If you still think Midcentury Modern Living Rooms are stark, these colorful, playful & even cozy living rooms will make you think again.
Let’s just be honest. As lovely as it is with all that gently curving teak and those clean lines, midcentury modern can indeed be a little stark at times. At its best it is filled with color, art and playfulness. At its worst, it has a bleak Soviet vibe.
These midcentury beauties manage to do it just right. It maintains true midcentury credibility without sacrificing whimsy, personality or color. In some cases they are downright cozy, proving that midcentury does not have to adhere to minimalism to be authentic.
These furnishings have the clean, simple lines of good Danish modern, but the layered patterns and textures in the rugs, pillows and upholstery give it warmth.
The decor is pure midcentury, right down to the Saarinen Tulip Chair and the trio of Nelson lights. But because of the bright white paint and yellow sofa, it is also cheery and welcoming.
Clean, simple and uncluttered with a mixture of textures and patterns.
If the 1970’s counted as midcentury, then this low-slung living room, built around the gorgeous Fireorb fireplace, would be on the mark.
The midcentury modern version of the cozy cottage, complete with patchwork rug.
The pedestal table, the spindle clock and the Jen Risom lounge chairs are all midcentury icons. It feels contemporary.
Even without a lot of color, this impeccably put-together midcentury room has warmth.
A Moebius side table sets the mid-century tone. Contemporary art, bright upholstery & accessories make the room bright and unique.
Some classic pieces — including a shag rug! — a minimalist approach, and a simple tricolor palette combine to a very calm, quiet feel.
Bright, simple and open with all the right icons, but the ceiling is what really makes it.