modern america.


i came across this photograph of a vintage book in mclovebuddy’s esty shop, and the color and design excited me and inspired me to gather up some vintage-inspired decor. it’s so very cinematic to me. i did a little daydreaming, mentally leafing through the pages…and ended up in mid-century modern america.

pendant lamp by something from us, as seen on design milk; poolside painting by samantha french; and an amazing mccobb dresser from stewf.

joe schmelzer, via desire to inspire.

gorgeous credenza via emma’s design blog; Arne Jacobsen’s gorgeous Swedish chair from living etc.; and the madeline chair from urban outfitters.

some eclectic and colorful rooms from living etc., and hindsvik’s vintage mod-century modern chair.

photographer bob o’connor’s mid-century modern interiors.

retro vegas chairs from reclaim the throne; bau pendant lamp by Vibeke Fonnesberg Schmidt for Normann-Copenhagen, via digsdigs; and mid-century modern collection from kitschcafe.

tempaper alto wallpaper at 2modern; wary-meyers designed dining room nook;  a fab swedish bar cart from cavier 20; and bob olsson dining room, via emma’s design blog; Arne Jacobsen’s gorgeous Swedish chair from living etc.

16 Responses to “modern america.”
  1. lisa says:

    GREAT POST. Fabulous interiors. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Great images- Love the chair porn!

  3. this post is a beautiful source of inspiration, I particularly like to observe the design of all these armchairs and chairs !

  4. I would love to travel around and really see other states…I got to see Utah this year thanks to Alt Summit! Hope you’re having a beautiful day!

  5. Everything on this post is amazing – mid century always make you so happy, the colours and the shapes. Love the orange chair with yellow daisies. And the pool painting…

  6. jenn ski says:

    Thanks for including pictures of my home!

  7. victoria says:

    jenn – are the shots bob o’connor shot your place???

  8. This is a really inspiring post. I love all things mid-century, and now I need to have that pendant lamp hanging in our dining room.

  9. Mary says:

    Really fabulous finds. Would love to live in any of these spaces!

  10. Nashvilledeb says:

    Fabulous! So Mad Men. I want one of everything!

  11. able mabel says:

    drool city! Love your finds here.

  12. Fun grouping! I especially love Joe Schmelzer’s living room.

  13. mclovebuddy says:

    love, love, love your blog!

    thank you so much for including the vintage book “Around the U.S.A in 1000 Pictures”. :D

  14. victoria says:

    thanks guys!

    mclovebuddy – thanks, and you’ve got a great vintage etsy shop, too. :)

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