20th Century Modern Furniture and Accessories



Best of Boston 2016, Midcentury-Modern Furnishings

“No other shop in Boston, or in most of the country, carries such a comprehensive assemblage of authentic midcentury pieces. Certainly you’ll find an original classic Eames lounger here; but even hard-core connoisseurs of the postwar European and American aesthetic
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“Mid-Century Style” on WCVB’s Chronicle

“What’s the coolest thing to do in 2012? Live like it’s 1960, of course. Tonight, Anthony, Ted and Shayna discover a wrinkle in the Hub’s sense of time, a place where JFK is still in the White House and dressing for dinner means more than changing your sweatpants.” View the video…


Boston’s Best 2010, Vintage Furniture

“If your dream home comes in stainless steel, leather, teak and rosewood, make a pilgrimage to this 6,000-square-foot temple to design from the Mad Men era.” Read more…

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Boston Home Magazine FP3 Concept Home

“A show-stopping 1975 Vladimir Kagan sofa for Directional, available at Machine Age, is accented by a pillow in Missoni fabric…” Read more…


Best of Boston 2009 Furniture, Specialty

“A favorite stop for interior decorators and movie stylists, Machine Age takes midcentury furnishings from around the world—dining sets, sofas, storage systems, lamps—and restores them to perfection, and also frequently updates pieces with new but always appropriate upholstery. Like so much of what it purveys, this place is a genuinely rare find.” Read more…


Best of Boston 2008 Furniture, Vintage

“If tripping over midcentury treasures is your idea of a good time, then you’ll party like it’s 1959 in this 9,000-square-foot showroom where Charles and Ray Eames are alive and well.” Read more…


“Going With the Flow” The Boston Globe

“For the last 15 years, Normand Mainville, owner of the mid century-modern furniture store Machine Age, has been a Fort Point Channel pioneer, living and working in the artsy industrial loft neighborhood.” Read more…

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