The kitchen was renovated to reflect stylish, midcentury modern design. Floor-to-ceiling cabinets provide essential storage, and a long island serves as place to prep and dine. Bertoia barstools and light hardwood floors complete the fresh, open design.
Custom Harry Bertoia chairs with Edelman leather fit easily with a floating bathroom vanity. Black strié Farrow & Ball wallpaper, plus an onyx tile mosaic "rug," add top notes of pattern that don't overwhelm the space.
“The update of a Midcentury home in Carmel, California had multiple goals, bringing 21st century comfort and LEED-certified energy efficiency to an older home, without increasing the footprint or sacrificing its vintage appeal,” says architect Mary Ann Schicketanz of Studio Schicketanz. Choosing Midcentury furnishings like the classic Bertoia Diamond Lounge Chairs, designed by sculptor Harry Bertoia for Knoll in 1952, helped create a look in keeping with the home’s architecture
Wood-grain lower cabinets balance the bright white uppers and countertops in this casual, modern kitchen. Stylish Bertoia bar stools at the island and green Panton chairs in the dining area add color and glamor.
A stained butcher block island creates a gathering place in the Atlanta townhome of a couple who loves to entertain. The wood, brass Bertoia-style barstools and Edison bulbs create warm contrasts to the black and gray finishes in the kitchen.
This eclectic bathroom has a fun, funky vibe in addition to a deep soaking tub. The large window brings in natural light that shines off the honey-colored onyx tile floor, brightening the room while the Bertoia chairs and art establish its uniqueness.
In the entryway to this loft, Bertoia and Eames chairs are joined by a 19th-century Victorian reading chair from London. Open shelves provide handy book storage above the window and don't take up any floor space.
Entertaining takes a high-end, custom turn in this game room with a large built-in wet bar and humidified wine cellar. Bertoia barstools surround the marble countertop, highlighted by under-cabinet lighting. Mahogany cabinetry and shelves provide functionality in this posh space.
As midcentury modern style grows more popular, many retailers are stocking new pieces that evoke the feel of midcentury greats. These chairs are inspired by classic Bertoia Knoll wire chairs, but offer a slightly more streamlined silhouette and an on-trend, emerald-green hue.
Each of the two homework nook's floating desks were configured with enough depth to accommodate books and games as well as laptop and desktop computers once the boys are old enough to use them for school. Instead of pairing the desks with themed children's chairs, midcentury-modern Bertoia chairs were added.
This lovely kitchen uses light and dark contrasts and interesting shapes to create rich visual interest. Honey-colored wood shelves and countertops leap out from a backdrop of white cabinets and blue walls. The pendants are silvery half moons, a gentle counterpoint to the room's many crisp angles. Barstool: Knoll Bertoia wire stool
Carter Design opened up a wall and created a counter to eat at and enjoy the view to exclude the need for a table, as space was limited.
The bleached walnut was a material used on all the cabinetry throughout the condo to bring in an organic wood element that did not overtake the art. Jason Koharik's custom light and the vintage Bertoia chairs add just the right pop.