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Jeffers Design Group
is the first LEED Platinum home on the central California coast. Located in the Santa Lucia Preserve in Carmel Valley, the home is a modern reinterpretation of mid-century ranch style. JDG’s interiors echo the warm minimalism of the architecture and the hues of the natural surroundings. Photography by
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Love the modern twist with timber
g about Apple is beautiful, efficient and modern, with an intuitive edge. These are all the marks of the theory established by the birth of modernism in the early 20th century."More: Roots of Style: Midcentury Modern DesignMidcentury Styles Respond to Modern LifeThanks, Steve: Apple-Inspired Design Around
appreciate the simplicity and beauty of design seen in Apple," says Rochelle Kramer, a Realtor who specializes in midcentury modern houses. "It's the same appreciation for design seen in midcentury modern." Architect Steven Randel agrees. "If you think about how Apple nearly disappeared in the mid-1990s, then
an example of midcentury modern furniture in a normal, modern looking
Midcentury modern: You love Mad Men (duh) and anything from the mid-1940s to the late ’60s. You love
Knoll, Saarinen or Noguchi. You’re outgoing, and you love cocktail parties and dressing up. You are midcentury modern.
style is …Midcentury modern: You love Mad Men (duh) and anything from the mid-1940s to the late ’60s. You love simple forms, clean lines, natural materials and anything Eames, Knoll, Saarinen or Noguchi. You’re outgoing, and you love cocktail parties and dressing up. You are midcentury modern.
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Beach House Bridgehampton
This is a great example mid-century modern at the beach.
driftwood table driftwood sculpture mid century modern green chair with ottoman
just the right amount of mid-century modern to this room.
Driftwood accents add a modern retro cottage shack vibe
coast, but mixed in mid-century modern furnishings. The result is a fresh contemporary look that is still comfortable, with plenty of room for gathering.
Here the coffee table plays off the large pieces of wood in the corner. These elements work very well with the mid-century pieces in this room
A similar color palette was used here; mid-century modern furnishings recall groovy beach houses from the '60s and '70s, yet it's all put together in a very polished and sophisticated way. The driftwood
Mid-Century Modern Home
This Mid-Century Modern residence was infused with rich paint colors and accent lighting to enhance the owner’s modern American furniture and art collections. Large expanses of glass were added to provide views to the new garden entry. All Photographs: Erik Kvalsvik
Indoor-Outdoor Flow It may sound quaint now, but back in the '50s, the idea of indoor-outdoor living was revolutionary for the average American. Midcentury modern homes took advantage of the new passion for bringing the indoors out and vice versa: wide windows, sliding doors, patios. The idea was to create
Indoor-Outdoor FlowIt may sound quaint now, but back in the '50s, the idea of indoor-outdoor living was revolutionary for the average American. Midcentury modern homes took advantage of the new passion for bringing the indoors out and vice versa: wide windows, sliding doors, patios. The idea was to create
Mid-Century Modern Addition, Truro
interior of Mid-Century Modern Addition, Truro. like openness. Don't like warm wood color- too red and mid-century for us.
2. Mid-century Modern second home on Cape Cod: The original butterfly-roofed wing on the house on this site was designed by Henry Hebblin, who had studied with Eero Saarinen and worked for Alvar Aalto.
This unique mid-century home in Truro, Mass. needed a rejuvenating
So does this one. Especially with that retro-yet-Jensons woodstove suspended in front of it. It's perfect for this mid-century modern home in Truro.
If the 1970s counted as midcentury, then this low-slung living room, built around the gorgeous Fireorb fireplace, would be on the mark.
Modern Living Room
Whole room is great. Modern design (mid-century cabinet, whitewashed mostly) w/ minimal orange (couch) and green accents, dark wood chair against white walls.
I like the scale of the furnishings in this room - more realistic/modern sizing, not too delicate.
Buying Midcentury Modern Furniture NowYou basically have three options when it comes to buying midcentury-modern-style furniture: buy original vintage pieces, buy new designer pieces or buy current pieces inspired by the midcentury aesthetic. Let’s explore the options.1. Hunt down vintage (original)
pieces. This can be a surprisingly affordable way to build up a nice collection of midcentury furniture. Since many iconic pieces have remained in production continuously since the day they were designed (see No. 2, next), the period originals do not cost as much as you might expect. There are exceptions
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Modern Mid century crisp and clean
I love the modern look and clean lines.
Nostalgia Is Good for You But there’s more to our obsession with midcentury modern style than just a return to minimalist necessity. A lot of our preference for a certain style comes from a place in our minds where we don't even
ourselves with. And, surprise, this feeling tends to kick into overdrive right around middle age. So for those people who grew up in homes with midcentury modern furnishings, that can have a big impact on their style choices today. “People begin to reflect on their younger days with nostalgia, which involves
Dallas, TX: Brian and Katherine
I love the bright orange modern shelf that contrasts with
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
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).