1162 mid century Stories
Houzz Tour: Whole-House Remodeling Suits a Historic Colonial
Extensive renovations, including additions, update a 1918 Georgia home for modern life while respecting its history
"hion 'mid-century' furnishings here and there. Overall the house is very attractive... since the mid century. It has its place. I also like modern furniture if its done right... loves mid century modern I totally get what the home owner and designers were trying... article on a mid century modern home with a colonial interior. Just sayin!? Perfect! Please... of the century craftsman or colonial, but ended up buying a large piece of land in..."
Tickled Pink in the Bathroom
We asked you to show us your vintage pastel bathrooms — and you responded with a tsunami of photos and comments
"unique mid-century home design past! In reference to kennedytarheel's comment above:... adore mid-century modern most anything!... .The first 2 pictures are of my master... preserve mid-century style- no haters over there ;-) I am with the person who commented... wanted a mid-century bathroom. If my home had one of those bathrooms, I would embrace... a 21st century bathroom with vintage pink fixtures. But, hey many of you did. I take..."
Houzz Tour: Major Renovations Aid a Usonian Home
Its classic lines got to stay, but this 1950s home's outdated spaces, lack of privacy and structural problems got the boot
""pink mid-century bathroom") but almost everyone I knew said not to touch it. I... classic mid-century modern home a refresh. The alternate is, more often than not,... Geyer mid century modern home in Racine so I can be part of the tour someday. Su... house! Mid century and Frank are my favorites and this is a great example of up to... find a mid cent. home....i'll hire dahlia I am inspired! @omore re: bedroom furniture..."
'Pan Am' Inspires Flight Back to 1960s Design
"ideas for mid-century modern? It always seems a little forgotten. We love succulents... on my mid century landscaping too. There are lots of great landscape ideas here... well for mid century. These are some I liked: http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/5541... find my mid-century modern inspiration from old magazines and books. Try looking at... Inspiring Mid-Century Homes Let's reintroduce the richness of wood finished walls that..."
Unexpected Bathroom Design Ideas
"in our mid-century ranch. So far, we've only gotten through demolition (check out... for some mid-century inspiration (I'm there right now)! P.S. Do you ever attend the... I know mid-century is big right now, It is not me!! This is our last house, the one... decorated in mid-century, sorry kids hope it sells..lol. I loved the bear rug in the bathroom..."
Houzz Tour: Let's Be Transparent Here
Expansive glass and a new floor plan celebrate a midcentury modern home's openness and connection to nature
"of my mid-century and I love it. The terrazzo was salvageable every where else. Another... many mid-century homes originally had a light terrazzo floor, so the white epoxy... really like mid century, I only see a few chairs and tables in this house? I suppose no... screams mid- century. And why, oh why must there always be comments about cleaning..."
My Houzz: Palm Springs Inspiration in Dallas
"on your Mid-century Ranch. It looks great! You did all the right things. I am a... specialize in Mid-century Modern homes. You gave your home the look that is in demand.... love the mid-century pieces. Love this house. It's very unique. I also love Chantal's... something more mid century but you work with what you got! I'm grateful for my well built..."
My Houzz: Bright Island Style for a Florida Vacation Home
"these "mid century modern" houses were being built (we just called them "modern")... so many mid-century furniture treasures left behind that they could use. The copy... I love mid century modern and even 70's style split levels. I increasingly like modern... love the mid century modern style and the ceilings. Great shade of white. Such fun..."
Old Furniture: Clean, Reupholster or Replace It?
A veteran upholstery cleaner weighs in on the options for found, inherited and thrift store furniture
"of the mid-century modern sofa so you can see the work and details that went into... Pearsall mid-century sofa is awesome. Blawnox Upholstery, would you share information... vintage mid-century modern furniture has (a) stinky furniture and (b) probable increased... on the mid-century sofa is fabulous! My daughter loves the hairy chairy! The best..."
Houzz Tour: Warm, Curvy Modernism in Palm Springs
"favorite mid-century modern designs. The curves, the colors, the view-all make you feel... since the mid-century movement is flourishing there. People are beginning to make d... Springs mid-century modern. I'm not often drawn to the midcentury look, but this place... part of mid century design, At least, I'd say that it was when these homes were built..."
Houzz Tour: ’50s Ranch Redo Could Be a Keeper
An experienced house flipper puts his creative talents to work on an L.A. remodel designed for his own family
My Houzz: Creative Thrifting Beautifies a Texas Bungalow
Secondhand finds and a designer’s gift for reinvention turn a historic-district house into a quirkily elegant family home
"to mix mid century modern and French to balance masculine and feminine. Thanks for... funky and mid-century modern. This doesn't look like good design to me; it's just funky... vintage with mid century modern or simply mixing and matching is not an easy task and it... 9-drawer mid century dresser in the bedroom reminds me of the solid mahogany one that..."
Adding Touches of Vintage Flair
"modern, mid-century modern, eclectic, shabby chic, traditional or just about any other... walls), mid-century, and a traditional guilded mirror. However, I'm not sure what's... and the mid-century desk are as great a pair as blues and browns. This turquoise flat... mixed with mid-century modern and bohemian pieces is balanced very well here. Sometimes..."
Design Calendar: 5 Top January Events
California design, Eames chair collection and more: See what's on the Houzz list of things to see and do in January, 2012
"exhibit on mid-century modern design at the L.A. County Museum of Art. Attend a talk in... California mid-century design in an exhibit including more than 300 objects. Explore how... items from mid-century design legends Ray and Charles Eames. In conjunction with the release..."
Houzz Tour: A Sleek Prefab Warms Up