#midcenturymodern

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Midcentury modern design got its start as Cold War propaganda

Before midcentury was a household name, the State Department used MoMA’s “Good Design” exhibitions to sell the American vision of consumerism abroad.

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What Does Mid-Century Modern Really Mean?

We put together a very high-level overview on the Mid-Mod design movement to provide insight on what makes a piece authentically Mid-Century Modern.

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First look inside the TWA Hotel’s sleek, midcentury-inspired rooms - Curbed NY

Get a peek inside the TWA Hotel’s new hotel rooms, which are inspired by midcentury modern design.

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Midcentury modern homes and buildings can be found in many cities & some may surprise you!

Midcentury modern homes and buildings can be found in many cities across the U.S., and some may surprise you! Let’s take a little road trip, shall we?

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture

Darling '50s trailer home in Palm Springs can be yours for $55K - Curbed

This is everything we love combined into one adorable parcel: a converted 1950s vintage trailer "tiny" home—in Palm Springs. But that’s not all.

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California dreaming: the homes where the spirit of the 60s lives on | Life and style | The Guardian

‘Nobody ever thought of leaving here unless they were carried out’: why many of the original residents of these elegant Marin County homes still live there

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Interior Design

We've certainly been 'Mad' for modern: 'Mad Men's' trend-setting design legacy - LA Times

In its nearly eight years on the air, AMC's period drama "Mad Men" became must-see TV for design professionals and decor fans and, arguably, a boon to the home furnishings industry. The interiors — conceived by production designer Dan

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The Midcentury Architecture of California Modernist John Lautner | Dwell

Architect Helena Arahuete, a longtime colleague of John Lautner's, will discuss the midcentury modernist's legacy as well as her own work at Dwell on Design in Los Angeles on May 30. We've assembled a few of Lautner's most revered works in anticipation.

Visual Arts | Art & Design

12 beautiful airline posters from the 'Mad Men' era from the British Airways Heritage Centre - Business Insider

In the "Mad Men" TV series, fictional ad agency Sterling Cooper memorably creates ads and concepts for airlines including Mohawk and American Airlines.

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Vacation like 'Mad Men': Mid-century homes you can rent

TV's Mad Men, which enters its final season this month, has been lauded for its emphasis on visual authenticity. From Don's narrow ties to the evocative interiors he inhabits, the show has come to embody mid-century style.

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Hillside Mid-Century Home Renovation in Texas | Dwell

An architectural designer and an artist harnessed the collective power of their design firm to remake a dilapidated mid-century gem into a hillside perch for their family.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Interior Design

This Modern Mailbox Was Made for Midcentury Lovers | Dwell

You might not expect a mailbox to have a story behind it, but most mailboxes are not the Midcentury Modern Mailbox from modbox USA. The Kickstarter-funded box was inspired from founder Greg Kelly’s frustration that there weren’t any mailboxes that com

Architecture & Interior Design | Mid-Century!

'Mad Men's' Kevin Rahm sells 1950s home in Studio City - LA Times

Actor Kevin Rahm has sold his house in Studio City for $900,000. Set on a cul-de-sac and surrounded by mature trees, the 1951 Traditional-style home features an open floor plan, two brick fireplaces, a formal dining room, two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The single-story house, with a porch-sheltered front door, retains a midcentury charm throughout its 1,521 square feet of living space.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Interior Design

To stain or not to stain - should all wood tones match in Max's apartment? - Retro Renovation

Reader Max is about to move into a new apartment in Chicago and has been frequenting estate sales to collect vintage furniture for his new place. He has found several pieces he loves — a dining set, end tables, record player, easy chair and vintage pe

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Interior Design

Ikea Argang Collection reissues limited edition designs from the '50s, '60s, and '70s.

Midcentury modern and Scandinavian furniture designs seem as ubiquitous, relevant, and on trend as they did in the middle of the 20th century, and even more so as our gadgets get more futuristic and our interiors have gone decidedly retro (helped along n

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Interior Design

Artful Midcentury Remodels

Renovating a historic home can be daunting, but these seven remodels balance past, present, and future.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Interior Design

10 Easy Ways to Add a Mid-Century Modern Style to Your Home

Ever wondered how you can get a mid-century modern style in your home without moving? Here are 10 amazing ideas to add to your homes décor to achieve the ultimate mid-century, contemporary 1950's style.