Even if we are living in the second millennium, the 1960s still makes a strong style statement up till now. Not only it is in fashion, but this mid-century influence also inspires most home décor. If you are a fan of this The Beatles, John Wayne, and Julie Andrews’ era and wish to have its artistry design to your home, here are mid-century modern living room ideas you can easily steal.
Wide Open Space
Open space is essential to have a mid-century modern living room. Mid-century design loves natural light that fills all over the family space with a touch of fresh color such as light blue, tangerine, and seafoam. For this, make sure that your living room has large glass windows. The airy tones will make the room look bigger and brighter.
The frameless window creates a seamless design that also makes the room feel more open and airy.
Applying minimalist concept is also a great way to enhance the style and coziness of your mid-century modern living room.
Iconic Real Wood
Furniture features natural wood element also what makes mid-century design comfortable, stylish, and chick. Use chairs with simple silhouettes and are low to the ground. Also, chairs with faux leather and wooden arms and legs are this design’s favorite items. Add another wood aspect by placing a buffet with a woodgrain pattern, hardwood coffee table, or cocktail table.
Use leather couches with wooden legs, and complement with round wood coffee table.
You can also use wooden flooring and fill the room with matching wood furniture, then add black couch and chairs to add elegance.
The grain of the wooden furniture will enhance the rusticity of your farmhouse living room.
Never miss out placing seating with pretty leather upholstery when it comes to recreating modern mid-century décor. Sofas, throw pillows, lounge chairs, accent chairs, and footstools upholstered in leather. As for the color, opt a neutral tone like brown and black, or vivid colors such as blue, orange, and maroon.
Instead of chairs, consider to add a stylish leather bench.
Great thing about leather upholstery is it has a neutral tone that can blend really well in any room color scheme.
If you want less leather in your design, you can add leather throw pillows as the accent.
Bold and Retro Wallpaper
The 1960s love the use of wall cover for their living room, and there are various fabulous and pretty patterns of them. Creamy shades of curvy-patterned wallpaper, vibrant mod wallpaper, bright geometric retro abstract wallpaper, and geometric circles wall pattern are among the choices. You can also go floral for mid-century modern, such as citrus design, grey and pink leaf-like pattern, and metallic blossoms wallpaper.
Wallpaper is an easy way to beautify and style your small living room, you can use it to create and accent wall.
Choose wallpaper with pop of colors to refresh a neutral living room.
The Mid-century modern living room is airy, bright, fresh, and accentuate real wood element. With this retro design, your eyes will be spoiled with the beautiful design as you and your guests enjoy a quality conversation.