An American design movement at it's height in popularity from roughly 1945 to 1969 and a favorite today.
ABOUT THIS STYLE
Mid-century modern style focuses on clean lines with a mix of both organic and geometric shapes.
Organic and geometric shapes.
Mid-century modern style focuses on clean lines with a mix of both organic and geometric shapes. Simplicity rules, and some of the most basic mid-century modern furntiure pieces like coffee tables and chairs are often the most beautiful.
Mid-century modern furniture is generally easy to spot, but when looking for new pieces, go for simple designs with minimal elaboration.
Function over form.
While mid century modern furniture pieces are undeniably beautiful in their simplicity, this style is all about functionality. Generally minimal in looks, no piece is without its purpose.
This attention to functionality also explains why vintage pieces from this era are still circulating today—they were made to last!
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Since 1945, the hype hasn't stopped vet.
Color was also a major component of midcentury style. "We saw the use of color in ways we didn't see before, often either as a bold accent or as a way to make a piece of furniture stand out singularly in a room," Thompson says.
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