Living with Mid-century Modern Style – 1920-1970

In recent years have become hugely popular mid-century modern furniture, textile, ceramics and accessories among those who appreciate this style and contemporary home. Its very easy to combine modern classics pieces designed by Eames, Jacobsen and Aalto with thrift-store finds and the best of contemporary design.

In order to create the Modern Retro look in your home you should know some familiarity with the trends, styles and objects of the Modern period. Even if you can’t afford an original piece, today you can find some re-editions as good as the originals and with a better price. You can also look out in your travels for unique, desirable and vintage items by an unknown designer or some piece unsigned that can give to your room a feeling that comes from the past.
The most classics and desirable pieces from Modern style:
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Barcelona Chair by Mies Van der Rohe circa 1929
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Lounge Chair & Ottoman by Charles and Ray Eames – 1956
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LCW plywood chair by Eames – 1946
This post has been updated on 6th Mar 2015

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