With summer almost here we’ve got barbecue on our minds. If you’re looking to host a bbq night with some panache, consider taking cues from the classically stylish 1950s. Whether it’s friends, neighbors, family or all of the above you’ll be sure to treat and impress them with your MCM-themed cook out!
May 5, 2017
April 30, 2017
Southern California affords us some wonderful weather and we sure enjoy taking advantage of it with barbecues, yard sales and other outdoor activities. We’ve discussed how MCM homes were designed with this indoor-outdoor lifestyle in mind, particularly with the purpose of bringing in nature. Similar to the architecture of the time, mid-century modern furniture designs can traverse the inside, into the outside. Fortunately with the ongoing MCM influence on interior design you’ll find many options in mid-century modern indoor-outdoor furniture.
April 4, 2017
Southern California was a popular location for mid-century modern builders to make a name for themselves through enchanting, iconic residential and commercial constructions. There have been advocates for the protection and preservation of these beautiful architectural gems for decades, though many MCM structures have been lost due to neglect or redevelopment. Preserving MCM legacy sites proves to be very difficult, yet hope is renewed as a result of the current revival in modern design.
March 14, 2017
Orange County is a wonderful place to live and raise a family, we all can agree. However, many in…
March 5, 2017
We Californians sure love our dogs. Mans best friend is pampered here in Orange County unlike anywhere else. We’d…
February 28, 2017
IKEA’s foundation puts it right in the middle of the mid-century modern design movement of the 1940s to 1960s. The flat-pack furniture giant seems to have always offered a sprinkling of MCM furniture since then. The recent interest in the style has brought about even more attention to IKEA’s retro designs.
February 22, 2017
It’s that special time of year; near and dear to all Mid-Century Modern design enthusiasts’ hearts in Southern California…
February 12, 2017
The Orange County Great Park is already a landmark for the area and plans for expansion already underway will make this former airfield an impressive destination for all of Southern California.