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.
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.
Dark Front Door, Glass Wall Table and Square Lamp Shade Sconces Over Hardwood Floor Entryway
A simple glass table is dressed with coffee table books, a candle, vases and fresh flowers for a thoughtful entryway display. A circular mirror creates a cool depth illusion with the changing of the frame thickness. Sconce with square lamp shades frame the mirror for a subtle shape contrast. The dark front door is well lit from the lighting fixture mounted above.
The entry of Chris' condo is a mash-up of classic menswear and midcentury modern styles. A black, silver and gold pinstripe wallpaper from Graham & Brown covers the walls while a brass helix-style chandelier purchased for $200 from a flea market lights the space.
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.
Midcentury Modern Details in Open, Bright Hall With Hardwood Floor, Thin Wall Table and White Brick Chimney
Keeping this hall section uncluttered accentuates the spacious, light look of the open floor plan. A dark wood, thin wall table pops against the white wall and matches the exposed beam visible on the ceiling. A simple tabletop display adds just enough personal touch without overpowering the fresh look of the home. A patterned, textured carpet sets a cozy outline for an in-floor fireplace lounge.
Midcentury Modern Kitchen Bar With Large Marble Crack Design, Cream Padded Barstools and Built In Shelves
Large tan marble cracks add personality against the solid, smooth surfaces in this midcentury modern kitchen. Stainless steel barstools with cream seats create a stylish eat-in space at the bar. Built in woodgrain shelving continues into the kitchen cabinets. The woodgrain refrigerator doors match the cabinets allowing it to blend into the design.
Midcentury Modern Hall With Unique Wood Coffered Ceiling, Uncovered Bulb Light Fixtures and Hardwood Floor
Hardwood floor gives a polished finish to this long hallway. Uncovered light fixtures are centered between thin wood frames creating a unique coffered ceiling look. Green and blue hues from a floor rug in a connected room add a touch of color to the space.
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.
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.