Stylish, eye-catching and a little bit quirky, mid-century modern furniture can add character and colour to your home. From dining tables and chairs to sofas, beds and sideboards, these elegant pieces will bring a different dimension to your interior décor and help your home to really stand out from the crowd.
Mid-century modern is a style of design that was developed in the middle of the 20th century. Mid-century modern furnishings often have exposed wooden frames and upholstered elements.
Many mid-century modern pieces were designed to be mass produced and so have relatively simple silhouettes. It’s this simplicity and timeless style that makes mid-century modern pieces so adaptable and ensures they look great with almost all other types of furnishings.
Mid-century modern furniture was designed to be comfortable, practical and commercially viable. This means that, while they’re elegant and attractive, they generally don’t have too many unnecessary decorative flourishes.
Mid-century modern pieces often have clean lines and strong, graphic shapes. If you like your furniture to be high quality and to look good, this could well be the style for you.
The terms ‘mid-century’ and ‘mid-century modern’ are often used interchangeably. However, they’re not actually exactly the same. The mid-century design movement is generally considered to have started in the early 1930s while mid-century modern design developed after the Second World War.