Mid-century Modern Interior Design
Since its inception in the late 70’s Mid-century Modern interior design has stood the test of time, which is why we continue to see peeks of this beautiful, streamlined aesthetic in current magazines and in staging. Its poppy, nostalgic vibe with a complete dedication to comfort is what makes this design style a crowd favorite, even after all these years!
Achieving this look is simple as mixing new materials with traditional pieces to add a fresh, yet vintage appeal in your own home. In this blog we go over some tips to help you get started.
Mid-century Modern Color Palette
Mid-century modern style leans towards white walls and medium-toned teak woods, complemented by warmer earth tones like burnt sage, deep reds, mustard yellows, and olive-greens. Contrastingly, vibrant, more playful colors like turquoise, canary yellow and tangerine orange are also used as accents to give a modern twist.
Mid-century Modern Accessories
Accessories are a huge part of the mid-century design and cover a large swath of materials, sizes, textures and purposes. Decorative pieces such as pillows, rugs, clocks, lamps and ceramics often feature oblong circles, hard lines and graphic patterns that together, brings the retro room to life.
Note: It’s important to remember that mid-century modern interiors stick to the form-follows-function principle, adding too many accessories will take away from the designs’ minimal modes.
Mid-century Modern Lighting
When it comes to Mid-century modern lighting there is no shortage of variety, from chandeliers to sconces to table and floor lamps, the assortments and options that truly work in this style is pretty endless. Lighting inspired by this era often include fixtures with electric finishes such as golds, brushed brass, and nickel paired with unique, geometric silhouettes such smooth globes, cones, bare bulbs and cylinders.
At Zaneen Shop, we have a wide collection of Mid-century style lighting for any area or budget.