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Next offers mod-themed bedroom

Looking to kit your room out with targets? Next has just the thing with its mod-themed bedroom. This is a child’s bedroom, but you can get a double version of the bed linen from the website. Everything else is suitable for big or small kids, with the mod-patched lined curtains […]

Twiggy Mirror by Wendell Storm

Looking for some functional artwork? You need the Twiggy Mirror. It was designed by Wendell Storm for Spazia, using a classic 60s Twiggy image imposed onto a mirror. Yes, a mirror – if you can avoid Twiggy’s model glare, you can use it to check your appearance or to add […]

Paul Frank Mod Cruiser bike

Paul Frank has a new range of bikes out in time for summer – including this Paul Frank Mod Cruiser bike. Inspired by a vintage one-speed city bikes, these new models have that vintage feel but with a modern-day construction and three-speed Shimano gears. There’s also ergonoic handlebars, a chrome […]

60s Mod birthday card

Does the image look familiar? Well, it will do it you own the Mods book by Richard Barnes (an essential buy for anyone with an interest in the subject). And it’s been reproduced here for this Mods birthday card. I encountered it at the weekend in a shop in a […]

V&A's retro pop art Christmas cards

Christmas cards – almost impossible to find something cool and classy. Or is it? Not if you pick up these fantastic retro pop art Christmas cards from the V&A Museum Shop. The cards were designed by Clifford Richards exclusively for the V&A for this Christmas. Richards is a graphic designer […]

James Brown rubber duck

Forget the traditional yellow duck, novelty ducks are the way to go – and the best around is surely the James Brown rubber duck. Yes, sure to be the hardest working duck in the bath, it’s got the James Brown hairdo, showbiz top, microphone and gold ring, not to mention […]

Retro Target duvet set

At first glance, we thought this was a "Mod" target duvet, but on closer inspection, this Retro Target Duvet Set is more of a take on the traditional target, a slightly off centre circular design, looking not unlike a coloured version of the old Vertigo record label. For your money, […]

Peter Blake Pop Art Enamel badges

Famous for both the Sgt Pepper’s sleeve (and more recently Paul Weller’s Stanley Road), Peter Blake is first and foremost a very sought-after artist – both for his original works and his limited edition prints – and certainly one worth investing in. If you haven’t got any room left on […]