If it wasn’t obvious from all the pastel pink sofas and Danish sideboards lingering on your newsfeeds, midcentury-modern decor is still having a moment. Although sleek and timeless, the style can quickly monopolize a room (or make it appear dated) if it isn’t executed with care. The key to making the aesthetic look decidedly non–Brady Bunch is understanding its history and creating an effortlessly modern mix. New to the style but love the look? Learn all about it and get tips from the experts on how to add a Mad Men vibe to your space with midcentury-modern decor.
What is midcentury design?
The movement spanned from about 1933 to 1965 and included architecture as well as industrial, interior, and graphic design. Designers such as Charles and Ray Eames, Harry Bertoia, Arne Jacobsen, and George Nelson created iconic furniture and lighting that are still highly coveted. The architectural style, seen
When it comes to creating a beautiful and stylish space for cooking, a midcentury modern kitchen is a classic style that is completely on-trend. Midcentury style is characterized by clean lines and a dash of warmth thanks to the use of wood and a splash of color or graphic pattern. We have put together a collection of fabulous midcentury modern kitchen designs for you below to help inspire you to bring this style into your own home.
If you have an older midcentury home or ranch house, these fresh ideas will help to inspire you in your renovation process. Below each image, you will find further information and sources such as who the architect or designer was for the project if you would like to get in touch with them for further information or to assist you with your next project.
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Design blogs are filled with countless ideas for interiors. What about ideas for your exterior? How are you planning to envelop your home? Where will your main view look out to, your patio be awash with the smell of, and what will you drive up to at the end of each day? These fifty home exteriors show what it means to have a modern-looking façade. Using combinations of timber, plaster, bamboo, glass and concrete, they shoot up straight in large vertical panels, slither into long horizontal levels, and criss-cross with the forest and palm trees in a myriad of natural settings. Pick your favourite from our top fifty exteriors for yourself.