From Saarinen to Platner to Eames to Nelson, certain mid century modern masterminds have become famous thanks to their masterpieces. Find out how interior designers worldwide have been using their coveted furniture pieces. Obviously, they can’t get enough of these designers.
In this eclectic mix of styles of this Chicago home by Summer Thornton, we see icons like the 1962 Arco Lamp, 1966 Platner Chair and 1955 Saarinen Tulip Table. The true showstopper in the room is the sleek pedestal table with sumptuous marble top. Eero Saarinen revolutionized furniture with organic simplicity in mind!
For this entryway in a Berlin apartment, the designer used a neutral palette and statement worthy pieces like a fiberglass Eames La Chaise lounge chair designed by Charles and Ray Eames in 1948. There’s also intriguing decor items and a fur rug for added texture. Don’t you just love the minimalist vibe?
For this Glass House in Washington, designer and DeForest Architects used modern building materials, like glass, concrete and walnut . This wavy, the iconic Womb Chair in vibrant blue and other MCM pieces would pop against them. This enveloping lounge chair was also designed by mastermind Saarinen in 1946.
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This East Hampton, NY home was designed by Amy Lau for design lovers, so mid century icons can be seen. A Charlotte Perriand bookcase is in front of an iconic Nelson Bench designed by Georgne Nelson in 1946 in the entryway. The slatted wood bench with metal legs adds contrast to the colorful entryway. What a statement piece!
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