Mid-Century Style is the new ‘new’! Discover everything about this design!
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The enduring popularity of the Mid-Century Modern style is based on many factors. It gave us clean lines, gentle organic curves, a love for different materials and designers that are idolized even today.
The Mid-Century design grew in America based on earlier styles such as Bauhaus which began in Germany, and the International style, which grew from the Bauhaus style in America.
The distinguishing features of this style consist of a classic, understated look, and clean lines with minimal fuss.
First of all, functionality is very important, since form follows function.
Minimal ornamentation and just a hint of gold or nickel elements is also a must!
An exploration of different traditional as well as non-traditional materials and the juxtaposition of different, and sometimes contrasting materials.
Color and Materials
New methods of construction and new materials such as plastic, dramatically influenced later Mid-Century Modern designers. Plastic was used for its own qualities rather than to imitate wooden furniture.
There was a liberal use of traditional material, such as wood, and non-traditional materials such as metal, glass, vinyl, plywood, Plexiglass and Lucite. A vast range of color, including colors from neutral to bold, and a graphic use of black and white.
Mid-Century Modern Designers
There are several Mid-century Modern designers of note, and pieces designed by them have continued to inspire designers who came after them. Furniture pieces inspired by their designs, as well as copies are greatly sought after.
Names like George Nelson, Edward Wormley, Eero Saarinen, Harry Bertoia and Arne Jacobsen are examples of the best-known designers of this period.
How to Furnish in Mid-Century Modern Style
It still takes a lot of time to find mid-century brands. Essential Home, a Portuguese brand from the huge Portuguese group called Covet.
The mid-century modern pieces will guide you to achieve the greatness of the fifties!
Mid-Century Lighting Pieces
Mid-century lighting pieces are the perfect and the needed final touch to achieve the perfect mid-century living room décor!
DelightFULL offers us the perfect mid-century lighting collection. The Heritage collection inspired by mid-century design and the jazz music is the perfect choice and it has lamps for every taste!
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