Mid Century Modern Furniture Los Angeles

Mid Century Modern Design in Los Angeles: A Guide to Furniture, Art, and Decor

Los Angeles is a city that has long been associated with the glitz and glamor of Hollywood. However, the city has also made its mark in the world of design, specifically with Mid Century Modern design. This aesthetic, which originated in the post-World War II era, has become a timeless symbol of sophistication and style. Los Angeles is the perfect place to experience this design style, with its vast array of iconic buildings, designers, and manufacturers.


Mid Century Modern Architecture in Los Angeles

The sunny weather and innovative spirit of Los Angeles made it an ideal place for architects to experiment with new forms and materials. As a result, some of the most famous Mid Century Modern buildings in the world are located in this city. One of the most famous is the Stahl House, also known as Case Study House #22, designed by Pierre Koenig. This iconic house, with its floor-to-ceiling glass walls and sweeping views of the city, has become a symbol of the Mid Century Modern movement. The Eames House, designed by Charles and Ray Eames, is another famous example of Mid Century Modern architecture in Los Angeles. This house, with its playful use of color and materials, perfectly captures the whimsy and creativity of the Mid Century Modern era.

Furniture and Decor in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is also home to a vibrant Mid Century Modern furniture and decor scene. From vintage shops to contemporary showrooms, there are plenty of places to find Mid Century Modern pieces that will add a touch of style and sophistication to any home or office. Charles and Ray Eames are perhaps the most famous Mid Century Modern designers to come out of Los Angeles. Their furniture designs, including the iconic Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman, are still highly sought after today. Herman Miller, the manufacturer of many Eames designs, is also based in Los Angeles. Other notable Mid Century Modern designers and manufacturers in Los Angeles include George Nelson, Knoll, and Richard Neutra.

Contemporary and Postmodern Design in LA

While Mid Century Modern design remains a major influence in Los Angeles, the city is also home to a thriving contemporary and postmodern design scene. From sleek minimalism to eclectic maximalism, there is no shortage of design styles to choose from. One of the most famous contemporary designers to come out of Los Angeles is Frank Gehry. His striking buildings, such as the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, have become landmarks in the city.

Modern Design Los Angeles Finds has deep roots in the Mid Century Modern Movement

Mid Century Modern design has left an indelible mark on Los Angeles, shaping its architectural and artistic landscape for decades. Whether you're a collector, interior designer, or just someone looking for a stylish and sophisticated addition to your home or office, Los Angeles is the perfect place to find the perfect Mid Century Modern furniture, art, or decor. So take a journey through time and discover the timeless beauty of Mid Century Modern design in the city of angels.

Post Modern Abstract Hand-Carved Mother & Child Sculpture, USA, c. 1970's
Post Modern Abstract Hand-Carved Mother & Child Sculpture, USA, c. 1970's-ABT Modern
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Mid-Century Modern Aluminum Group Model EA 116 Swivel Chair by Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller, USA, c. 1990's
Mid-Century Modern Aluminum Group Model EA 116 Swivel Chair by Charles & Ray Eames for Herman Miller, USA, c. 1990's-ABT Modern
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Mid-Century Modern Framed Embossed Leather Pre-Columbian Folk Art by Angel Pazmino, Equador, c. 1960's
Mid-Century Modern Framed Embossed Leather Pre-Columbian Folk Art by Angel Pazmino, Equador, c. 1960's-ABT Modern
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Danish Modern Arm Chair in Solid Mahogany & Caramel Leather by Danish Overseas Imports, c. 1960's
Danish Modern Arm Chair in Solid Mahogany & Caramel Leather by Danish Overseas Imports, c. 1960's-ABT Modern
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Single Bentwood Prague Model 811 Side Dining Chair by Josef Frank for Stendig w/ Original Cane Seat & Back, Poland, c. 1960s
Single Bentwood Prague Model 811 Side Dining Chair by Josef Frank for Stendig w/ Original Cane Seat & Back, Poland, c. 1960s-ABT Modern
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Set of Six (6) Mid-Century Modern Dining Chairs in Original Canary Yellow Upholstery in the Manner of Milo Baughman, USA, c. 1960's
Set of Six (6) Mid-Century Modern Dining Chairs in Original Canary Yellow Upholstery in the Manner of Milo Baughman, USA, c. 1960's-ABT Modern
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Danish Modern Model 317 Desk Chair in Teak & Leather by Peter Hvidt and Orla Mölgaard Nielsen for Søborg Møbelfabrik, Denmark, c. 1950's
Danish Modern Model 317 Desk Chair in Teak & Leather by Peter Hvidt and Orla Mölgaard Nielsen for Søborg Møbelfabrik, Denmark, c. 1950's-ABT Modern
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Set of Four (4) Postmodern Swivel-Base "K2" Magenta Chairs by Busk & Hertzog for Hightower, USA, c. 2000's
Set of Four (4) Postmodern Swivel-Base
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Expansive Mid-Century Modern Extension Dining Table in Solid Teak w/ Two (2) Leaves by Benny Linden Design, c. 1970's
Expansive Mid-Century Modern Extension Dining Table in Solid Teak w/ Two (2) Leaves by Benny Linden Design, c. 1970's-ABT Modern
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Set of Eight (8) Mid-Century Modern Stacking General Purpose Chairs in Oak & Walnut by Jens Risom for Jens Risom Design, USA, c. 1960's
Set of Eight (8) Mid-Century Modern Stacking General Purpose Chairs in Oak & Walnut by Jens Risom for Jens Risom Design, USA, c. 1960's-ABT Modern
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