Mid-Century Modern Home Design Ideas Inspired by interior design trends from the middle of the 20th century, mid-century modern style homes feature open spaces, clean lines and iconic furniture from designers like Eero Saarinen and Charles and Ray Eames.
Since mid century modern design has its roots in architecture and its furnishings were originally created to highlight the era's design sensibilities, here's a quick rundown of the architectural details you'll want to highlight to inject your home with mid century modern interior design effortlessly:
Mid-century modern essentially launched the quest for a clean, uncluttered look. View in gallery Geometric shapes are a staple of mid-century modern design, and this sofa is a good example. View in gallery Another example of different geometries at play is this sofa and tables from Petite Friture.
Mid-Century Modern house plans are growing in popularity from New York to LA and everywhere in between. These plans include historic Eichler designs from the 1960s, as well as recent home plans inspired by the iconic "Case Study" modern houses in Los Angeles of the late 1940s and early 1950s.
The mid-century modern style was popularized the 1950s and has yet to leave-for good reason. Defined by simple forms, organic influences, high functionality, and minimal ornamentation, the style has an undeniably timeless appeal. Plus, with a few simple tweaks, you can easily infuse your living room with a mid-century modern vibe.
Mid-Century Home is an online magazine focused on sharing our passion for mid-century design and architecture. We also cover modernist architecture to show how it influenced mid-century as well as contemporary architecture and design.