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Go Mod! Part 2: Mid Century Modern Furniture

r August 29, 2013 | B Design Inspiration, Home Decor

Classic elements of Mid Century Modern home decor have crept into the contemporary design consciousness. The nostalgic shapes and styles we love are blending with of the moment trends to form a brand new hybrid look. We already told you how to find the perfect mid century modern window treatments, read on to learn how to style mid century modern furniture today. Did you miss Part 1? Mid Century Modern Window Treatments Midcentury Living Room by San Francisco Interior Designers & Decorators Niche Interiors Here are the pieces that are essential to any mid century look today: Eames Furniture Then: These futuristic silhouettes and shapes are what made mid century homes and workplaces iconically mod. New technologies allowed furniture to be…

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Go Mod! Part 1: Mid Century Modern Window Treatments

Mid Century style is playing a huge role in today’s design world. The Mad Men craze brought this era of home decorating to the attention of the nation, but years later the sleek furniture and retro palette are still on trend. Whether you’re restoring a mid-century home as a full blown time capsule, or just want to add some mod flair to your home decor, mid century modern window treatments can make a big impact. Here are the window coverings that were sweeping the scene in 40s, 50s, or 60s era homes: 2″ Horizontal Blinds – in Aluminum Called ‘venetian blinds’ in their time, these wide aluminum numbers were nearly always seen with wide cloth tapes in contrasting colors. The…

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4 Patriotic Rooms That Would Make the Founding Fathers Proud

Eclectic Bedroom by New York Photographers Rikki Snyder

With the 4th of July just a day away, we’re excited to share these 4 patriotic rooms that showcase style in the USA! Most of us would never have thought to use a vintage American flag as a wall accent, but boy does it work! The bright colors really make the room pop and bring out the red in the tribal pattern bedding. To match the room’s vintage feel, we’d pair the windows with Bali’s Northern Heights 2″ Wood Blinds, equipped with tape cloths for a retro look. The American flag wall art gives this room a unique edge – it brings color to the space while adding personality. To accentuate the contemporary-modern style, we’d add the Mirrored Vertical Blinds…

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Manly decorating! Create your Dream Man Cave

Many couples struggle to find a feminine-masculine balance in home decorating. Today we’re bringing manly decorating ideas that can be used to create the ultimate man cave, or bring more gender equality to girly spaces in the home. Learn how to man-up your home in this post. The key to modern manly decor is a stark, deep colored space with industrial accents like chrome couch frames and a coffee table on casters. Who needs accessories with the uber-chic architectural touches in this room?  The glass elevator and spiral staircase are the only conversation pieces you need.   The ultimate industrial manly window coverings are our 2″ Faux Leather Blinds from Carra. The exposed hardware and chrome cord tassels create a retro…

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