The Allure Behind The Mid-Century Modern Madness
Ever since Cara Greenberg debuted the term Mid-Century modern in 1984 the world was quick to embrace it as the representation of one of the biggest design and architectural movements of all time, but what makes mid-century modern so effortlessly adored?
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Taking the world by storm, the mid-century modern gives us straight plain lines that hint simplicity but always a hint of detail and carefully designed pieces. Take the example of this DelightFULL floor piece. Inspired by Dave Brubeck, you can see how the mid-century modern lines create an asymmetrical structure that fit perfectly within any contemporary home.
One of the intrinsic reasons the mid-century modern remains a crowd favourite is due to its incredibly reliable, contemporary design, yet giving the sensation of a classic retro piece. The piece above represents a mid-century style that has the soul of the 40s by exploiting curvatures and soft lines that resemble the ones of a jazz instrument.
Another reason that justifies this contemporary lighting style still trending can be due to the fact that although it focuses on a different era the designs are new, innovative and attractive.
Mid-century modern designs offer practicality and balance, the contrast between a delicate modern home design, that is complemented with such pieces, and the benefits of making small places seem more refined, cultured and open.
Rewinding to the past decades you can see that. and feel, the influence of the mid-century modern is present everywhere, from the tv show you liked as a kid to the newspaper reports you watch as an adult. This brings awareness to the sense of familiarity behind it thus transforming the ideologies of a design inspired in the past that keeps a promise of an enduring, fresh and timeless pieces.
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