For homeowners who enjoy travel and geography, a mural of the Earth is an inspired choice for the master bedroom. Because of the wall-sized mural, furniture needed to be simple, so the designers added a midcentury modern dresser, a glass lamp and just a few accessories. Lamp: Marset table lamp
When choosing a bar cart, don't exclude a vintage version. "A found treasure always garners a second look and a chic set of marvelous midcentury highballs or dapper decanters will also be a nod to the glamorous retro ritual of cocktail hour," says Roxy Owens, founder of Society Social.
Stunning, attractive teal and gold patterned wallpaper acts as the focal point for this creative, comfy bedroom. A bold headboard with shimmering, peacock-like upholstery works in tandem with the retro shapes of midcentury-modern glass lamps. The teal motif is carried throughout the room in plush pillows and a cozy throw.
The Skuris/DeCancio House, originally designed by Stan Sackley in 1987, has been another popular stop on one of several Palm Springs Modernism Week home tours. It's the perfect example of the aesthetic of midcentury modern translated into the future.
Gray hues are paired with a neutral stone wall and parquet flooring to give this sitting area a luxurious feel. A glass coffee table sits between two midcentury style armchairs and the metallic sofa, while two additional brown leather chairs are placed on either side of the fireplace. A modern chandelier offers a final touch.
The outdoors leap in -- and vice versa -- in this stunning midcentury modern home. Large glass doors slide aside to open an entire wall between the patio and living room. The white and neutral tones in the comfortably decorated room allow the colors of the lawn, shrubs and pool to be the vibrancy in the space.
This midcentury modern kitchen prep station by Wake the Tree uses metal pegboards for added function and super style. The sunny metal holds spatulas and spoons while maintaining durability and easy cleanup in what can be one of the messiest places of the home.
Philip Erdoes, CEO of The New Traditionalists, knows exactly what goes into creating a great bar cart, and how to put it to good use. "Great barware is essential, and at The New Traditionalists we love vintage pieces. Artisanal cocktails always taste better in old-school glasses. Ebay has some sweet midcentury glasses and accessories."
A wallpaper world map serves as the backdrop for this nook in a kid's bedroom, inspiring imagination and creativity. The bookshelves beside the map are backed in a purplish-blue hue to highlight the color of the U.S. on the map. A model airplane and midcentury modern rocking chair add vintage flair to the design.
Homeowners wanted to keep the feeling of the historic home, but also wanted to add a modern style, so designers took a traditional, custom, French curve inspired bed and made it more modern by upholstering it with mohair. They paired it with unique, traditional nightstands and gilded polka dot, midcentury table lamps to modernize the traditional pieces.
A color palette of blacks, browns and neutrals ensures a calm, relaxed feel in this master bedroom. Midcentury modern furniture pieces give the room eye-catching style, and damask curtains add an unexpected touch of poise. A furry area rug adds texture underfoot, while a glass orb chandelier adds whimsy overhead.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson gave new life to an outdated fireplace by replacing the old brick surround with white marble and topping it with a solid mahogany floating ledge. A contemporary gold sunburst pops against the grasscloth wallpaper and is a bright contrast to the rooms darker-hued midcentury modern furnishings.
A handmade Kilim area rug is the crowning jewel of this dining room's design, adding warmth and color to the space. Simple linen curtains are hung high above the windows to add height to the space, and the dining room chairs are upholstered in an orange floral fabric. Midcentury modern black chairs flank the ends of the table.
Tiffany employs a playful color palette with a mix of sleek, midcentury pieces and more contemporary ones for this HGTV Star makeover. She pairs the slab-style dining table with bright, mismatched chairs. The coordinated gallery wall features pop art prints designed by Palm Springs artists.
A large open wall connects this indoor living room to the outdoors and gives the already open design room an even more spacious feel. A circular gold coffee table serves as the center of the living room space. Light gray sofas face into the table and a pair of midcentury modern chairs contribute additional seating.
Mixed styles create a wonderful result: The midcentury modern angles of the room; the lofty, coastal-style, plank-and-beam ceilings; a craftsman-style cabinet and an animal hide rug reflect the homeowner's unique style and personality. This hall leads to a lovely outdoor seating area -- It would be hard to decide whether to stay inside or out!
Unique elements blend together in this dining room design to create an intriguing and beautiful room. A midcentury modern dining table is surrounded with matching mid-mod leather dining chairs. The herringbone hardwood floor grounds the space and pulls from the tones of the dining furniture. Stainless steel shelving spices up the room with a modern element.
The textured materials of the sofas in this space, linen and velour, help to add texture and comfort to this Midcentury Modern living room, while the patterned throw pillows and blanket help to give the room extra dimension. The smooth table top of the coffee table helps to add a contrasting texture in the room.