Fans of Mid Century Modern furniture spur sales for Akron’s Sweet Modern

Sweet Modern founders Adam Krutko, left, and Ronald Higgins first started acquiring midcentury modern furniture for themselves as a hobby.

This is not your grandmother’s davenport.

Perfectly basically it just may possibly be your grandmother’s sofa or at least anyone else’s.

Going for walks into the 2nd-floor showroom of Sweet Modern-day in downtown Akron is like stepping back in time. The furnishings and furnishings in the showroom hark back to the late 1940s to the groovy early ’70s.

The home furnishings is in pristine affliction and appears like brand new.

It is brand name new — properly sort of.

All the furniture and a warehouse comprehensive of other relics of a bygone era across town all begun as a interest for an Akron pair.

Sweet Modern’s founders, Ronald Higgins and Adam Krutko, started attaining midcentury modern furnishings as a pastime to furnish their individual property in Highland Square.