The Mid-Century Modern aesthetic is as classic as they come. Its iconic vintage-modern aura has transcended time and is still considered the epitome of stylish. One of the most popular articulation of this style is a Mid-Century fireplace.
Whether it’s your living room, bedroom, or even dining area, a great accent chair can totally reinvent how you perceive the space as a whole. Modern interiors are all about making the eye move around the space, and a beautiful accent chair can provide the perfect way to anchor this look.
Featuring the perfect fusion of vintage and modern, the Mid-Century Modern era has left a mark on our design history thanks to its uniqueness. It has also sprouted a number of design elements that are still being used to spruce up contemporary interior designs.
What happens when you combine the work of I.M. Pei and Eero Saarinen? The result might very well look a Platner masterpiece. Warren Platner enjoyed a stellar career in industrial design before lending some of his genius to furniture design.
Today, I’ll talk about an icon of mid-century furniture design. The man who dramatically redefined design sensibilities. His entire body of work is astonishing! Not limiting himself to furniture, Platner was also behind some of the most enduring pieces of modern architecture.
No one hates pumpkin latte. It’s a universal thing. Just like mid-century modern masterpieces. A universally loved style. A prefabricated style so minimal and that even cynics eventually yield to its nostalgic, neutral warmth.
The Eames lounge chair represents the cornerstone of midcentury modern furniture icons, but its designer status means that not everyone can afford it. This is where knock-offs and replicas come in. Most are just as good in quality and are relatively better price-wise.
Today, more than ever… the mid-century modern look is everywhere. Flip through an issue of Elle Decor and you’ll find that more than half of the featured homes prominently include mid-century furniture pieces. Turn on The Daily Show and you’ll see guests sitting in classic Knoll office chairs.
Today I want to share an inspiring storyabout my friend Rose with you. A few months ago, she decided to host an interior design course in Baltimore, Maryland for women who wanted to learn more about home decor.