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.
Antique Furniture and Modern Art in Midcentury Modern Foyer
To bring warmth to the foyer, designers combined vintage pieces of furniture with modern art. This makes the space welcoming, but also connects the design to that of the living room. Antique horses on either side of the door usher guests into the home.
Continuing with the midcentury modern design, the upstairs hallway includes hardwood flooring, a dark gray accent wall and black metal railing topped with wood. A sputnik chandelier illuminates the space.
The designers left the staircase and fieldstone planter in their original condition, but added a painted wood screen to separate the stairs from the lower-level family room and bedroom, the latter of which is now used as an office. Pushing out the entry door gave the foyer a bit more breathing room, and new porcelain tile flooring updated the look.
Colorful Kid's Space in Midcentury Modern Family Room
This corner of the family room was made for entertaining the little ones with books and toys. The daughters are fun-loving, creative and artistic, so the designers wanted to give them a vibrant space that incorporated just the right amount of color, pattern and natural texture.
Entertain in midcentury style with this lacquered bar cabinet. Complete with glass shelving and interior lighting, the piece is attractive both open and closed. Brass legs entwine to create a lower shelf that ups the storage capabilities.
The staircase leading into the foyer is an example of midcentury craftsmanship. Dark grey tile was added to accent the staircase's style. The original treads and railing were left, and the handrail was replaced with the wood cap that the client requested for a more authentic finish.
Vintage Horse Statues and Modern Art in Midcentury Modern Foyer
When the doors open into this Midcentury Modern foyer, guests are immediately greeted by two antique horses that add symmetry to this funky space. Antique furniture was added to give the space warmth, while brightly colored modern art, lamps and statues brighten the space by adding color. The giant blue and cream wicker rug in the center of the space adds texture while tying the design together.
The pendants in the foyer were carefully chosen both to stand up to the scale of the high ceilings and seamlessly mesh with the home's midcentury modern roots. The artwork on the back wall is made up of yarn-like designs that add depth to the space.