We all need a spontaneous getaway once in awhile, where you get to sit back and relax and enjoy the warm weather with a cocktail or two. What better place to enjoy your mini vacation than Palm Springs, California, the heart of mid-century modern design. Mid-century modern design evoked a lifestyle of simple elegance and informality; with the use of glass, clean and sleek lines, natural and manufactured products that were designed to adapt to its desert environment. Sticking to the essentials when it comes to interior design is crucial when decorating your own space, pick a few pieces you absolutely can’t do without and highlight those items with a few decor accessories. There’s something harmonious about this space, the combination of neutral colors pairing paired with natural materials on a concrete floor just works!

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Urchin Clock - Gold

Karon Mid-Century Sideboard - Long

Mid Century Z Lounge Chair - Grey

Dara Tufted Sofa - Grey

RAR Molded Plastic Rocking Chair - White

Upbeat Table Lamp, Orange

 

The use of vibrant colors in a way that isn’t too overwhelming is what the Mid-century Modern design has mastered, with a few bright pieces makes the space lively and welcoming. The select colors bring the warmth of the desert, inside. Planning the use of the space should be considered before anything else, be innovative so that there is potential for multiple activities to help make your stay memorable. Your pieces don’t need to match, as long as it can compliment each other, it will come together.

Japanese-Inspired Bainbridge Island house dining room and kitchen

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Tarkan Patchwork Rug 9'x12'-Antique Wash

Sunburst Clock - Walnut

Pod Version 1.0 Half Skirt Planter - Orange

Karla Lounge Chair - orange

Dara Tufted Sofa - Orange

Kalifa Coffee Table

Take advantage of the space and know your surroundings so it appears like it belongs in the environment. Having an exposed concrete ceiling and dark wood floors, it can be difficult to decide on the type of decor. It’ll either be a hit or a miss. In this case, it’s better to play safe, neutral and soft colors that have unique forms can really make the space a one of a kind. Design the space as if you were trying to adapt to your surroundings like this space did!

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Arco Floor Lamp - Adjustable Arm and White Square Marble Base

Pelican Chair -Wheat

Cite Lounge Chair

Fisher Dining Table Chrome

Bobotu Coffee Table with Dual Storage

 

It’s hard to let go of the past when it was when you had the best times, with Mid-century Modern design, you never have to. Mid-century Modern merges the past and future, which is difficult to do in any circumstance. Respecting the past but still bringing it into the future successfully is what Mid-century Modern does best. Designing your space Mid-century Modern doesn’t always mean you have to stick with the “home-y” atmosphere with multiple colors, this space reinterprets Mid-Century Modern through a chic approach. By using less color and having metal and leather materials for a classy and sophisticated look. It’s still a Palm Springs Hideaway!

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Cyclone Dining Table

Caboche Pendant Lamp 25.6" Dia -Yellow

Mid Century Tufted Bench - White Leather

Todd Side Table

The Grizzel Coffee Table

Chek Night Stand

Mid Century Tufted Bartha Lounge Chair

Mid Century Modern Tufted Sofa - Black Leather

 

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