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Mid-Century Modern Design Influencers

Mid-Century Modern Design Influencers

  Here at Modern Mailbox, we understand that mid-century modern design was never a generic, cookie cutter look. Instead, it was — and is — an organic combination of a number of key elements like bold geometric lines, expansive glass panes, mixed depths and  levels, and natural flow. This design movement was not limited to architecture, but extended to encompass both interior design and furniture design. While mid-century modern roots can be traced back as far as the early 1930s, it wasn’t until after World War II that it really took root and began to change the world of design...

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Features of a Mid-Century Modern Home

Features of a Mid-Century Modern Home

Thanks to popular television shows and films like “Mad Men,” interest in the mid-century modern era is hotter than ever. Usually referred to as the era between the late 1950s to the early 1970s, homes from this time period often feature bright or pastel colors, clean lines and accent pieces that feature star bursts and other fun patterns. Even if you live in a contemporary home built in the last few years, you can still add a touch of glam to your interior and exterior spaces with vintage decor and modern pieces made to look vintage. Opt for Danish Furniture...

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All About Mid-Century Architecture

All About Mid-Century Architecture

Here at Modern Mailbox, we make specially designed mailboxes and light switch/outlet covers that flawlessly fit in with a home that features mid-century modern design. But what does that mean? Well, in the middle of the 20th century — pretty much from the end of WWII through the mid-1970s or so — America saw a huge surge of architectural design, furniture design, and interior design that was influenced by the European modern movement. Designers like Frank Lloyd Wright, Rudolph Schindler, & Richard Neutra were highly influential. This design style they created — now generally called mid-century modern — is not a single, uniform look. Instead, it is...

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