Blog Posts - Mid Century Design



DIY Vintage Cushion Tutorial

This restored mid-century modern recliner was like macaroni without the cheese: the dish wasn’t complete without a complementary cushion. Here’s how I made this (zippered!) lumbar cushion that provides support and adds a splash of color with...
by Home decoration on Jun 21, 2016

All-White Mid-Century Modern Home With A Scandi Feel

White is one of the most popular colors in décor because it’s classic, it broadens the space visually and fits any style. And what would you say to an all-white space? Have a look at this house by Loft Szczecin and I’m sure that you’ll be exci...

Mid-Century Modern Desk Makeover

I often peruse my local online classifieds for furniture. Most of the time I'm not even looking for anything in particular, I'm just looking.  And it isn't often that I actually contact the seller of something with the intent of actually purchas...
by The How-To Gal on May 27, 2015

Colorful Mid-Century Modern House By Guilherme Torres

Are you into mid-century interiors like we do? If you are, then you’ll be excited to see this house by Brazilian architect/designer Guilherme Torres. His studio often creates vibrant, modern, industrial spaces filled with colorful elements. This ti...

Colorful Mid-Century Modern House By Guilherme Torres

Are you into mid-century interiors like we do? If you are, then you’ll be excited to see this house by Brazilian architect/designer Guilherme Torres. His studio often creates vibrant, modern, industrial spaces filled with colorful elements. This ti...

Mid-century Girls Dressing Table Design

Every girl needs a place to enjoy the view of her, to do make up and hair, with a corner of her dresser or vanity. Here are 30 pictures that serve dressing table with mid-century style. Mid-century...

QAGOMA California Design exhibition

A very cool new design exhibition has hit Brisbane - California Design Living in a Modern Way 1930 to 1965. I attended the launch (thanks to the lovely Elizabeth from Walk Among the Homes who moves and shakes with all the right people) last wee...
by Fun and VJs on Nov 4, 2013

QAGOMA California Design exhibition

A very cool new design exhibition has hit Brisbane - California Design Living in a Modern Way 1930 to 1965. I attended the launch (thanks to the lovely Elizabeth from Walk Among the Homes who moves and shakes with all the right people) last wee...
by Fun and VJs on Nov 4, 2013

Beachcomber Homes

You gotta love a modest mid-century project home. I know I do, especially after visiting one of the most famous of project homes - Beachcomber House -  in the idyllic locale of Avalon in Sydney. The Beachcomber houses were designed in the 1960s...
by Fun and VJs on Oct 31, 2013

Beachcomber Homes

You gotta love a modest mid-century project home. I know I do, especially after visiting one of the most famous of project homes - Beachcomber House -  in the idyllic locale of Avalon in Sydney. The Beachcomber houses were designed in the 1960s...
by Fun and VJs on Oct 31, 2013

Jack House

I had the absolute privilege of visiting Jack House nestled in the leafy suburb of Wahroonga in Sydney during my trip down south. Jack house is the 1957 Sulman Award winning home designed by Russell and Pamela Jack and now in the loving custodianship...
by Fun and VJs on Oct 30, 2013

Jack House

I had the absolute privilege of visiting Jack House nestled in the leafy suburb of Wahroonga in Sydney during my trip down south. Jack house is the 1957 Sulman Award winning home designed by Russell and Pamela Jack and now in the loving custodianship...
by Fun and VJs on Oct 30, 2013

Lost in translation

For a design to succeed, it must be functional and suited to our lifestyles. And sometimes overseas designer items do not translate well in an Australian context, particularly in a sub-tropical Queensland context.  For example: Our kitchen...
by Fun and VJs on Oct 8, 2013

Lost in translation

For a design to succeed, it must be functional and suited to our lifestyles. And sometimes overseas designer items do not translate well in an Australian context, particularly in a sub-tropical Queensland context.  For example: Our kitchen...
by Fun and VJs on Oct 8, 2013

Piece of Furniture...Love Seat

When I think about my own future home (this thoughts usually go like this; “dear God, if you exist, you are my witness I deserve apartment at Notting Hill. With staircase. I don’t need anything too big. Something small. Well not too small. Think...
by misslikey on Jul 24, 2013

Another M.A.D June weekend for your diaries

Well it's nearly that time of the year again when all design addicts can soak up a whole weekend of great architecture and culture in the middle of Brisbane suburbia. That's right Modernist Architecture and Design (M.A.D) is on again! The people beh...
by Fun and VJs on May 10, 2013

Solair Chair: Canadian design

I visited my mates Chris and Susan one evening and noticed two new groovy orange chairs on their back patio. The patio doors were shut and it was dark, but from my perspective they looked like those string Acapulco chairs which are simply everywhere...
by Fun and VJs on Apr 10, 2013

MAD house tour

Another day and another cool house tour. Yesterday, I attended the much-anticipated mid-century house tour from the MAD weekend. It started at the north end of Brisbane in Aspley, where we visited a cute 1960s 'affordable housing for the masses' sty...
by Fun and VJs on Jul 2, 2012

Mid-Century Make Over in Georgetown

Georgetown, DC has many historic homes, but this townhouse, recently profiled in House Beautiful and designed by Hillary Thomas and Jeff …Continue reading »...
by A Detailed House on Jun 1, 2012

Looks I love

EF Chase Modular Seating $1800.00 LunarLoungeDesignHere are a few items which I seriously am in love with. They all evoke the feeling of having a great story behind them. The style of each piece is unique, yet clean and streamlined. Some are rus...
by retro-modern-projects on Mar 11, 2012


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