The pastime of outdoor living seems to be a fast fading tradition. It used to be that people spent as much time outside as they could, soaking up the warmth of the sun and breathing in the fresh air. Our 1950s counterparts used the outdoors as an extra living room during the warmer parts of the year. The front yard, backyard, street and local parks were a key source of entertainment for kids and their parents.
May 14, 2017
May 5, 2017
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!
August 28, 2016
Yes, we must sound like a broken record at this point but we just love how mid-century modern style…
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.
January 27, 2014
Biowhat?? Mid-Century Modern style has many shapes, forms, and styles. We will be breaking down those styles in a series of posts: Biomorphic, Machine, and Handcrafted. Here at OCModHomes we want to be a source of information for you on everything Mid-Century Modern, and we hope to help grow your MCM vocabulary while helping you develop your own personal tastes within the Mid-Century Modern style.
December 30, 2013
While there may not be quite enough time for you to order any of this fantastic barware for your New Years Eve soiree, it still belongs in your Mid-Century Modern home!
October 17, 2013
Needing some inspiration to make a perfect Mid-Century Modern front door statement? Start with the door itself. It is such…