During the middle of the 20th century, from the mid-1940s to the 1970s, catalyzed by postwar effects, is the setting for what has come to be known as mid-century modern style. This style is a bridge between old and new, natural and modern. During this time, designers made bold aesthetic leaps with contemporary patterns, geometric shapes, and funky accents. The style embraces the uncomplicated, as ties are made between the natural world and functionally comfortable and chic interiors.
How does one, decades later, go about re-creating a mid-century modern style? Here are some ideas for fine-tuning the design choices and permeating the style into your own space: