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Mid-Century Modern Design

Why the style and design are iconic today. The pieces are not just furniture, but also considered works of art.

Sarah DeMasters

on 31 July 2010

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Transcript of Mid-Century Modern Design

Double click anywhere & add an idea Mid-Century Design CLean simplistic Functional Iconic 1947-1953 Homes were built with the concept of families spending time together "Family Rooms" were introduced in homes What sets this time period apart from the others? Fresh
New Built-In Storage Small square footage, but the spaces
were well designed to maximize every inch So, the bottom line.... How do we reach the goal
of designing a home, with all the Mid-Century qualities,
while maintaining a sense of "today." Great design is accomplished
when something new is "inspired"
from the past....Not necessarily copied. built ins
Furniture Clean Lines Looking at how the timeline of design has slowly
evolved, it is easy to see the blending of old with new.
Making a design work involves understanding the requirements and purpose along with consideration of the clients personal and professional tastes. Stream lined
No Nonsense
No Frills
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