Common questions

What era is mid century design?

What era is mid century design?

What is midcentury design? The movement spanned from about 1933 to 1965 and included architecture as well as industrial, interior, and graphic design. Designers such as Charles and Ray Eames, Harry Bertoia, Arne Jacobsen, and George Nelson created iconic furniture and lighting that are still highly coveted.

What is mid century classic?

“Midcentury modern” itself is a difficult term to define. It broadly describes architecture, furniture, and graphic design from the middle of the 20th century (roughly 1933 to 1965, though some would argue the period is specifically limited to 1947 to 1957).

Are the 70’s considered mid century?

Though the term mid century modern wasn’t coined until the mid-80’s, and though no one really knows it’s true timeline, the era represents a combination of post World War II practicality, 50’s era optimism, 60’s era earthiness, and 70’s era tones and textures neatly wrapped up in a stylish ode to Scandinavian …

What designer is associated with mid century modern?

Eames. For those just beginning to explore the realm of midcentury modern home furnishings, Eames is the natural point of departure. The name Eames has become almost synonymous with midcentury modern. In fact, midcentury pieces bearing no maker’s mark often are dubbed “Eames-era” to garner attention.

What did mid century modern design look like?

Anti fuss and formal, mid century modern design is all about clean lines, simplicity, practicality, and sumptuous silhouettes. Think new to the era materials like plastic, acrylic, and even formica when considering furniture materials.

Is there a market for Modern Classics furniture?

Welcome to Modern Classics Furniture; where we focus tightly on manufacturing and selling furniture in the niche market known as Modern Classics furniture.

Who is the best seller of Modern Classics?

Contact Us. We are the only seller of Modern Classics Furniture who can make the Classics using your own upholstery materials or in a different frame color. (Minimum order is one, custom charges will apply and will be quoted.)

When did the mid century modern era start?

Though the term mid century modern wasn’t coined until the mid-80’s, and though no one really knows it’s true timeline, the era represents a combination of post World War II practicality, 50’s era optimism, 60’s era earthiness, and 70’s era tones and textures neatly wrapped up in a stylish ode to Scandinavian simplicity.