Mid-Century Modern Blog
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Indoor planters are without a doubt one of the best ways to bring the outside in. In fact, mid-century architects used natural light (along with other natural materials) to showcase nature at every turn.Read more
It's hard to fathom, but midcentury modern design is still as popular now as it was 50 years ago. Don't believe us? Just take a quick visit to your local Target or West Elm and you'll see. The impact this iconic design era still has on the world is undeniable.Read more
We're starting off a new series on the blog called "Designer Spotlight". In this segment, we'll highlight our favorite designers of the mid-century modern era and bring their talents to light. And since Charles and Ray Eames are without a doubt some of the most well-known pioneers in their field (actually, many fields), it only made sense to lead with their brilliance.Read more
We've decided to start a new series here on the MidMod blog, and we're calling it "Retro Music for Modern Living". Each month we'll feature a new retro music album or Spotify playlist. Our goal is to fill your mid-century modern home with the best exotica, lounge, and swinging tunes that are sure to make your next happy hour a hit!Read more
The Old Fashioned is a classic cocktail from the mid-century era. It came to popularity in the early 1960s, largely attributed to the movie, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World. However, many people were introduced to this beverage by the enigmatic Don Draper, as it was his cocktail of choice in Mad Men.Read more
Today we're excited to announce the new and improved MidMod! We've been working hard behind the scenes for weeks, and we're finally ready to give you a look at what we've been up to. Let's start with the obvious question: What the heck is MidMod? Well we're glad you asked!Read more