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The Mid-Century Style Is all About Classical Silhouettes and Patterns

In this article, the Best Design Books blog returns to talk about yet another exciting design movement, the Mid-century style. Under the tagline of forecasting the future of design and home interiors, Trendbook has created a series of inspirational moodboard with the purpose of providing inspiration for one to remodel their own home interiors, so let’s take a look at the characteristics of this design style as well as a series of furniture designs that best represent it.       Nowadays, Mid-century interiors are all about organic style and ease of living, and that’s reflected in their structure.  The simple lines and pure forms of mid-century styles are what makes it so iconic. It is simple without being boring but eye-catching without being fussy. Furniture is kept simple and without unnecessary elements.       The mid-century days were so rich with innovative and talented artists. Their work reflected bold new territory in the art world, and it complements this groundbreaking style perfectly. Finish the room with classic mid-century art and accents.       The mid-century style is unique in that it’s largely driven by innovative mass-produced furniture and accents. Warm and earthy colors, largely through the natural woods…

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Best Furniture and lighting books: Eames – Beautiful Details

“Eames: Beautiful Details” celebrates the seamlessness and fluidity in which Charles and Ray Eames operated as both a husband-and-wife team and as designers unrestricted by traditionally profesionally boundaries. Select details of their life and work, from their refined designs to to their innovative experiments, and even including images depicting the everyday poetic moments of their lives, and are shared here in this exhibit within a book. Inspired by Charles’s immersive and original slideshows, in which he expertly selected and grouped images together that communicated information in an aesthetic, direct, and accessible way, this book strives to visually created the Eameses’ life and work by taking the viewer through a delightful journey, focusing on their “beautiful details.” The packaging design of the “Eames: Beautiful Details” slipcase is a pattern inspired by the triangles and colors of one of their most inventive, if lesser-known, designs for children, simply called, “the toy.” It also pays homage to the patterns they used on their well-loved House of Cards. The Eameses brought a sense of humor and joy to everything they created, and the design and layout of the book aims to convey that spirit in a visual feast for the eyes. It is a testament to…

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