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IMM Cologne: 7 Facts You Will Want to Know Today!

IMM Cologne: 7 Facts You Will Want to Know Today!

The pathway to IMM has begun, and here are some facts you should know. IMM Cologne is getting closer by the
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These Are the 8 Best Christmas Gifts for Interior Designers!

These Are the 8 Best Christmas Gifts for Interior Designers!

"It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas." Which means we need to start talking about gifts. This Christmas, surprise the
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Warning! Maison & Objet Has a New Favorite Mid-Century Rug

Warning! Maison & Objet Has a New Favorite Mid-Century Rug

Maison & Objet invited designer Philippe Model to make a selection of his favorite pieces, and this is his favorite
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Da Fonseca Design Gives You the Recipe for Successful Luxury Interiors

Da Fonseca Design Gives You the Recipe for Successful Luxury Interiors

It takes expertise and the right touch to create a successful luxury interior. Luckily, Da Fonseca Design have mastered that
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BDNY 2017 Is Over, and Now What? This is What You Missed!

BDNY 2017 Is Over, and Now What? This is What You Missed!

BDNY's last day was yesterday, and we have put together all the highlights so you didn't have to. The best hospitality
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This Interior Design Showroom Boasts the Best of Mid-Century Design

This Interior Design Showroom Boasts the Best of Mid-Century Design

Mid-century modern design made its way across the ocean, and the Dominican Republic interior design scene just became richer. Does the
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Our Thoughts on Pop Art Decor and Why Don’t You Have it Yet?

Our Thoughts on Pop Art Decor and Why Don’t You Have it Yet?

Pop art is a big part of the mid-century modern style and today we are unveiling our thoughts on the
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7 Things to Do in NYC in November Just in Time for BDNY 2017!

7 Things to Do in NYC in November Just in Time for BDNY 2017!

You are never bored when you're in New York, and this November, things won't be any different! BDNY 2017 starts in
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Luxury furniture at mid-century home

Luxury furniture at mid-century home

In 1998 a new design trend, called mid-century, had become very popular: cool creative types were tossing aside their thrift store décor in favor of midcentury modern. Out went the funky votive candles and wrought-iron beds, and in came the clean-lined furniture of Arne Jacobsen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Florence Knoll. The look’s adherents were labeled “Generation Wallpaper,” after the magazine.

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For some reason, time stopped.

Nearly two decades later, mid-century modern remains the rage. If anything, it’s even more popular. Flip through a shelter magazine or shop at a mass retailer like CB2 or West Elm, and it’s all variations on a spiky-legged-chair-and-Tulip-table theme. Mid-century is the decorating style that won’t die.

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SEE ALSO: BE INSPIRED BY ART CHIC APARTMENT’S INTERIOR DECORATION!

The best of midcentury design is undeniably beautiful and functional. But will we still be living in 1950s-inspired interiors through 2050? 

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Liz O’Brien: 20th-century decorative arts dealer: I have three Tulip Tables at home. With a marble top it’s hard to beat. But I use Queen Anne-style chairs. It’s elegant.”

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Jill Singer, a founder of the design magazine Sight Unseen: “When this stuff was designed, it was specifically made to be democratic and to be lived with. It makes sense that it has a wide appeal. It’s beautiful materials, classic simple shapes that can seem timeless.”

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Jim Brett: president, West Elm: “I just bought vintage Italian Ico Parisi chairs. I also just bought an Italian midcentury curved sofa. I also just got some pieces mixing travertine and brass — all vintage. I went to 1stdibs and had an Italian midcentury buying spree. I’m redoing my apartment.”

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Liz O’Brien: 20th-century decorative arts dealer: “It’s such a broad category. I continue to find super-exciting things. I just got a great pair of chairs by John Dickinson. That happens often enough to keep me hooked.”

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Fall in love with Mid-century modern and choose your favorite exciting thing!

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SEE ALSO: Midcentury modern Italian design: Salvatore Ferrante