By Lesley Guinan. interior. Published at Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 - 14:55:42 PM.
In the 1940s and '50s. midcentury-modern design. with its clean lines. warm woods. and bold upholstery hues (often in woolly. menswear-inspired textures). changed the way homes looked. Suddenly. less was more. and decorating a home was about finding a design where form served function—a philosophy that continues to inspire designers to this day.
all vintage pieces from Galerie Yves Gastou. as well as a 1920s French lacquer cocktail table. a Jean-Michel Frank-style sectional sofa by Jonas. and a circa-1950 Edward Wormley slipper chair from Duane Modern. The tabletop sculpture at far left is by Martin Megna.A Richard Pousette-Dart painting surveys the living room of a Bridgehampton.
Not many homes are lucky enough to have a full wall backdrop of greenery. but those who are could try framing it in a similar fashion. To get the look. consider using neutrals and let mother nature add the color for you. The soft hues combined with the outside greenery give this space a fresh and revitalizing feel.
New York. house devised by the architecture firm Deborah Berke Partners. with interior designer Thomas O'Brien of Aero Studios.Barstools by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller and a Pierre Jeanneret Scissor chair for Knoll are installed in the breakfast room of architect Lee Ledbetter's New Orleans home.