The prevailing home furniture trend of my early-1960s childhood, Danish Modern, has been making a resurgence in contemporary interiors over the past few years. I must say this makes me quite happy. Danish Modern style is heavily influenced by the successes of mid-century modern design masters like Finn Juhl and Hans Wegner. Thrust onto the world stage due to inclusion in high-profile design projects like the United Nations Headquarters in New York, the style became so popular that it trickled down into even the most modest of homes. Taking a look at how Danish Modern is being used again today, it’s easy to see why.– See the whole post at The Interior Collective.
If you’re like me, you don’t start your day until after you’ve had at least one cup of coffee. It’s a key component of my daily morning ritual: brewing, preparing, and enjoying some delicious caffeine. If that’s your way of life as well, why not do it in style? I’ve gathered a few ideas for setting up a coffee prep area that will help get the day started right.– See the whole post at The Interior Collective.
What a terrific setting for this classic MCM piece, the Eero Saarinen Womb Chair. It looks great against the dark wall with white traditional woodwork, paired with bright, contemporary citron Flor tiles. Looks like there’s a Flos Arco Lamp sneaking into the photo from above as well as Ikea’s Jonisk floor lamp next to the chair.
Via IKEA Magazine.
It’s easy to overlook the hardworking, everyday aspects of interior design. Household finishes like wood, elements like concrete, and embellishments like tile have a tendency to fade into the background, while flashier kinds of décor stand out. Part of my mission as an interior evangelist is to celebrate these types of standard materials—after all, they tend to do the lion’s share of keeping our living spaces livable, am I right? With that in mind, today we’re looking at the subtle beauty and workaday wonder that is penny tile (or penny round tile, if you prefer.)– See the whole post at The Interior Collective.