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Midcentury Modern Style 101

Boasting sleek lines, geometric shapes, bold colors and innovative materials, midcentury modern is a boomerang design style that's here to stay.

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The Relaxed-Modern Pieces That Are Perfect for Your Home May 25, 2023

Think of relaxed modern as midcentury decor for anyone who loves staying in all weekend long.

Here’s Our Favorite Mushroom Decor — and How to Use It in Your Home 21 Photos

Mushroom motifs are sprouting up all over the design landscape, and we’ve foraged finds to suit every style. Traditional illustrat …

This Hotel Suite Is a Love Letter to Disney's Iconic House of the Future 21 Photos

The Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel has recreated the magic of the midcentury modern Monsanto home made famous at Disneyland Park in …

Tour Actor Jillian Rose Reed's Midcentury Fixer-Upper Turned Boho L.A. Retreat 33 Photos

With limited space and a strict budget, Jillian and her husband, musician Marty Shannon, undertook most of the transformation of t …

A Midcentury Modern Kitchen Built for Baking Mar 20, 2023

A Minnesota bread baker and his family made the kitchen of their dreams — from scratch.

A Gut Renovation Transformed This Atlanta Celebrity's Home From a Mess to a Marvel 31 Photos

This savvy homebuyer found a distressed property in an Atlanta neighborhood on the verge of gentrifying and turned it into a gorge …

Tour TaLaya Brown's Family Home in a Historic Black Neighborhood 22 Photos

TaLaya Brown and her husband Kerrick Faulkner transformed his grandmother's midcentury modern home in a historically Black neighbo …

Tour Fashion Designer, Artist and Trixie Motel Designer Dani Dazey's Bold, Maximalist Los Angeles Home 30 Photos

Dani Dazey is a true Renaissance woman: She's an art apparel designer, a fashionista, a textile artist and the Trixie Motel design …

10 Ways to Get California-Cool Style in Your Home 11 Photos

LA-based interior designers Holllis LaPlante and Jordyn Grohl share their top 10 tips for adding California midcentury modern vibe …

How to Make Vintage Decor Look Fresh and Modern 13 Photos

Designer Julija Stoliarova offers useful tips for turning antique furniture and vintage treasures into unique additions to contemp …

Tour This Stunning Hawaiian Home Blending Boho and Midcentury Style 22 Photos

Vintage vibes and boho beauty combine in this midcentury modern Hawaiian home, making it the perfect place for a young couple to s …

Best Kitchen Designs by Dave and Jenny Marrs, Hosts of 'Fixer to Fabulous' 21 Photos

Jenny’s design chops and Dave’s craftmanship add up to chic, clever kitchens that delight entertainers, big families and style mav …

Interior Designers on Design Trends to Look for in 2023, and What's on Its Way Out 26 Photos

More than 800 pros weighed in on 1stDibs' annual survey, and HGTV has their predictions on what we’ll see more of (and what will b …

Tour This Curious Content Creator's Los Angeles Lair With Horror Movie Flair 36 Photos

For many, autumn marks the official season for cozy blankets, sweet treats and spine-chilling movie streaming. But for Nikk Alcara …

Connecticut Guest House With Contemporary Architecture and Bold Midcentury Style 10 Photos

This poolside beauty serves as the new-build offshoot of an iconic, Bimel Kehm-designed main house in New Canaan, CT. With parking …

Midcentury Modern Home Reimagined to Include Custom Touches & Color Throughout 17 Photos

This neutral condo needed a new look, from the exterior to the interior. Now the space is decked in midcentury, minimalist design …

Tour a Kitchen With Midcentury Modern Flair Aug 8, 2022

An Arvada, CO, couple turned their home’s ho-hum kitchen into a total midcentury stunner.

Eclectic Midcentury Home With Graphic Geometric Patterns 10 Photos

Whimsical choices and confident primary colors turn every room of this family headquarters into a playroom. Did we mention the din …

Midcentury Modern Kitchen With Glamorous, Geometric Backsplash 10 Photos

With a stunning vaulted ceiling, a dramatic trio of oversized globe pendants, floating shelves and an artistic array of tiles, thi …

Pro Tips for Incorporating Antiques Into Any Space 29 Photos

By: Lauren Oster, Jennifer O'Neil and Kitty O'Neil

Think of these vintage vignettes as timeless inspiration for your home. From handed-down heirlooms to fantastic flea market finds, …

20 Iconic Kitchen Design Styles to Suit All Tastes 21 Photos

Whether your tastes run more toward traditional or you have a hankerin' for some Southwestern spice, follow these crowd-pleasing s …

Midcentury Modern North Carolina Cabin Nested in the Woods 19 Photos

Surrounded by nature, this cabin is tucked away in the North Carolina forest and features midcentury style inside and out.

This House Is the Ultimate Getaway 9 Photos

Dip into the laid-back vibes at this Palm Springs, CA, retreat.

Tour a California Home in All its Midcentury Modern Glory 8 Photos

This couple scored a late ’50s stunner built by Joseph Eichler — which makes this house kind of famous!

Top 15 Design Styles for Your Ultimate Bathroom Retreat 16 Photos

Your own little escape from the world, the bathroom is a great place to showcase your uniquely personal style. From the fixtures t …

The Best Eames Style Chairs for Every Budget Mar 9, 2023

Get the iconic lounge and ottoman design for a fraction of the cost with these top-rated lookalikes.

Tour a Midcentury Modern Collector's Atlanta Home Loaded With Crazy Color 19 Photos

Local celebrity and bar owner Grant Henry incorporates strong geometric shapes and bold colors into his stylish Atlanta home.

How to Paint a Block Pattern on a Midcentury-Mod Credenza Jan 14, 2022

By: Samantha Pattillo

See how an old beat-up dresser was refinished with a combination of paint and stain to create a bold, one-of-a-kind design.

Home Town: First Time's the Charm 52 Photos

Ben and Erin Napier help out Laurel native and friend Jemarcus Ross with the purchase and renovation of his first house — fashioni …

Sweet Midcentury Modern Primary Suite 6 Photos

From a forest green paneled accent wall to a built-in sauna, this midcentury modern suite will have you living the sweet life.

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