Minimalism. Simplicity. Practicality. Mid-century modern home decor has seen quite a resurgence in popularity in recent years. It’s no wonder why the look is so popular, with the clean lines, bold colors, and fun design concepts that are typical of the time period. Let’s explore 6 of the hottest mid-century modern living rooms we’ve seen.
via Zillow Digs
This crisp white stunner has some serious wow-factor. The bright white furniture and walls are softened by the warm, grey entertainment feature. While a room like this might not be ideal for everyone, it could be the perfect fit for a modern home focused on high style and drama.
Down to Earth
If understated and timeless is more your style, this warm take on the mid-century living room is sure to please. A cozy fireplace and rich materials, like soft leather and dark wood, make this the perfect spot to curl up on a winter afternoon.
A more typical living room look from the 1950’s-1960’s, this comfortable space is full of authentic style. The funky wallpaper softens the room while the unique end-grain wood flooring mirrors the angular lines of the furniture. Betty Draper would fit in nicely on this fabulous tweed chair.
A Must Have
No mid-century modern home would be complete without the classic Eames chair and ottoman. The design staple is as desirable and sought after as it was 50 years ago.
Sunken living rooms were all the rage in retro homes. This one, complete with super simple decor and light, airy colors, has a great Brady Bunch-esque feel. The room is grand with high ceilings and yet the calming color scheme full of warm textures is easy to settle into.
Bold is Beautiful
Who says simple design has to be bland? This modern beauty shows us how easy it can be to blend earthy wood tones and simple, minimal lines with bright, unexpected pops of color. Even though the blues and greens are intense, the gentle contrast with their surroundings keeps the space cool and serene.
When designing your mid-century living room, you can be sure that no matter which take on the style you decide on, it is sure to be a timeless, smart space. Have fun and play around with the different directions the look can go and you are bound to end up with a charming, vintage-style beauty like the 6 we have discovered today.
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