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Belgo Chrome Bar Cabinet, Copper and Brass, Belgium
By Belgo Chrome
Located in Antwerp, BE
metal base and brass feet. This stylish cabinet was made by the Belgium Company Belgo Chrom
Category

Late 20th Century Belgian Mid-Century Modern Dry Bars

Materials

Metal, Brass, Copper

Chrome Brass Glass Mid-Century Modern Bakers Rack Étagère
By Maison Jansen
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mid-Century Modern chrome glass brass bakers rack or étagère storage shelves display.
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Bookcases

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Pair of Chrome Brass and Glass Mid-Century Modern Étagères
By Milo Baughman, Romeo Rega
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Pair of very sharp looking high quality craftsmanship étagères with glass shelves in style of Romea Riga.
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Paul Evans, Mid-Century Modern, Cityscape Sideboard, Brass, Chrome, 1970s
By Paul Evans
Located in Stamford, CT
Paul Evans, Mid-Century Modern, Cityscape Sideboard, Brass, Chrome, 1970s Original Paul Evans
Category

Late 20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

Materials

Brass, Steel

Mid Century Modern Art Deco Style Brass & Chrome Sideboard / Credenzas
Located in Tarry Town, NY
Elevate your space with our exquisite Mid-Century Modern Art Deco-style sideboard / credenzas , a
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Art Deco Sideboards

Materials

Stone, Marble, Brass, Chrome

Pair of Italian Mid Century Modern Geometric Chrome & Brass 6 Tier Etageres
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Pair of Italian Mid Century Modern Geometric Chrome & Brass 6 Tier Etageres Italy, 1970s Enhance
Category

20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Michel Pigneres Brass Chrome Black Cabinet Secretaire, 1970s
By Michel Pigneres
Located in Paris, IDF
Unique French Mid-Century Modern cabinet secrétaire by Michel Pigneres made in the early 1970s
Category

Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Mid Century Paul Evans Cityscape Floating Shelf or Console Table Chrome & Brass
By Paul Evans, Directional
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Fine heavy construction with brass & chrome clad patchwork design. Includes two L shaped wall brackets
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Cabinet Etageres Brass, Chrome and Glass Renato Levi Style, Italy, 1970s
By Renato Zevi
Located in Rome, IT
Cabinet etagere in glass featuring a brass structure and chrome details in the style of the Italian
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Metal, Brass, Chrome

1960s Mid-Century Modern Walnut Executive Desk with Chrome Accents
Located in Los Angeles, CA
chrome handles. Whether for a home study or a professional setting, this standout Mid-Century Modern desk
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Desks

Materials

Brass

Mid-Century Modern Italian Romeo Rega Vitrine, 1970s
By Romeo Rega
Located in Prato, IT
Mid-Century Modern Italian Romeo Rega chrome and brass framed vitrine with smoked glasses. The
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Chrome & Brass Wall Mounted Shelves
Located in Hanover, MA
brass. The shelves are supported by chrome brackets. The blade is easy to insert and remove from the
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Brass, Stainless Steel, Chrome

Chrome & Brass Wall Mounted Shelves
Chrome & Brass Wall Mounted Shelves
H 75 in W 137 in D 11 in
Mid-Century Sideboard by Belgo Chome in the Style of Maison Jansen, 1970s
By Belgo Chrome, Maison Jansen
Located in Vilnius, LT
and travertine base are created in brass plated elements. Very good vintage condition.
Category

Mid-20th Century Belgian Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

Materials

Travertine, Brass

Solid Brass and chrome with glass shelving unit
By Renato Zevi
Located in Toronto, ON
Solid Chrome and brass/bronze two toned shelf with up to 6 glass shelves. This solid and sturdy
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Brass Chrome Glass Tall Etagere
By Maison Jansen
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mixed metals Mid-Century Modern etagere.
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Brass Chrome Glass Tall Etagere
Brass Chrome Glass Tall Etagere
H 75 in W 14 in D 31 in
Mid-Century Modern Wardrobe in Walnut and Walnut Burl, Lacquer, Brass - France
Located in Girona, ES
, strut and base. Four shelves inside, chrome-plated brass hinges and handles. France, circa 1940.
Category

Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Wardrobes and Armoires

Materials

Brass

A 1960s Romeo Rega Attributable Mid-Century Modern Italian Bookcase
By Romeo Rega
Located in Aci Castello, IT
that are emblematic of mid-century modern design. Given Romeo Rega's signature style, the bookcases
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Bookcases

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Chrome and Brass Canopied Four-Shelf Ètagerè
Located in Chicago, IL
Chrome and brass four shelf ètagerè with excellent understated details. Each shelf is supported by
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Brass, Chrome, Steel

Compatible Pair Mid-Century Modern Dressers, Chests by Paul Frankl, John Stuart
By Paul Frankl, John Stuart
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair Mid-Century Modern Double dressers by Paul Frankl for John Stuart, Lacquer Highly compatible
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Chrome and Brass Console with Glass Shelves, circa 1980s
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Vintage three-tier chrome and glass console or entry table. Glass shelves supported by a chrome
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Italian Chrome and Brass Console, By Arcangeli & Serantoni, 1970s
Located in London, GB
A 1970s Italian console in brass, white enamel and smoked glass. Produced by Idea Knox and designed
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Brass

Mid Century Modern Tessellated Stone Chest Small Trunk on Base by Maitland Smith
By Maitland Smith
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Mini hope chest box on chrome base by Maitland Smith with fine brass inlay strip.
Category

20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Marble, Chrome

Midcentury French Hollywood Regency Chrome Brass Étagère Display Glass Shelf
By Maison Charles
Located in Berlin, DE
This beautiful Mid-Century Hollywood Regency display glass shelf was made in France in the 1970s
Category

Vintage 1970s French Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Brass, Chrome

1960 Mid-Century Modern Gio Ponti-Style Italian Bar
By Gio Ponti
Located in Miami, FL
Circa the 1960s, this spectacular Italian bar is in the style of Gio Ponti, with a Fornasetti design on the sliding doors. A dramatic, tempered glass panel flanks one end and is out...
Category

Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Dry Bars

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Vintage Mid-Century Modern Mirror Skyscraper Sideboard by Ello Furniture
By Ello Furniture
Located in New York, NY
Stunning Vintage Mid-Century Modern mirror glass sideboard by Ello Furniture. The coveted six door
Category

Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

Materials

Mirror

Vintage Illuminated Chrome and Brass Light Up Display Shelf Curio Etagere
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Illuminated Chrome and Brass Light Up Display Shelf Curio Etagere. Item features a polished
Category

Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Bookcases

Materials

Chrome

Romeo Rega 1970s Italian Shelf in Brass and Chrome Minimalist Glass Shelves
By Romeo Rega
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Romeo Rega 1970s Italian shelf in brass and chrome Minimalist glass shelves.
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Mid-Century Modern Two Door Sideboard in Walnut With Four Drawers - France
Located in Girona, ES
, French polished and waxed. Two shelves inside, chrome plated brass hinges and keys. France, circa 1940.
Category

Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

Materials

Brass

Brass and Aluminum Chevron Cabinet by Ello International, USA 1980s
Located in Chicago, IL
A lovely brass and aluminum cabinet by Ello International. This cabinet features four brushed brass
Category

Vintage 1980s Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Mid-Century Modern Black Lacquer Paul Frankl Stamped John Stuart Double Dresser
By Paul Frankl, John Stuart
Located in Stamford, CT
Mid-Century Modern Black Lacquer Paul Frankl Stamped John Stuart Double Dresser A spectacular
Category

Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Materials

Lacquer

Mid-Century, English Credenza and Dry Bar by Beautility
By Beautility
Located in Atlanta, GA
This vintage mid-century credenza was designed and manufactured by 'beautility furniture' in
Category

Vintage 1950s English Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Paul Evans Cityscape Cabinet, 1970
By Paul Evans
Located in Chicago, IL
Paul Evans Cityscape cabinet, 1970.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Buffets

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Paul Evans Cityscape Cabinet, 1970
Paul Evans Cityscape Cabinet, 1970
H 27 in W 35.98 in D 24 in
Pair of Mid-Century Italian Shelves by Renato Zevi, circa 1970
By Renato Zevi
Located in Vilnius, LT
Vintage mid-century pair of shelves by Italian designer Renato Zevi, circa 1970. Perfect condition
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Brass, Chrome

1950’s Paul McCobb China Cabinet With Disappearing Bifold Doors.
By Paul McCobb
Located in North Hollywood, CA
”, (it has the label). This cabinet is made up of two pieces that can be disassembled. It has chrome
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Brass, Chrome

20th Century Black Standing Dentist Cabinet By Alessandro Weiss c.1950
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Weiss. The cabinet showcases meticulous attention to detail, featuring striking chromed brass hinges and
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Brass, Chrome

75″ Chrome Milo Baughman Style Etagere
By Milo Baughman
Located in Pasadena, TX
75? Chrome Milo Baughman Style Etagere Stylish multi-shelved unit in chrome with brass accents
Category

Late 20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Chrome

Lucite & Stainless Steel Etagere By Amparo Calderon Tapia
By Cain Modern
Located in Los Angeles, CA
options: solid brass (satin, polished or antique), chrome (satin or polished), stainless steel (satin or
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Stainless Steel

Paul Evans Cityscape Chrome and Glass Shelf
By Paul Evans
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Paul Evans Cityscape with Chrome Holders and Glass Shelf. In original condition with visible wear
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Chrome

Desk by Jens Risom, Blonde Wood, Blue Drawer Fronts, Chrome Pulls, Laminate Top
By Jens Risom
Located in Kansas City, MO
Jens Risom desk for Risom Designs. Birch wood case, light blue lacquered drawer fronts, chrome
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Desks

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Custom Lucite and Chrome Étagère by Charles Hollis Jones
By Charles Hollis Jones, Hudson Rissman
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Stunning Lucite and chrome étagère designed and manufactured by Charles Hollis Jones. This
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Chrome

Rare Michel Pigneres Brass Mirrored Suede Sideboard, circa 1969
By Michel Pigneres
Located in Paris, IDF
Rare and unique French Mid-Century Modern sideboard by Michel Pigneres made circa 1969. The
Category

Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Bramante Storage Cabinet by Japanese Architect Kazuhide Takahama for Cassina
By Kazuhide Takahama, Cassina
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
particleboard front. LOCK Brass or aluminum. Hinges in chromed steel; handles in turned metal. Important
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Wood

Bramante Storage Cabinet by Japanese Architect Kazuhide Takahama for Cassina
By Kazuhide Takahama, Cassina
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
particleboard front. LOCK Brass or aluminum. Hinges in chromed steel; handles in turned metal. Important
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Wood

Bramante Storage Cabinet by Japanese Architect Kazuhide Takahama for Cassina
By Kazuhide Takahama, Cassina
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
particleboard front. LOCK Brass or aluminum. Hinges in chromed steel; handles in turned metal. Important
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Wood

Bramante Storage Cabinet by Japanese Architect Kazuhide Takahama for Cassina
By Kazuhide Takahama, Cassina
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
particleboard front. LOCK Brass or aluminum. Hinges in chromed steel; handles in turned metal. Important
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Wood

Bramante Storage Cabinet by Japanese Architect Kazuhide Takahama for Cassina
By Kazuhide Takahama, Cassina
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
particleboard front. LOCK Brass or aluminum. Hinges in chromed steel; handles in turned metal. Important
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Wood

Bramante Storage Cabinet by Japanese Architect Kazuhide Takahama for Cassina
By Kazuhide Takahama, Cassina
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
particleboard front. LOCK Brass or aluminum. Hinges in chromed steel; handles in turned metal. Important
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Wood

Bramante Storage Cabinet by Japanese Architect Kazuhide Takahama for Cassina
By Kazuhide Takahama, Cassina
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
particleboard front. LOCK Brass or aluminum. Hinges in chromed steel; handles in turned metal. Important
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Wood

Bramante Storage Cabinet by Japanese Architect Kazuhide Takahama for Cassina
By Kazuhide Takahama, Cassina
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
particleboard front. LOCK Brass or aluminum. Hinges in chromed steel; handles in turned metal. Important
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Wood

Bramante Storage Cabinet by Japanese Architect Kazuhide Takahama for Cassina
By Kazuhide Takahama, Cassina
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
particleboard front. LOCK Brass or aluminum. Hinges in chromed steel; handles in turned metal. Important
Category

2010s Italian Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

Materials

Wood

Charles Hollis Jones "Treillage" Brass and Glass Etagere
By Charles Hollis Jones
Located in Los Angeles, CA
for the metal frame. The piece is made to order with your choice of brass, chrome or nickel and a 12
Category

Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Shelves and Wall Cabinets

Materials

Brass

Alveo black lacquered and chrome coffee table by Willy Rizzo for Mario Sabot
By Willy Rizzo, Mario Sabot
Located in amstelveen, NL
Coffee table Willy Rizzo for Mario Sabot from the 1970s Made from gorgeous chrome with a black
Category

Vintage 1970s European Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

Materials

Brass

Paul Evans Cityscape Brass and Glass Shelf
By Paul Evans
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Paul Evans Cityscape with brass holders and glass shelf. In original condition with visible wear
Category

Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Brass

Vintage Brass Étagère Arched Glass Display Shelf with Three + Four Shelves
Located in Miami, FL
Vintage arched brass shelf shelves étagères. Chrome has been polished. Glasses are originals
Category

Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Brass

Bar Cabinet with Footrest by Carlo Hauner and Martin Eisler, c. 1955, Forma S.A
By Martin Eisler, Forma Brazil, Carlo Hauner and Martin Eisler
Located in New York, NY
produced by Forma S.A. Móveis e Objetos de Arte. It presents a chrome structure and loose trays of solid
Category

Vintage 1950s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Dry Bars

Materials

Brass

Romeo Rega Coffee Side Bar Cabinet Table in Chrome Brass and Glass, Italy, 1970s
By Romeo Rega
Located in Rome, IT
Coffee side table with bar cabinet by the Italian designer Romeo Rega, Italy, 1970s. The lower base
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Metal, Brass, Chrome

Large French Commode Sycamore with Brass Handles, 1950s
Located in Paris, IDF
brass and chrome handles adorn the front of the chest. Made in France in the late 1950s by an unknown
Category

Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Brass

Maison Jansen Two-Tone Greek Key Etagere
By Maison Jansen
Located in Redding, CT
Maison Jansen chrome and brass Greek Key Etagere. Classic Directoire design with Greek key accents
Category

Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Shelves

Materials

Brass, Chrome

Romeo Rega Vitrine, Italy, 1970
By Romeo Rega
Located in Antwerp, BE
Beautiful Romeo Rega rectangular vitrine with three smoked glass tops supported by a brass frame
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vitrines

Materials

Chrome, Brass

Romeo Rega Vitrine, Italy, 1970
Romeo Rega Vitrine, Italy, 1970
H 35.83 in W 23.63 in D 15.75 in
Adnet Style Mirrored Macassar Sycamore Sideboard Alberto Pinto 1990
By Alberto Pinto, Jacques Adnet
Located in Paris, IDF
by mirrors with chrome and brass handles. Each side features glass shelves, with three drawers, one
Category

1990s French Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

Materials

Brass, Chrome

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Midcentury Modern Brass Chrome Cabinet For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the midcentury modern brass chrome cabinet you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each midcentury modern brass chrome cabinet for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, brass and chrome. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer midcentury modern brass chrome cabinet, there are earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. A midcentury modern brass chrome cabinet is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Mid-Century Modern and Hollywood Regency styles are sought with frequency. Paul Evans, Romeo Rega and Belgo Chrome each produced at least one beautiful midcentury modern brass chrome cabinet that is worth considering.

How Much is a Midcentury Modern Brass Chrome Cabinet?

Prices for a midcentury modern brass chrome cabinet can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $734 and can go as high as $36,000, while the average can fetch as much as $3,094.

A Close Look at Mid-Century Modern Furniture

Organically shaped, clean-lined and elegantly simple are three terms that well describe vintage mid-century modern furniture. The style, which emerged primarily in the years following World War II, is characterized by pieces that were conceived and made in an energetic, optimistic spirit by creators who believed that good design was an essential part of good living.

ORIGINS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

CHARACTERISTICS OF MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGN

MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNERS TO KNOW

ICONIC MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNS

VINTAGE MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE ON 1STDIBS

The mid-century modern era saw leagues of postwar American architects and designers animated by new ideas and new technology. The lean, functionalist International-style architecture of Le Corbusier and Bauhaus eminences Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius had been promoted in the United States during the 1930s by Philip Johnson and others. New building techniques, such as “post-and-beam” construction, allowed the International-style schemes to be realized on a small scale in open-plan houses with long walls of glass.

Materials developed for wartime use became available for domestic goods and were incorporated into mid-century modern furniture designs. Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen, who had experimented extensively with molded plywood, eagerly embraced fiberglass for pieces such as the La Chaise and the Womb chair, respectively. 

Architect, writer and designer George Nelson created with his team shades for the Bubble lamp using a new translucent polymer skin and, as design director at Herman Miller, recruited the Eameses, Alexander Girard and others for projects at the legendary Michigan furniture manufacturer

Harry Bertoia and Isamu Noguchi devised chairs and tables built of wire mesh and wire struts. Materials were repurposed too: The Danish-born designer Jens Risom created a line of chairs using surplus parachute straps for webbed seats and backrests.

The Risom lounge chair was among the first pieces of furniture commissioned and produced by legendary manufacturer Knoll, a chief influencer in the rise of modern design in the United States, thanks to the work of Florence Knoll, the pioneering architect and designer who made the firm a leader in its field. The seating that Knoll created for office spaces — as well as pieces designed by Florence initially for commercial clients — soon became desirable for the home.

As the demand for casual, uncluttered furnishings grew, more mid-century furniture designers caught the spirit.

Classically oriented creators such as Edward Wormley, house designer for Dunbar Inc., offered such pieces as the sinuous Listen to Me chaise; the British expatriate T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings switched gears, creating items such as the tiered, biomorphic Mesa table. There were Young Turks such as Paul McCobb, who designed holistic groups of sleek, blond wood furniture, and Milo Baughman, who espoused a West Coast aesthetic in minimalist teak dining tables and lushly upholstered chairs and sofas with angular steel frames.

As the collection of vintage mid-century modern chairs, dressers, coffee tables and other furniture for the living room, dining room, bedroom and elsewhere on 1stDibs demonstrates, this period saw one of the most delightful and dramatic flowerings of creativity in design history.

Finding the Right Case Pieces and Storage Cabinets for You

Of all the antique and vintage case pieces and storage cabinets that have become popular in modern interiors over the years, dressers, credenzas and cabinets have long been home staples, perfect for routine storage or protection of personal items. 

In the mid-19th century, cabinetmakers would mimic styles originating in the Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI eras for their dressers, bookshelves and other structures, and, later, simpler, streamlined wood designs allowed these “case pieces” or “case goods” — any furnishing that is unupholstered and has some semblance of a storage component — to blend into the background of any interior. 

Mid-century modern furniture enthusiasts will cite the tall modular wall units crafted in teak and other sought-after woods of the era by the likes of George Nelson, Poul Cadovius and Finn Juhl. For these highly customizable furnishings, designers of the day delivered an alternative to big, heavy bookcases by considering the use of space — and, in particular, walls — in new and innovative ways. Mid-century modern credenzas, which, long and low, evolved from tables that were built as early as the 14th century in Italy, typically have no legs or very short legs and have grown in popularity as an alluring storage option over time. 

Although the name immediately invokes images of clothing, dressers were initially created in Europe for a much different purpose. This furnishing was initially a flat-surfaced, low-profile side table equipped with a few drawers — a common fixture used to dress and prepare meats in English kitchens throughout the Tudor period. The drawers served as perfect utensil storage. It wasn’t until the design made its way to North America that it became enlarged and equipped with enough space to hold clothing and cosmetics. The very history of storage case pieces is a testament to their versatility and well-earned place in any room. 

In the spirit of positioning your case goods center stage, decluttering can now be design-minded.

A contemporary case piece with open shelving and painted wood details can prove functional as a storage unit as easily as it can a room divider. Whether you’re seeking a playful sideboard made of colored glass and metals, an antique Italian hand-carved storage cabinet or a glass-door vitrine to store and show off your collectibles, there are options for you on 1stDibs.