Vintage Objects & Modernist Home Decor

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Vintage Objects & Modernist Home Decor

955 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Chris Ferebee

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Chris Ferebee


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luv2buy on Nov 12, 2013

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Outstanding Products & Service * Highly Recommended Seller To All ~ Thank You!

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Former artist / furniture designer returns to his roots in the search and rescue of fine vintage objects.

With a unique and ever-changing selection, Cathode Blue specializes in 20th Century design objects and home decor: from natural curiosities to kitsch to investment-quality modernist design.

Bio -

A community college drop-out, Chris Ferebee is a self-taught artist, photographer, graphic designer and furniture/product designer, who has designed award-winning, internationally recognized furniture designs since debuting in 1999 through his NYC design studio, 521 Design.

His work has been included in many books on design including the prestigious design annual, International Design Yearbook, MoMA's The Design Encyclopedia, Ultimate New York Design, and Bent Ply: The Art of Plywood Furniture. His work has been exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Milan, Copenhagen and Cologne.

Ferebee has also been represented by the stock photo agencies Photonica/Getty Images and Graphistock since 1992 where he has had works published by such diverse clients as IBM, Microsoft, Knopf, Random House, Sony, Saatchi & Saatchi, and American Express.

Ferebee continues to focus on new areas of art and design including the online shop, Cathode Blue, which offers a unique selection of vintage modernist design, found objects, vintage books and art. Recent projects include design proposals for music industry icons Fender and Gretsch Guitars

Art & design related work by Chris Ferebee can be viewed here:

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    Owner, Curator, Collector

Shop policies

Last updated on May 30, 2015
Welcome to Cathode Blue.

We love what we find and we want to pass that on to you - to continue the life of each object we offer.

We specialize in vintage design objects with edited selections ranging from Primitive, Vintage Industrial, Art Deco, Streamline, Machine Age, Mid-Century Modern, Pop, Kitsch, to our own Repurposed and Originals. New items are added all the time. We place particular emphasis on all of our items' condition - offering pieces in the best possible condition. We do our best to accurately describe the items you see in our shop, however, as they are vintage objects, some possible signs of age and wear are to be expected, especially the ones that are rusty & crusty. We will make note of any and all flaws or condition issues if there are any to our knowledge, however we can't guarantee the life of a vintage piece, particularly ones that are electronic or mechanical. If you would like more photos or any further information concerning any of our pieces, we will be happy to provide that.

If you don't see what you're looking for, give us a shout, it's possible we may have it and just don't have it listed yet. We are also compiling a "Wants" list for our customers, so if you're looking for something in particular or are in need of a specific prop, let us know. If and when we run across it, we'll get in touch with you right away.

Thanks for stopping by!

Accepted payment methods

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  • Pay with American Express
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We accept payments via Paypal as well as Money Orders and Personal Checks. Payment via Paypal is required within 24 hours after purchase, otherwise your order will be cancelled and relisted. However, if you need more time because of extenuating circumstances, please contact us and we'll be happy to work with you! Paying by check or money order - we ship as soon as check payment clears.
All orders are securely packed and shipped within 24-48 hours of cleared payment.

US orders are shipped via UPS, USPS Priority or USPS Parcel, depending on item. Please allow up to 7-14 days for delivery.

International customers - we ship worldwide! Please contact us prior to purchase so that we can quote a rate for you if yours is not listed.
International orders are shipped via First Class International Mail or Priority International depending on size & weight. Please allow 1-3 weeks for delivery.

*Please note, although we take great care packaging each item sold, we cannot be held responsible for items lost or damaged in shipment. We purchase insurance for all items over $100.00, but if you would like your (under $100) item insured, please contact us ahead of your purchase so that we can add that cost into the shipping charge.
Refunds and Exchanges
Please ask any questions you may have before you make your purchase as we do not accept returns. But we're flexible; in certain instances (which will be determined on a case by case basis) we will accept exchanges for store credit or an item/s of equal value (customer pays shipping).
Additional policies and FAQs
Inquire about commissioning original art, graphic design services and furniture / product design. Examples of my design work, art and photography can be viewed at

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