If you are a fan of mid-century modern architecture, you will be happy to know that there are many places in the United States where you can go to see some beautiful examples. Below we have listed the top five places in the United States that you can go to find this type of amazing architecture.
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The cold, smooth clean lines that comes with midcentury furniture look fresh and elegant even when it’s 50 years past their introduction. The furniture livens up almost any type of contemporary design.
The style, which was born back in the 50’s is still relevant these days for the furniture’s use of material, proportion and texture as well as organic shapes. There are a variety of companies today that keeps this fashion going with new designs.
The furniture designs from Adrian Pearsall really stand out since they’re some of the most iconic classics of the mid-century. An avid designer and yachtsman, he created furniture that had shapes that were elegant and adventurous and had amazing fabric patterns.
His elongated, low sofas look inviting and comfortable and yet challenge everyone’s esthetic perceptions. The chairs have soft, thick upholstery and intriguing fabrics and it’s buttressed by woodwork that is sleekly sculptured. The furniture that he offers is comfortable and show a lot of imagination.
The famous Herman Miller Company, which still is existence, created some of the most famous and finest midcentury furniture available. During the middle part of the twentieth century, Ray and Herman Eames’ design work lifted up the company to an iconic rank among the other brands in this type of style.
The creations are valued for good proportions and optimistic minimalism. A lot of the chairs have fiberglass seats that are brightly colored, which resist wear and easily clean up when a spill happens. The metal legs offer increased durability and give the piece a sophisticated airy look.
When someone is looking for mid-century brands that are high in quality, they will often will go to Knoll. This company, renowned because of the alliance they have with Eero Saarinen, who is one of the most famous designers of the twentieth century.
The designs from Saarinen are valued for its architectural inspiration and unorthodox vigor. The tulip chairs made from fiberglass exceed all of the other chairs in the period in fame and popularity. The Knoll furniture line also includes things such as walnut and chrome credenzas, wire and glass coffee tables, and a lot of other unique designs.
When someone is looking for furniture from a mid-century iconic modern furniture brand, they often will go to Broyhill Brasilia. The company’s well-made and highly attractive product line’s centered on items made from wood.
The specialties from the company include dining tables and chairs created in the modernistic, distinctively flowing lines the style is known for. Other things that are prized by buyers are sideboard buffets, credenzas, dressers, mirrors, headboards, and cabinets from the vintage range the company offers. The brand also offers amazing architectural design and sturdy workmanship.
Smooth designs offering rounded corners and clean curves are what characterize this furniture line. Buyers purchase chairs, tables, dining sets, and dressers from this well-known brand. Heywood Wakefield’s furniture often has a tinge that is bright yellow-brown and it’s a signature aspect of the line.
Woodite plastic and chrome chair provide lightweight, colorful seating that is easily moved.
These are just some of the brands that are famous for their mid-century furniture designs. If you are searching for a new furniture option for your home, one that is comfortable and unique, choosing furniture from one of these brands is an excellent idea.
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There is a lot of modern homes that people have found these days and enjoyed using them for their own living spaces. But while many people think of modern homes as something that have been built more recently, there are many that were built a lot longer ago. . Below are nine of the most famous mid-century modern homes.
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One of the places that you can go that gives you the best ideas for mid-century modern decorating are interior design blogs. But how do you which ones have the best information?
Below are the top 8 interior design and decorating blogs that you can visit to get the best ideas and the latest news.
These are all run by people who are well versed in the interior design world and are ready and willing to help you with their expertise.
Take a look and you are going to find many options that you can use for your own decorating in these blogs.
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