It’s no secret the the mid-century modern design has become very popular and still trending til this day. The clean lines, pure forms, and natural materials defines the the philosophy of mid-century modern design. It’s aesthetically pleasing and at the same time makes the interior space warm and welcoming. One of the main reasons this particular era has become in such high demand is due to its timeless furniture designs that are now iconic pieces desirable amongst many.

 

Timeless Designs

World renowned furniture designers such as Hans Wegner, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, Arne Jacobsen, Warren Platner and much more has made the mid-century modern era what it is today. Breaking down the necessities of furniture design to its bare essentials became a big movement that has been appreciated by many. Putting comfort as a priority as well as function and aesthetic is what the designers of the mid-century era is known for. Iconic pieces from the past is still very much desired today.

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Color Scheme

Mustard yellow, maroon red, tarragon green, tangerine orange, pewter grey, and blue grass are the most well known color schemes of the mid-century modern era. The warm colors of the era portray a welcoming and homey atmosphere, whether it’s an intimate gathering or special occasion for many, the mid-century modern color schemes work well with any situation. The simple and pure forms of the furniture design go well with the bold yet neutralized colors, compliment each other. A color and/or material that most overlook is the natural wood that is exposed through the interior space that tie it all together.

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Japanese-Inspired Bainbridge Island house dining room and kitchen

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Rugs & Decor

The mid-century modern era loved to accessorize their interior space and has done this successfully by not letting it seem cluttered or bombarded with decor. The simplicity in the furniture design has made it possible for unique and creative decor to be present in an interior space. Iconic decor such as the sunburst clock, hang it all coat rack, and decorative pillows all serve as statement pieces in the interior space.

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Lighting

Lighting fixtures were as important as furniture design in the mid-century modern era. Iconic lighting fixtures such as the grasshopper lamp by Greta M. Grossman, flowerpot lamps by Verner Panton, 3 arm lamps by Serge Mouille, bubble lamp by George Nelson, and more has made all the different in lighting design. It’s creative and unique shapes and forms has paved a new direction for design, function, and aesthetic.

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