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.

A Renovated Midcentury Gem in Austin
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Midcentury Renovation in Austin
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Bringing Light Into a Modest 1940s Bungalow in Austin
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How to Update a Midcentury Modern Gem
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A Dark Midcentury Becomes a Luminous Gem
A dated midcentury dwelling in Santa Barbara is transformed into a bright, airy abode—perfectly suited for contemporary living.
A Midcentury Gem in Utah Is Listed For $550K
Nestled in the mountains of Ogden, Utah, this impeccably renovated midcentury home is on the market.
An Austin Couple Turn a Ranch Home Into a Refreshing Live/Work Space
Architects Frank and Megan Lin revitalize an uninspiring 1960s ranch home, forging a connection to the outdoors and creating a...
16 Best Midcentury Renovations in Austin Celebrating Their Retro Roots
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Reinvigorating a Classic Midcentury Home in Portland
Architect Risa Boyer deftly redesigns the interior of this 1950 home to ensure it still feels original.
Before & After: An Austin Midcentury Home Gets a Roof-Raising Renovation
The light-filled revamp celebrates the period in which the residence was originally constructed.
A Polished Midcentury Gem Hits the Market in California for $949K
Designed by architect Chalfont Head in 1950, the French Residence is a captivating home that’s been beautifully preserved.
A Breezy Midcentury Renovation in the Hollywood Hills
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A Midcentury Gem by a Famed Indiana Architect Offered at $450K
Built in 1958, the alluring Indianapolis property features expansive walls of glass, soaring ceilings, and walnut casework.
Composer Paul Buckmaster's Midcentury Gem Asks $1.39M
The luminous home of late composer Paul Buckmaster—whose arrangements were instrumental to artists like David Bowie, Elton John,...
A Midcentury Schindler Gem With a Writer's Studio Asks $2.3M
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A Restored Midcentury Gem by Marcel Breuer Asks $1.47M
Based on a showhouse Breuer designed for the Museum of Modern Art, this revived 1950 abode sits on a secluded, four-acre lot in...
A Family-Run Operation Refreshes a Portland Midcentury, Now Offered at $899K
A design-minded family team with plentiful carpentry experience gives this 1967 abode a modern update while preserving its...
A Circular Midcentury Gem in Florida Hits the Market at $1M
Sited on a private compound that features three lots, beautiful gardens, and a heated pool, this updated midcentury is now up for...
A Midcentury Masterpiece Apartment in Austin Asks $770K
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This Meticulously Restored Eichler in the Bay Area Could Be Yours for $1.25M
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A Los Angeles Midcentury Post-and-Beam Gem Asks $1.7M
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Own a Midcentury Gem by a Frank Lloyd Wright Disciple For $1.2M
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Snag This Midcentury Gem by Marcel Breuer That's Listed For $999K
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Hillside Mid-Century Home Renovation in Texas
An architectural designer and an artist harnessed the collective power of their design firm to remake a dilapidated...
A Designer's Tips For Renovating a Midcentury Modern Interior
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An Austin Midcentury Welcomes a Discreet Home Office Addition
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Own an Iconic Midcentury in Austin For Just Under $500K
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Originally built in 1952, the Masson House gets an addition and renovation that honors Frank Lloyd Wright's intent and vision.

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