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.

Indoor-Outdoor Home by a Midcentury Master Gets a Faithful Update
More than ever, this renovated Eichler in Palo Alto, California, brings the outside in.
An Updated Eichler With an Indoor-Outdoor Master Bath Seeks $1.15M
Experience indoor-outdoor living to the fullest in this midcentury classic.
Grab This Updated Midcentury Home in Oakland For $799K
This thoughtfully remodeled midcentury in the Bay Area won't be on the market for long.
An Indoor/Outdoor Home in Minneapolis Defies a Harsh Climate
When Peterssen Keller Architecture set out to create a California-inspired property in Minneapolis, they decided to do so with an...
Spotlight on the Midcentury Design Duo Who Invented the Term Indoor/Outdoor Living
Midcentury design duo Hendrik Van Keppel and Taylor Green set an enduring standard for modern outdoor furniture.
Before & After: An Austin Midcentury Home Gets a Roof-Raising Renovation
This midcentury home in Austin received a light-filled renovation that celebrates the period in which it was originally...
This Nova Scotia Summer Home Nails Indoor/Outdoor Living
Encased in glass, this summer getaway melds luxe living with the great outdoors.
How to Update a Midcentury Modern Gem
Midcentury completists score the ultimate catch: a 1959 post-and-beam fixer-upper in which to showcase their sprawling collection.
These Courtyards Bring Indoor/Outdoor Living to 10 Modern Homes
Now that the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising, consider how a courtyard can bring you closer to nature...
An Edgy Slatted Facade Conceals a Striking Indoor/Outdoor Home in Brisbane
From the street view, an angular slatted facade conceals a home from the outside world while also carefully hinting at what's...
This Home is Complete with an Indoor Jungle
A skylit conservatory doubles as a verdant dining parlor in Sonoma County, California.
An International Style Midcentury Masterpiece in Denver Gets a Meticulous Update
A couple brings the wow factor back to a 20th-century home in Denver.
This Farmhouse-Style Home Gets a Clever and Geometric Update
A relaxed interior and radical roof make a home more sociable and energy-efficient.
Brooklyn Home Keeps its Historic Bones While Getting a Much Needed Interior Update
A creative couple flips the script on their family home, a former workman’s cottage on the northern edge of Brooklyn.
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 Major Restoration Updated This Midcentury Landmark in Belgium
A Belgian couple abide by strict preservation rules to breathe new life into an International Style villa by architect Lucien...
An Updated Midcentury in Washington, DC Lists For $2.7M
This recently renovated midcentury home is bright, open, and full of high-end finishes.
A Handsomely Updated Midcentury in the Hollywood Hills Wants $2.4M
Original midcentury details mesh with modern updates in this L.A. abode.
A Meticulously Updated Midcentury in L.A. Asks $1.49M
This 1954 post-and-beam residence in Glendale, California, has undergone a considered renovation by Levitt Halsey Design and...