Mid-Century Modern Blog

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Garden

Indoor planters: Our favorites for the modern home

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.

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Featured

Midcentury Modern Design: Designers and Architects of the era

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.

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Designer Spotlight

Charles and Ray Eames

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.

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Music

Retro Music for Modern Living

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!

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Cocktails

The Old Fashioned

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.

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News

Introducing the all-new MidMod!

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!

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