Mid-Century modern

Mid Century Modern Find of the Week: Candy-Striped Model 97 Rocker

This gorgeous Danish modern rocker was designed by Holger Georg Jensen for Tønder Møbelværk in 1958.<p>This piece is known as Model 97, and these …

Furniture

Before & After: Wallpaper Transforms a Tired Table

Claire from Pillar Box Blue generously made over her friend's worn table in a single afternoon. Adding bright color and vivid patterns to a wood …

Home Decorating

Funky midcentury modern home in Woodlawn asking $150,000

The house was designed by African American modernist architect Roger Margerum<p>ATucked away on residential South Eberhart Avenue lies a midcentury gem with some architectural pedigree. The house, which the listing agent describes as a “historical landmark home” does not appear to have any official …

Architecture

Actor Adam Goldberg Lists His Mid-Century Modern Gem in L.A.

Jim Spellman/WireImageEveryone knows actor <b>Adam Goldberg</b> has a knack for intense comedy <i>and</i> drama, but who knew he also had an affinity for preserving …

Business

Tour a Midcentury Modern Maine Home

photography by Erin Little<p>When you think of Maine homes, quintessential New England abodes spring to mind: white clapboard cottages with rosa rugosa …

Houses

Midcentury East Lake bungalow gets ‘funky’ for $299K

Boasting questionable “midcentury modern flair,” this 1955 home works hard to charm<p>The broker babble is strong with this one.<p>Phrases like “creative funky,” “zen to the ten,” and “midcentury modern flair” cram together to describe the East Lake house, but it comes across as that star student trying …

Houses

House Tour :: A Relaxed Sonoma Ranch in Neutrals

With its whitewashed walls and ceilings, comfortable style and perfectly placed decor, this relaxed ranch house in Sonoma County had me at hello. …

Houses

Explore mid-century modern houses in New Orleans at upcoming home tour, lecture series

Do you love the clean lines, flat roofs and glass walls of mid-century modern architecture? The Preservation Resource Center is spending the summer …

Architecture

Look Into Richard Bender’s Amazing Glass Cottage in Amagansett

realtor.comIn 1960, a young architect named <b>Richard Bender</b> began to build a semiutopian community on a 20-acre property near the far end of Long …

Architecture

Dashing midcentury modern in Los Feliz asks $2.25M

It’s looking for its first new owner in decades<p>This exquisite midcentury residence in Los Feliz is still seeking its third-ever owner. We first spotted it two years ago, when it appeared on the market for the first time in three decades asking $2.3249 million.<p>Since then, property records show the …

Houses

Midcentury Modern Homes + Interiors, a new Facebook group for MCM obsessives

Come join the (midcentury modern) party!<p>It’s no secret that we love midcentury modern architecture and interiors here at Curbed—houses, especially. We regularly write up modern time capsules that just hit the market and pay House Calls to folks living in beautiful MCM homes around the country.<p>And …

Architecture

Build Your Home With Essentials $300 and Under

<i>We spend our days scouring the Marketplace for gems you can't find anywhere else.</i> <i>Buy and sell</i> <i>with over 200,000 neighbors that love quality home</i> …

Home Decorating

Sno-Balls Aren’t Kid-Only Territory (Here’s Where to Get Boozy)

Plus, the Queen of Louisiana Seafood has been crowned.<p>Chef <b>Bonnie Breaux</b>, of <b>The St. John Restaurant</b> in St. Martinville, has been crowed the <b>2017 Queen of Louisiana Seafood</b>, beating out 11 other competitors to win the honor. Chef Breaux cinched the title with a dish of crackling-crusted black drum. …

New Orleans

Restoration of Vincent Kling’s Smith House wins national modernism award

The midcentury modern was recognized for its recent restoration<p>One of the few residential works by the late Philly architect Vincent Kling was just awarded a Modernism in America Award by Docomomo, the American chapter of the international nonprofit committed to protecting and conserving modern …

Architecture

The Most Luxurious (but Sneakily Affordable) Vacation Spots Across The Globe

Good news: A trip abroad doesn’t necessarily mean you have to cut the luxe out of your stay.<p>You want all the “Roman Holiday” Audrey Hepburn vacation vibes (oversize sunnies, silk scarf, vintage convertible), but let’s be real: You’re going to have to pick and choose between lavish splurges in a …

Europe

Daily Marketplace Deals: Herman Miller and Mid-C Faves

<i>We spend our days scouring the Marketplace for gems you can't find anywhere else.</i> <i>Buy and sell</i> <i>with over 200,000 neighbors that love quality home</i> …

Furniture

50 House Colors To Convince You To Paint Yours

It’s quite a well known fact that the paint colors you choose for a room will impact how you feel when you spend time in the space. But many don’t …

Houses

This A-List Designer Shares the One Thing You Need in Your House

Los Angeles interior designer Kelly Wearstler sheds light on the accessory she adores most—plus, how to get the look in your house.<p>Geometric<p>Get the …

Houses

A midcentury modern gem offers a couple a place of their own, with character

Two city dwellers find their dream home in the suburbs<p>At one time, Robert and Tami Jamieson considered themselves urban dwellers, having spent most of their adult lives in New York City and Philadelphia. But the desire for a larger home—one they could remodel with their own point of view—pushed …

Houses

I Used To Hold Myself To The Standards Of A 1950s Housewife (Then I Woke Up)

I’m just slightly obsessed with mid-century modern furniture and 1950s style. Something about the A-line dresses and pearls makes me swoon, and I …

Lifestyle

A Bold, Contemporary and Cozy Brooklyn Brownstone

<b>Name:</b> Talia <b><br>Location:</b> Bedford-Stuyvesant — Brooklyn, New York <b><br>The basics:</b> 1 year<b>,</b> owned| 1,350 square feet<p>After living in the smaller unit for a few …

Houses

Simply stunning: innovation and art fill this Clayton home

The extensive art collection on the walls has transformed the space into an art museum.

Houses

DIY Mid Century Modern Inspired Entry Shelf

Is your entryway a complete disaster? Filled with coats, mis matched shoes and scarves? Create a stylish entry way shelf to cleverly organize and …

Furniture

Adam Goldberg Lists Mid-Century Modern in L.A.’s Los Feliz Foothills

<b>SELLER:</b> Adam Goldberg<b><br>LOCATION:</b> Los Angeles, CA<b><br>PRICE:</b> $1,750,000<b><br>SIZE:</b> 1,938 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms<p><b>YOUR MAMA’S NOTES:</b> Thickly bearded …

Architecture

Classic cabana and midcentury list for $2.5M on Kirkland’s waterfront

Houses are nice, but moorage is special<p>Imagine moving to Kirkland in 1932, buying about a half acre along the lake, and settling into a small house on the water. That half-acre gained a midcentury modern home in 1958. Put it all together on a property listed for $2.5 million.<p>A slightly-sloped roof, …

Houses

Three Customer Feedback Myths That Deserve Busting

Today's survey tools allow marketers to add more flourishes than ever to customer feedback surveys. But, it turns out, less is more when asking …

Customer Service

Nicely rehabbed midcentury modern ranch in Highland Park lists for $1 million

The home’s glass walls allow occupants to enjoy the beauty of its landscaped tree-lined lot<p>Designed in 1949 by notable architect A. James Speyer, this modernist masterpiece in suburban Highland Park is once again up for grabs. A student of modern design pioneer Mies van der Rohe, Mr. Speyer was …

Architecture

Sullivan Private Residence

Utilizing minimalist aesthetics to create a simple and honest design, this private residence is located high above a deep ravine on a three-acre wooded suburban lot. Formally referencing the farm structures common to the area in the early 19th-century, the house has a pair of opposing, gabled …

Furniture

In Praise of the Home Office

Early on a Sunday morning I’m sitting in my favorite space, a small outbuilding behind my house, in my favorite chair, a twenty-five year-old, …

Before & After: A Flat is "Dated, Dark and Unloved" No More!

As a first time home buyer, Adam had his work cut out for him with his investment property. But with some serious willpower and skill, he created a …

Houses