Blog Posts - Mid Century Modern Design



Design Trend: Painted Floors

A big trend we are seeing right now is painting your floors.  This is definitely an inexpensive was to transform … continue reading...
by Stylish Patina on Jul 14, 2016

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

Vintage Rug Taste with Modern Decor: Home Decor Ideas

Vintage Rug Taste with Modern Decor: Choosing the Perfect Vintage Rug Vintage Rug Taste with Modern Decor -- Choosing the perfect vintage rug for your home is not as hard as it may sound. By using the right décor elements, you can … Continue...
by N Design & Style on Mar 24, 2016

Vintage Rug Taste with Modern Decor: Home Decor Ideas

Vintage Rug Taste with Modern Decor: Choosing the Perfect Vintage Rug Vintage Rug Taste with Modern Decor -- Choosing the perfect vintage rug for your home is not as hard as it may sound. By using the right décor elements, you can … Continue...
by N Design & Style on Mar 24, 2016

Celebrating Chinese New Year and Year Of The Monkey Decor

Celebrating Chinese New Year - Is the Year of the Monkey Your New Design Year? Every year Chinese New Year, which is based around the Chinese Lunar calendar, is celebrated between January 21 to February 20. It is a great … Continue reading U...
by N Design & Style on Feb 15, 2016

Autumn Interior Design Trends

3 Interior Design Trends for Fall Interior Design Trends -- Have you been wondering what interior design trends will be hot this fall? You won’t have to wait for long, because three of the biggest trends are already becoming apparent. Read on ...
by N Design & Style on Aug 25, 2015

Weaver Spotlight: Ingegerd Silow

Learn More About Master Scandinavian Weaver Ingegerd Silow Ingegerd Silow -- Ingegerd Silow was an internationally known Swedish artist, designer and master weaver. Born in Stockholm in 1916, she is one of the most illustrious designers and weavers...
by N Design & Style on Aug 18, 2015

Scandinavian Folk Art Traditions and Common Motifs

History of Scandinavian Folk Art Traditions Scandinavian Folk Art -- Folk art is as old as human civilization. Created by untrained artists for decorative and symbolic purposes, folk art gives an insight into the local culture and traditions of th...
by N Design & Style on Aug 12, 2015

From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires: Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola at MoMA

From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires: Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola at the Museum of Modern Art MoMA -- The Bauhaus School of Art lasted for only 14 years from 1919 to 1933, but its impacts on modern art and design continues to … Continue reading &...
by N Design & Style on Jul 21, 2015

Wednesday Wishlist: “Night Mirror” Vintage Rug by Brita Molin

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist Rug is a Gorgeous Vintage Rug by Artist Brita Molin. Vintage Rug by Brita Molin --  Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalo...
by N Design & Style on Jul 15, 2015

Wednesday Wishlist: Barbro Nilsson Swedish Rug for MMF

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist Rug is a Lovely Swedish Carpet by Barbro Nilsson for Marta Maas Fjetterstrom. Swedish Rug by Barbro Nilsson --  Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or ant...
by N Design & Style on Jul 1, 2015

History of Rag Rugs

Vintage Scandinavian Rag Rugs: Combining Folk Charm with Modern Design Rag Rugs -- A rag rug is a rug made by pushing small strips of fabric, often recycled, through a base material, made usually of hessian or wool. Hessian is a strong … Cont...
by N Design & Style on Jun 25, 2015

Wednesday Wishlist: Art Deco Carpet by Austrian Designer Josef Hoffmann

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist Rug is a Beautiful Art Deco Carpet by Josef Hoffmann. Art Deco Carpet by Josef Hoffmann --  Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vas...
by N Design & Style on Jun 17, 2015

Wednesday Wishlist: Vintage Turkish Kilim 50166

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist Rug is a Lovely Vintage Turkish Kilim. Vintage Turkish Kilim 50166 --  Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalog. We select e...
by N Design & Style on Jun 10, 2015

Artist Spotlight: Verner Panton

Verner Panton's Mid Century Furniture and Textile Designs Verner Panton --  Panton is considered one of the most influential Danish furniture and interior designers of the 20th century. He transformed the Danish design scene of the 1960s and 1970s w...
by N Design & Style on Jun 5, 2015

The Bauhaus School: Influence on Mid Century Scandinavian Design

Bauhaus and its Influence on Mid 20th Century Scandinavian Design   Bauhaus and its Influence on Scandinavian Design -- What comes to your mind when you think of Scandinavian design? If you know anything about it, you would immediately think o...
by N Design & Style on Jun 3, 2015

Wednesday Wishlist: Vintage Swedish Kilim 48446

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist rug is a cheerful Swedish Kilim. Antique Caucasian Kilim 48420 -- Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalog. We select each p...
by N Design & Style on Jun 3, 2015

Wednesday Wishlist: Vintage Swedish Kilim at Nazmiyal

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist Rug is Vintage Swedish Kilim 48429 Vintage Swedish Kilim 48429 -- Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalog. We select each...
by N Design & Style on May 20, 2015

Wednesday Wishlist: Vintage Swedish Kilim 48429

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist Rug is Vintage Swedish Kilim 48429 Vintage Swedish Kilim 48429 -- Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalog. We select each...
by N Design & Style on May 20, 2015

Art Review: Andy Warhol’s Soup Cans at MoMA

Andy Warhol's Soup Cans at MoMA, On View Now Through Oct. 18, 2015 In 1962, a commercial illustrator and an aspiring artist named Andy Warhol held his first solo painting exhibition at the Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles. Today, that exhibition …...
by N Design & Style on May 19, 2015


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