Mid-century modern is on the peak of popularity. Such vintage furniture will immediately convey the spirit of the generation.
The term was used descriptively as early as the mid-1950s and was defined as a design movement by Cara Greenberg in her 1984 book Mid-Century Modern: Furniture of the 1950s. It is now recognized by scholars and museums worldwide as a significant design movement.
The Mid-century modern movement in the U.S. was an American reflection of the International and Bauhaus movements, including the works of Gropius, Florence Knoll, Le Corbusier and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
Where to find the best vintage furniture now?
Lead brands, such as: Vitra, Dwell, Fritz Hansen, Artek, Knoll — post the brand, unique pieces of furniture. You can find on their websites the right colour, material and shape for your space.
If you want to buy something for your apartment, but don’t want to search for a while for the best objects, here are our top to buy pieces of furniture in Mid-century modern style.
The chair draws inspiration from the feeling of an embrace, but it has also been designed for freedom of movement; creating a unique sense of comfort. Designed by Arne Jacobsen, it was originally created for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen before being relaunched in 2014. It is said to be Jacobsen’s favorite chair among his many designs.