Friday, March 9, 2012



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Motel is a new MID CENTURY furniture shop located in the heart of ballard

this site will serve as a running inventory of our selection of mid century GEMS
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if your on the hunt for something give us a buzz or email us, and we will be happy to scout out the perfect piece for you

Friday, April 22, 2011

steelcase orange vinyl stools

Vintage mid century modern highback Steelcase stools that swivel and that can be used at a counter or bar. The seat is adjustable and the back to. Showing very well and very comfortable. Overall excellent condition.

Measurments 19" long 16-20" deep 40" high 24-29" to chair seat. $125each $295/3

Saturday, April 9, 2011

space age pop-art vintage egg chair with ottoman

Fantastic vintage egg chair with ottoman. The chair is probably made by the lee company, because at one time it looks like speakers were in the fiberglass. This features a fiberglass shell a metal base. The ottoman is made out of fiberglass. The candy apple red fabric is in great condition with no rips or tears. The ottomsn is tufted with light wear. The chair appears to been sprayed once. The fiberglass is in great shape with no cracks or break, does show some noticeable wear on the metal base and the chair. The off white edging appears to be in good shape, the foam is in great shape, 2 cushions are removeable.They put velcro around the whole inner part of chairs for the cushions to stay in one place. This chair does not swivel.. Overall great condition and super comfortable.

Measures 32" long 38" deep 52" high 18" to seat ottoman 18" long 16" deep 12 "high

compact walnut credenza

Fantastic mid century walnut credenza . Nice sculpted front doors withs plenty of storge Showing minor wear. Overall very good condition condition.

Measures: 52" long 18" deep 29" tall

bp and john walnut nine drawer dresser

Great mid century modern BP and Johnl nine drawer dresser/credenza. Nice silver sculpted handles. Overall excellent condition.

Measures: 64" long 19" deep 31" high $595

space age pop art side table/coffee table

Fantastic set of 3 ABS plastic side tables or coffee tables. Abs plastic is very strong. Cool selection of colors. Showing very minor wear, no cracks or breaks.

75.00 each

Thursday, March 31, 2011

credenza/dresser w/ sculpted front

Fantastic mid century credenza/dresser for broyhill part of the Sculptura line. This features a walnut frame with unique brass pulls and nice sculpted wood front. Showing minor wear. Overall very good condition.

Measures 66" Long 17" deep 30.5" high .$495

walnut table/nightstand american of martinsville

Fantastic mid century walnut unique side table made by American of Martinsville. Nice sculpted top with brass inlays on all four corners. Showing minor wear. overall very good condition.

Measures: 25" long top 15" middle 17" bottom 20"" deep 22" tall $250

walnut six drawer desk

Fantastic mid century desk with sliding drawers. Showing some minor wear. Over all very good condition

Measures: 49" long 23" deep 30" high $395


american of martinsville round coffee table

Great vintage American of Martinsville walnut round coffee table with silver inlays x's around the table. Overall excellent condition.

Measures: 38" diameter 14.5" high $395


Saturday, March 12, 2011

tufted scoop loung chair

Nice mid century scoop lounge chair with bright orange vinyl fabric. This chair is showing some wear on the back wood and is missing one button(easy fix if you have an orange button). Over all good condition. Priced to sell


drexel compact credenza for Kipp Stewart

Fantastic compact drexel credenza designed by Kipp Stewart. This features a walnut case with original white pulls. Some lite fadind on top. Overall great condition.

Measures: 48" long 18" deep 30" high


yellow preway fireplce with original screen

Fantastice rare yellow Preway fireplace with original screen and both original stacks. This features a bright yellow enemel paint. The bottom part is in excellent condition while some of the stacks show some noticeable chips around the edges.

Measures: 42" long 30"deep 37" high stacks measure 57" high. Fully extended 94" high.

walnut surfboard coffee table

Fantastic surfborad table with flared up edges. Over all great condition

Measures : 69" long 19" deep 14" tall $350


brasilia nightstand/side table

Mid Century night stand for Brasilia. One pull ot drawer and shelf down below. Over all great condition.

Measures: 22" long 15" deep, 22" tall


brasilia mini cabinet/night

Nice mid century walnut Brasilia cabinet/night stand with intereior storage. Showing some minor wear. Overall very good condition

Measures: 24" long 18" deep. 21" tall


Sweet Kipp Stewart design for Drexel. This features a walnut case with glass front doors with removeable shelves and black cast iron hairpin legs with lights in the intererior.
Overall excellent condition.

Measures: 48.5" long 12" deep 51" tall $595


walnut dresser/credenza american of martinsville

Fantastic mid century walnut dresser/credenza made by American of Martinsville. Nice sculpted front drawers. Overall excellent condition.

Measures: 72" long 18.5" deep 30" tall $595


teak dux sofa folke ohlsson

Crafted in solid teak is this Folke Ohlsson design sofa manufactured by Dux. Oval metal "Dux" label on sofa. Features a nice soft downed filled cushions with a light egg shell fabric. New straps have been added. Over all great condition

Measures: 75" long 30" deep 27" tall $950


Thursday, March 10, 2011

Moreddi Secretary Desk w/sliding desk

Fantastic Danish modern teak Moreddi secretary with pullout desk. Overall excellent condition.

Measures: 35" long 18.5" deep/ extended 25" 39" high 28" to desk


Rosewood Tufted Leather Lounge Chair

Fantastuc brazilian rosewood lounge chair with tufted leather cushions. The leather is nice worn with bo rips. Overall very good condition



tufted scoop lounge chair

Fantastic space age modern tufted vinyl lounge chair with ottoman. This features an expose walnut frame showing some wear on frame. Vinyl is in excellent condition with no missing buttons. Very comfortable.

Measures: 28" long 34" deep 29" high ottoman TBA


Brasilia bookcase

Fantastic mid century modern walnut Brasilia bookcase with cast iron black hairpin legs. Showing some wear. Overall good condition.

Measures: 55.5" long 13" deep 59" high $495


Brasilia coffee table

Great vintage Brasilia coffee table with an exposed walnut frame. Showing minor wear on top. Overall very good condition.

Measures: 60" long 22" deep 16" high $295




Vintage mid century modern reclining leather tufted lounge chair. Shwing some wear on the leather and piting on the chrome. Overall good condition.