If you love
mid-century modern furniture, you will love the choices available right now in
most furniture stores. Mid-century modern (MCM) décor was
introduced in the 1940’s and this popular style is currently back in vogue due
to its sophisticated, timeless style.
If you are
looking to incorporate MCM furniture into your home, Melinda Stead, visual
merchandising manager at Focus on Furniture, suggests looking for sleek, classic
pieces with a modern design twist.
natural pieces of timber furniture or muted colours in leather or upholstery
with clean lines and a minimalist contemporary design,” says Melinda. “Deep
blue soft furnishings look great in any space and will give your home a fresh
new designer look. Other clues are armchairs or sofas with peg legs and slim
is no doubt on trend and in demand. You can find beautiful classic furniture
pieces these days in most modern furniture stores. With a wide range of elegant
MCM furniture, Focus on Furniture can provide inspiration and advice by turning
up to the store to see what’s on offer.
furniture in person can give you a greater sense of styling ideas and
motivation. You can see how different pieces work together to create the look
you’re aiming for and it can be so satisfying when you find furniture pieces
that blend well together,” says Melinda.
to create a visually appealing mid-century modern look, the Oxley Fabric
Armchair from Focus on Furniture boasts solid timber peg legs, plush seat and
back cushions and a simple classic design which are all a direct nod to
mid-century modern styling,” says Melinda. “Blend this piece of furniture
together with the Amelia 2.5 seat chaise and you have a room well on the way to
a mid-century modern living room.”
recommends looking for furniture pieces with high-quality craftsmanship and functional
storage solutions to suit everyday living and so it stands the test of time.
Table Lamp is a beautiful interpretation of mid-century modern and high-quality
craftsmanship,” says Melinda. “The pale natural timber with tapered durable
legs, slimline storage compartment and its natural textured finish gives this
piece of furniture an authentic yet modern look. It’s crafted with locally
sourced sustainable timbers and quality construction and is a versatile
addition to any room in the home.”
the key to begin your MCM project is to look at what furniture pieces you
already have in your home and decide what furniture pieces you would like to
update or add.
modern furniture can blend in well with other types of your home décor. But you
need to be careful not to clutter your space, keep it simple and incorporate
furniture of different heights to prevent your room from looking too bland or
uniform. A tall floor lamp would work well with a low sofa or coffee table or
you could incorporate a table lamp and low sofa near a dining suite.
afraid to express your unique creative flair and mix up your home décor to add
some contrast to your new mid-century modern home,” adds Melinda.
Furniture is an Australian company that specialises in producing stylish
furniture for an affordable price. The company operates 38 stores in Melbourne,
regional Victoria, Sydney, NSW Central Coast, Canberra, South Australia,
Brisbane and regional Queensland. For
inspiration and ideas, visit: www.focusonfurniture.com.au