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A guide to mid-century design

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When it comes to luxury design and luxury lighting, the trends that prove to be the most popular are constantly adapting and evolving. Falling in love with an aesthetic is such an easy thing to do, but creating that for yourself takes a sense of artistry.

Mid-century design is an aesthetic and a style that’s currently proving to be successful all across the luxury design industry. With clean lines, the soft use of textiles in furniture, and striking inspiration, that comes as no surprise.

A style born out of need and necessity, out of rebirth, mid-century style has the capability to create a sense of melody practically vivid enough to hear.

The mid-century was a unique time in the history of design. The simple structures and alluring colours of that ear continue to prove popular all across the world. Both soothing and iconic, it’s no surprise that the style is making a comeback in the current era – with its own cutting edge twists.

There’s a melodic quality to the words ‘mid-century’. Evoking imagery of clean cut and simple structural lines, a newborn aesthetic, this is an era of style, of simplicity and function, and one that bears its history on its metaphorical sleeve.

It is with a soothing elegance that the movement has integrated itself within a new era of design, continuing to occupy the senses and minds of worldwide. Classic references have been transferred into organic lines, brought to life through the incredible subtle movements of the designers.

Carefree yet elegant, the mid-century movement now presents itself as if with the motto that a good design could change lives everywhere and be affordable to everyone – function and fun both acting as paramount in the designs’ creation.

When it comes to materials, mid-century design offers a duality. Harmonious wood tones are both common and popular, as are rich and strong marble, the contrast and tension between the two bringing with it its own sense of elegance and grace.

Its a perfect balance of innovation and practicality, an aesthetic that refrains from being over embellished while still offering its own characteristic sense of style and beauty, ripe and ready to be rediscovered through cutting edge technologies.

Despite the term mid-century clearly being tied to a specific time, and its specific influences, there’s something decidedly classic in the design pieces that fit into the luxury design category, something nostalgic, drawing from eras past to create something new and striking.

 

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