Published at Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 - 04:24:40 AM. interior By Schimmel.
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.
The living room is outfitted with Charlotte Perriand cocktail tables. Oscar Niemeyer ottomans. and a matching vintage Jean Royère sofa and club chair; the pair of sculptures at left is by Isa Genzken.At a Manhattan home designed by Tony Ingrao and Randy Kemper. the living room features Maria Pergay sconces and Philippe Hiquily side tables.