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.

10 Timeless Midcentury-Modern Homes
It’s been more than five decades since its heyday, yet we still love midcentury modern.
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.
Channeling Midcentury Modern in Northern California
A Silicon Valley couple call in the firm behind Apple’s most recognized retail locations to design a relaxed retreat.
20 Great Midcentury Modern Interiors
The following rooms provide a modern take on what it is to live today in a midcentury modern home.
A Mid-Century Modern Home in Southwest Portland
Living in a state that’s saturated with rain for much of the year, Oregonians rightly have an obsession with sunshine.
A Designer's Tips For Renovating a Midcentury Modern Interior
Interior designer Jessica Helgerson shares some pointers for tastefully updating a midcentury abode.
3 Tips for Mid-Century Modern Collectors
One of the great pleasures of visiting the McKenzie Residence in our September 2012 story "Borrego Springs Eternal," is owner...
A Mid-Century Modern Makeover in Los Angeles
Linear sight lines and a game-changing terrace revamp a midcentury home in the Pacific Palisades.
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Ooze Midcentury Modern Vibes
Whether constructed in the '50s and '60s or paying homage to the style, these homes from the Dwell community love midcentury...
The Rejuvenated Austin Motel Welcomes Guests With Upbeat, Midcentury-Modern Vibes
Liz Lambert and her hospitality group Bunkhouse give the South Congress Avenue mainstay a makeover that celebrates its roots.
A New Modern Hotel Brings Midcentury Miami to Tulum, Mexico
Explore a new stylish and surprisingly affordable boutique hotel in Tulum, Mexico, that offers midcentury-Miami vibes in the...
Now Open: A Mid-Century Modern Gem Steps Into the 21st Century
By bumping out the back of their Arapahoe Acres home and adding sliding glass walls that open to an awesome outdoor living space,...
Experience Cape Cod Modern by Staying at the Midcentury Weidlinger House
Taking cues from his illustrious friend and neighbor Marcel Breuer, engineer Paul Weidlinger designed a summer house on the edge...
Follow Us to 10 Midcentury Modern-Inspired Hotels Around the Globe
The midcentury-modern look is unmistakable—clean and uncluttered with vivid colors, materials like plywood and metal, geometric...
Iconic California Midcentury-Modern Architect William Krisel Dies at 92
At the age of 92, William Krisel—the pioneering architect who brought elegant modernism to Southern Californian suburban tract...
8 Midcentury-Modern Vacation Homes You Can Rent in Palm Springs
Escaping to Palm Springs can feel like taking a trip back in time to the 1960s—and these vacation rentals will complete that...
7 Colors to Use in Your Home to Create a Midcentury-Modern Look With a Twist
From the cheerful hues of the 1950s to the softer, earthier shades that were popular in the 1960s, your own take on...
Never-Before-Seen Images of Iconic Midcentury Modern Eichler Homes
Steven Eichler, the grandson of the famed developer, shares rare photos from his personal collection, provides firsthand memories...
A Historic Icelandic Midcentury Gets an Alluring Modern Twist
In Iceland, a midcentury single-family home originally designed by iconic architect Guðmundur Kr. Kristinsson is treated to a...
Why Columbus, Indiana, Should Be Your Next Design Destination
Boasting dozens of modernist structures by iconic architects, this midwestern town is sure to be a bucket-list destination for...