Mustard-hued doors are a bold touch in the entry of this mid-century modern California home. White walls continue from the foyer into the dining room, where Eames-style chairs and modern lighting mix with vintage pieces to give the space an eclectic flair. Marbled glass in the entry is period-appropriate and offers privacy.
Outside, the unique details continue. Through the dining room, the brownstone reveals a large outdoor space, which Paul has designed in two parts. In the first, a sun porch boasts a series of Eames dining chairs around a simple and elegant wrought iron table. A series of Paul’s sculptures lines the table, displaying his continued fascination with nature, texture and unique shapes.
A partial wall sheathed in calacatta marble forms a dramatic divide in this modern, open plan kitchen, living and dining space. Mid-century Eames dining chairs surround a modern table with a sleek, minimal profile. A dark accent wall in the living room connects to dark kitchen cabinetry, bridging the two spaces. Meanwhile, modern art above the sideboard provides a hit of bold color.
Though often overlooked, a mudroom is a canvas that gives homeowners, "an opportunity to show personality in a creative way,” says designer Ana Claudia, adding that they’re also a great first impression for guests. Here, Ana paired vintage mid-century Eames tandem chairs with sculptural Reality Hand hooks from Areaware. She then softened the whole look with a jute rug and South American vintage prints (a nod to the homeowner’s culture).
With inspirations as disparate as an English club chair and an American baseball mitt, the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman, designed in 1956 by Charles and Ray Eames, has nonetheless become a design classic. The duo creates instant Midcentury Modern cred in any setting, but looks particularly right when paired with other period-appropriate elements like the vertical wood paneling architect Mary Ann Schicketanz specified in the renovation of this Carmel, California home
The office is where Camille works from home. The space is flooded with light with windows that look out onto the home’s front lawn. The window trim has been painted in a crisp blue, a perfect fit with the home’s pink and blue color palette. A desk with turned legs brings some traditional style home. Camille is great at mixing styles, and a modern Eames office chair in white fits seamlessly into the space. A retreat for the couple’s puppy also fits into the home office decor.
Pistachio armchairs, a golden couch and a red Eames style rocking chair provide colorful touches without overwhelming the small space. A mid-century style freestanding fireplace serves as the statement piece of this room.
White Eames-style dining chairs surround the contemporary round dining table in this minimalist dining room. Wide plank European oak wood flooring ground the space, while a chic chandelier and abstract art bring in a modern note.
Eames-style dining chairs and wood furnishings with mid-century lines create clean contrast to the white walls of this modern-vintage dining room. Modern lighting features the same black finish as the chairs, drawing the eye through the room. Meanwhile, artwork adds a vibrant pop of color in the mostly neutral space.
A spidery, three-armed pendant connects with the modern spindle legs of Eames-style dining chairs in this chic, modern dining room. The clean-lined space features an eclectic collection of artwork and accessories. Broad windows bring in loads of natural light.
A long, modern dining table surrounded by Eames molded plastic side chairs has a view to the courtyard surrounding this modern, glass-walled house on Lake Lugano, Switzerland. The 3,658-square-foot structure was designed by architect Milan Jacopo Mascheroni and completed in 2010.
Gallery white walls form a backdrop for Mid-Century Modern furniture in this clean, bright living space. An Eames armchair and ottoman team with a pair of Wassily chairs and Marimekko-style artwork for a chic, retro look. A vintage wood stove is both functional and a fun conversation piece.
Accent pieces lend vibrant color to this sunny corner. The built-in banquette occupies one end of an open plan kitchen. Bold, yellow Eames-style dining chairs team with fun fabrics on the banquette to liven up the room's otherwise neutral palette. Wood tones bring an earthy touch that warms up the space.