Essential Home Presents: Monocles, The Ultimate Mid-Century Piece

Monocles, the mid-century furniture piece that started it all.

Essential Home presents another furniture piece that will take you back in time. Monocles is the beloved collection of sideboard, folding screen, cabinets and dressing table that is the central inspiration of this amazing furniture brand. Unique, vintage and luxurious, it’s no surprise that it is the dearest furniture piece of this brand from people all over the world.


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Monocles Sideboard

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Monocles is a sideboard built entirely out of solid walnut wood, accented by its gold plated brass front doors that feature a protruding circular design. These circles are then engraved to the back and side of the unit, giving it an extreme character and high end look. It is a perfect furniture piece for retro lovers or mid-century admirers, giving the knurling knobs on the drawers or the tapered legs.

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Monocles is the personification of the 50’s inspiration that started the brand in the first place. It’s elegant, luxurious, and absolutely stunning – an accent piece that will have everyone’s eyes turning and staring.

Impossible to resist, Monocles is the pinnacle of mid-century design.

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Easily customizable, this piece can fit perfectly into a home decor, whether it be modern, vintage, contemporary or even art deco inspired. It’s a beautiful piece that was designed with massive attention to detail and, of course, always with the high quality that Portuguese brand Essential Home is known for.

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Monocles sideboard on The Chainsmokers eclectic house (know more here)

Monocles has reached Hollywood, its charm conquering the hearts of celebrities, interior designers and architects alike. It’s the gem of Essential Home‘s furniture collection, and a source of pride for Portuguese master craftsmen. Designed with the love, passion, attention to detail and quality, and the always present 50’s Hollywood inspiration, it’s no surprise it’s doing so well.

Essential Home prides itself on the creation of Monocles, the mid-century furniture piece that will always stay in people’s hearts.

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Monocles Dressing Table

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A striking addition to your glamorous boudoir, Monocles dressing table has a mid-century feel and is constructed of solid walnut wood and offers three front drawers produced in gold plated brass. This retro table is supported by atomic legs and features a set of 3 bullseye mirrors with a brass rim. The smaller ones rotate vertically, providing flexibility.

It’s the perfect mid-century piece for your bedroom, proving that the Monocles collection was designed as versatile as it can get.

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Monocles Cabinets

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Monocles is a drinks cabinet produced in classic materials such as solid walnut wood, with additional brass features and front paneling. It is split in two sections: one with a set of shelves and drawers, accented by brass knurling knobs, and the other a stylish storage space for cocktails. The tapered legs give this cabinet a fresh and sleek look, comprising style and functionality.

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If you’re looking to make your own private home bar, the Monocles cabinet is an absolute essential. The past and present meet in this furniture piece to provide nostalgia as you sip on a cocktail and admire your new favorite piece. It’s impossible to resist the Monocles collection, but this cabinet makes it even harder, with incredible storage, style and quality.

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Monocles tall cabinet is both a stylish and functional piece of furniture. If your space is limited and you still wish to have the perfect mid-century home bar, this is the perfect solution for you, a smaller version of Monocles cabinet. It blends mid-century charm with a contemporary design style, featuring tapered legs with brass ferrules and a body built in solid walnut wood. Both the sides and back have engraved circles, a high end detail for any interior design project.

The Monocles cabinets are the perfect addition to a mid-century home bar. A true wonder of vintage design.

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Monocles Folding Screen

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Monocles folding screen is a refined 3-panel room divider. Produced in solid walnut wood, it is accentuated by a polished brass frame and brass holes that let you glimpse into the other side. The mix between the materials give a warm and natural look to your office, living room or bedroom decor. Stylish like no other.

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Extremely versatile and easily customizable, much like most of Essential Home‘s products, Monocles folding screen is the ultimate mid-century home accessory that will make you wonder if you’re not living in Palm Springs in the 50’s. Beautiful, stylish and taking you back in time with every look upon it, it’s a furniture piece you don’t want to miss out on adding to your home decor.

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You’ll be able to see the Monocles Tall Cabinet and many more stunning furniture pieces in person at Maison & Objet, from the 7th to the 11th of September, on Essential Home‘s stand (Hall 6, Stand N112/O111). We welcome you with open arms and a cocktail to celebrate design together. We’ll be waiting for you there!


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