is mid-century furniture making a comeback? A. Clean lines and pops of colour
provide an uncluttered look that appeals to many in this day and age.
are some styling tips to remember when bringing in vintage furniture to a
modern home? A. Antique and vintage finds can add depth and opulence to a room. Keep it
simple by using similar colours, shapes and textures.
furniture is known for being sleek, minimal with clean lines – should people
consider the shape of the room before positioning this style of furniture? A. Mid-century furniture is timeless and blends so well with other types of furniture.
Think about a staple MCM piece for your room, my suggestion is an armchair or
buffet as a starting point and work from there. Make it a feature of the
room that will help create a nice story.
Q. What are the top mid-century pieces that
generally work in all homes? i.e wooden sideboard etc A. Buffets and
armchairs, and even a simple MCM lamp are probably the best pieces
to start creating your unique space.
you think the big budget brands are providing adequate mid-century pieces en
masse, or should people invest in fewer, high quality key pieces? A. The
demand for MCM has really grown over the last couple of years and is becoming
increasingly difficult to find the right piece. If your after something
authentic, I suggest searching antique furniture stores or even going to some
garage sales on the weekend, you never know what you might find.
Focus on Furniture also have a great range of urban modern and MCM
Q. Is it best to have statement mid-century pieces in a
space or to incorporate the room? A The key to getting it right is
carefully balancing your MCM furniture with contemporary interior trends.
Q. What colour palette should people stick to when
incorporating mid-century furniture into their interior? A. MCM
traditionally runs with bright colours. If you’re going for something
traditional, use olive green and dark reds , but if your opting for something
more contemporary, use pastel hues and shades of beige or keep it simple with
black, white and grey.
Q. What is the main rule when decorating a room
with mid-century furniture? A. Pay close attention to the size of your
furniture pieces and keep the space balanced with different heights. Your
eyes should be able to draw up and down around the room. It’s also
important to add a focal point to the room with a large mirror or
artwork. Try placing some plants in and around the furniture
to keep the room feeling fresh and vibrant.