Black-and-White Dining Room With Coffered Ceilings
With coffered ceilings, gold-studded wallpaper and a sputnik light fixture, this dining room is at once sophisticated and hip. A long wood table and eight chairs ensure that there's plenty of elbow room for family and friends.
Bold, Black-and-White Living Room With Gold Buffet
In this eclectic living room, bright white walls create a cool contrast with the black wood beams overhead. Above the buffet, a mirror, art and accessories are layered to give the space a lived-in look.
Give your version of midcentury style a more personal look by letting your home’s geographic location influence the design. For this house in Austin, Texas, for example, designer Christen Ales, chose colors and motifs that nod to the southwestern site—and yet still have a midcentury look. “The décor mixes fun bohemian patterns and textures, like this wallpaper from Cavern Home, with modern and more traditional Mexican style furniture silhouettes for a clean, but eclectic look,” she says.
Lucite Coffee Table and Metallic Cocktail Bar Add Flare to Living Room
Flanked by Louis XVI armchairs with zebra upholstery, a mirrored cocktail bar adds a twist to entertaining in style. A gold bowl atop the Lucite coffee table adds a metallic touch to the black and white palette.
Black and White Eclectic Living Room With Fireplace
Keep the color palette in a room the same and you can do most anything with the space. Case in point: This eclectic living room which uses black and white as a base to mix and match a wildly imaginative collection of accessories, art and furniture.
Much like the Museum of Modern Art, this New York living room feels effortlessly curated, with a Greco-Roman bust and pop art-inspired wallpaper driving the design. A midcentury modern armchair invites the homeowner to sit and reflect in his private gallery.
The dining room is brimming with drama thanks to lacquered walls and exposed beams. Powder blue Louis XVI chairs soften the strong personality of the jet black walls, while an art deco pendant and sideboard mirror help bounce light around the room.
Eclectic Living Room With Piano and Black and White Floral Wallpaper
This lively living room features two yellow midcentury modern armchairs positioned on either side of a traditional piano. The accent wall is covered in black and white floral wallpaper, while a faux fur stool sits in front of the piano, adding a fun touch. Potted plants provide a bit of natural decor.
This elegant living room uses its traditional architecture and white walls to add a touch of whimsy. A butter yellow sofa adds warmth and vibrancy. The artwork above pulls all the colors and design together.
A purple bench extends up into a tufted, upholstered headboard for a cozy and intriguing design element in this stylish dining room. Modern black leather chairs surround the remainder of the table allowing the alternating black and white pattern in the glass to stand out. A large hooded pendant light and a neon sign finish the space and add decorative lighting.