Qubus Studio banner, the interior of St. Bartholomew’s Church features Verner Panton chairs customised with a punched crucifix, Persian rugs and chandeliers of rough-cut crystal.

Found via Swiss-Miss Design Blog


Small Verner Panton Table



This 1960’s small Verner Panton table caught my eye and is something that I may try to replicate using a white LACK side table from Ikea – wish me luck!

For all my New York based  readers with deep pockets, Gueridon have a wondeful collection of Mid Century European Style funiture.