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Dallas, TX: Brian and Katherine midcentury-living-room
 

Dallas, TX: Brian and Katherine

Photo: Sarah Greenman © 2013 Houzz

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June 26, 2014
maffei wrote:
Would you please share name and manufacturer of the wall color?
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Christina Kreinbring
Yes please!!! Wall color?
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August 13, 2013
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richjackman
It looks like it's in the Op Art style popular in the 60's. I'd look on poster websites in that genre.
    Bookmark   September 10, 2013 at 3:34PM
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July 23, 2013
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Its a real photo that I took of a living roon in Dallas, Texas. Thanks for your question.
    Bookmark   July 23, 2013 at 1:46PM
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July 17, 2013
meichleay wrote:
What is the base of the sofa made of?
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Sarah Greenman
Plastic. Thanks for your question!
    Bookmark   July 28, 2013 at 4:59PM
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December 30, 2012
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Barbara Benjamin
The shelving was called umbro. I had it In white but it turned yellow from sun exposure
    Bookmark   May 18, 2014 at 9:58PM
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gabermejo
Correction: the shelving system is called UMBO, designed by Kay Leroy Ruggles.
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December 23, 2012
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Sarah Greenman
The sofa was custom made and upholstered based on a vintage style.
    Bookmark   April 3, 2014 at 5:43AM
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hypnokeka
Wow its the closest thing to the sofa I just bought I've been able to find! I'm looking for reupholstery options. Thanks.
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A bright orange modular shelving system dominates the back wall of the living room. Chrome accents and geometric art pop against the gray wall. "Brian's addiction to the modular shelving is out of control," Katherine says. "He's been collecting them for years, and we have them all over the house in various colors."Wall paint: High Speed Steel, Valspar
Mitchell Parker added this to Why We Love Midcentury Modern Design
Simple Times Call for Simple DesignsOK, so since the dawn of human civilization, we have looked to the past for inspiration. But that doesn’t explain an obsession over midcentury modern and not, say, whatever was going on in the 1980s. Or why more people don't have Sphinxes in front of their homes. Peteran points out that both the Bauhaus and the midcentury modern movements came about after two major world wars. “No money, no materials, accelerated rebuilding requirements — practical reasons that lead to an innovative use of minimal resources,” he says. In other words, tough times produce innovative designs out of necessity. During the 1950s much of the world was depleted financially and emotionally. But spirits were high. Good seemed to have triumphed over evil, and the opportunity to pave a new way of life presented itself. The designs that came about were simple and therefore timeless. There was "also an emotional rebellion to the ornament that was prevalent at the time,” Peteran says. In light of the tough economic years many countries have experienced just recently, many people have simplified their lives — much like people did after World War II. That's why fuss-free midcentury designs have made a strong comeback (and why the DIY movement is so strong).
Darker, deeper hues can lean toward red and brown. The most saturated oranges will feel more muted when surrounded by cool grays and other neutrals.

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