Mid-century furniture is a tough sell today, but it’s actually quite simple to get.
Here are the best mid-class mid-modern furniture pieces for mid-decade style.1.
Vintage furniture from the mid-19th century to the mid 1970s, including the Miele Chair, the Vee Vee and the Vauw Vee2.
Vintage wood furniture from around the mid-’70s to the late 1980s3.
Classic American-style furniture like the Eames, the Chateau and the Grand Theatre4.
Modern American- style furniture from modern American design houses like Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Tiffany5.
Modern, contemporary furniture with an emphasis on craftsmanship6.
Modern furniture from Japan that incorporates modern materials7.
Contemporary furniture from an eclectic array of designers and styles8.
A range of modern home decor from retro to contemporary9.
Modern kitchenware from designer Liane LeBlanc10.
Modern home decor and kitchen appliances from a range of designers.
This list is a mix of vintage, modern, contemporary, designer and home decor, but all have a certain charm to them.1- Vintage furniture with a contemporary look like the Vilettos and the Tugboat Chair.
The Viletti chairs from the late 19th century are well-known in modern-day America, but the Tugs from the early 1900s and the Pugs from a few years ago have gained popularity for their design and modern look.
You can find them in many styles, including modern, classic, vintage, contemporary and even mid-1900s.2- Modern furniture with the same look as a vintage chair, but with a modern twist like the Jumbo, the Pigeon, the B-B-T and the Eureka chairs.
The Pigeons from the 1930s and 1940s are iconic, but you can also find vintage furniture from decades ago like the Tipton chairs and the Chatswood chairs.3- Classic American furniture with modern elements like the Daffodils, the Cotswolds, the Fords and the Williamsburg furniture.
The Fords from the 1920s and 1930s are still popular in their own right, but their modern styling makes them a good choice for midcentury modern style.4- Modern American furniture that has a touch of the 1950s and 1960s, like the Fishermans Table, the Fisherman Table from the 1960s and 1970s and modern furniture that incorporates contemporary materials like the Mies van der Rohe, the Hirsch, the Datsun, the Sauerbraten, the Riva, the L.A. Furniture Museum and the M.A.’s Furniture.
Modern contemporary furniture is also popular, but its contemporary styling and minimalism can give you a vintage feel.5- A modern, modern look that incorporates classic American furniture, but has a modern touch like the Krieger Furniture and the Cesar Carrillo chairs.
These are the chairs from American designer Mies Van der Roheim, and their modern design and craftsmanship make them a popular choice for a midcentury style.6- A contemporary design that is also a bit of an American icon like the Chanel Pendant Table, which features contemporary, modern elements.
It’s a classic design that has been around since the mid 1950s, but Chanel’s contemporary styling makes it an excellent choice for late-century midcentury design.7- A retro-style, modern design that incorporates retro-inspired elements like wood and leather, or a contemporary design with a vintage twist like furniture from Japanese designer Léon Goupil.
It is a great choice for the midcentury period, and it has a timeless look to it.8- A timeless design that doesn’t rely on the latest technology, but also doesn’t use a lot of modern elements, like a Japanese designer like Tetsuji Yoshida.
The new Kriegers table from the 1970s is a classic piece for mid century style, and is available in every color and style.
The Kriege chairs from 1960s have also gained popularity, and can be found in many different styles, such as classic, modern and vintage.