Mid-century Modern Redux


When decorating your flat, looking for innovative inspiration can be quite the task. Where do you start? An interior designer? Pinterest? Google image search?

If you’re into modern, clean interiors, you can find heaps of inspiration in old magazines from the 50′s such as Time or Life, all freely available online with Google Books. Rather than trying to find vintage pieces, which can be pricey, why not find modern equivalents for a fraction of the cost?

We’ve taken inspiration from a 1949 design from interior designer T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings using modern finds amongst some of today’s more affordable home furnishings retailers. Check it out!

Söderhamn three-seat sofa in Isefall light turquoise – £395 from IKEA
Malton armchair in Oxford grey – £189 from Made.com
Chaplin large cowhide rug in silver – £349 from Made.com
Klubbo square coffee table in white – £45 from IKEA
Klubbo rectangle coffee table in white – £65 from IKEA
Hannah Glass Table Lamp – £150 from John Lewis
Bocksey modular shelving system in oak – £515 from Habitat
Flick extendable dining table in white – £159 from Dwell
Eiffel chair with wood legs in black – £59 from Dwell
Harlequin Wallpaper, Oralia 10967, Silver / Metallic – £42 a roll from John Lewis
Söderhamn footstool in Isefall light turquoise – £150 from IKEA
Vertical Dark Bamboo Solid Wood Flooring – £23.38 per sq. metre from Wickes
Husön galvanised plant pot – £18 from IKEA
‘Volta’ Cork Suspension Light – £360 from Graham and Green

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