Are there any requirements to post a classifieds Listing?

All Listings must be modernist or mid-century modern related. Any ads that are not relevant will not be accepted. If you are selling a number of items we may restrict/stagger your posts so as not to flood the site.

What are examples of mid-century modern furniture?

Mid-century modern furniture refers to the design style and aesthetic that emerged in the mid-20th century, characterized by clean, sleek lines and with an emphasis on function and simplicity. Notable designers include Charles and Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen, Charlotte Perriand and Lucienne Day.

What are examples of modernist architecture?

Modernist architecture emerged in the early 20th century and continued through the mid-1960s. It was characterized by a focus on clean lines, light and function and exploited the use of modern materials such as concrete and plate glass. Examples of leading modernist architects in the UK include Chamberlin, Powell and Bon, Eric Lyons, Denys Lasdun, Jane Drew and Neave Brown.

How do I post a new classifieds Listing?

To create a new Listing, click ‘Add Listing’ at the top of the page. If you don’t have an account already, please create one. Choose the category you would like your Listing to be in and then upload any images and add a description. Each Listing will need to be approved by us to ensure it fulfils our criteria.

How big should my images be?

To avoid images being cropped, please make your files 1600 pixels wide x 1200 pixels high.

How do I close a listing

Creators can close a Listing by clicking ‘edit’ in the Listing. Listings are automatically closed after 30 days.

I’ve seen something I want to buy, how do I pay for it?

All transaction are between the seller and buyer.

When you’ve found what you’re looking for and are ready to buy, keep these tips in mind:
Inspect the item before you send money to the seller.
Be aware of different payment options, and the risks associated with each. We recommend protected methods such as paying for Goods via Paypal.

How do I respond to a Listing?

Simply click the ‘Respond to Listing’ button to send a message to its creator. Please check your Spam folder in case emails end up there.

Do you take a commission on Listings?


How much does it cost to post a Listing?

Whilst the site is in beta mode, listings will be free. After this time there will be a small charge per listing to cover the cost of running the site and ensuring high-quality content.

I run a vintage furniture store, can I post a Listing?

We really want this to be a community space and so will limit any trade ads to two Listings per month. We may review this and create a separate area for Trade Listings.

I make modernist-inspired objects, can I use Modernist Estates Marketplace to sell them?

I’m afraid not, sorry! We think there are plenty of other sites, such as Etsy, that cater for this.

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