Modern Retro: Living With Mid-Century Modern Style

Modern Retro: Living With Mid-Century Modern Style

In recent years, mid-century modern furniture, glass, ceramics, and textiles have become hugely popular among those who appreciate the stylish contribution these pieces make to the contemporary home. Modern Retro will inspire you to create a look that combines modern classics by such visionaries as the Eameses, Bertoia, and Aalto with thrift-store finds and the best contemporary design. Created by modern classics dealer Andrew Weaving and design commentator Neil Bingham, with pho Buy Modern Retro: Living With Mid-Century Modern Style at Amazon

Atomic Ranch: Design Ideas for Stylish Ranch Homes

Atomic Ranch: Design Ideas for Stylish Ranch Homes

Atomic Ranch is an in-depth exploration of post-World War II residential architecture in America. Authors Michelle Gringeri Brown and Jim Brown, founders and publishers of the popular quarterly Atomic Ranch magazine, extol the virtues of the tract, split-level, rambler home and its many unique qualities. Atomic Ranch presents twenty-five homes showcasing inspiring examples of stylish living through beautiful color photographs, including before and after shots, design tip Buy Atomic Ranch: Design Ideas for Stylish Ranch Homes at Amazon

Austin Chronicle: Mid-century Modern Heritage Homes Tour

The Austin Chronicle’s Chronique blog interviews architects, homeowners, and more at the Heritage Society of Austin’s May 2008 Atomic City: Mid-Century Modern Heritage Homes Tour

New Scandinavian Design

New Scandinavian Design

From Publishers Weekly
Top designers enjoy celebrity status in Scandinavian culture, and no wonder—their creations have invaded almost every living space within reach of an IKEA. But the region’s old emphasis on plain colors and molded wood are long gone. As this ambitious survey of Scandinavian design affirms, a new generation of artisans has updated the region’s iconic 1950s modernist creations with playful color, technological savvy and pluralistic openness to ideas. The reaso Buy New Scandinavian Design at Amazon

Gio Ponti-style Mid Century Modern Shelving Unit Bookcase

giopontiAt $1450, it’s a bold bet, but eBay has a current listing for a mid century freestanding open bookcase/ shelving unit with three large storage shelves and two removable bottom drawers in the style of Gio Ponti. The piece looks to be in good shape and the seller, modern-lines, has a number of other interesting listings.

Handmade Modern: Mid-Century Inspired Projects for Your Home

Handmade Modern: Mid-Century Inspired Projects for Your Home

From Publishers Weekly
Qualified do-it-yourselfers can go retro with enough projects by legendary designer Oldham to fill entire rooms. Taking inspiration from such mid-century designers and artists as Isamu Noguchi, George Nakeshima, Alexander Girard and Florence Knoll, Oldham revisits modernism in the new millennium. Bold, vibrant, unpretentious and suitable for small urban spaces, Oldham’s pieces for the bedroom, living room and “reading room” play to function as well as form. Pr Buy Handmade Modern: Mid-Century Inspired Projects for Your Home at Amazon

Mid Century Modern Eames Era Retro Steel Wire Bookshelf

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Shop America: Mid-Century Storefront Design, 1938-1950

Shop America: Mid-Century Storefront Design, 1938-1950

Window shopping In postwar America, everything pointed to a bright, shiny future. Sheer optimism and opulence informed everything from automobile design to architecture, infusing design with larger-than-life planes and curves. Storefront design of the era is particularly indicative of this phenomenon, incarnated here in an extensive collection of hand-illustrated shop window designs from 1938 to 1950. These spectacular, often grandiose plans for grocery stores, shoe Buy Shop America: Mid-Century Storefront Design, 1938-1950 at Amazon

Mid Century Modern Burl Bookshelf Cabinet

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I’m Trying To Find A Home Plan Site That Has Mid-century Modern Style Home Plans. Anyone Know Any?

I’ve searched and searched, but I keep getting vintage books on mid-century modern home plans. I’m looking to build a home and I need a home plan that is more recent than that to give to the contractors. As long as the plan loox mid-century modern; tons of windows in the front and lots of open space inside. Any help would be appreciated, thanx.


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