Shop the Look: Midcentury Living Room

Shop the Look: Midcentury Living Room

By Dwell
Bring the sleek, sculptural forms of the middle of the century into your modern home.

It's no secret that here at Dwell, we're big fans of the midcentury modern aesthetic with its emphasis on curvature, craftsmanship, and color. From the iconic Eames Lounge Chair to a mod pillow by Maharam Accessories, these designs—each featured in the well-appointed space above—bring the spirit of the times right into your living room.

Nelson Swag Leg Desk
The Swag Leg Collection (1958), originally called Swaged-Leg, began when George Nelson asked Charles Pollock, “Wouldn’t it be beautiful to have some kind of sculptured leg on a piece of furniture?” In pursuing this idea, the designers had to figure out how to make machine-formed metal legs that...
Herman Miller Nelson Swag Leg Molded Chair
A natural, functional piece for the Swag Leg line, the Nelson Swag Leg Molded Chair is light-scaled and sculpted. Ingenious engineering merges four legs into a center post with quad footing.
Luceplan Fortebraccio Floor Lamp
The Fortebraccio Floor Task by Luceplan, designed by Paolo Rizzatto and Albert Meda, features disarming simplicity of form, fantastic flexibility, and a unique handle that directs the light beam. ...
Nelson Pear Lotus Floor Lamp
The Nelson™ Bubble Lamps® by Herman Miller® are instantly recognizable as important pieces of mid-century modern design, and can even be found in the permanent collection of the MoMA in New York.

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