According to this, the interest in this style of furniture may be slowly fading:
Is Interest in Midcentury Modern Design Declining?
I’m not surprised. Revivals all have their rise and falls, and this style of furniture is overdue. Likely it won’t totally fade, since so many pieces of that era really blend in well with other styles of furnishing. It’s just likely you won’t see whole rooms dedicated to the style.
Is this home featured here: This Cozy Minnesota Home Will Make You Want a Candelabra | A Cup of Jo
You really out to go to the site and check it out. Meanwhile, here’s a peek to show you what I mean:
Some thoughts on this:
- There is a ton of objects in this photo, but they are orderly. There is a place for everything; things aren’t just thrown about.
- The objects are all attractive: nothing is just stuck somewhere.
- It helps to be in a nice room, but the good thing about maximalism is that you can turn even a boring box in to something attractive. (Much harder to do with minimalism
- The colour scheme is consistent here. That helps rest the eye as it moves around the room.
I highly recommend you go to Cup of Jo linked to above and see the rest of it. It’s inspiring for maximalists like myself. 🙂
Part bookshelf, part seat, this bookshelf is not like any other.
For more information on how you can get your own, see Bookworm – The only cocoon shaped bookshelf in the world | Atelier 010 Rotterdam
For fans of Bauhaus, or those who want to become one, there’s this: 10 iconic Bauhaus furniture designs: chairs, tables, a lamp and a chess set.
It includes a number of pieces by Mies, including the Barcelona chair, shown above.
Over at Fubiz they have some remarkable furniture made with cork, like this:
Not a relative, but a fine designer with a good last name 🙂 Check out this link for more: Minimalist Cork Made Furniture by Daniel Michalik – Fubiz Media