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  • Writer's pictureSarah Pence

Shop Your Style: Mid-Century Modern

Mid-century modern design became popular during the 1930s-1940s but (lucky for you, my friend) never quite went out of style. These days, mid-century modern (MCM) is everywhere and partners well with both vintage and modern homes interchangeably. At its core, functionality is the most important thing in MCM design. This style of interior design is timeless and relatively easy to incorporate into your home.

Looking to bring some mid-century style into your home? Keep reading for more tips and shop this look below!

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If the Mid-Century Modern design style is your jam, you're all about clean lines and a combination of natural and man-made materials. A mix of muted tones and vibrant colors seems to catch your eye.

The classic color palette staples of the MCM style are ochre, orange, brown, and mustard yellow. Mixed with blues, greens, and other colors, or used on their own for a monochromatic look - this color palette is the look you crave in your home.

Well-made, functional, and timeless. That's what MCM lovers look for and why you probably find yourself shopping at antique stores and flea markets more than the latest trends. But, just in case you need a little shopping inspiration, you can shop these furniture options below!

One of the tell-tale signs of an MCM design style is the lighting. Fixtures like this sputnik light are iconic and this simple clean-lined floor lamp is a timeless staple that can work within any home or style. Shop these iconic pieces below!

Organic, geometric, and bold. That's a few of the ways that lovers of the MCM design style describe what they like when it comes to decorating their homes. Pulling elements from the outside in, playing off of fun art and geometric wallpapers and area rugs, and adding a splash of color is all classic MCM. Shop a few of my favorite MCM decor items below!

I hope this helped to give you a glimpse of what this style is all about, but make no mistake, my friend - your style doesn't need to be defined. You've got a style all your own and it's meant to shine through in your home!

Need a little help finding your personal design style? Or maybe you know what look you want but aren't sure where to find the furnishings and decor you need to do it? I can help! With a variety of services from full room design and product sourcing or simply a consultation to talk about the direction of your design plans, I've got something for everyone. Let's connect and start our collaboration today!

Until next time, friends.


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