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 30, 2017
February 9, 2017
Mid-Century Modern homes were designed for an evolving society, one with unique needs. During the mid 1900s kitchen design changed overwhelmingly as a result of society’s progression. The culinary space became the heart of the home, a venue for new technology, and a place not for toil but for fun. Kitchen efficiency was now a vital requirement in home design.
February 2, 2017
Innovation is an important concept contributing to the fabric of our culture. MCM designers, architects and builders were largely…
December 11, 2016
Glass Walls were a common aspect of Mid-Century Modern architecture, in both commercial and residential buildings. Although they are…
October 27, 2016
Mid-Century Modern homes typically feature concrete as a building material. Plenty of original, renovated and new MCM homes feature…
October 13, 2016
Mid-Century Modern residential architects focused on promoting many of the values at the core of American culture through their…
April 14, 2016
The modern form of entertaining we practice today stems from the social and design shifts of the 1950s. Decadence…
July 17, 2014
There were many architects that contributed to the MCM design movement. Key architects include Cliff May, Joseph Eichler, George and William Keck, E. Stewart Williams, Donald Wexler and more.