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Sale On Pan Am And Retro Clocks (Daylight Savings Special)!

Uptown Block Party, Pan Am Sale, and All Clocks on Sale (Daylight Savings Special!)

We hope you can join us at today’s Uptown Block Party, at King and Fayette Streets.  Food, raffles, activities, product demonstrations, and much more!  Check out everything going on below and on Facebook.

Acme will be demonstrating furniture and leather care products from Christophe Pourny, author of “The Furniture Bible,” and offering 10% or more off Pourny products!

Pan Am Sale-15% Off!  Huge Shipment Just Arrived.
Great gifts!  Get some of your holiday shopping done early!
Acme has just received a huge shipment of great Pan Am gear.  These high-quality products recall the heyday of the jet age.  Functional, eye-catching, and well-crafted, our Pan Am gear are great for daily use and also make great gifts. This weekend, we are offering 15% off all Pan Am gear in stock.

From luggage tags to passport covers to laptop bags, Pan Am products are great as stocking stuffers or gifts, The prices range from $11 to $157, before this weekend’s 15% discount.  Examples include:
 

 
 

Retro Clock Sale – 15% Off All Clocks!
Daylight Savings Time Special – Remember to Set Your Clocks Back Tonight!
In observance of Daylight Savings Time this weekend, we are having a sale on all clocks at Acme — 15% off!  Remember to “fall back” one hour tonight or tomorrow!  And also remember to check or replace the battery in your fire/smoke and carbon monoxide detectors!  Acme has a wide variety of vintage and modern retro clocks, including a large selection of clocks in the style of George Nelson’s iconic timepieces.  Clocks also make great gifts and housewarming presents.

  
 

We hope to see you this weekend!

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Acme is located at 1218 King Street, just a few blocks from King Street Metro Station and about eight blocks from Old Town’s historic Market Square.

Please note our store hours:  Fridays 3pm to 7pm, Saturdays 11am to 6pm, and Sundays 11am to 5pm.

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All Eames And Herman Miller Items On Sale – Furniture, Lighting, And More!

SALE ON ALL EAMES AND HERMAN MILLER!
From Classics Designed by Ray and Charles Eames, to the famous Aeron.

“I truly believe that we’re about to enter a second golden age of design.  The first one was in the ’50s and ’60s, when designers like Raymond Loewy, Charles Eames, George Nelson, and Dieter Rams were shepherds of the brands they were working with.”
— Yves Behar

 

10% to 20% Off Sale – Eames and Herman Miller
Everything in our store designed by Ray and Charles or manufactured by Herman Miller is on sale, with a minimum of 10% off.  Other designers represented in the Herman Miller line include such icons as George Nelson and Yves Behar.

Examples of sale items include:


Eames Aluminum Group Executive Chair, in Cygnus Mesh, 15% off.


Newer Eames DCM Chairs, 15% off.


Early vintage Eames DCM chairs, 20% off.


Eames Aluminum Group Lounge Chair, in Cygnus Mesh, 15% off (2 available).


The striking and functional Leaf Personal Light, designed by Yves Behar for Herman Miller, 15% off.


Herman Miller “Burdick” desk system, 20% off.


Eames Aluminum Group Manager Chair, in black leather, 15% off (3 available).


Rare vintage fiberglass Eames PSC Chair, 20% off.  “Many collectors’ hearts go pitter pat when they come across on of these authentic Herman Miller Eames Chairs from the 1960s.”


Herman Miller Eames round coffee table, veneer top with aluminum base, 15% off.


Eames Aluminum Group guest/side chair, in black Cygnus Mesh, 20% off.


Vintage George Nelson for Herman Miller “Swag Leg” table, polished aluminum/laminate, 10% off.

FEATURED MODERNICA ITEM
We are going to occasionally highlight a different Modernica item, to provide a glimpse into the thousands of customizable options Acme has available as an authorized Modernica dealer.  Modernica, based in California, makes a wide range of furniture, ceramics, and lighting.  We have a limited selection of floor samples, along with fabric swatches, wood samples, and fiberglass chips that allow us to work with customers to custom-design the perfect combination.  


The Modernica Case Study Storage Units
“The Case Study Furniture® Storage Units are fully customizable, with a choice of finishes, colors and functions for every element.  They range in size from a single module to 20 modules!

 

Choose from a variety metal finishes, wood tones, and 37 different fiberglass panel colors!


Come in to Acme and let us design one of these beautiful units just for you!

Acme is an authorized dealer of Modernica.

SPECIAL EVENT TOMORROW!!! DOGGIE TRICK OR TREAT!!!
Acme is one of over 30 participants in this special event on Sunday, sponsored by The Dog Park.  Stop by their store at 705 King Street for a goody bag and map or participating locations, then stroll through Old Town and collect the loot!  Prizes, awards, and more!


We hope to see you this weekend!

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The store is located at 1218 King Street, just a few blocks from King Street Metro Station and about eight blocks from Old Town’s historic Market Square.

Please note our store hours:  Fridays 3pm to 7pm, Saturdays 11am to 6pm, and Sundays 11am to 5pm.

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Check our Facebook page or stop by our locations to see many more gifts, furniture and household goods.

If you have any questions or would like additional information on these or any other items, please feel free to call us at 703-836-0333.

Be sure to follow Acme Mid-Century + Modern on Facebook to get the latest on new inventory and in-store events.

Old Town Location:
1218 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
In the heart of historic Old Town’s shopping and dining district

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What’s New At Acme!? Art, Tables, Lights, And Much More!

“They say that the best furniture and clothing design from the ’50s and ’60s is Scandinavian or Milanese.”
—Christian Lacroix

New Inventory at Acme
We have more great new inventory at Acme, including coffee tables, a vintage arc lamp, and artwork.  Here’s a preview:

 


Tolomeo table lamps, by Artemide of Italy.  Special pricing, on sale for $120 each!

Upcoming Special Event:
Uptown Block Party

Coming November 3, the second iteration of the Uptown Block Party!  An upgrade from partying with the downtown hoi polloi.  More information on the event’s Facebook Page.

We hope to see you this weekend!
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The store is located at 1218 King Street, just a few blocks from King Street Metro Station and about eight blocks from Old Town’s historic Market Square.

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Discover Big Savings At Acme This Weekend!

DISCOVER BIG SAVINGS THIS WEEKEND AT ACME!
All Art on Sale, and Big Discounts on Large Items!

“I truly believe that we’re about to enter a second golden age of design.  The first one was in the ’50s and ’60s, when designers like Raymond Loewy, Charles Eames, George Nelson, and Dieter Rams were shepherds of the brands they were working with.”
— Yves Behar


“The sale is thiiiisss big!” 
–Nauga“BIG LARGE” AND ALL ART ON SALE AT ACME
To make room for incoming furniture inventory, we are combining two sales this weekend:   one of our “Big Large” sales (on large items) plus all art is on sale (20% off).  Not all items are marked with a discount — mention you are a newsletter subscriber to receive our best price!

The sale will help us make room for some exciting new incoming inventory.  Examples of sale items include:


Vintage Norwegian free-standing wall system, $300 OFF.

 
Vintage Raymond Loewy drop-front desk, $800 OFF.


Vintage Raymond Loewy Dresser (2 available!), $1000 OFF.

 
Vintage rosewood bookcase/desk unit, by Hundevad of Denmark (off-site), $300 OFF.

 
Vintage Peter Danko dining table and chairs, $200 OFF chairs, $200 OFF table, extra $100 OFF if buying both.


Herman Miller “Burdick” desk system, $500-1200 OFF, depending on configuration.


“Kubik” leather sofa, by Gerard van den Berg, $400 OFF.


Large vintage teak desk, $350 OFF.


Long vintage Danish rosewood credenza, with tambour doors (off-site), $500 OFF.


Large (6-seat) Burke tulip dining table, with 6 “Propeller” chairs, $300 OFF.


Large (6-10 person) vintage rosewood/mahogany/walnut dining table, by Milo Baughman, with leaf, $300 OFF.

We have lots of art at Acme, all at 20% off this weekend!  Paintings, sculptures, lithographs, and more, including both vintage and contemporary.  Some examples:

       
FEATURED MODERNICA ITEM
We are going to occasionally highlight a different Modernica item, to provide a glimpse into the thousands of customizable options Acme has available as an authorized Modernica dealer.  Modernica, based in California, makes a wide range of furniture, ceramics, and lighting.  We have a limited selection of floor samples, along with fabric swatches, wood samples, and fiberglass chips that allow us to work with customers to custom-design the perfect combination.  


The Modernica Case Study Alpine Shelf
“The Case Study Furniture® Alpine Shelves feature the simple and fluid lines synonymous with the Alpine line. Each shelf is constructed from North American maple ply and is finished between two layers of rich North American walnut veneer. The shelves are gently capped with understated curves. Turned, solid North American walnut dowels lift and separate each shelf.  The piece is meticulously molded, turned and built in-house by our master woodworkers.”  From $1255.50.


We hope to see you this weekend!

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The store is located at 1218 King Street, just a few blocks from King Street Metro Station and about eight blocks from Old Town’s historic Market Square.

Please note our store hours:  Fridays 3pm to 7pm, Saturdays 11am to 6pm, and Sundays 11am to 5pm.

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Check our Facebook page or stop by our locations to see many more gifts, furniture and household goods.

If you have any questions or would like additional information on these or any other items, please feel free to call us at 703-836-0333.

Be sure to follow Acme Mid-Century + Modern on Facebook to get the latest on new inventory and in-store events.

Old Town Location:
1218 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
In the heart of historic Old Town’s shopping and dining district

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New Inventory And Vintage/Modern Custom Pillow Line At Acme!

Acme’s Cool New Vintage/Modern Pillows!

Acme is pleased to carry a new line of custom pillows, designed in collaboration with Ms. B Designs.  These pillows are available in a range of vintage, new, and modern fabrics, in a variety of sizes.  Standard down/feather fill, with other bespoke options also available.

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Fabrics range from high-quality modern materials from Maharam, Knoll, and others, to select vintage and rare materials offered as limited edition pillows and sets.


“Stardust” limited edition 3-piece set.


“Phylis Diller Limited Edition,” 1/1, 24″ x 24″.


“Venn,” pillow, 14″ x 20″.


“Molecular,” 18″ x 18″.


“Tangrams on Blue,” 18″ x 18″.

Come in and check out our many in-stock and custom-order pillow options!  We can help you design the perfect pillow to complement your decor.  Here are some more samples:

  

New Inventory!
We have new inventory coming in to Acme every week.  Here is a representative sample of some of the items recently added to our King Street store:

Small vintage stacking record/magazine storage cabinet, in teak.

Vintage Knoll Saarinen side table, with marble top.
Incoming soon:  vintage Norwegian teak credenza/sideboard, in great condition. 
Two really cool new storage options, from Modernica.  Acme is an authorized Modernica dealer, and offers 10% or more off list prices!

We hope to see you this weekend!

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The store is located at 1218 King Street, just a few blocks from King Street Metro Station and about eight blocks from Old Town’s historic Market Square.

Please note our store hours:  Fridays 3pm to 7pm, Saturdays 11am to 6pm, and Sundays 11am to 5pm