The midcentury modern aesthetic is evergreen in its casual appeal and statement worthiness, so here are 5 related items from this genre that you can add to your contemporary interior designs:
1. The bold look
Even though the midcentury modern aesthetic was the epitome of understated and minimal, it had a certain boldness to it. It’s usually underscored with clean visuals, so it’s quite challenging to spot it at first glance. This concept can be introduced in modern interior designs in the form of a sleek, black accent wall within a normally bright interior design. You can customize the designing, but do remember to keep it clean.
2. The Eames Lounge chair
If there is one iconic furniture element that can condense the entire midcentury modern movement in its aesthetic, it’s the Eames Eiffel chair. Crafted by the pioneering duo if Charles and Ray Eames, this chair still looks absolutely brilliant and manages to bring a midcentury appeal in contemporary interior designs. You can set it up as an accent piece in your simple home interior designs.
3. Sleek wooden in-built’s
Another abstract midcentury modern concept that you can emulate in your contemporary homes is the use of natural-looking wooden in-built shelves. The midcentury aesthetic was all about using natural materials, and preserving the integrity of wood in your contemporary homes is the best way you can do so. You can be as stylistic as you want to be with the execution of these shelves.
4. Remembering the Tulip Table
The tulip table is another iconic piece of furniture that you can emulate in your contemporary interior designs to capture the essence of midcentury. Originally designed by Eero Saarinen, you can find a lot of cheaper alternatives of this table design. It’s compact and uncluttered look is perfectly suited for the small-style living that is popular in Singapore. You can even complement it with more iconic furniture like the Eames Eiffel chairs, etc.
5. Clean but circular
The midcentury modern style is responsible for breaking the misconception that circular shapes are not part of the modern movement. As long as they are emulated in a clean and crisp form, they can definitely be introduced in a modern setting. You can execute it by using a modern light fixture or a piece of accent furniture in your home interior designs.