A wash of blue—in varying shades—and simple, elegant midcentury furniture makes this living room so welcoming and stylish. Along the back wall, an open shelving unit in white provides lots of storage while keeping the mood airy and light.
A color palette of tan, white and orange combine with masculine-inspired patterns to create a sophisticated living space. A secretary provides storage and doubles as a bar, while guests can relax in the deep-set sofa and tufted bright orange chair.
HGTV Design Star: Midcentury Modern Living Room by Tym De Santo
Former HGTV Design Star contestant Tym De Santo created this living room with a midcentury modern take. Tym's designs have grown since his appearance on the show's first season: "Surprisingly (to me) my 'minimalist' approach to design has grown to include a warmer modern feel," he says. "I am using more texture and color to highlight my interiors, and I love it!"
When all else fails, always know that going all white in a kitchen is best for investment purposes. Due to its versatility, white works with every other accent color in the spectrum, plus it helps reflect light and makes spaces feel more open and airy.
Midcentury Modern Living Room is Comfortable, Sophisticated
Accessorized with bright orange Hermes scarves and equestrian-inspired art, this sophisticated living space evokes a chic, masculine vibe. A velvet-covered tete-a-tete pairs with a tufted leather armchair and chic glass coffee tables for a cozy yet refined space.
Sleek Midcentury Modern Kitchen With Two-Toned Cabinets
With an eye-catching gray-and-white glass tile backsplash, two-toned cabinets, stainless steel appliances and a unique floor pattern, this midcentury modern kitchen stays sleek and stylish. Countertops are mostly bare for a clutter-free look.
Navy Blue Dining Room With Midcentury Buffet and Yellow Rug
This navy blue midcentury modern dining room features burlap on the ceiling. It includes a midcentury buffet table for storage and display, along with a patterned area rug and curtains, both in yellow and white. A custom light fixture hangs above the round wooden dining table.
The designers wanted the wow factor in the foyer of this home, so they added an art piece in the ceiling to draw the eye upward and add texture and dimension. Suspended from the ceiling are white pendant lights that give the space a little bit of modern flair, while a green velvet bench resting beneath a unique wood framed mirror makes the space pop. To give some boundaries to the space, designers added a woven rug.
Midcentury Modern Home Office Utilizes Depth For Cabinets & Workspace
Using different depths for storage cabinets and lighting recesses around the ceiling, making it appear to float, brings sophisticated intrigue through architectural volume and geometric shapes in this home office. Using modern bucket chairs and a futuristic table adds a midcentury modern feel to the overall aesthetic.
The clean, modern cabinets have beechwood surrounds, plywood back boxes and feature soft-close. The cabinet hardware has the look of weathered copper with a blue-green verdigris patina. Antique inspiration is behind the kitchen island, which is clad in a cold-rolled steel wrapped around a plywood substrate for a smooth and durable work surface.
Midcentury Modern Nursery With Yellow Striped Rug, Eames Chair
This midcentury modern nursery features a white crib, blue Eames rocking chair, white Roman shades, and a striped yellow rug. A white nightstand provides storage and supports a blue midcentury modern table lamp.