How 1940s and 1950s extraordinary collection of houses influenced this century midcentury modern interior design ideas? The main interior designers/architects promoted their core principles: clean lines, warm woods, and bold upholstery hues (often in wooly, menswear-inspired textures), simplicity, openness, and sensitivity to site and nature, and built glass, wood, steel, and fieldstone houses that established architectural modernism as the ideal of domesticity in the 20th century.
Suddenly, less was more, and home decorating was about finding a design where form served function—a philosophy that continues to inspire designers to this day.
In architect Charles Zana’s midcentury home just outside of Paris, a sterling silver Takashi Murakami sculpture stands between the two sections of the living room, and the stainless-steel chaise longue is by Christophe Pillet.
A Richard Pousette-Dart painting surveys the living room of a Bridgehampton, New York, residence created by the architecture, interiors, and landscape firm Sawyer|Berson and furnished by LRS Designs. Next to the fireplace is a pair of 1950s Nino Zoncada armchairs from Van den Akker clad in a Pollack fabric, while Duane Modern club chairs upholstered in a Romo fabric face a custom-made cocktail table by Antony Todd Home.
Inspired by the nostalgic vinyl player and a tribute to all blues, especially to one of the most creative and influential musicians of the 70´s: we present you Hendrix wall lamp. This singular midcentury modern light fixture captures your attention letting you the retro feeling of the acoustics of the Hendrix guitar and reminding us of the high fidelity audio reproductions
In the New York City loft of architect Steven Harris and interior designer Lucien Rees Roberts, monumental bookshelves delineate the living and dining areas.
The perfect color palette for this Spring and Summer. Let yourself be inspired by these colorful decorating ideas and refresh your living room set.
In a Beverly Hills house devised by architecture firm Marmol Radziner with interior design by Boehm Design Assoc., the great room is furnished with midcentury-modern staples like Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona chairs and ottoman by Knoll.
With a mid-century vibe, this ﬂoor lamp is all about fulﬁlling customer’s needs: that’s why it is also easy to set. Its strict form gives elegance and the glow of its complements follows the more actual trends. Evans has three diffusers, each one adjustable in direction.
The living room of the 1960s Beverly Hills home of designer Waldo Fernandez is furnished with a pair of vintage Jacques Adnet club chairs and a rosewood chiffonier by Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann.
If you ever ﬁnd yourself listening to “New York, New York” by Frank Sinatra while drinking a cocktail, this piece will be there. Sinatra’s standing lamp is simply Delightfull’s best design creation.
In the library of a Boston residence renovated by architect Dell Mitchell and decorated by Thad Hayes, André Dubreuil lanterns top the mantel; the ceiling fixtures are 1960s Seguso, and the Edward Wormley sofas are covered in a Larsen fabric.
Have the most stylish meal of your life in this stunning dining room design. NANOOK Dining Room Chairs in a stunning blue shade spice up the set.