Published at Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 - 20:27:51 PM. interior By Hilda Dyar.
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.
A Freeform wall light by Jean Royère undulates above the living rooms George Nakashima sideboard. and a Vladimir Kagan sofa curves around the Pierre Chapo low table.Designer Waldo Fernandez and architect Michael Kovac collaborated on the renovation of Jamie McCourts 1980 John Lautner beach house in Malibu. California.