Conjuring up images of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and the Rat Pack, Mid-Century Retro style is back and inspiring an entire new generation of design. It’s simple lines, bold colors, and geometric shapes are as au courant today as they were 60 years ago. If you are looking to put some Mid-Century glam into your home, keep a few basic notions in mind:
- Less is more. Clean simple lines that play up the natural beauty of the design are key, whether your style is Danish Modern, Eames, or Eero Saarinen.
- Light boldly. Lighting came into its own in the mid-1900s. Table lamps were tall, curvy, and slim and futuristic chandeliers became focal points.
- Geometric sets the tone. A vintage wall hanging of squares or circles will add a definite