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Cabin Fever {Salem, MA}

July 11, 2008

I recently came across a new local shop called Cabin Fever and talked to owner Roberta O?Connor who sells mid-century modern furniture and accessories just north of Boston in her historic Salem, MA. She sent over a mini store tour for us since her website is still under construction (it currently only lists general information).

Cabin Fever {Salem, MA}
What makes Cabin Fever so unique? All of their vintage furniture is imported from Brazil! Now there’s a twist for ya! Why Brazil? O?Connor loves the Jacaranda Rosewood and Honey Caviuna woods and hand selects each piece for Cabin Fever. As a native of Brazil, her appreciation for rich, tropical wood runs deep and she thinks that it only enhances the beauty of mid-century lines and that because Americans are just starting to discover the wealth of Brazilian furniture and architecture from the 50?s and 60?s that Cabin Fever is the perfect place to showcase some of it.

Brazilian designers like Sergio Rodrigues, Giuseppe Scapinelli, Novo Rumo and Branco e Preto are all represented in the collection. “These designers are starting to gain renown in the United States, just as Eames, Saarinen and Jacobsen have represented mid-century modern design,? O?Connor says.

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In addition to Brazilian finds, Cabin Fever also carries DwellStudio, Jonathan Adler, Perch, Thomaspaul, and Publique Living to name a few. Local artists will also have a chance to sell their wares as handmade prints and accessories will soon be offered.

Congratulations on your new store, Roberta! And Boston locals — Why not take a trip up to Salem this weekend?

(images from cabin fever)






3 Comments

  • Reply Tati Viana July 11, 2008 at 11:51 pm

    I’m brazilian too! :D
    You know… We are the best ^^!

  • Reply Julie July 18, 2008 at 2:48 am

    I’ve wanted to check this store out. I live in Salem, MA.
    I’ve started a new blog and was planning to feature them at some point. Good Luck Cabin Fever! I love to support local shops.
    Check out my blog if you have a moment… http://www.shelterinteriordesign.blogspot.com

  • Reply Jeanie Nelson July 18, 2008 at 6:57 pm

    I LOVE that coffee table! I find it awesome to see a single piece of furniture that by itself could make a whole room gorgeous, not to mention the comments that it would never cease to evoke from visitors. They prove that sometimes you just can’t get the look for less.

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