Mid-Century Modern Style

Popular in 1940’s-60’s. It’s aesthetic is influenced by the migration to US by Scandinavian craftsmen, post-WWII – explains the similarities between Midmod & Scandinavian styles. Main difference from Scandi: MidMod bolder in colors & patterns, darker in overall color scheme. Other influences: minimalism- Bauhaus, Sputnik lamps- Atomic Age, molded plastics- Space Age. Iconic designer pieces as focal point. Simplicity + Functionality. Belongs to RETRO umbrella of decorating styles.

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