15 Fab Mid-century Modern Living Rooms at Home Design Lover

A nice article about living rooms around the world. Nice examples of International Style.   15 Fab Mid-century Modern Living Rooms | Home Design Lover    

10 Easy Ways to Add A Mid-Century Modern Style to Your Home

Very nice article on some of the things one might do to bring back the groovy feeling.   10 Easy Ways to Add a Mid-Century Modern Style to Your Home    

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20th Century Art: Roy Lichtenstein, Mid Century Pop Artist

This post is part of the series 20th Century Art.Show All PostsHide All Posts Part 1: 20th Century Art: David Hockney a Personal Look Part 2: 20th Century Art: Roy Lichtenstein, Mid Century Pop Artist Pop Art. Is it simply entertainment and nothing too intellectually strenuous and worthy of much attention? This is not a […]

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20th Century Art: David Hockney a Personal Look

This post is part of the series 20th Century Art.Show All PostsHide All Posts Part 1: 20th Century Art: David Hockney a Personal Look I am a fan of David Hockney since seeing his double portraits. Displaying the character of a single sitter is a difficult skill to acquire. Most art students and even artists fail […]

Incredible Mid Century Modern House

Except for the Farnsworth House by Mies van der Rohe, this house echo’s Mid Century Modern Groovy. Please take a look at this wonderful house. It is in the International Style and is so light and open. This article is on Mid-Centuria which has some very interesting posts on various other subjects.   MID-CENTURIA : Art, […]

The Furniture of Frank Lloyd Wright

  High Back Chair   Frank Lloyd Wright is well-known for his architecture which is much discussed, but what about his furniture? Wright thought a building as art both inside and out and, therefore, embellishments such as furniture and fixtures belonged to the entire design. Somehow the concept of Mid Century Modern does not include […]

Need Some Cat-eye Glasses?

Looking to score some cat-eye glasses or some mid century clothes or even sewing patterns. Take a look at rustyzipper.com.   Beach Party Style Cat Eye Sunglasses 50’s Vintage Glasses: 50s inspired (made recently) -Beach Party Style Cat Eye Sunglasses- Womens white with black polka dot black lens cat eye glasses hard plastic frame.

Modern Architectural Forms of the Mid Century (Part 1)

This is an ongoing series of articles on the common architectural forms of Mid Century Modern. In this part we will examine what is called “Organic” and “Prairie” style architecture. Of course, Frank Lloyd Wright, (1867 – 1959), rightly comes to mind and the influence of organic architecture is widespread in the United States. [1] We see in […]

Midcentury Marvels of the Midwest

An interesting article covering Mid Century Modern residences in the Chicago area:   A photo tour of midcentury modern homes for sale within 200 miles of Chicago – Residential News – Crain’s Chicago Business    

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1960 Yuma, Arizona Tour

   Yuma, Arizona is my home town. I am working on a virtual 1960s tour article of Yuma if I can find enough images of this town during that time. Growing up in the  west, I remember rodeos and western style parades, playing in a giant sandbox,  otherwise known as the Sonoran Desert, the large […]