Mid Century Modern Light Switch Covers

Mid Century Modern Light Switch Covers

Regular price $12.00

For over a half century, American designers Charles and Ray Eames helped shape and influence nearly every aspect of American life. From their iconic mid-century modern masterpiece home (Case Study House No. 8), molded plywood and fiberglass furniture line and biomorphic textile designs, the husband-and-wife team exerted a profound influence on the visual character of daily life in America, whether at home or at work.

Their ground-breaking use of new materials such as plywood, fiberglass and plastics transformed the way Americans furnished their homes with functional yet affordable high-end designs for many middle-class Americans. From the beginning of their collaborative partnership, Charles and Ray Eames focused on creating multifunctional modern designs. In the 1940s, Charles Eames collaborated with Eero Saarinen on a group of wood furniture designs that won the Museum of Modern Art's (MOMA) Organic Design in Home Furnishings competition. These designs, which included experimental molded plywood chairs, were conceived of as functional, affordable options for consumers seeking modern yet livable domestic surroundings. These issues proved to be the leading distinctions of much of Eames furniture designs that still exist today. 

Taking a similar approach as the Eames for using readily available material such as plywood and transforming an ordinary, mundane object like a light switch or outlet cover into a focal point of a room was a huge undertaking but Modern Mailbox was up for the challenge. 

Modern Mailbox has expanded efforts to the indoors with our sister company Modern Light Switch; mid-century inspired modern light switches. Made in the USA out of walnut or birch and featuring a durable multi-layered Baltic birch plywood core, our modern light switch covers are the perfect way to make a statement. 

All modern light switch and outlet covers are 7 1/8" x 4" x 1/4".

Birch covers are raw wood, allowing you to stain or paint any color you desire.

Modern light switch & outlet covers are shipped via USPS Priority Mail and are shipped at a flat rate per order. Please contact us for a quote on any international orders, we are happy to accommodate.


Payment is expected at time of checkout. Payments are received via PayPal, debit or credit card.
Please contact Modern Mailbox within 24 hours after purchase for any cancellations. Unfortunately, we do not offer refunds on any custom, one-off color orders.


All Modern Mailboxes are handmade in America. Please allow 3-5 days for shipment. For custom, one-off color orders, please allow an additional 5-7 days for our powder coating team to create your masterpiece. We offer FREE domestic shipping through FedEx Ground for all modern mailboxes. All modern light switch & outlet covers are shipped via USPS Priority Mail and we are happy to combine shipping. Please contact us for a quote on overnight, express or international shipping quotes. We will ensure your package based on purchase price and will provide tracking information so you can easily determine arrival of your mid century modern inspired mailboxes, light switches and outlet covers.

Modern Mailbox does not reimburse return shipping fees unless we are responsible for shipping out an incorrect order.

Return Policy

We offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. If you aren't completely satisfied with your purchase we are happy to provide you a refund within 30 days of your original purchase, as long as item is returned in like new condition.

Please contact Modern Mailbox within 24 hours after purchase for any cancellations.

Modern Mailbox offers a 30 day return policy on standard items returned in like new condition within 30 days of delivery. Simply contact Modern Mailbox about your return so we will expect your package. Once your modern mailbox, modern light switch or outlet covers are returned in like new condition, please allow up to 5 business days for payment to be refunded.

Please be sure to properly package and insure your returned items to avoid any damage during transit. In the occurrence your returned item is damaged during transit due to poorly packaging item, Modern Mailbox will provide a partial refund based on condition of returned item. If item is insured and claim needs to be processed, Modern Mailbox will work with you to make process as easy as possible.

Shipping charges will not be reimbursed unless Modern Mailbox ships out incorrect item or we are not contacted within 24 hours of a cancellation.

No returns on custom one-off color orders.


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