The conclusion of World War II brought a huge influx of American optimism, which led to a burgeoning middle class interested in buying and nesting. The midcentury modern era left an indelible mark on modern design. In product design, midcentury modern masters include Ray Eames, Charles Eames, Achille Castiglioni, Arne Jacobson, Isamu Noguchi, Jean Prouve, Eero Saarinen, Poul Kjaerholm, Hans Wegner, Charlotte Perriand, and Alvar Aalto. Giants of modern architecture include Mies van der Rohe, Ray and Charles Eames, Rudolph Schindler, Paul Rudolph, Charles Ellsworth, and Richard Neutra.

Mid-Century Textile Design
Among the vintage interior design trends, the mid-century modern designs of the 1950s are holding fast.
Mid-Century Remastered
Bernhardt Design revives Charles Pollock’s long-dormant career with the release of a timeless new lounge chair.
Unforgettable Midcentury Homes by Modern Masters
These midcentury modern homes showcase the design of Frank Lloyd Wright, Charles Gwathmey, Willis & Lillian Leenhouts, and more.
A Glimpse Into a Remodeled Midcentury Abode in Austin
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Samsung Serif: A Midcentury Modern Television
Like a lot of my coworkers at Reviewed.com, I care deeply about how my television looks.
Contemporary Modern in a Mid-Century Mecca
When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner Michael Thomas, set out to build a home of their...
Handcrafted Modern: At Home with Midcentury Designers
In Handcrafted Modern, photographer Leslie Williamson captured precisely these quiet moments in the homes of designers whose work...
Jewish Designers' Influence on Midcentury Modernism
From furniture to interiors, Jewish designers made their mark on modernist American design in the postwar years.
Move Into This Midcentury Modern Revival in North Carolina For $1.2M
Built in 1953 and completely renovated last year, this split-level residence both upgrades and references its midcentury roots.
This Midcentury Home For Sale Is Not Your Regular Ranch House
Tucked into the hill in La Habra Heights, California is a midcentury ranch house that was designed by architect James H. Krueger...
Modern Kitchen Renovation with Mid-Century Roots
Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a mid-century kitchen with her 21st-century taste to create a whimsical yet thoughtful new...
A Modern Prefab Addition to a Mid-Century California Classic
A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...
After a Fire, a Midcentury Home Rises from the Ashes
A tree house-inspired home takes advantage of the surrounding forest.
How to Make a Mid-Century Holiday Village
This season millions of us are going to be spending more time at home and forgoing over-the-top shopping.
Dwell Store Gift Guide: For the Midcentury Enthusiast
At Dwell, we’re quite fond of the midcentury modern period, from revolutionary architecture and highly functional products to the...
Photo of the Week: Cozy Ceramics Studio at a Midcentury Home
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Exhibit Brings Midcentury California Design to Massachusetts
An exhibition coming to coastal Massachusetts in March explores California's evolution as an incubator of progressive midcentury...

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