1951 mid-century modern home remodel Before & AfterMidcentury Dining Room, Los Angeles

Mid-century kitchen, casual dining room

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earthamama wrote:Nov 17, 2017
  • earthamama

    Thank you!

  • earthamama

    One more question. What did you do for your countertops? We have the same wood ceilings and trying to figure out finishes.

mamoderndoc wrote:Jan 18, 2017
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    Michelle Lord Interiors

    Thank you for your interest in Michelle Lord interiors
    mid-century project. Answer to your question the cabinets are solid walnut wood
    with a
    Natural high-gloss finish custom design.

    Thank you I hope this helps:-)

    Michelle Lord interiors

Renee wrote:Jan 17, 2017

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Flavin Architects added this to Revive the Spirit of Midcentury Modern Design in a New HomeDec 13, 2016

Small but Flowing SpacesMy, how they’ve grown. Homes in the 1950s were dramatically smaller than they are now. In the postwar era, to meet the booming demand for housing while personal budgets remained tight, modest house sizes were the norm. The average size of a new single-family home in the U.S. was less than 1,000 square feet in 1950, according to the National Association of Home Builders. In 2015, the average square footage of a new single-family home had grown to over 2,600 square feet, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.With the cost of construction rising in recent years, it is more relevant than ever to get inspiration from the lesson of the smaller original midcentury modern homes. As shown here, the open and flowing spaces popularized in midcentury modern design combined living, dining and kitchen spaces to make a smaller home seem larger.Smaller and Smarter: An Architect’s Resolutions

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Ross Hinkle added this to 3048 Dona NenitaJun 30, 2019

Exposed ducts, kitchen tile, wood

bhh2212 added this to Texas RennovationsJun 14, 2019

like the balance of wood, but again needs to modernize. bit

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