Muted Yellow-Brown Bar Chairs Pair With a Bright Tile Wall Design for a Midcentury Modern Style Kitchen
Gray and white hexagonal tiles fit together to create a full-wall backsplash in this retro inspired kitchen design. Floating shelves show off personal decor items as well as easily accessible dishes for everyday use. Dark yellow-brown bar chairs compliment the woodgrain finish of the lower cabinets and help ground the bright atmosphere.
Midcentury modern chairs pair beautifully with this picnic-gone-chic wood table. The open plan design lets the styles in the home's adjacent areas work together, most notably here the contemporary kitchen and midcentury dining area.
The well-detailed dining room open to the adjacent kitchen mixes midcentury-style chairs with a rustic-look table and traditional lighting and window treatments, creating a transitional gathering space with style.
The design goal of this sophisticated kitchen? Infuse its Cape Cod architecture with midcentury modern style. The kitchen cabinetry took a year of searching for the perfect wood. The winner: a European Compressed Oak.
A small peninsula houses a pair of industrial-style stools in this contemporary kitchen. White upper cabinets are balanced by dark base cabinets, with skylights filling the neutral room with natural light. An exposed ceiling beam ties the kitchen in to the midcentury house's overall style.
An eclectic mix of styles adds character to this white kitchen. Wooden dining chairs and bamboo Roman shades bring warmth and natural, textural element. Wire bar chairs introduce some midcentury modern flair.
The ingredients for a midcentury-style kitchen are simple: stained wood cabinets with flat-panel doors and a few vintage accessories (like the bulb pendants above). Designer Michelle Lord shares her money-saving strategies for creating a midcentury look. “I like to shop for midcentury furniture and accessories at garage sales and at Salvation Army stores. Then, to pull the look together I use pops of midcentury colors like lime green and orange.”