Even though mid century modern designs are well-known for its simplicity and sleek, clean design yet it packs a cogent aesthetic punch. Since it made its appearance and reached the peak of its popularity in the 1960s, mid-century style has had a lasting influence with knock-offs and reproductions flooding the market even today and gracing residential and commercial spaces all over the world. With its gentle curves, well-worn smooth surfaces and neo-futuristic patina, mid century modern furniture pieces radiates a distinctive aura and adds a powerful impact to any space, all on its own – that explains its undying attractiveness.
If you fancy the idea of mid-century decor but not really looking forward to totally committing to a “mod” existence as of now, then you can include nods from this style in the form of one or two timeless functional pieces to add functionality, whimsy and interest to your existing interior setting. Two names that defines the dynamism that mid-century modern was and is and whose design you can bring home are Arne Jacobsen and Le Corbusier.
Have a Danish Moment with Arne Jacobsen
The Danish moment inspired by clean line and functional simplicity of the beautiful pieces designed by Arne Jacobsen is sure to have you wrapped up in awe. Arne is undoubtedly one of the most famous 20th century designers and in his long, productive career he has whipped out some iconic pieces that can instantaneously jazz up your space.
- The Egg Chair: Over the last five decades, the Egg Chair has stood as an inimitable symbol of enduring, high-end design. It features a voluptuous free-flowing shape that is attained by injecting polyurethane foam into a mould. The chair is fully covered with premium quality upholstery in fabric or leather that provides optimal comfort sitting down. The Egg chair replica is available with reclines and swivel features in an array of hues and tones, patchworks, patterns and prints to complement modern/contemporary/eclectic decor.
- The Swan Chair: The softly enveloping organic form is quite similar to the Egg chair but it is lower so as to be ideal for setting a light conversational ambience. Featuring a swivel base, this chair is the perfect addition to your living room.
Revel in the Perennially Popular Designs of Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier is rightly referred to as the rock star of furniture design. His forward-thinking LC collection proves that he was a man ahead of his time and his creations have the ability to transcend modern trends. His designs are truly timeless and have the ability to take any room from ordinary to phenomenal. Le Corbusier inspired pieces are readily available in the reputed online stores.
- LC4 Chaise Lounge: Le Corbusier’s strong sense of design is reflected in the LC4 chaise lounge that remains one of the most functional, graceful and comfortable chaise ever seen. The steel base fully upholstered in leather conforms to the shape of the body and offers support to the head, shoulders and back for ultimate comfort. This cutting-edge chaise is what every home needs for relaxation!
- 2-seater Petit Confort Sofa: The 2-seater Petit Confort Sofa is one of the most recognized of all mid century modern designs. The frame and structure of the sofa exudes an elegant minimalism and the leather upholstery lends a sophisticated look. It is perfect for small apartments that need to make smart use of space while also adding spunk.
So, check out the various reproductions of Arne Jacobsen and Le Corbusier designs and get started on your home renovation project. Just add a piece now and mix and match it with luxury rugs, lighting and other accessories to create a home that is truly beautiful.