With the explosion of popularity in mid-century style, there is no shortage of information and reproductions of some of the most popular styles from that era. But not many people will have the chance to live in a house from one of the foremost architects of the mid-century design movement. This house in New Caanan, Connecticut was designed by German-born architect Ulrich Franzen.
Ok, some of these designs may be considered a bit over-the-top for real day-to-day life, but when it comes to dream-like interiors and majestic home design, Muhammad Taher dreams bigger than many.1 |When thinking of picture perfect homes, Taher thinks of romance and elegance, luxury and opulence, all set in a warm dappled sun drenched haze, over the sophisticated perfection of traditional good style.
Although this bookshelf staircase is not functional as a living space, let alone for reading purposes, it is a pretty clever space-saving solution. Even the speed reading bookworms would have trouble reaching enlightenment living in this enclosed structure- albeit housing an impressively accessible 6,000 books!
One of the first things you use in the morning and one of the last things you use at night – bathroom vanities play a significant role in everyone’s daily routine. One of the most important aspects of the vanity area is the lighting, especially when it comes to grooming processes like cosmetics and skincare.
Today we are featuring this exquisitely modern two-story residence located in the Shokrane area of Tokyo. From the dramatically high ceilings hang beautiful abstract sculptures and bed-sized chandeliers. Also furnished with modern classic chairs and steel-framed glass floors are floating rooms throughout the museum-like home, all designed by Takuya Tsuchida.
Ever since author Cara Greenberg penned her 1984 book, ‘Mid Century Modern: Furniture of the 1950s’, furniture styles from in and around that period have risen in demand. The title of that book was the coining of the phrase “mid century modern”, which has become a term that rolls off the tongues of interior designers and home design enthusiasts still today.