Give your version of midcentury style a more personal look by letting your home’s geographic location influence the design. For this house in Austin, Texas, for example, designer Christen Ales, chose colors and motifs that nod to the southwestern site—and yet still have a midcentury look. “The décor mixes fun bohemian patterns and textures, like this wallpaper from Cavern Home, with modern and more traditional Mexican style furniture silhouettes for a clean, but eclectic look,” she says.
Polished with tons of character and fun, this sitting room offers a unique style. Red walls with mirror accents set the stage for this creative space. The color story is spread to the floor by red and black chairs that accompany a zebra print rug. Large white vases flank a versatile dresser that provides storage and charm, making this room perfect for just about anything.
Various prints are framed and matted in white, creating an artful display that contrasts the deep black walls in this dramatic sitting room. A chair upholstered in a bold black and white damask fabric adds a touch of whimsy to the space.
Black and White Contemporary Sitting Room With Lilies
This east-facing morning room makes a stylish impression with its imaginative mix of blacks and whites. As a nod to the owners’ love for travel and storytelling, an Ingo Maurer fixture features 40 phrases in multiple languages scribbled upon squares of Japanese rice paper.
In this corner of the room, a ruby-red canvas commands attention. Two armchairs below add to the eclectic aesthetic, though their small-scale prints keep all eyes on the artwork. A bookshelf proudly displays a mix of modern and vintage accents unique to the client.
A stylish place to relax and converse with friends, this girls' sitting room includes a midcentury modern sofa, black and white striped armchair and a gallery wall with inspirational quotes and artwork.
Much like the Museum of Modern Art, this New York living room feels effortlessly curated, with a Greco-Roman bust and pop art-inspired wallpaper driving the design. A midcentury modern armchair invites the homeowner to sit and reflect in his private gallery.
Elegant Sitting Area With White Transitional Armchair
A black and white palette is complemented with pops of green, making this seating area both elegant and lively. The white chair is detailed with black wood trim and accented with an oversized graphic throw pillow. A modern end table and quirky art add dimension and personality to the space.
The luxurious furniture in this sitting room mirrors the beauty and serenity of the nature outside. The linen furniture helps bring the relaxing feel to the space, while the white top and the metallic legs of the table reflect the sunlight that pour in through the floor to ceiling windows facing the beach making the space the perfect place to relax and enjoy the view.
The owner wanted to incorporate her own art into her overall theme throughout Found boutique. Her unique style is represented through the watercolor art and fabulous geometric wallpaper. She also wanted to incorporate her love of pattern and gold, so she used a Lucite and brass bench that has a faux serpent fabric.