Midcentury Modern Sitting Room With Stone Fireplace
A rustic stone fireplace can't compete with the retro style in this sitting room. Graphic wallpaper and a starburst clock surround the fireplace, while midcentury modern chairs and a round coffee table form a small fireside seating area.
Posh Sitting Area With Gray Accent Wall and Metallic Sofa
Gray hues are paired with a neutral stone wall and parquet flooring to give this sitting area a luxurious feel. A glass coffee table sits between two midcentury style armchairs and the metallic sofa, while two additional brown leather chairs are placed on either side of the fireplace. A modern chandelier offers a final touch.
Glass-Walled Malibu Sitting Room with Modern Chairs
With its wall of glass, this mod coastal sitting room feels almost suspended over the water. Mid-Century Modern furnishings create a cozy seating area with views of the outdoor dining room and the wide expanse of water beyond. A modern light fixture draws the eye without distracting from the spectacular view.
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.
Glass details in this modern living area define the space and serve its main function of highlighting the spectacular ocean view. In a sitting room, four Mid-Century Modern chairs rest atop a neutral shag rug, offering a prime perch for enjoying the scenery. A unique glass-encased wine cellar divides the sitting room from the modern living room.
Mid-Century chairs with a space-age flair draw the eye and set the tone for this dramatic Malibu sitting room. A wall of glass provides a breathtaking ocean view that's nearly uninterrupted thanks to low-slung furnishings and a clear-glass modern light fixture. A shag carpet grounds the seating area, visually connecting the space to the sandy shore beyond.
Blue and Brown Midcentury Sitting Room With Red Chairs
Sometimes a smaller space can be exactly the right size to experiment with bold patterns and colors. In this sitting room, textured neutral wallpaper is a good jumping off place for the rich blue patterns and red chairs.
Midcentury Modern Sitting Room Features Marbled Ceiling
With matching armchairs, a plush chaise lounge and a Sputnik-style light fixture, this neutral sitting room brings midcentury modern design into the present. Overhead, an elegant marbled ceiling creates visual interest and encourages quiet reflection.
Window Sitting Space With Upholstered Midcentury Modern Chair and Matching Ottoman and Dark Hardwood Floor
The light neutral fabric on this midcentury modern chair and matching ottoman features a soft texture. The accordion curtain drawn back from the window matches the light tan shade creating a lovely contrast with the dark flooring. A plaid pillow brings color to the chair while a simple side table finishes the set up.
Midcentury Modern Formal Sitting Room with White Knoll Boucle Couch
Since this is the first room guests see upon entry to the home, designers went for the wow factor in this formal sitting room. The teal walls and bold rug are fantastic statement pieces that make the space feel warm, but the real treasure in this room is the sofa. A thrift store find, the homeowner wanted it reupholstered in white fabric, but feared that a young child and a dog would destroy the elegant fabric. Eager to make the homeowner's dreams a reality, designers tested many different fabrics for their durability and livability, and the classic Knoll boucle was the winner.
Blue Gray Midcentury Modern Sitting Room With Plush Sectional, Retro Inspired Coffee Table and Patterned Rug
Bare walls give a simple, stylish look to this living room design. A midcentury modern wood coffee table sits over a cream patterned area rug. The blue-gray sectional fits the corner of the room maximizing available floor space. A wood cabinet serving as the entertainment center perfectly compliments the wood stain of the coffee table and chair.