The kitchen and adjacent dining area's design was drawn from nature and the home's midcentury modern architecture. Ikea cabinet boxes with mahogany and color block fronts made by Semihandmade were budget-friendly without sacrificing style. Bespoke ceramic light pendants are by Heather Rosenman.
With its modern furnishings and bohemian vibe, this master suite is a retreat built to inspire. White walls provide a streamlined backdrop for an otherwise earthy palette. Vintage case pieces reflect the home's mid-century modern architecture.
Eclectic and organic, this light-filled modern living room features a mix of textures and a soft, neutral color palette. Blue accents form a thread that runs throughout the spaces. A three-sided fireplace is a strong architectural element, and its stone surround fits with the home's mid-century modern architecture.
An elegant water feature with a period sculpture lit at dusk provides dramatic visual interest and acts as an audible screen to street sounds. The award-winning design by DWY Landscape Architects of the property in Sarasota, Fla., harnessed the strong planar forms of its mid-century modern architecture to create equally bold exterior spaces.
This California kitchen features an earthy palette made up of natural elements that add texture and interest. A long, paneled wall offers open and closed storage and gives a nod to the home's mid-century modern architecture. A stone fireplace wraps around to service both the kitchen and living area. The design team removed a wall to open up the kitchen, adding this center island with a quartz waterfall-edge countertop.
The minimal architecture created a challenge to find complimenting species of plants that would accent the mid-century modern home's design, while maintaining the simplicity the homeowners requested. The solution was selecting minimal varieties of plant species that included assortments of colors, which added the drama without overprinting.
In the master bedroom of a California mid-century modern home, designers Diego Monchamp and Ryan Brown of Brown Design Group took a bold approach to the asymmetrical architecture, emphasizing it with the contrasting colors of the walls and ceiling. “We used a spectrum of grays and blues, including a steel-blue wallcovering, throughout the room to make it feel sophisticated and neutral,” says Monchamp. “Wood elements always complement these muted tones.”
This open-concept dining room and kitchen embrace Mid-Century style and fully update it for contemporary life. Thin, wiry legs make the table and chairs feel as if they're floating in the room, especially with glass walls bringing in loads of light on both sides. The modern kitchen is sleek and streamlined.
This dining room features wall-to-wall windows, allowing natural light to illuminate the space. Two metal starburst chandeliers lend a fun touch, while plush blue chairs line the glass table. A neutral stone accent wall is paired with an exotic wood plank ceiling, while a brown console cabinet finishes the look of the space.
Designers removed a wall separating the kitchen and living room to create one large and easy-flowing great room. Painting the exposed beam ceiling gray and white helps call attention to the architecture.
The large island in this Mid-Century Modern kitchen offers ample workspace and provides clear access to activities and conversations in the adjoining living space. Walls of glass connect this modern home to its green surroundings.
This stylish dining room features plush, bright blue chairs that surround a spacious glass dining table. Two metal starburst chandeliers hang from the exotic wood plank ceiling, while a neutral stone wall adds a natural accent. A floating cabinet provides ample room for stowing dishes and other dining room items.
Over the course of three weeks, what was an outdated kitchen from the 1960s was transformed into a bright and happy heart of the home that honors the home's midcentury modern architecture with a fun, family-friendly vibe.