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Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Ideas to Steal from Modern Mid-century Masters

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Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Ideas to Steal from Modern Mid-century Masters

June 7, 2019

Remodelista editors celebrated mid-century modern design this week, and we were happy to time-travel along with them. Here, five design ideas to steal from the era.

1. A Unique Angle

An arresting single-sided pitched roof follows the gradient of the slope on which it&#8\2\17;s situated. See more of this amazing house in Antsy Plum: An Architect Revives a Forgotten \1960s Beauty. Photograph by Brotherton-Lock, courtesy of Coppin Dockray.
Above: An arresting single-sided pitched roof follows the gradient of the slope on which it’s situated. See more of this amazing house in Antsy Plum: An Architect Revives a Forgotten 1960s Beauty. Photograph by Brotherton-Lock, courtesy of Coppin Dockray.

2. Plaid Rugs

Hella Jongerius&#8\2\17; woven wool plaid rugs for textiles brand Maharam look quite at home in mid-century spaces. See Fan&#8\2\17;s favorite one in Object of Desire: Multitone Rug by ‘Color-Cooking’ Dutch Designer Hella Jongerius.
Above: Hella Jongerius’ woven wool plaid rugs for textiles brand Maharam look quite at home in mid-century spaces. See Fan’s favorite one in Object of Desire: Multitone Rug by ‘Color-Cooking’ Dutch Designer Hella Jongerius.

3. A Reverence for Nature

Above: The line between indoors and out gets blurred in this stunning revival. Photograph courtesy of Joe Fletcher from Ranch Houses: Living the California Dream, a Rizzoli book written by David Weingarten and Lucia Howard, and photographed by Joe Fletcher. See more of the home in A Star Is Reborn: An Iconic Midcentury House in LA Renovated by Park McDonald.

4. Timber Everything

Above: Wood—walls, ceilings, and furniture—take center stage in many mid-century modern homes. Here’s a pitched wood ceiling from Something Old, Something New: The Evolution of a Beverly Hills Home.

5. Pendelton Blankets

Pendelton blankets are classics. Photograph by Brian W. Ferry for Remodelista; styling by Alexa Hotz from Steal This Look: An Authentic Midcentury Modern Bedroom.
Above: Pendelton blankets are classics. Photograph by Brian W. Ferry for Remodelista; styling by Alexa Hotz from Steal This Look: An Authentic Midcentury Modern Bedroom.

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